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There are going to be more Lego people than human beings by 2019 (Peter Spence, City AM). But the surprising thing is that the mini-figures have only been around since 1978. No offence to Lego – it feels like longer.
Germs are everywhere this week. And I mean everywhere. Still reeling from the revelation that Britain’s new plasticky bank notes will provide a cosy home for E.Coli and MRSA bugs, the UK is again rocked to its core today by … Continue reading
It’s easy to fall out of the habit of blogging. Eric Pickles has enticed me back to the keyboard. Communities and Local Government Minister Eric Pickles wants to tackle the menace of multiplying bins on our streets. He has … Continue reading
Today over 3.5 million people in Britain run their own business. In 1979 there were only 800,000 companies in the country. In an interview in today’s Times, Lord Young of Graffham (David Cameron’s adviser on enterprise and former Trade … Continue reading
Can money buy you happiness? Yes. A research study by the University of Michigan has found that mo’ money does not mean mo’ problems. Reported in today’s City AM, the study identifies a strong correlation between rising personal wealth and … Continue reading
“Before I could reply, Gowing said there was nothing so completely uninteresting as other people’s dreams.” Are other people’s dreams really boring? Scientists in Japan don’t think so. Using an MRI scanner, they claim to be able to ‘read’ dreams. … Continue reading
Is telling us we’re “binge drinkers” the best way to tackle damaging drinking? According to research by University College London, published today in The European Journal of Public Health (and reported in The Independent), we’re “a nation of secret boozers” and we’re … Continue reading