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Monthly Archives: July 2014

Opening up the computer gaming world

Yesterday evening I was wandering through a forest considering finding somewhere to spend the night while trying to keep the zombies at bay, when I suddenly started thinking about how computer games had changed over the past two decades.

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Jeep and Cheerful

Well, they knew how to have a good time back in the 40s without lots of money or newfangled gadgets … and it seems that at least one of them still does today, seven decades later.

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Driverless cars will be on our roads in under six months

The British government has announced that driverless cars will be legally allowed on public roads from January next year.

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The £80 million loom band take-over

Walking through the streets of any city at the minute it’s impossible to take more than a few steps without seeing a loom band, so it’s hard not to wonder what about this new craze has caught everyone’s attention?

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Global movies put British literature in the spotlight

It was recently announced that since 2014 British literature has been the basis of 40 per cent of the world’s top grossing films worldwide. 

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The giant leap: A hard act to follow?

“Humans are now immortal” were the words of Dr. Wernher von Braun after the Apollo 11 landing craft splashed down in the Pacific Ocean exactly 45 years ago.

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The Humans of New York have mesmerised me

Have you ever stopped in a busy place and watched the scores of people bustling about their busy lives and wondered for a minute what each of their stories were?

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Tattoos in the news – again

Tattoos have been in the news a lot recently, what with footballers in the World Cup and various celebrities showing off their works of art.

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Why a fart is good for the heart

I must admit, I do get the odd bit of flatulence…much to the disgust of the rest of my family.  The reason I am sharing this information is because I have finally been given a licence to let rip.

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Men at birth

More men attend the birth of their baby than ever before – with 95% of fathers now choosing to be present in the delivery room.

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