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3 Crazy Examples Of Junk Used As Formal Currency

At some point, way back in the mists of time, humanity started to get pretty bored working out if their neighbour owed them one turnip and 7 goats or two turnips and 5 goats. Instead, a form of currency which … Continue reading

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7 Horrible Examples Of The Things Surgeons Leave Inside You

When you pay a visit to the hospital you assume that you’re in safe hands. Likewise, when you undergo surgery of any form it would be kind of comforting to know that your surgeon has at least a basic grasp … Continue reading

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3 Prehistoric Monsters That Refused To Stay Dead

Everyone over the age of 4 years old knows dinosaurs were truly awesome creatures and, if they weren’t extinct, they’d make the perfect transport for the dapper kid about town. But, given mankind’s fear of being violently chewed to death, … Continue reading

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3 Examples Of Helpful Technology That Will Kill You

Every fortress has its vulnerabilities. No matter how high the walls or deep the foundations there is always a way in. Just like an operating system. Google has been freely distributing the Android OS in order to help the company … Continue reading

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Why Poor People Are A Politicians Best Friend

Hands up if you know anyone that earns £100 a week or less? Friends, who for no fault of their own are trapped in crappy jobs with few prospects. In fact, how many couples do you know that earn £268 … Continue reading

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3 Family Movies That Conceal Horrible Realities

Ever wondered where storylines for children’s films come from? If you’re an old romantic like me then you probably assumed that each and every movie is the result of a passion to thrill and entertain. Wrong. Over the years, there … Continue reading

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How Dirty Sex And Cheap Drugs Create A Later Life Crisis

How do you know if you’re suffering from a mid-life crisis? Feel the need to buy a sports car and play, ‘Mildly Disorientated’ Rascal (or whatever his name is) at full volume? Guys, have you decided to chat up your … Continue reading

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4 Normally Shy Animals That Want To Kill You

The animal kingdom is full of cute, furry little creatures that make us to go all weak at the knees. How many times have you chuckled at the antics of seemingly intelligent dogs on websites like Youtube? But secretly, all … Continue reading

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What Evil Fracking Companies Can Learn From Disney

Hydraulic fracturing is not some kind of gruesome torture inflicted on hapless victims by loan sharks with a water filled, plastic hammer. Neither does fracking appear high on an environmental lobbyist’s list of ‘cool things to do today’. Instead, it’s … Continue reading

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4 Health Foods That Can Make You Fat Or Worse

There’s an old wive’s tale that goes like this: The way to a man’s heart is through his stomach. Wrong! The way to a man’s heart is through his chest – with an ice pick. But we’re not going to … Continue reading

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