Without questioning their dependence upon it, billions of people enjoy the ‘hit’ benefits of caffeine every day, particularly in the form of coffee. Possibly the most used psychoactive substance in the world, is it any wonder so many of us can find it difficult diagnosing an addiction to something so insidiously normalised in our culture?
Renting is an important first step towards independence for many young people. The costs involved with renting however, are proving to be a massive hurdle in owning your own home. A recent study suggests that £63,000 is spent on renting before most people can afford to get on the property ladder.
One of the main cast members of Star Trek during its first season in 1966, actress Grace Lee Whitney had a promising future as the Enterprise's Yeoman Janice Rand, but after only 13 episodes she was gone. What happened to her? I read her autobiography The Longest Trek to find out...
Recently a car lease company took time out to break down the cost of all damage in the Transformers films and work out how much time is dedicated to action scenes. Interestingly, over the course of the entire franchise there is only a surprising amount of on-screen fighting.