Ellen Moye Today is St Patrick’s day! This cultural and religious celebration honours the death date of the patron saint of Ireland. It’s purpose, traditionally, is to commemorate saint Patrick and the arrival of Christianity in Ireland, although more recently it is a day of celebrating Irish culture in general. People dress in green, Christians … Continue reading Guinness
Ellen Moye Are your pants on fire? Because Dr Robert Feldman, Psychology professor at the University of Massachusetts, says that they are. His studies into lying conclude that everyone lies, and at an alarming rate too! In fact, on average people will lie two to three times in a ten-minute conversation alone, a statement that … Continue reading Would I Lie To You?
Ellen Moye It turns out that the majority of us undergo a measurable height change from waking up to the end of the day. While for most this change goes by mostly without notice, others can experience a shortening in the scale of inches. Image Credit: Flickr The measurement of two brothers in 2001 was … Continue reading Why Do We Change Height Throughout The Day?
Ellen Moye Most of us would agree that a mobile phone is an essential part of our lives today. We use them not only for texting and calling, but also as a calculator, a weatherman, a games console, a compass, a camera, a watch and to access the internet. In fact, some of you may … Continue reading Are Mobile Phones Safe?