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In a crackdown against fake news, fake buns and false everything else, Facebook is introducing compulsory ‘Reaction proof’. Before a user can select Like, Heart or one of the other Reaction emoticons, they will have to prove their intent is genuine. A Facebook spokesperson explained: “Facebook has been accused of promoting false messages and fake […]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...!
Talent show winner, Michael Rice, 21, has been picked to represent the UK in this year’s Eurovision song contest in May. Privately he confided: “I don’t want to do it. It’s the kiss of death for any singer’s career. Mine will be over before it gets started. “Who’s the last UK Eurovision contestant you remember…? […]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...!
An erotic novel written by Italian dictator, Benito Mussolini, was discovered in a former brothel in Rome. The book was found by workmen demolishing a house that was once Mussolini’s favourite brothel, La Farfalla. Mussolini was called Il Duce to his face but Il Piccolino behind his back, especially by his many lovers, some of […]Tell me more...!
In a joint statement put out by the World’s five biggest oil companies, they have agreed to release “energy from water” patents that they have held for over 50 years. The patents describe how water can be converted to energy and used to “fuel” every kind of engine from cars to planes, and from boats […]Tell me more...!
After visiting dozens of impoverished countries over the last few years, Pope Francis has announced that he intends to give away half the church’s fortune to the poor. This comes hot on the heels of yet more abuse and financial scandals for the Catholic church at a time when many people are wondering if the […]Tell me more...!
Hungary’s right-wing nationalist Prime Minister, Viktor Orban, has offered Hungarian women cash if they have lots of Hungarian babies. Couples will be offered interest-free loans of 10m forint (£27,400; $36,000), which will be written off after they have three children. It’s not clear if the couple still have to be together at this point. But […]Tell me more...!