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Doctors May Have Found a One-Step Cure for Phobias

Some people are afraid of these. Image by Flickr user Jannis Aulophobia is the word that means ‘phobia of flutes.’ It’s pretty funny, but it’s also pretty bad that in order for the word to have been invented, someone out there is suffering from a fear of flutes so intense that it actually gets in… Continue reading Doctors May Have Found a One-Step Cure for Phobias

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Disciples of the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster in New Zealand Can Now Perform Legal Marriages

Of all the religions, the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster has got to be one of the strangest, so the news that its New Zealand branch is now able to perform weddings might come as a surprise to some of its critics. According to the Pastafarian gospel, which can be read here, Church members… Continue reading Disciples of the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster in New Zealand Can Now Perform Legal Marriages

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Christmas comes early to North End market

Light-up ballerinas, giant stilt-walkers dressed as baubles, balloon-modelling elves, clowns, jugglers and Father Christmas himself- it’s safe to say that it was no normal Saturday afternoon for North End Market this week. Building on the success of last year’s Christmas market and the summer market in June that attracted 15,000 visitors, stall holders took to… Continue reading Christmas comes early to North End market

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The Diwali dancers raising money for underprivileged children in India

The borough’s Indian cultural centre, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, is collaborating with the London Chapter of Asha for Education to raise money to support underprivileged children in India. The collaboration will bring vibrant cultural spectacles to the borough, including music and dance performances, storytelling and art shows. Asha for Education is a volunteer run global organisation,… Continue reading The Diwali dancers raising money for underprivileged children in India

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A chat with Dark Horses, the most popular band you’ve never heard of

These days it’s not hard for a shit band (or artist) to get massive recognition; just look at the Jonas Brothers, Rebecca Black, Nickleback and Creed. We’re constantly being bombarded by bands twerking their way into the spotlight, and they can easily cast a shadow over their quieter, less follower-hungry counterparts, who might be more… Continue reading A chat with Dark Horses, the most popular band you’ve never heard of

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The ‘Miracle Cube’ that might stop you getting hammered

We’ve all been there- you’ve been persuaded by a friend to go out for drinks despite your important commitment the following morning. “ONE drink,” you insist, as your friend nods, valiantly promising to kick you out of the pub the moment the last drop leaves your glass. The next morning you’re being sick in a… Continue reading The ‘Miracle Cube’ that might stop you getting hammered

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In Search of the Perfect Diet with a Tribe of Tanzanian Hunter-Gatherers

It might sound strange to say that humans have forgotten what human-food is, but many scientists believe this is the case. For thousands of years, the environment in which humans lived evolved at a glacial pace—our nutrition and culture changed slowly, and our bodies adapted to it at a matching tempo. More recently, however, our… Continue reading In Search of the Perfect Diet with a Tribe of Tanzanian Hunter-Gatherers