Archive | June, 2011


Apprentice makes the case for personality testing

Image: Rex Features Guru and Mrs Guru found themselves watching the Apprentice last night after the remote control fell to the floor and out of their respective reaches. Mrs Guru has been campaigning for a vacation from the history channel, so it was a happy coincidence. We were both bowled over by the brilliance of […]
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Scientists go potty for office plants

Image: Rex Features Hiding among the Daily Mail’s myriad stories about saucily dressed women, was a story that caught Guru’s attention about how pot plants can reduce office sick rates (Stressed at work? Put potted plants on your desk). Scientists from the Norwegian University of Life Sciences and Uppsala University have discovered – through an […]
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Royal fillip for DRA

Image: Rex Features The Duke of Edinburgh has just turned 90, although one could be forgiven for thinking he’s been in his 90s for the past fifty years – an admirable trait in Guru’s view. The prince – a leading authority on economics (“Everybody was saying we must have more leisure. Now they are complaining […]
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