The human brain has a hundred billion neurons, each neuron connected to ten thousand other neurons. Sitting on your shoulders is the most complicated object in the known universe.
Michio Kaku, Theoretical Physicist
Is the fact that we experience the world through such a complex organ the reason we appear to make things so complicated?
Considering that it is only made up of five letters, the word ‘metre’ offers a number of possibilities. A metre is the fundamental unit of length in the International System of Units. Previously defined as one ten-millionth of the distance from the Earth’s equator to the North Pole (at sea level),
The three great lies. They used to be “The cheque is in the post; of course I will still love you in the morning; and I am from Head Office and here to help you”. What are today’s lies and myths?
Last year, the Baptist, Methodist and United Reformed Churches published a joint report www.jointpublicissues.org.uk/truthandlies exposing the lies we tell ourselves about poverty and the poorest in society.
If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.
Scams are schemes to con you out of your money. They can arrive by post, phone call, text message or email or a scammer may turn up at your home.
Most people are probably aware that Googling has become synonymous with Internet searches in much the same way as hoovering did with vacuum cleaning.
A googly on the other hand is a cricketing term not to be confused with Google. It is a delivery bowled by a right arm leg spin bowler to a right handed batsman which moves in the opposite direction to that which the batsman might have expected after it has pitched.
It is difficult not to feel sorry for Brazilian football fans following their team’s ignominious exit from the World Cup. Bill Shankly, the legendary Liverpool FC manager famously said,
“Some people believe football is a matter of life and death, I am very disappointed with that attitude. I can assure you it is much,
So I said to the gym instructor: ‘Can you teach me to do the splits?’ He said: ‘How flexible are you?’ I said: ‘I can’t make Tuesdays.’
Do you sometimes wish your job allowed you to do something else on Tuesdays? Well,
What’s the difference between a Tuna and a piano?
You can tune a piano but you can’t piano a Tuna.
What’s the difference between Financial Advice and money advice?
This is however, no joke. Financial advice is about the choices we have to make when considering how to make investments and pensions or where to put savings.
Hello, is there anybody in there?
Just nod if you can hear me.
Is there anyone home?
Come on, now, I hear you’re feeling down.
Well I can ease your pain
And get you on your feet again.
Relax, I’ll need some information first.