Category: did you know

10 ways to use coffee in your cooking

Every coffee lover eventually reaches the point where their morning mug just isn’t enough. If you’ve come to this stage, it’s time […]

06/15/2017. Category: did you know. Tags: , , ~ Comment on this post

Bad hair day?

Having a bad hair day? Spare some thought for your great-grandparents because in their time it took about 10 hours to complete […]

04/21/2017. Category: did you know. Tags: , ~ Comment on this post

Beware the ‘awestruck effect’ – How charismatic leaders influence followers

Charismatic business leaders can cause their followers to suppress emotions, which can harm companies over the long term, according to new research. […]

02/17/2016. Category: did you know. Tags: , ~ Comment on this post

How we showed ‘sleeping on it’ really is the best way to solve a problem

By Padraic Monaghan, Lancaster University Have you ever struggled to finish a level of Candy Crush or complete a Sudoku puzzle in […]

07/26/2015. Category: did you know. Tags: ~ Comment on this post

Baby Boomers vs Generation X vs Generation Y

Let’s compare the work performance: Baby Boomers vs Generation X vs Generation Y. Quick reminder: baby boomers are those born after WWII […]

02/26/2014. Category: did you know. Tags: ~ Comment on this post

The memory toolbox

75 Tips and Resources to Go from Amnesic to Elephantic Many people expect increasing memory loss as they age, but this memory […]

05/16/2013. Category: did you know. Tags: ~ Comment on this post

The truth about slavery

Throughout history an estimated 200 million people were enslaved. For more than 1000 years, Arab traders transported small groups of African slaves; […]

01/14/2013. Category: did you know. Tags: ~ Comment on this post

Fast talkers

Most people speak at a rate of 120 words per minute, or two words a second. The excitables among us, however, manage […]

10/31/2012. Category: did you know. Tags: ~ Comment on this post

The capital of England

The Romans invaded England in 43 AD, establishing Londinium, which became London, but had Colchester as the capital of England. London became […]

07/05/2012. Category: did you know. Tags: , ~ Comment on this post

The Mousetrap

For her 80th birthday in 1947, Queen Mary requested a radio play be written for her by Agatha Christie. The play – […]

10/17/2011. Category: did you know. Tags: ~ Comment on this post

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