Like lots of academic research, the new Oxford University study into us short-arses (I qualify, I believe) says nothing terribly new. Supposed "Short Man Syndrome" has been around for as long as us short blokes have taken our tiny strides across God's earth.
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Friday 06 September 2013
The country's pension funds splash out on UK property
Thursday 29 August 2013
Scientists blocked particular gene to improve the recovery time of mice
Tuesday 27 August 2013
Diary of a cricket obsessive
Sunday 25 August 2013
It is the prize no one wants to win. Six architectural firms will be sweating this week as they wait to hear on Friday whether their building has won the 2013 Carbuncle Cup, the award bestowed on Britain's ugliest building.
Wednesday 21 August 2013
The Oxbridge ‘hegemony’ will end as a new ‘super Ivy League’ of universities emerges, a leading headmaster has said
Tuesday 20 August 2013
New research claims molecule measured in bloodstream can identify people intent on taking their own life
Friday 16 August 2013
A student who achieved seven A*s in his A-levels yesterday has been rejected from Oxford - but isn’t 'in any way disappointed'.
Monday 12 August 2013
The Apprentice's Katie Hopkins believes people called Tyrone aren't destined for greatness. Not so, claims mixed-race Oxford undergraduate Tyrone Steele
Wednesday 07 August 2013
Survey reveals extent of social segregation in UK – along both ethnic and class boundaries
Friday 02 August 2013
At least four of the defendants are members of the same family
Friday 26 July 2013
Three Men in a Boat is the book I've read more times than any other. I keep returning to it, but not out of choice. It's more of a compulsion, a sudden urge whenever I'm in need of a dose of humanity and laugh-out-loud humour.
Tuesday 23 July 2013
The world of punting sounds sedate but a recent hit-and-run has revealed dark currents beneath the surface
Sunday 21 July 2013
The 15-year-old reportedly fell ill after consuming what she thought was the class A drug
Friday 19 July 2013
Three men have been convicted of raping and sexually assaulting a vulnerable young girl. The men, who – along with two others – were suspected of running a child sex abuse ring in London, were found guilty on five separate counts.
Thursday 11 July 2013
Deep cobalt colouring comes from drops of liquid gas raining horizontally in 7,000 km/h winds
Thousands of teenage girls enduring debilitating illnesses after routine school cancer vaccination
Migrants in Kos: Photos show real tragedy after Brits abroad complain of 'awkward' holidays
British tourists complain that impoverished boat migrants are making holidays 'awkward' in Kos
Michael Gove determined to scrap the Human Rights Act – even if Scotland retains it
Threat to scrap Human Rights Act could see UK follow Nazi example, warns UN official
Church of England 'one generation away from extinction' after dramatic loss of followers
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