When was the last time you typed in your mother’s maiden name, or perhaps the name of your first pet, to prove your identity to access an online account? Probably not that long ago. This type of online identity verification, known as knowledge-based authentication, poses little more than a speed bump to the modern fraudster. More modern methods, such as SMS-based … [Read more...] about Why the sun is setting on traditional identity verification methods
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Good food surrounded by flowers and blossom – what a feast for all senses! If you are ever looking for a sense of community, you’ll find it at Ferndale Garden Centre in Coal Aston. A bit like your old-fashioned local pub where the staff know everybody and greet them all like lifelong friends – but just as open to newcomers. There is something rather … [Read more...] about Garden centre restaurant close to Sheffield is a feast for all the senses
NEW moons hit our skies about once a month, plunging our nights (or early mornings) into darkness. Here's everything you need to know about the lunar phenomenon and when to catch it in 2019. What is a new moon? A new moon is when the Sun and moon are aligned, with the Sun and Earth on opposite sides of the moon. This means that Earth sees the dark side of the moon, as the … [Read more...] about What is a new moon, when’s the next one in 2019 and is it different to a lunar eclipse?
A midnight sun can evoke many images, including those of an endless night and a beautiful, soft light — but a really awful sunburn probably isn't one of them. A man, a 29-year-old tourist from Australia, learned just that while hiking in Greenland for several weeks. He didn't think much of it when he squeezed two limes into his water bottle during the trip, … [Read more...] about How the Midnight Sun Gave This Man ‘Rotten Zombie Skin’
A LUNAR eclipse is an awe-inspiring natural event which can turn the moon an eerie shade of red. Here we look at exactly what it is and when the next one will occur. What is a total lunar eclipse? A lunar eclipse takes place when the moon is darkened as it passes into the Earth's shadow. In this setting, the Earth is directly between the moon and the sun. The moon can also look … [Read more...] about What is a total lunar eclipse, how does it differ to a solar eclipse and is it safe to look at directly?