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QWerky South African Home

Small living quarters have never looked quite so appealing as this charming little box house. The POD-Indawo is a prefabricated home that has been developed by a team of designers and architects based in Johannesburg. It is somewhat small in stature, but don’t let its size deceive you – this South African home is fitted […]

By |November 28th, 2014|Buildings, Home|0 Comments

QWerky Tastebud Insurance

It’s not unheard of for people to insure their most valuable assets, and if it’s vital to their career then it is probably a smart move. Heidi Klum famously insured her long legs for $2m back in 2004, and Dolly Parton has insured her, ahem, most famous assets for $300,000. Apparently it’s not just those […]

By |November 26th, 2014|Newsworthy, People|0 Comments

QWerky Optical Illusion Tattoo

Tattoos are something of a fashion statement these days, and there are plenty of them going around. Take a stroll down the high street and within minutes you’ll have seen bodyart in various shapes, sizes and locations. All of us have seen good tattoos, plenty of bad tattoos and, every now and again, tattoos that are […]

By |November 23rd, 2014|Art, People|0 Comments

QWerky Bio-Bus

This is a less-than-sanitary subject to broach, so we’ll keep our descriptive text to a minimum here. As a precautionary measure, maybe you’d like to put your sandwich down before you continue reading…

Done? Good. Well re-usable energy is always a hot topic these days. We are living in a world that is more environmentally-conscious than it […]

By |November 20th, 2014|Newsworthy, Technology|0 Comments

QWerky Worm Nuggets

You may have read recently than insects are being hailed as a nutritious, environmentally friendly substitute to the staple meats that we generally serve for dinner. The UN’s Food and Agricultural Organisation have quite publicly stated that insects are a good source of protein and are healthy, nutritious alternatives to chicken, pork, beef and fish. They […]

By |November 17th, 2014|Newsworthy, People|0 Comments

QWerky Wedding Cheese Cakes

There’s an old saying that goes: ‘the most important aspect of any wedding is a good cake’. In actual fact, it is less of a saying and more what goes through my mind when a wedding invite comes through the letterbox. A good buffet comes a close second!

There is no denying that wedding cakes are impressive […]

By |November 16th, 2014|People|0 Comments

QWerky British Problems

Not hearing someone for the third time, so just laughing and hoping for the best

— VeryBritishProblems (@SoVeryBritish) April 4, 2014
There’s something inherently quirky about being British. It’s not just a nationality – Britishness is a state of being; an apologetic politeness; an awkward awareness of everybody nearby and what they may be thinking about you at […]

By |November 12th, 2014|People|0 Comments

Vintage Ice Cream Van

Everybody, no matter who they are, loves an ice cream van. There’s a certain magic to the jingle of the music as it comes around the corner – we find ourselves instantly reminiscent of hot summer days, grass stains on our elbows and childhood excitement. Sure, a 99 flake doesn’t cost 99p anymore (why, cruel world?!) […]

By |November 10th, 2014|People|0 Comments

QWerky Solar Cycle Path

The world’s first solar cycle path has been installed in Amsterdam, and is due to be opened for public use next week. The path consists of solar cells beneath a layer of tempered glass. It will be hooked up to the power grid with the aim of generating electricity for nearby streetlights and houses – […]

By |November 8th, 2014|Newsworthy, Technology|0 Comments

QWerky Vacuum Experiment

What falls faster – a bowling ball or a feather?

It seems like a fairly obvious answer, and I’m sure you would not be surprised, if you dropped both items from the roof of your house, to see the heavy bowling ball plummet to the ground far quicker than the dainty feather. I’m also sure that your mum, dad or […]

By |November 8th, 2014|Newsworthy|0 Comments