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Truthiness

Truthiness

I read on Twitter yesterday: ‘People are more likely to believe a false statement that a celebrity has died if the text is placed with a photo of the celebrity’…

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US Election 2012

US Election 2012

It has been a brilliant day for America, in my humble opinion of course, and so I thought I would share some of the US Election 2012 humour that has made me smile on Twitter today. ..

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1 man captivates 8 million

1 man captivates 8 million

Felix Baumgartner is a name millions of people now recognise since his record breaking jump, freefalling 23 miles from the outer edge of Earth’s atmosphere, live last Sunday. How often does this kind of record attempt happen? It’s the first I’ve witnessed in my lifetime. Am I impressed with the record break? Yes, along with […]

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Indelible Ink

Indelible Ink

There is a massive, and I mean massive, hang up that society still sees them as a form of deviance; people often see it as rebellious or as trying to impress (more so when younger). But tattoos are no longer a sure sign of being a former prison-inhabitant or gang member, I promise. Plus it’s not impossible to cover them up on occasions where you have to look professional. I long for the day when it is widely acceptable to express your brand on your skin.

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The cost of an Apple

The cost of an Apple

To be honest I was trying to avoid adding to the noise around the iPhone 5, but today I was inspired by some research from a couple of money-savvy colleagues, which I will share with you now…

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Always Coca-Cola

Always Coca-Cola

Coca-Cola has officially become the most liked brand on Facebook, having officially reached 50 Million fans as of yesterday, September 4th 2012. Other brands have come close to this milestone, including Disney, Converse and Starbucks, but all sit under the 40 Million mark at this moment in time…

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The dog who cried lion

The dog who cried lion

Back in July, I read that Calvin Broadus (aka ‘Snoop Doggy Dog’) was reincarnated under the name Snoop Lion. Said to be one of the highest Jamaican honours, he claims that the name wasn’t chosen but that it was bestowed upon him. He intends to seamlessly switch from writing songs with titles such as “Murder was the case” to ‘No guns allowed” without being ironic, and other reggae performers haven’t missed the hypocrisy.

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A sentimental-less dimension

A sentimental-less dimension

Is this digital, two-dimensional screen taking away the small feeling of sentiment I used to feel from daily experiences? I have no cinema tickets to save, I never go to the trouble of printing out photos or emails and I seem to have nothing to save in my three-dimensional boxes…

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