This week, Sam, Head of Lender Success here at Fat Lama, had the pleasure of catching up with Eleanor. Eleanor is a Fat Lama user who, as of this week, has generated a record amount of income on the platform without actually renting anything. ‘You what?’ Fair question. Eleanor has been inviting her contacts –
It just keeps coming! This week, a throwback to 80s filmmaking, a palm-sized drone with a 50kph propulsion and a serious inflatable. Human Table Football For football fans, a year is a long time to wait for the World Cup. If you’re already counting down the days until Gareth Southgate’s first eleven boards a plane
I know what you’re thinking. ‘What do the highest earning lenders have in common? It must be their strict adherence to the tried and tested blueprint for rental success, the Five Lender Metrics!’ Well, I suppose that is true. ‘Altogether now…’ Fast Response Time Borrowers expect answers quickly. The faster you respond, the more likely
Funerals aren’t cheap. In Japan in particular, the average cost of a funeral is over £20,000, according to a 2008 Consumer Association report, with human priests costing around £1700. Enter Pepper, SoftBank’s humanoid robot, who is now donning robes and offering to perform the ceremony for a small fraction of the price at £350. Robot
The UK’s lorry drivers have this week found themselves a subject of much sympathy. On Thursday, the government announcement of £8.1m in funding for semi-automated truck trials in an attempt to reduce congestion and benefit the environment. The state’s endorsement of self-driving lorries – which will travel on British motorways from next year – has
This week, we pay homage to a pancake lens, a red carpet, and a pair of formidable looking snowshoes. Pancake Lens Could this be the most ingenious listing picture ever? Take another look. Yep. Darren has snapped his Canon EF 40mm Pancake Lens alongside a halved lemon and a sugar pot. What’s more, he’s offering
Urophagia – the consumption of urine – was practiced long before it was ‘popularised’ by prime time survivalist Bear Grylls. We’ve consumed it for centuries for a range of health-related purposes. Now, thanks to research from Clemson University in South Carolina, it may well be a new part of an astronaut’s day to day life.
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This week, we’ve got your back regardless of whether you’re organising a big night in or a big night out. Festoon Lights Those lamas amongst you who are of a certain age will be well aware: it’s wedding season. Well, the next time you get married, you may want to consider these straight-outta-Pinterest festoon lights,
Most South Londoners know Clapham for its runners, dogs, chinos and the institution that is Infernos Nightclub (be honest). Few who have trod its streets or roamed its Common know that just 33 metres beneath ground level, farmers are producing crops at a rate of 20,000kg a year. How? By swapping natural sunlight for LED lights.