Monday 13 October 2014

Is Exercise Good for My Brain?

We’ve all bought a gym membership we never used—it’s what New Year’s Resolutions are for. But you might be a little less shy of the treadmill if you knew working out didn’t just tone your bum – but your brain.

Thursday 25 September 2014

Is that street lamp watching you?
From bridges to sewers, streetlights to rubbish bins, cities are increasingly using an unusual range of sources to gather data about a subject of acute interest: you. 
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Wednesday 24 September 2014

Why we’re letting Virgin staff take as much holiday as they want 
Flexible working has revolutionised how, where and when we all do our jobs. So, if working nine to five no longer applies, then why should strict annual leave (vacation) policies? Read about Richard Branson's newest bright idea. Read more.

Monday 11 August 2014

Wednesday 16 July 2014

Northern Soul: Keeping The Faith. By The Culture Show BBC2

One of the best documentaries about the Northern Soul scene to date, it's been done with love and affection. Produced and Directed by Maurice O'Brien and Edited by David Arthur. Well worth seeing!

Sunday 13 July 2014

Your body language shapes who you are

Body language affects how others see us, but it may also change how we see ourselves. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy shows how “power posing” — standing in a posture of confidence, even when we don’t feel confident — can affect testosterone and cortisol levels in the brain, and might even have an impact on our chances for success.