Eddie the Emu’s strange animal facts

Have you ever heard of a Finch that drinks blood? The Vampire Finch loves the taste of blood. It only inhabits the Wolf and Darwin Islands, in Galapagos Islands, Ecuador. It lands on the tails of large sea-birds (mainly the the Nazca Booby and the Blue-footed Booby) and pecks at the base of the wing … [Read the full story]

Why do we kiss?

I love kissing…I bet you like kissing, too. But what is a kiss? To me, I remember going on one of my first dates after I’d left school and this guy asked me for a drink. So I met him down the pub and we sort of held hands for a bit and then we … [Read the full story]

Women get overwhelmed by having an orgasm

The brain’s reward circuits and rational thought processes are overwhelmed with electrical activity when a woman reaches sexual climax. In the first film of what goes on inside a woman’s brain as she approaches and then experiences orgasm, researchers recorded how sexual arousal generates a cascade of events that, at its peak, involves 30 parts … [Read the full story]

Advance Australia, or are we going backwards

About thirty years ago I enjoyed the free spirit of Australia. People spoke up and had their say. They did the right thing, they all pulled together and were not lazy. How far have we advanced today? A beautiful, pre-school, primary school close to where I live has lovely grounds and a sports field. Unfortunately … [Read the full story]

History is in the eye of the ignorant

I am getting older and spend my time looking backwards at history. That is true history, not the history proposed by twenty somethings just out of university. As a lad I was able to talk to my Grandad, he told me about the First World War. Not from history books, but from the sights and … [Read the full story]

Do you talk to your kids?

I think the thing I miss most is being able to talk to my grandad. My grandchildren don’t listen to me they play on their X-boxes. Are there too many electrical gadgets around today to influence our children with ipods, Wii, play stations, dvd players and television. When I was young I used to sit … [Read the full story]

Eddie the Emu’s strange animal facts

There are some mammals that are venomous. There aren’t very many of them, but here’s a list of them. Solenodons – Look similar to very large shrews. They have venomous bites…the venom is delivered from modified salivary glands via grooves in their second lower incisors. Platypus – Males have a venomous spur on their hind … [Read the full story]

Don’t drop your knickers straight away if you want good sex

KeepĀ  your knickers on if you want sex and love to last. A study found couples who delayed sex were happier. And their sex life was 15% better than those who’d had sex early. Twenty-two per cent said their marriage was more stable than others. Why? Staying out of the bedroom meant more time talking … [Read the full story]

Sex is more pleasurable for women

Sex has officially become more pleasurable for women, according to the latest and biggest sex survey done in the US since the Kinsey Report. The Kinsey Reports were two books that were written in 1948 and 1953, ‘Sexual behaviour in the Human Male’ and ‘Sexual behaviour in the Human Female’, in which 6,000 women were … [Read the full story]

Robert Mugabe is Africa’s Adolf Hitler

This used to be, and was once known as the ‘Bread-basket of Africa’, because of its agricultural richness. Today, Zimbabwe is at the mercy of its dictator, President Robert Mugabe. Unemployment is to 90% and communities exist in poverty and squalor, but it’s the horrific violence that’s driving two million refugees across the border to … [Read the full story]

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