Why can I remember historical facts but not where I left my keys?

Why can't I remember

Why is it that I can remember dates in history, battles , reigns, birthdays, etc but I can’t remember where I put my keys or phone? (or other things that I did recently!) A familiar scenario in films and novels […]


How many generations ago was a modern dog a wolf?

Dog Wolf

When you look at a pristinely pampered poodle or a yapping Chihuahua peeking out of a fashionista’s handbag, it is hard to imagine that they once descended from bloodthirsty wolves. However, it is true that the domesticated dogs of today are actually […]

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What are the chances? The 6 most unlikely sporting achievements… ever

Unlikely Sports

The FIFA World Cup in Brazil may be over, but it will live long in the memory for a whole host of unpredictable twists and turns. Minnows Costa Rica dumfounded their critics to sail through to the latter stages, former […]