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Sinking under a barge of consumer complaints plus pressure from subsidised TV channels such as the BBC, the Advertising Watchdog has ruled that adverts that do not “tell the truth” will be banned from next month. The new ruling covers hyperbole, exaggerated claims, misleading information and lies. The food industry is expected to be hit […]Tell me more...!
Newton’s Law that for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction has been discovered to apply to Facebook Reactions such as Like, Heart and the smiley emoticons. Every time you respond to a post with an Angry emoticon, somewhere else someone posts a photo of a puppy in a bow tie sitting in […]Tell me more...!
There has long been discussion over which nation has the best lovers. According to a recent poll, men from Spain, Brazil and Italy were the best lovers whereas men from Germany, England and Sweden were the worst. However, rather than lump all men from the same country into a single group, scientists at the Academy […]Tell me more...!
Rodney Chimes, 51, from Chester has lost the ability to pronounce vowels. “It started when he turned 50,” said his Wife, Loveday, 47. “He was worried about losing touch with our two boys and thought text speak was the way to reconnect. Now he can’t stop. “It’s played havoc with his public speaking engagements although […]Tell me more...!
Enterprising Japanese tech company, Nagumatikku, was demonstrating its latest innovation at the AI Expo in Japan. The pocket-size device whose name, Jitaku de chīsana on’na, roughly translates as “Little woman at home” has been developed for travelling businessmen who feel lonely staying in hotels and who do not want the services of a geisha. The […]Tell me more...!
Dr Gwendoline Bendover, psychological profiler has made a study of criminals with weird hairstyles. An analysis of the hairstyle of North Korea’s Kim Jong-un has revealed him as a dictator. “Hairstyle is one thing you can’t hide,” said Dr Bendover. “At least not unless you shave it off. You can see that Kim has tried […]Tell me more...!
Since scientists discovered that the Number One cause of tooth decay is chewing food with your teeth, dentists have been working day and night to find a solution to the problem. The result is the Masticator! This incredible device does all the work that your teeth normally do saving them from the hardship of actually […]Tell me more...!
Esteemed psychologist and dog behaviourist, Dr Stanley Coren PhD., DSc, FRSC, who specialises in testing dogs’ IQ, says that dogs are definitely getting smarter. When he first began his doggy IQ tests back in the 1990s, dogs were as smart as the average two-year old. “Now,” says Dr Coren. “Dogs are as smart as a […]Tell me more...!