The subject of surnames origins is extensively covered on various Internet sites, simply googling a surname can bring up dozens of links that will lead you to many varied sources. These sites can help discover the meaning of a name, the type of name it is and from which Country, region or ethnic background it ori...14:32 Mon 12th Jul 2010
What makes a good children’s film Is it the funny characters or it could be the plot that closely follows favourite stories Or is it the special effects and animation which allows the imagination to take flight Who knows all of these things and more Certainly if filmmakers knew then they would be laughing all the ...16:37 Wed 30th Jun 2010
Amazon.co.uk WidgetsOutnumbered is a BAFTA award winning British comedy. The show is based around the daily trials and tribulations of a normal suburban family. The two parents are ably played by Hugh Dennis and Claire Skinner (Sue and Pete Brockman), but it is the three children Jake (Tyger Drew-Honey), Ben (Daniel ...14:07 Wed 30th Jun 2010
Amazon.co.uk Widgets The Twilight Saga is a thrilling romantic horror story. The films are based on the series of four vampire-based fantasy romance novels by American author Stephenie Meyer. Since the release of the first novel, Twilight, in 2005, the books have gained immense popularity and commercial success aroun...13:07 Wed 30th Jun 2010
Amazon.co.uk WidgetsDark Crystal is a fantasy adventure film for children. It was directed by puppeteers Jim Henson and Frank Oz, creators of The Muppet Show. The film is set on a far away world populated by imaginary creatures based in fairytale and folklore. It is a morality tale on the need to have a balance betwe...11:03 Mon 28th Jun 2010
Amazon.co.uk WidgetsDark Star is one of the best cult Sci-Fi films of all time. The film was directed by John Carpenter and co-written with Dan O'Bannon who went on to direct The Thing and Alien respectively. Although made in 1974 with an extremely low budget the film is now a classic in the genre.Wonderfully free of...11:03 Mon 28th Jun 2010
Amazon.co.uk WidgetsSilent Running is one of the best science-fiction films of the 1970s. The film was directed by Douglas Trumbull, who had previously worked as a special effects supervisor on such science fiction films as 2001: A Space Odyssey and The Andromeda Strain. A small ensemble cast includes Bruce Dern, Cli...10:33 Mon 28th Jun 2010
Many of us have, at one time or another, picked up a paint brush or a screwdriver and done a bit of DIY. Whether it is to redecorate a new home or simply spruce up your existing one people are DIYing it for themselves often every weekend. It can be relatively easy to give your home a new look without breaking the bank....11:45 Thu 17th Jun 2010
After a hard week of work, many motorists just don't have the time or energy to clean out their car. Although it may seem like a chore, drivers who clean their cars and properly maintain them will see the price of their vehicle stay the same in comparison to those who leave a mess, with their overall value plummeting. ...16:17 Wed 02nd Jun 2010
Getting the best deal from your energy supplierWinter is a time when most households turn the heating up to full and bask in its life-giving warmth for four months straight; but by the time January comes around everyone is dreading the huge bill all that heat has racked up dropping through their letterbox.It is common ...14:37 Thu 27th May 2010
London Entertainment Guide
London is a great city for entertainment; whether you’re watching the street performers in Covent Garden or attending one of the many West End shows on offer, there is always something on that caters for all ages and tastes.
London’s West End is known for its plethora of hit...16:37 Mon 24th May 2010
Gravatars are Globally Recognised Avatars. This is an Avatar which is connected to your email address which you carry around the internet. Any page you log into or sign up with this email address will display your Gravatar as an Avatar, assuming the website you have signed up for is compatible.
Here is a video f...16:37 Mon 24th May 2010
How much is my house worth
Selling a home can often be a stressful process. With the house market always fluctuating in terms of price, it can be difficult to choose when to buy or when to sell, especially if you’re not in the know.
Let’s not forget hiring estate agents, house hunting and arranging v...16:37 Mon 24th May 2010
Online Grocery Shopping
Online grocery shopping is becoming an increasingly popular option for those who struggle to find the time to go to the supermarket and stock up for the week.
Online shopping is quick, easy and reliable, with deliveries arranged to suit when you’re in to meet the delivery driver. Mos...16:37 Mon 24th May 2010
The AnswerBank is a great place to learn new things, debate opinions and to find answers to those burning questions. If you are a member of the AnswerBank already you are likely to have already asked and answered a few questions. Still, there are a few who find they have a little trouble getting their question out the...16:37 Mon 24th May 2010
When we post a question on The AnswerBank sometimes we want to keep track of it with as little effort as possible.
Once we’ve asked a question there are two ways to keep track of it.
When you subscribe to a question you will receive email updates whenever someone answers your question. To subscribe t...16:37 Mon 24th May 2010
There are a whole range of rumours and myths surrounding pregnancy from some believable ones to some ridiculous old wives tales. Many recent surveys have answered these myths once and for all and put the crazy notions to bed.
Truth or scare
A surprising 18% of mothers-to-be still believe that eating curry will b...16:37 Mon 24th May 2010
Weight management is about long-term work with success that will last a lifetime. Some people try to lose weight quickly by ‘crash’ dieting or other extreme measures, which results in them gaining it all back and even more because they haven’t changed their eating habits. The best weight management st...16:37 Mon 24th May 2010
Beginning Your Family History: Part 1. The desire to delve into the History of your family can be triggered by various events, a marriage and the joining of 2 families, a new baby bringing a new generation and new grandparents, retirement and the need to fill your leisure time, or the more challenging discoveries...16:37 Mon 24th May 2010
One in ten people in Britain believe that their money would be safest stowed under their mattress, according to new research.
A high street building society has found that this is up almost 300 per cent in light of the recent credit crunch, reaching a high of 15 per cent in the midlands and Wales.
Confidence in banks...16:36 Mon 24th May 2010