Category Archives for "Science & Technology"
A woman who insisted on showing photos of her baby to everyone went into shocked denial when she learnt people thought her baby was ugly. The woman showed her baby photos to friends, shop assistants and people waiting in queues. It was only on a girls’ night out when she insisted on scrolling through 2,127 […]Tell me more...!
Giant Pandas are notoriously difficult to breed. Getting a male and female Panda to mate is logistically problematical. While they look cute they are as sexy as Michael Gove‘s underwear on a washing line on a wet Tuesday. Edinburgh Zoo has just reported on their last failed attempt. However, UK PM Boris Johnson has offered […]Tell me more...!
Republicans are concerned that proposed legislation will threaten a person’s moral and religious right to believe in dumb shit that is demonstrably untrue. These include such commonly-held beliefs as: The Earth is flat Vaccines are bad for your health Climate change isn’t real The Sun orbits the Earth The moon is made from green cheese […]Tell me more...!
Scientists have discovered the gene that makes people want to be an MP. The study took place at London University as part of the Human Genome Project. Researchers investigating personality characteristics isolated a defective gene which was present in every MP‘s genome, past and present. The gene is closely linked to other characteristics including arrogance, […]Tell me more...!
The Reverend Peter P Potts thought he had experienced a miracle when his ‘late night’ wee disappeared. The accommodation attached to Mr Potts’ new church had not been much modernised since it had been built almost 100 years ago. The bedroom was on the top floor and the loo was two flights lower. A rather […]Tell me more...!
In wake of Facebook‘s promise to allow users to opt out of tracking from sites outside Facebook, users say they want to be tracked. The WeWaT (we Want Tracking) user group has over one billion members and a survey suggests 91.7% of Facebook users will soon join. WeWat founder, Jemima Millar, 27, said: “We have […]Tell me more...!
By our science correspondent, Professor Bunty Hancock, but dumbed down so the rest of us can understand it (particularly Ed). Scientists have been sending really big telescopes up into space because they can see further up there than the ones down here. They have captured photos of life on Europa, one of Jupiter’s moons. Isn’t […]Tell me more...!
When ringing a company, many people complain they’re put on hold for ages and then get through to a divvy ‘customer agent’ who hasn’t a clue how to help them. That may be why a recent survey found nine out of ten people would rather speak to a robot ‘customer service agent’ than a human. […]Tell me more...!