Charlie Brown and Snoopy – still looking good at 65


Snoopy is no doubt one of the most recognisable little dogs in the world, while his owner Charlie Brown is surely the most familiar ’round headed kid’ around.

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A paralysed man walks across a bridge

Spinal cord

It’s a warm day, a man walks across a bridge in Wroclaw, Poland with some support from a frame. 

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Winter warmers from the coldest places on earth


After a lovely long Indian summer that saw us wearing shorts in October, the cold weather is well and truly here and winter is fast approaching.

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Twitter announces that selected tweets will be shown to non-followers

Twitter logo

It has been announced that Twitter will soon be taking another controversial step towards being a selective channel rather than a simple, up-to-date stream of tweets from all the people a user follows.

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The homes that inspired Conan Doyle, Lewis and Carroll

Sherlock Holmes

Undershaw, the house where Sir Arthur Conan Doyle dreamed up Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson, will be turned into a school for disabled children following negotiations between an education charity and a preservation trust looking to keep the house in-tact.

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