A list of fictional reptiles. (Why not, eh?)

By on 21st October, 2014

Tuesday 21st October is Reptile Awareness Day. Yeah, yeah, I know what you're thinking: it was barely a month ago that we celebrated Iguana Awareness Day. Well, what can I say? I guess we just...

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Mental health, wellbeing and mindfulness

By on 10th October, 2014

Unlike many illnesses, there is no blanket cure for mental health issues. If you become physically sick, whether it’s from the common cold or a debilitating virus, there’s usually something that can be prescribed. Unfortunately...

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Punctuate to communicate

By on 22nd September, 2014

Let's eat, Grandma. Let's eat Grandma. Punctuation can mean the difference between a family meal and cannibalism, yet there are so many examples of poorly punctuated messages all around the world. From road signs to text conversations and everything...

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Rockin’ around

By on 15th September, 2014

Did you know that there's a celebration called Collect Rocks Day? I didn't until just now and I've been writing this blog for almost three years, so fair play if you had no idea either. So...

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Belittling Pluto

By on 21st August, 2014

When Apollo 11 landed on the Moon, allowing Neil and Buzz to go outside and play whilst Michael picked at his dehydrated meatloaf back in the shuttle, I was yet to be born. In fact, I wouldn't...

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When left is right, and right is just plain wrong

By on 13th August, 2014

Wednesday 13th August is International Lefthanders Day. According to this list, left-handed people are better at multitasking, more likely to have allergies and suffer from insomnia, and tend to reach puberty 4-5 months later than...

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