How a Chocolate Indulgence can be Good for You! (but not your dog)
Chocolate is the nation’s favourite indulgence. Every year we collectively chomp our way through four Olympic stadiums worth of the stuff. Today’s blog is all about enjoying chocolate and leaving the New Year’s resolutions for another day. Research shows that the healthy chemicals from chocolate will soon be making their way into the next generation of cold…
It’s ‘Snow’ Joke: The Weird World of Multi-coloured Snow!
Winter is well and truly upon us in Britain. Snow is shutting down airports, railway lines and roads. But isn’t snow, log fires and Christmas trees what winter should be all about? Our kitten, George, took her first few steps onto snow this morning. She he wasn’t sure what to make of it: with one…
Update: The Secret of Eternal Youth – Scientists actually reverse the aging process!
Do you hate the idea of growing old? Perhaps you fear grey hairs, wrinkles, and the dreaded effects of gravity on your fine physique!? In hot-off-the-press science news, all your fears could be a thing of the past: A groundbreaking step has been made by actually reversing aging! So now you can say ‘No’ to Botox, anti-oxidant creams and hair…
The Mystery of the Itchy Nose!
Do you get an itchy nose or itchy palms after eating? Lots of us do; especially after takeaway food, cheese, hams or drinking red wine. Some of us get runny noses and some of us are even allergic to certain foods. My wife challenged me to find out why she gets an itchy nose after eating… Read on…
Technology Update: Holographic Television is Here!
It’s official: TV is dead. Forget video conferencing and watching Eastenders in two dimensions. The future is here: Enter the world of real 3D TV… without the glasses!
The Secret of Eternal Youth
Ever feel like you’re getting old? In the news this week it was announced that he typical age for experiencing a mid-life crisis is 35! If that’s you, spare a thought for Walter Breuning, the world’s oldest man recently celebrated his 114th Birthday. Today’s blog looks at whether science can ever beat aging…
The Science of Love!
What makes people fall in love? A man and woman’s eyes meet across a busy room. They meet each other and start a conversation. Then suddenly BANG! Our beautiful couple realise they have the magical ‘spark’ and they hit it off. It’s not long before they are ‘in love’ and gazing blissfully into each other’s eyes in front of a beautiful…
Decisions Decisions… Memory and Choice
I seem to spend a considerable amount of my life in supermarkets; probably because I can never decide what to buy. There seem to be too many choices! If you ever happen upon me in a supermarket, I’ll probably be in the breakfast cereal aisle pacing up and down, scrutinising different packets – completely unable to make a decision. Do you ever…