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I've played the Sims since it was released back in 2000...wait really, that's 17 years ago?! Now I feel old. I remember my first family was myself and my Husband, who was loosely based on a guy...

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Come on now, own up; how many of you have a guitar that you never play? Maybe you started to teach yourself because guitars are cool, but then it got lost with all the...

Today is…Data Privacy Day

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Today is…Opposite Day

Yes, indeed! The day this is so beloved of smart-arse children everywhere does, in fact, have an official day! 25th January is Opposite Day! ...or is it? Hm. Now there's a paradox!     You're going to...

Today is…World Religion Day

World Religion Day began in Portland, Maine in October 1947. A gentleman named Firuz Kazemzadeh hosted the talk in Eastland Park Hotel, and since then the observance of this day has spread all over the...
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Today is…Friday 13th

Friggatriskaidekaphobia is the fear of Friday 13th. Good ol' Friday 13th. That day, like no other day, when you stub your toe and everyone around you goes "Oooooooh Friday 13th!".  However, sometimes strange and unfortunate...

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Dear Santa, I want to be a Time Traveller

Stuck for ideas on what to but that time traveller wannabe in your life for Christmas? Lucky you - We have a handy gift buying guide for just such an occasion: Back to the Future Monopoly £34.99 What are...

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