DRM systems, which protect the rights of vendors and copyright holders, are well known for unreasonably limiting the […]
The next time that you are brushed off by a doctor, nurse, teacher, or any other professional who seems to be following a flowchart or checklist, blame it on the cold night of 10-11 November 1619.
An insightful and entertaining account of the many languages of Europe. Strongly recommended.
The one thing that sticks in my craw almost every time I browse amazon.co.uk is how dumb its recommendations are.
I hate the word ‘cute’, but these newly-born lambs really are, complete with their black boots.
A glimpse into the social history of the condom.
We are only human, and each of us screws up on occasion. Large multinational corporates also screw up, […]
One of the better-kept secrets of keeping your hands and feet warm, what wristlets are, and why some men wear tights.
Forget Guy Fawkes, February now seems the month for having your bonfire.
Over the next couple of years, the EU is set to shut down as many as 100,000 small businesses across Europe.