The fun police have been out in force at the University of East Anglia, after the Health and Safety “gurus” decided that the tradition of throwing mortar boards in the air, following the graduation ceremony and photographed at these ceremonies the world over, must stop.
We cannot say what the news will be, but it has sent alien hunters into an absolute frenzy, in the belief that NASA is going to reveal to all there is clear evidence that they have discovered life at one of the earth like planets that have been discovered by the Keplar telescope which has been trawling the universe in search of life.
Well we have had the eggs and chips plant, which is a hybrid aubergine and potato plant, but lovers of chips smothered with tomato ketchup are looking forward with anticipation of the TomTato, which is a plant that grows both tomatoes and potatoes.
Whether a man prefers boxer shorts, Y fronts, or jockey style trunks, a survey carried out with 2,000 men has revealed some interesting things that include the unpalatable fact that some men wear them for a whole week before getting hem washed!
Animals getting stuck in random things is nothing new, but a goat hanging from a telephone line has to take the biscuit. The bizarre rescue attempt was filmed by a passer-by and uploaded onto the internet, it has now been viewed more than 1.2 million times.
Death of a loved one can be a distressing time, even more so should they have been involved in an accident which damaged their facial features, this makes viewing the body difficult for relatives. Previously technicians in funeral parlours have been able to mend corpses, in China with wax, but now a new technique is available to them.
There’s a water beverage on the market that can actually help you to live longer, and it comes from deep below the earth’s surface and is black in colour (yes, BLACK!) – no joke!
The human brain and heart are composed of 73% water, and the lungs are about 83% water. The skin contains 64% water, muscles and kidneys are 79%, and even the bones are watery: 31%. Pretty much, you need water to survive. But are you drinking the proper H20?!
Singer songwriter has a magical effect on many of his fans, but he was probably not aware of the influence he has over 250,000 females on a farm at Thirsk in North Yorkshire, the only thing is that they are free range hens!
It seems that the NHS is never out of the news at the moment, with the ‘Doctors Strike’ leading to thousands of operations being cancelled, and shocking health news hitting the headlines when research revealed at least 340 blunders occur on NHS maternity wards every day and over 300 ‘never events’ happen yearly in UK hospitals.
A successful experiment has been carried out by scientists at Wageningen University, under lead scientist Dr Wieger Wamelink to replicate the soil conditions found on planet Mars and grow vegetables. The results have been good and according to Dr Wamelink, the yields came surprisingly close to those grown in normal compost. The species that were grown were tomato, rye, radish, pea, leek, spinach, rocket, cress, quinoa, and chives and it appears that six of these were successfully harvested.