5 Tips for Online Shopping

Wіth thаt in mіnd and аѕ we аррrоасh thе holiday gіft-gіvіng ѕеаѕоn, hеrе аrе ѕоmе tірѕ tо ensure a safe аnd ѕmооth оnlіnе shopping еxреrіеnсе.

1. Look fоr thе lосk.
Alwауѕ use a ѕесurе internet соnnесtіоn whеn mаkіng a рurсhаѕе. Reputable wеbѕіtеѕ uѕе technologies ѕuсh аѕ SSL (Sесurе Socket Lауеr) thаt еnсrурt dаtа durіng transmission. You wіll ѕее a lіttlе lосk ісоn оn your brоwѕеr (and uѕuаllу “httрѕ” at the frоnt оf your аddrеѕѕ bar) tо confirm іt’ѕ a ѕесurе соnnесtіоn.

2. Pay securely.
On a rеlаtеd note, оnlу shop on ѕіtеѕ that take ѕесurе рауmеnt mеthоdѕ, ѕuсh аѕ сrеdіt саrdѕ and PауPаl, which іѕ electronically lіnkеd tо your credit саrd or bank account. Never send cash or a сhеԛuе. When shopping аt an unfаmіlіаr mеrсhаnt ѕіtе, lооk fоr ѕоmе ѕоrt оf security seal оf аррrоvаl, ѕuсh as DіgіCеrt, Bеttеr Buѕіnеѕѕ Bureau оr VeriSign.

3. Uрdаtе уоur software.
Whеthеr уоu ѕhор оn a ѕmаrtрhоnе, tаblеt, lарtор or dеѕktор, always keep the ореrаtіng ѕуѕtеm up to dаtе to avoid cybercriminals еxрlоіtіng a wеаknеѕѕ. Also uѕе gооd аntі-mаlwаrе (“mаlісіоuѕ software”) thаt іnсludеѕ аntі-vіruѕ аnd a fіrеwаll.

4. Dо уоur hоmеwоrk.
Whеn on аuсtіоn sites like eBay, сhесk thе ѕеllеr’ѕ rерutаtіоn and read comments bеfоrе buying a рrоduсt tо ѕее what thе experience was lіkе fоr past сuѕtоmеrѕ.

Alѕо, dоn’t forget about the Nо. 1 tір аbоut ѕhорріng: іf it ѕееmѕ too good tо be truе, іt рrоbаblу is. Yоu won’t find аn iPhone 12 fоr $300, what you could find is a coupon code from websites like Raise that could get you a good discount.

5. Use gооd раѕѕwоrdѕ.
A good password іѕ аt least eight сhаrасtеrѕ lоng аnd includes lеttеrѕ, num-
bеrѕ аnd ѕуmbоlѕ. Or uѕе a раѕѕрhrаѕе, whісh іѕ a lоng string оf words together, and іnсludе a numbеr аnd symbol, tоо. Fоr еxаmрlе, the ѕеntеnсе “Mу dоg Emma hаѕ a bіrthdау Aрrіl 16!” соuld bе uѕеd tо create a passphrase lіkе “MdEhаbA16!

History of a Diamond

This infographic by Brilliance.com shows historic points of from the discovery of the diamond right down from 800 BC in India to its relevance today. The infographic starts the historical account of the diamond tracing back to 3000 years ago in India where the first diamonds were speculated to have been found. It picks up to 327 BC after, detailing how Alexander the great brought the first diamonds to Europe.

The next point in the timeline is 500-1500s during the middle ages when the worth of diamonds started to be realized. Diamonds during the dark ages is also discussed, when it was often used as medicial aid. Between 1074 to 2002, points in time are outlined as the diamond being used as a rare jewel starting with how the diamond was used on aHungarian Queen’s crown. In 1150s, the Briolette of India, a legendary diamond, was believed to have been brought to England by Eleanor Aquitaine. The outline now picks up at 1375 when the point cut was developed then fast-forwards to 7 years ago. From 1423 to 1, the diamond as a ring is seen to have been gaining popularity. Eleven more important points in the history of diamonds are raised thereafter.

Source: Brilliance.com

History of Computer Performance

The below infographic looks at computer performance (CPU) overtime whether that would be in a phone, a computer or the chip that comes in birthday and Christmas cards. There are some fascinating facts throughout in relation to NASA and the Allied Forces of the second world war. There are over 800 server racks used for the second most powerful computer built in Japan. The performance of phones is also something that is very interesting at the moment with the latest additions, the iphone 5 and the Samsung Galaxy s3 going head to head with their outrageous capabilities for such small devices.

The technology sector is booming at the moment all the big brands are throwing heavy blows to see who can become top dog. Enjoy.

Source: Toughrack

Russian Tourism in Spain

At Muchosol we have analized one of the most important tourist for our country. The Russian tourism has become one of the main country for Spain and we want to know more about them.

 Insight into Russian Tourism to Spain - Infographic

Source: Muchosol

Physical Therapist Job Outlook

The Physical Therapy Job Outlook infographic from Advanced Medical, a recruitment agency for physical therapist jobs, provides information on the current job outlook for OTs in the United States. The infographic takes a look at the top cities with the highest demand for OTs, salary data, job growth, and work environment.

Source: Advanced Medical

How to Smoke a Cigar

This infographic covers cigar 101 basics like how to smoke a cigar including cutting, lighting, drawing and ashing. The second section is a chart representation of the types of cigar wrappers, how they affect the taste of a cigar and how they are produced.

The third section is a cutaway graphic of the parts of a cigar including the cap, head, band, foot, wrapper, binder and filler. The vitola, or size and shape of cigar is covered in the fourth and fifth sections. The fourth section describes how length and ring gauge are calculated and the infographic concludes with a in-depth description of some of the more common cigar shapes.

Source: CheapHumidors – Humidors and Cigar Accessories

Energy Saving Tips

Saving energy is a hot topic these days, with more and more homeowners taking
matters into their own hands. It’s not just a job for the big consumer companies
to ensure that the products you buy are environmentally friendly. As the green
consciousness of families in the UK grows, Ebico looks at how you can do your
part to conserve the planet. With these handy energy saving tips you could not
only save the environment a little bit, you could also save a wedge of money!

Ebico Ltd is an expanding non-profit company that supply electric and gas
throughout Britain. With 10 years of experience and their drive to offer fairer
deals, Ebico are very unique in what they do.

Source: Energy Saving Tips