Monthly Archives: July 2013

The mysterious mirror….

Originally posted on Richard Wiseman:
I recently re-filmed lots of my Quirkology illusions for a new History Channel show called Your Bleeped Up Brain.  Here’s one about the mysterious mirror….. And you can see the full episode, for free, here.

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Bradshaw’s Intergalactic Companion

If you’ve seen ex-MP, Michael Portillo on TV, you may be familiar with Bradshaw’s Railway Companion published in1840. But it is not just ex-MPs who are obsessed with out of date timetables and maps. I recently bought a 1916 Ordnance Survey Map as … Continue reading

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Move something!

This week’s New Scientist reports on the dangers of sitting still. Several research programmes, including one lasting 14 years and covering 123,000 middle-aged adult produced similar results about the dangers of sitting still for too long. For those who spend … Continue reading

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