Wintery myths and legends

Wintery myths and legends

January may be well behind us, but we’ve still got at least another month of winter (except in Newcastle Upon Tyne, where it seems to be winter permanently). We know that spring will soon be here, but in the past people couldn’t be so sure. So what did folk around the...
Unusual races from around the world

Unusual races from around the world

As January comes to an end, so does many people’s motivation for sticking to their New Year’s resolutions. Running to keep fit seemed like a great idea at 11:30pm on New Year’s Eve, but a month later, as the snow starts to fall, you might start thinking that a less...
5 more rocks that look a bit like people

5 more rocks that look a bit like people

It’s been almost three years since our last round-up of rocks that look a bit like people, so I think it’s about time for another, don’t you? Apparently, the ability to see faces and people in random objects is a psychological phenomenon called...