Anecdotal thoughts of Jim Aborwhear

Went out 2pm to buy a packet of fags, some damn drunken idiot urinating against the  side wall of the shop, on the bloody high street on a Sunday afternoon!!, unusually for me I rather lost my temper and am ashamed to say the language I used whilst barking at him was rather ripe. Glad … [Read the full story]

On this day…in 2003

The supersonic Concorde jet makes its last commercial passenger flight, traveling at twice the speed of sound from New York City’s John F. Kennedy International Airport to London’s Heathrow Airport on this day in 2003. The British Airways jet carried 100 passengers, including actress Joan Collins, model Christie Brinkley, and an Ohio couple who reportedly … [Read the full story]

Men don’t want sexy women, they want average women

There’s something incredibly appealing about flaws-and-all ‘average’…and despite society’s perception that they are looks-obsessed, critical creatures, men agree. They really do like average women best. Study after study shows while men pay lip service to being hung up on physical attractiveness, once they interact with a woman in real life, they’re far more swayed by … [Read the full story]

UFC fighters are the best athletes of all time

At the Olympic Games, the decathlon champion is traditionally acknowledged as the premier athlete. With rare exceptions, these men are not the best in the world at any one discipline. They cannot outrun the best sprinters, outleap the best jumpers or throw further than the discus and shot put specialists. What distinguishes them is that … [Read the full story]