# Facts

Facts

### Think You Can Solve This Maths Problem For Seven-Year-Olds? Prove It

Not everyone excels at mathematics, but we’d all like to think we could answer a seven-year-old’s homework, right? Well, one mother was left so stumped after she tried to help her daughter with her maths homework that she sought help in a private Facebook group. But it was to no avail, with members of the

### Map Of The UK Where Nobody Lives

You may think you live in the middle of nowhere. If there’s houses even a kilometre around you, think again. The UK is actually covered in in greenery. As a staggering report from the BBC found, only 5.9 per cent of the land in the country is actually built on. The lowest proportion is found

### If Music Gives You Goosebumps, Your Brain Might Be Special

Do you ever get that feeling when listening to a great song that makes all the hairs on your arm stand on end? Personally this writer can remember getting chills when listening to ‘Whole Lotta Love’ by Led Zeppelin on the number 9 bus from Stourbridge when he was 16. Matthew Sachs a former undergraduate

### What People Look Like At 7AM Compared To 7PM

Five years ago, Amsterdam-based street fashion photographer Barbara Iweins decided that she wanted to get to know the fascinating strangers she captured on camera. So she did. ‘Au Coin de ma Rue’, or ‘At the Corner of my Street’, is a multi-year project exploring how Iweins’ relationship with her subjects has changed as she got

### 12 Little Known Laws of Karma (That Will Change your Life)

What is Karma? Karma is the Sanskrit word for action. It is equivalent to Newton’s law of ‘every action must have a reaction’. When we think, speak or act we initiate a force that will react accordingly. This returning force maybe modified, changed or suspended, but most people will not be able eradicate it. This

### Spirit Healer Smears Her Menstrual Blood On Her Face To Take Down The Stigma Around Periods

While some of us are tackling the lingering stigma around the very normal, natural process of menstruation by fighting for free tampons for students or refusing to hide our period products up our sleeve on the way to the loo, one woman has chosen to fight the power by smearing her period blood all over

“We are all born free and spend a lifetime becoming slaves to our own false truths.” ~Atticus Understand: Your ego is not your enemy. It’s more like a clumsy anchor with too many feelings attached to it. It’s like a whiny, woe-is-me mass of sentimentality constantly tripping over itself in front of you. If you

### 7 Meditation Tips From The World’s Happiest Man

According to researchers, Matthieu Ricard is the happiest man in the world, despite the fact that his profession makes him unusual person to hold this title. He is a French, but at certain point of his life decided to turn his back to Parisian intellectual life and move to India in order to study Buddhism.