Posts for B and B

Is alcohol bad for you? It depends on the drink and how you drink it

shutterstock. Sergey Ryzhov/Shutterstock Richard Hoffman, University of Hertfordshire Recent headlines claim that a glass of wine or a pint of beer a day shortens your life. It’s enough to dampen […]

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What happens after soldiers leave the military?

Bude and the surrounding area is no stranger to ex members of the military. Here, business writer, Jamie Costello, offers some sound advice for the transition from military life:   […]

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Anthropocene: why the chair should be the symbol for our sedentary age

Gn fotografie/Shutterstock.com Vybarr Cregan-Reid, University of Kent Why are there no chairs in the Bible, or in all 30,000 lines of Homer? Neither are there any in Shakespeare’s Hamlet – […]

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Should vegans avoid avocados and almonds?

Avocadon’t? Nataliya Arzamasova/Shutterstock Dominic Wilkinson, University of Oxford A video recently doing the rounds on Facebook included a segment from the BBC comedy quiz show QI. The video asks which […]

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What is the secret to eternal youth?

 It’s a question that has been puzzling people for centuries but new market research has revealed that holidays, sex and time spent outside are the key to staying young at […]

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Missing cat

We have a missing cat, so please keep an eye out. Just awaiting more details and will update this when we have them. Meanwhile, if you have seen this beauty, […]

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How to help our Garden Wildlife in this Hot Weather

  By Helen Shingler: Nearly all of us in the UK are currently experiencing exceptionally hot weather and I felt it was a good idea to write something on this […]

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Exam stress: What is it and how can I manage it?

shutterstock Teena Clouston, Cardiff University A little stress around exam time can be a good thing, as it motivates you to put in the work. But sometimes stress levels can […]

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How dementia is portrayed in comics – and what sufferers think about it

‘I’m still me inside’. Ayelet-keshet/Shutterstock.com Sarah McNicol, Manchester Metropolitan University Worldwide, there are an estimated 46.8m people living with dementia. The numbers affected will double every 20 years, rising to […]

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What you need to know about phishing

From Action Fraud:  What is phishing? Fraudulently sending emails purporting to be from reputable companies in order to trick individuals into revealing personal information, such as passwords and financial information. Phishing can also […]

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