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Olympic Gold: why do we love a loser?

Whilst everyone loves to see a record breaking performance that scoops Gold, or a plucky effort to secure a Bronze medal, it seems like a peculiarly English pastime to save the biggest cheers for the valiant loser who crosses the … Continue reading

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I’ve got a hunch you’re right. What have we learnt about facts, figures and experience?

I watched a film last night about a runaway train. The basic premise was that the driverless train was heading at high speed (complete with toxic cargo) towards the town and inevitable disaster. Luckily, a second train, crewed by two … Continue reading

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