Procrastination fans (or haters), check out these stories from BBC readers including:
I am a teacher, I once left a set of books unmarked for so long I was embarrassed to give them back to the students yet again unmarked. So I hid them, then went into the classroom and told them they had been stolen. Sonia, London
There is also a Radio 4 documentary which you can download in the next 5 days. Or of course, you could procrastinate…
Ok so perhaps I am being melodramatic. Or maybe not. Fly faster than light and explore the largest sky map ever created thanks to those clever scientists at Berkley working on the BOSS project.
We are really, really, really, really, really small. Really.
“Truthiness is a quality characterizing a “truth” that a person claims to know intuitively “from the gut” or because it “feels right” without regard to evidence, logic, intellectual examination, or facts.” Wikipedia
For those of you who may not know, “truthiness” was coined by American satirist Stephen Colbert in 2005. It is the appeal to emotion rather than reason. What you feel is right rather than what the facts of evidence tell us. Now a student from the Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand has been looking into how pictures affect it with a rather cunning experiment.
The conclusion: pictures rock. And if you don’t believe me, here is a picture of Stephen Colbert to convince you.
What is love? A noun? A verb? A feeling or need? It is the BIG question which has occupied some of our greatest minds from Shakespeare and J-Lo to Haddaway.
Join the American psychologist Marshall Rosenberg and a couple of puppets props to find out…