9 Awesome April Fool’s Day Hoaxes

Spaghetti growing on trees, square eggs, flying penguins, broadband ferrets and more funny hoaxes – you will enjoy reading this list of classic hoaxes that fooled many people. The Spaghetti Tree Back in 1957, relatively few people in the UK ate spaghetti so when the BBC aired a news report about a Swiss family harvesting the crop from their spaghetti tree, a good many people believed it. (Photo: Screen grab from YouTube/MySwitzerland of BBC report) Trained ferrets used to expand broadband network…

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“I Live, Eat, Breathe Photography, Scotland And Nature”

Stunning landscape photos of the Scottish Highlands by photographer Karen Appleyard, who also has an inspiring story. You really have to see these inspiring pictures of mountains, lochs and glens. Out and about around Scotland along with her poodle and armed with a Nikon camera “There is no 9 to 5, it is a way of life”, says Karen, who is a full-time photographer based in Highland Perthshire. “I love what I do and where I live. I feel like one of the luckiest people ever.”…

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Photography Competition – Win £5,000

Open to professionals and amateurs, a major photography competition has been launched with a £5,000 prize and the chance to exhibit at a renowned photography festival. With many customers being photographers and enjoying taking pictures, we wanted to let you know about this competition organised by friends at the Guernsey Photography Festival. It’s open to all photographers, professionals and amateurs alike, who have developed a coherent, artistically driven body of work. There is no set theme. “We hope that we will see…

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Eclipse Photos 2015

A stunning set of photographs of this year’s solar eclipse sent in to us by those of saw the event – without the clouds obscuring the view! The first collection of photos was taken by Alan McLean near Hamilton in Scotland. (Photo credit: Alan Mclean Photography/Twitter) This great photo was taken by Erwin Jung near Dumfries, in south Scotland. He used a Samsung compact camera with a Samsung SD card from (Photo credit: Erwin Jung) This stunning photo was taken by…

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How To Make Your Own Eclipse 2015

Didn’t see the eclipse – well here’s how to make your own. All you need is a few rubber bands to create a moon ball and a sun ball. Simply then use your hands to create the movement, get the right perspective, fiddle with the photo – and hey presto, it’s your own eclipse! Check out the “amazing” eclipse footage that we’ve posted on our Facebook page by clicking >> here More from the 7dayshop blog 5 Amazing Eclipse Photos…

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Northern Lights by John Maher

Northern Lights: Spectacular Photos During Amazing Display

Incredible photos of the Northern Lights as increased solar activity produced a spectacular display across the UK and other parts of the world. The photo above was taken by John Maher – the former Buzzcocks drummer – in Flodabay, on the east coast of the Isle of Harris, in Scotland. An increase in solar activity gave people in Scotland, Wales, the Midlands, the North of England and Northern Ireland and other parts of the world the opportunity to see the incredible natural light display of the…

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5 Amazing Eclipse Photos Taken From Earth

Stunning photos showing the beauty of eclipses – read how they were taken from Earth. Ahead of the solar eclipse on Friday 20 March 2015, we thought we would showcase these incredible photos taken by Dr James West, who is the executive director of the South East Physics Network (SEPnet). Dr West took all of these images from Earth. This first image was taken in China, by the Gobi Desert, during a total solar eclipse in August 1 2008. Dr James used…

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Pi Day Today – 14 March Geddit

That’s why there’s a photo of a pie! An eagle-eyed person spotted that today’s date is March (month 3 of the year) and day 14 of March. That translates to 3.14 – that number from school maths lessons. It’s the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter. MORE TOP LINKS – CLICK BELOW Could this kill off PCs? This could be a data lifesaver… Never lose any work on a computer again

Read More Mobile Site Live – Shop On Your Phone

Bag yourself amazing deals at on your smartphone, tablet or other devices. It’s now even easier to bag amazing deals at with the launch of the online retailer’s mobile site. All you need to do is go to and get shopping. The site is responsive, which means it will fit your your screen size – meaning an enjoyable and easy shopping experience for you. More From The 7dayshop blog Pac-Man or Space Invaders? 5 Classic Video Games World’s Highest Capacity MicroSD Memory…

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Pac-Man & 4 Other Video Games You Loved As A Kid!

You will love this list of classic video games and the memories they bring back! 1. Pac-Man  Released in 1980, it become a cultural and money-making phenomenon. Surely, one of the best games ever. 2. Mario Bros Who doesn’t love Mario and Luigi, the plumbers in one of the most famous video game franchises ever? The first game, Mario Bros, was released for arcades in 1983. 3. Tetris Anyone who ever had a Gameboy will remember this puzzle block game fondly from 1989…

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