It’s healthy not to argue

Feeling a bit under the weather? Then DON’T pick a fight with your other half. A thirty minute argument can slow your body’s ability to heal by at least a day, say US scientists. If you argue non-stop, the healing time can be doubled.  

Children equals no romance, a new survey reveals

Looking forward to the pitter-patter of tiny feet? Kiss goodbye to romance. A survey of 3,000 parents, found new parents go out together 15 times over the first five years because they feel guilty for wanting time away from their child. by Susan Floyd

French porn users are blackmailed

Hundreds of French porn website users were conned into performing sex acts for a webcam, and then blackmailed. Shouldn’t matter too muc – those French are porn-crazy. There’s a place in Pigalle where there are two or three streets where everyone can be found on a porn web-site.  

Born to be piled

A man awaiting the birth of his first child at hospital was mistaken for a patient and given a haemorrhoid operation in Shenyang, China. After waiting less than an hour, the expectant father was beckoned inside but did not hear clearly what the doctor said and thought he was being taken to a room to … [Read the full story]

The missus is banned

Titles such as Mr and Mrs could be banned because they are ‘not inclusive of transgender people’. Oxford Council in the UK want gender specific titles to be phased out. They say that forms should have an option of Mx, pronounces ‘Mix’. LGBT campaigner Rob Jordan said it was progressive but he did not support … [Read the full story]

Celery racism is rife

Red celery has been developed by a Florida-based produce company to give a ‘colourful crunch’ to salads and dips. It looks like Rhubarb…and so what if celery is red. Are you going to buy this because of its colour? Of course you’re not, you’re going to buy celery because you like the taste. This is … [Read the full story]

How women have changed – how would Mona look now?

 

Then and now…now and then…

     

LOL

Today, I noticed that my new colleague never laughs.  Instead she says, “LOL”.  I have to work with her every day.

Blobfish voted the world’s ugliest animal

The blobfish, with its permanently grumpy expression and pink saggy skin, has topped a poll featuring some of the planet’s strangest looking species.

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