My Peep At Life…

January 14, 2009

Biology counts for success

Filed under: News — @ 10:42 AM

hand

New findings by scientists at Cambridge University could link success in financial trading with finger length. Those with ring fingers longer than index fingers were found to make the most money. This is thought to be linked to exposure to testosterone in the womb, so the better traders were more aggressive. (more…)

January 12, 2009

New email regulations

Filed under: News — @ 10:35 AM
email

From mid-March new rules come into effect, meaning records of all emails sent or received have to be kept for a year. The ISPs will have to store the information, though there may be some informal leeway for small companies. (more…)

January 7, 2009

Christmas Escape

Filed under: Just Funny,News — @ 10:25 AM
wild turkey

One turkey at least has escaped it’s fate this year, when it was found wandering along the road. It’s unclear where the bird came from, it could have fallen off the back of a truck, or escaped from a farm or a private coop. (more…)

January 5, 2009

Get off the vicious circle

Filed under: News,People and Communities — @ 10:01 AM
violence in schools

Violence in schools is becoming a big problem, with over 7000 police call outs in the past year. The worst area appeared to be that covered by the Metropolitan police, but differences in how the statistics are recorded means comparisons are difficult. (more…)

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