Ghosts In Water Vapour
Aug17

Ghosts In Water Vapour

From This Is Cornwall comes this amazing story definitely worthy of reporting as news and absolutely not a pile of steaming horseshit. Hugh Fairman, psychic expert, sent over these photographs of faces that appeared in water vapour during a psychic reading, which he then captured on camera. What pictures are those, you ask? I’m glad you did. Friends, we are gathered here today to mourn the loss of our dearly departed common...

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Lucky Heather
Apr25

Lucky Heather

“Lucky heather?” The voice cuts through the general white noise of mumbled conversations, shop music spillage, and distant street-busking and traffic, slowing my determined lunchtime strolling through the precinct. I glance at the area in which the voice originated; it’s a woman, older than me, shorter than me, and holding more plantlife than me in an outstretched hand. And she’s started to smile, I’m...

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Star Trek And Mrs Thatcher
Apr14

Star Trek And Mrs Thatcher

Former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher died this week and the world went a little crazy. It’s been a week that’s seen British people partying in the streets because an old woman died of a stroke. It’s been a week that’s seen people who assert that they are rational, skeptical people liken Margaret Thatcher to Robert Mugabe. It’s been a week that’s tested my ability to hold my tongue and walk away...

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Professor Brian Cox, Drunk in Borneo
Jan27

Professor Brian Cox, Drunk in Borneo

Professor Brian Cox‘s latest programme for the BBC starts tonight. Wonders of Life follows the programme formula showcased in Wonders of the Solar System and Wonders of the Universe taking Brian across the globe in a bid to explain the complexity, simplicity, and beauty of the evolutionary process and the way in which life came into being on the planet. It will be shown in HD so for those couple of people recently searching to...

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Neptune’s Moons
Jan19

Neptune’s Moons

Reproduced with permission from the neOnbubble Know You Some Science series of student learning guides. What is Neptune? Neptune is the outermost planet in our solar system. Pluto used to sometimes be the outermost planet (its orbit and that of Neptune crossed over occasionally) but it was relegated from the list of planets after going into administration during the recession of the early 21st century. Neptune is a gas giant world...

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The Surface Of Mars
Jan13

The Surface Of Mars

Mars, home of Smash-loving robots and warlike creatures susceptible to coughs and the music of Slim Whitman, also known as the red planet. Because it’s red. Just a lot of red dust and rocks and mountains under a sorta pale-reddish sky. A handful of Rovers from Earth here and there, a little bit of ice on the caps, but mostly red, right? Not so right. Get your inquisitive, helpful self along to Planet Four and you’ll get...

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