Suffer.

Our life of physical comfort is killing us slowly. Because as much as we seek comfort, we find it boring, its making us fat, lazy and is robbing us of  the experiences we crave. From philosophy and religion to art and science there appears to be agreement amongst most of mankind  that embracing suffering allows […]

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Chasing your Valintine.

Peter Bakus, in a paper entitled “Why I don’t have a girlfriend” written when he was a PhD student of the Economics department at the University of Warwick,  used his academic knowledge to rate his chances  of finding love. He used The Drake equation, one of astronomy’s most famous attempts to answer the question: Are […]

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Farting on demand.

I have a 4 year old, Paddy, who loves to fart. They are a daily commotion. After popping him to bed this evening he called me back in. Somehow in the space of four seconds he had  managed  to disrobe, assume an overturned triangle position and  succeeded in blasting one out just as I pushed […]

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