Saturday, 8 April 2017

Writing - 10 current affairs items

There is an other worldly feel about this week s selection and also more than a nod to the past.


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1. Everything you know about your memory might be wrong

It changes weekly!


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2. Medieval villagers chopped up the dead to stop them coming back as zombies

Before the time of Boris Karloff


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3. Bob Dylan has finally accepted his Nobel Prize

Old news!


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4. It's illegal in Russia to share an image of Vladimir Putin as a "potentially gay clown"

Can't blame him.


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5. Brexit actually happened 450,000 years ago (geologically speaking)

It was right half a million years ago and it is still right.
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6. Most of Mars' air was "lost to space"

Careless - hope it doesn't happen here!
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7. Harrison Ford will keep his pilot's licence despite being a "schmuck"

Scary!
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8. If you are a night owl, it might be down to a genetic mutation

Might be down to coffee!


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9. Tony Blackburn "was once in a folk band"

And your point is?
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10. An atmosphere has been found around an Earth-like planet called GJ 1132b

It will just take a millennium to get there.


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God Bless