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A new medical procedure called Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (TDCS) boosts brain functions and mental ability. It applies a small burst of electricity to specific brain centres. It was developed to help patients with sub-optimal brain functions due to illness. However, it has also been found to “rejuvenate” ailing brain functions. In a controlled experiment […]Tell me more...!
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...!
The EU has voted in a controversial copyright law which holds tech companies responsible for material their users upload. So if Little Tamsin should suffer a brain haemorrhage and decide she wants to upload a Justin Bieber track to YouTube to impress or annoy her friends, then YouTube would carry the can for copyright breech. […]Tell me more...!
Due to the delay in the UK leaving the EU, UK passports will remain burgundy and continue to include the words “European Union”. However, they will also come with a burgundy marker pen and feature instructions printed above the words “European Union” saying “Delete as appropriate”. A Home Office spokesperson said: “We think this is […]Tell me more...!
With the approach of Brexit, whenever that may be, UK residents with less than 110% proof of British nationality are being asked to provide more information. Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II was born in the UK, lived all her life in the UK and is recognised as the one true and only British sovereign. However, […]Tell me more...!
To keep in step with current trends, the UK Government is proposing a new mandatory pay rise structure which will see bosses reaping millions of pounds the WORSE their company performs. A government spokesperson said: “One of our poster boys is Iain Conn, CEO of Centrica which owns British Gas. He lost nearly three-quarters of […]Tell me more...!
UK PM, Theresa May, says she had no choice but to arrange talks with Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn. “Although we appear to be at opposite ends of the political spectrum,” she said. “We meet very well centre stage. And he has lovely green eyes, don’t you think? Don’t tell Philip. “Take our stance on poverty, […]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...!