Changing The Clocks To British Summer Time: Good For “Larks”, Bad for “Night Owls”:

Do you know who invented the proverb “Early to bed and early to rise makes a person healthy, wealthy and wise”? It was Benjamin Franklin, one of the “Founding Fathers” of the USA. Do you agree with him? John Ciardi, a 20th century American poet, for one, was unconvinced. He observed that it tends to […]

Filed under: Society | Posted on March 22nd, 2017 by Colin D Gordon | No Comments »

Compulsive Smartphone Use Still Allowed – But Not If You’re Driving:

Are you “nomophobic”? If you’re not sure what that is, it’s a condition from which Harry Wallop, a Daily Telegraph journalist, suffers. He has a fear of having no mobile phone. He admits that the very first thing he does when he wakes up in the morning, while still in bed, is to pick up […]

Filed under: Media, Society | Posted on March 7th, 2017 by Colin D Gordon | No Comments »

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