Predictions for the year ahead whether you're a monkey, a rat or even a pig
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Thursday 17 January 2013
Martha Gill has written a fascinating piece in the New Statesman today, collating the scientific evidence for personality differences based on birth month into a set of alternative horoscopes. And there's plenty more where that came from ...
Tuesday 04 December 2012
Controversial politician claims he will release more details of assassination of former leader
Thursday 01 November 2012
Two mediums who claimed to have psychic powers were unable to demonstrate their ability under laboratory conditions.
Tuesday 09 October 2012
Planet Earth is "about 9,000 years old," and the study of evolution, embryology, and the Big Bang Theory is based on "lies straight from the pit of hell," according to a Congressman responsible for crafting US government policy on science and technology.
Saturday 06 October 2012
Beth Nielsen Chapman here provides a song-borne guide to astronomy for reluctant little learners that parents should find fun, too.
Saturday 29 September 2012
A land of opportunity for the living and walking dead
Thursday 23 August 2012
In a year of high-octane show openings, Lou Sanders, self-styled "Beyonce of comedy", might just have the best. It's certainly the only one involving techno, pink tights and rollerblades.
Saturday 21 July 2012
Fans of The Wire will remember a deathless scene where the policemen extract a confession from a murder suspect with a homemade lie detector. First, they load a photocopier with three sheets of paper reading TRUE, TRUE and LIE; they bring in the suspect and ask him three questions. Is your name X? Do you live in Baltimore? Did you kill your friend Rashid? TRUE, TRUE, LIE. The suspect is horrified, and starts blabbing.
Saturday 14 July 2012
A free school run by creationists is among more than 100 approved by the Government to open next year.
Thursday 05 July 2012
The National Trust has defended its decision to include references to creationist theory at a new state-of-the-art visitors' centre at the Giant's Causeway in Northern Ireland.
Wednesday 30 May 2012
Who's the vindictive bastard who made Tony Blair give evidence to the Leveson Inquiry? This was heartlessly cruel, to all decent people who have tried to put Blair behind us and get on with our lives. But there he was again, tormenting us, making us feel like someone just coming to terms with their years in a Japanese POW camp and then the bloke who used to electrocute us every morning comes on daytime television, justifying himself and leaving us screaming and dribbling as all the memories come washing back.
Last Night's Viewing: The Hoarder Next Door, Channel 4
Playhouse Presents: King of the Teds, Sky Arts 1
Friday 04 May 2012
"They're not freaks," said the psychotherapist Stelios Kiosses about the subjects of The Hoarder Next Door.
Friday 20 April 2012
Where are you now and what can you see?
Sunday 25 March 2012
Thousands of New Agers descend on mountain they see as haven from December's apocalypse
Tuesday 20 March 2012
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
9 reasons Greece's experiment with the radical left is doomed to failure
Greece elections: Syriza and EU on collision course after election win for left-wing party
British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford faces execution by firing squad in Indonesia
Liberal Democrat minister defends comments suggesting immigration causes pub closures
- 1 Saudi preacher who 'raped and tortured' his five -year-old daughter to death is released after paying 'blood money'
- 2 Michelle Obama highlights harsh restrictions faced by Saudi women after meeting King Salman without wearing a headscarf
- 3 Amal Clooney gives excellent answer to fashion question at European Court of Human Rights
- 4 A bottle of wine a day is not bad for you and abstaining is worse than drinking, scientist claims
- 5 Isis publicly behead man in Syrian town square for 'insulting Allah' as he screams for help