James Vines In Britain, 165 million cups of tea are consumed every single day, with English Breakfast tea being the most common. The matter of a perfect cup of tea is a highly contentious topic. There are so many variables. Do you add sugar? What's the perfect amount of milk? And maybe the most contentious … Continue reading Uncertain-tea?
James Vines Image Credit: Wikimedia Commons The study of elections is known as psephology, or the study of ballots. Psephology is not a science of experimentation, but of observation. Its purpose is to predict the outcome of an election, and to use these predictions to influence the actual outcomes. When carried out correctly, psephology abides … Continue reading The Science of Predicting Elections
James Vines According to a headline in the Daily Mail earlier this year, “THE WORLD IS RUNNING OUT OF CHOCOLATE”. To me that sounds pretty worrying - I wouldn’t want to see a world without chocolate. But what is it we’re running out of? Why is it so important? And what solutions are there? Image … Continue reading Chocolate Crisis!