Sunday, 28 September 2014

Some Stories you Might have Missed - September Edition

The Stranger's Guide to London - Everything the Georgian countryman needed to know in order not to be ripped off by duffers, waylaid by Jilts, tricked by Coin-Droppers or smuggled abroad by Crimps.

Down the Rabbit Hole - An analyst looks at the sale of a million sex toys and their reviews and asks, 'Just what do we get up to in the bedroom?' Some fascinating and surprising insights from what may turn out to be one of the most honest sex surveys done in decades.

Behind the Scenes of Vintage Pin-Up Girl Art -  What it says on the tin. Safe for work!

The best 'Man Walks Into A Bar' joke you'll ever read here.

The 62 Areas of Britain that are more expensive than London.

The Girl who was frightened to Death by a Coffin - Some delicious Victorian strangeness, and some more here with The Strange Tale of the Ladies who Limped.

You really can be bored to Death - Study shows that boredom is bad for you; those who live tedious lives are twice as likely to die young.

Internet Trolls really are Horrible People - Study reveals that trolls are narcissistic, Machiavellian, psychopathic, and sadistic ... as well as being arseholes.

A Messy Desk encourages a Creative Mind - Study shows that the state of my desk is just right. I knew it all along.

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