What’s wooly, garish and everywhere you look?

Christmas jumpers

Remember the good old days, when a Christmas jumper was something embarrassing your Gran knitted for you – only to be worn in the confines of your own home on Christmas Day?Or a tasteless item wrapped up by your mum and put under the Christmas tree – with the knowledge that it will be taken straight back to the shops on Boxing Day for a refund?

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Acts of kindness humble us all

Random Act of Kindness

In a world with such heavy priority on money, belongings and status, it is heartwarming and humbling to read a story of true acts of human kindness and mutual respect.  On one side of this story is a homeless man on the cold streets in December, on the other is a 22-year-old woman who lost her bank card.  Dominique Harrison-Bentzen was on a night out…

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Bring on the yoga!

Yoga picture

Yoga could be as good for your health as aerobics or brisk walking, a new study suggests. The study, published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, looked at how the mind-body practice of yoga could be used by cardiac patients who were unable to take part in more physically challenging forms of exercise. It found that in terms of preventing heart disease: “Yoga may provide the same benefits in risk factor reduction as traditional physical activity such as cycling or …

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From London to Australia in four hours!

Super Fast Travel

It may soon be possible to build a plane that could fly anywhere in the world in four hours.

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A giant spider, strangers kissing and the world’s best football

YouTube

It’s that time of year again when we find out which were the most popular clips on YouTube!

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