22 May 2020

Famous Dreams

Q. What are some historically famous dreams? And what does it all mean anyway? A. Frankenstein first came to Mary Shelley in a dream, Dr Jekyll and Mr. Hyde to Robert Louis Stevenson. Prior to his assassination, President Abraham Lincoln dreamt of a corpse and the ‘subdued sobs of mourners.’

15 May 2020

It’s A Small Say World So

Q. Why can’t I get that song out of my head?! . A. What do Doja Cat, Nicki Minaj and 300 audio-animatronic dolls have in common? They all take starring roles in songs which, once they get in your head, are not so willing to get out. Say So exerts

01 May 2020

Fast As A

Q. It’s incredible to watch animals take back their environs as we non-essential worker humans shelter safely at home. Lions sleeping in the middle of the road, bears frolicking in trees, wild boar eating their way through city greens. But, if and when we start intermingling again, it would be

29 Apr 2020

Forgot That

Q. Day to day, what are we most likely to forget and why? A. “Why did I come upstairs?” “Hey look there’s, um, he’s waving at us. Ugh. What’s his name?” “Has anyone seen my car keys?!” Does any of this sound familiar? No need to bury yourself in remedial

20 Apr 2020

Good News and Bad News

Q. I have good news and bad news. Which do you want to hear first? Why? And what does your order choice mean? . A. Personally, I want to hear the bad news first. Otherwise, I’ll be dreading it the whole time I’m hearing the good. And what if the

11 Apr 2020

Online Covid Buying

Q. Which online products are people buying more during the 2020 pandemic? . A. Researchers from Stackline and Visual Capitalist compared purchases in March of 2020 to those of March 2019. The greatest increases they find are in disposable gloves, bread machines (that explains the empty flour aisles) and cough