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Brain "car wash"

An interesting article on why we have to kip and what goes on when we do.
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"The brain uses sleep to wash away the waste toxins built up during a hard day's thinking, researchers ...



A story with a happy ending...

Made me smile....
Quote:
Two hapless drunks have been jailed after attempting their intended mugging victim turned out to be a cage fighter.
Lewis Hawkins, 24, had just returned from an evening gym session ...

Possible breast cancer breakthrough

'' Potential breakthrough' for breast cancer treatment
A new HRT pill that could prevent breast cancer has been hailed as a breakthrough with the potential to help millions of women.
Experts said they believed ...

Well said

http://youtu.be/WibmcsEGLKo ...

Has any guy not been here?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=-4EDhdAHrOg ...

Dodgy Developer

Here's a thought why not go round to the Developers Home and knock that down as well ! : http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2465761/Couples-dream-Spanish-home-demolished-planning-officials-villa-built-rogue-developer ...

Yorkshire Tea

sometime back some people were looking for these....... Well I bought some the other day from Plus in Xylotimbou .... I had a cup of this Northern Nector , and to be honest I couldnt tell the difference between this and P ...

Tea or Coffee

Are you Tea or Coffee person. My wife and I are both Tea people, with an average of 10 mugs a day each with 2 sugars and milk. ...





More Divisive Than Politics or Religion

MARMITE
You either love it or loathe it!
Nothing like a cheese and Marmite toastie to start the day.. \:D/
...

Grandad Faith

" Wales man wins 125,000 from 14-year-old bet after his grandson plays in a World Cup qualifier"
http://ftw.usatoday.com/2013/10/harry-wilson-wales-125000-pound-bet/ ...

A quickie..................... for Devil?

In answer to the riddle
"What is lighter than the substance it's made out of?"
can it be correctly answered
" Ice ". :? ...

Amazing talented kids

http://youtu.be/UJrSUHK9Luw ...

I have entered this lotto competition

have a look, have a laugh and please vote and share. https://promoshq.wildfireapp.com/website/6/contests/327828/voteable_entries/68858517 ...

Lunar eclipse

There's a penumbral lunar eclipse this Friday. Perhaps someone would be kind enough to post a link as I can't do it on this thing: stubs 'n' all. :( ...

Is the Oroklini Cemetry Fund a scam?

Has anyone asked for an account of the huge amount of money collected? Increased this year from 80/90 or 50/60 per household. Where does it all disappear to? I wrote to the Mukhtar on 18.06 asking for a financial stateme ...



The power of prayer


Apologies for the incorrect link, & thanks for the correction L&S. ...

What Would You Do? ..........

What would you do in a situation like this??? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VlOxlSOr3_M ...

10/10 for effort

http://youtu.be/-Bw39SIiHrQ ...

Taliban take the fight to the US

I've never experienced anything like it. ...

Government workers

An american mate of mine sent me this, ......... with the shutdown, 36% of government workers are idle. BEFORE the shutdown 89% of government workers were idle!! :lol: ..... it looks like Government workers the World over ar ...

New target for thieves

Hi all, got up this morning and found that half the neighbourhoods bin stores, had been deprived of their doors!! I can only assume that this is people taking them to sell as scrap metal. I was one of the few lucky on ...

Live by the Sword die by the sword.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2458358/Video-shows-terrifying-moment-thief-holds-motorcyclist-gunpoint--undercover-cop-shoots-robber-away-bike.html ...



Back to work tomorrow

Just had 18 fantastic days in Tersefanou but reality kicks in tomorrow, back to work :cry: .
Second day there we got our IPT payed, had a great holiday and the only low point was we had to attend the funeral of the fi ...

Iran & Israel

Today's TED topic:
Quote:Iran and Israel: two nations with tense relations that seem existentially at odds. But for all their antagonistic rhetoric, there is a recent hidden history of collaboration, even friendship. ...

New Shopping Search Added

Hi all, For those in Cyprus who like to do a bit of shopping on eBay I recently finished a little search tool that hopefully you will find helpful: http://www.easterncyprus.com/ebay/ It's pretty self explanatory wi ...

Gorgeous Nails!!!


Ladies, for years I have struggled to find a nail technician who knows her stuff & does excellent nails that last instead of paying a small fortune for them to last a week!! Found one!! Valeria in Napa. Trained ...

Weather

mouse wrote:I have decided that we will have a cold and wet winter.
I was right last year when I forecast a warm winter.
You must be joking, freezing up here at 500+ meters last year :o
Broke the quil ...

Forget guns. I want this dog!

http://vdha.us/content15885.html%C2%A0%C2%A0 ...

How does he do it?

An intriguing puzzle - to which I have managed to fathom the solution. Can you? http://www.youtube.com/watch_popup?feature=player_embedded&v=3PszMaZ5Ipk ...



Hornets

I've never trusted these things. Although, they do seem to be of a fairly placid species hereabouts - so far anyway.
" China hornets kill 41 in north since July
Attacks by hornets in northern China have killed ...

Arrest warrants issued for AKEL members: reports

Quote:Arrest warrants issued for AKEL members: reports
Police has issued arrest warrants for two AKEL members in connection with a dodgy land deal, reports said Wednesday.
It is thought however that no senior me ...

I was hit for no reason!! by a female Scot.

True Story.

The members of our Bowls Club were celebrating the 80th Birthday of Charles at the Mimosa Hotel last night, so after the meal I did a fun Quiz.
One of the Questions was whic ...

CYPRUSSMOOTHIE

Hi to everyone. At long last we are back online. Unfortunately due to the move and problems accessing the internet all email addreesses have been erased. Hmm not impressed. Can i ask everyone who wishes to write to me ...

U.S.A. begins government shutdown as budget deadline passes

Quote:The US government has begun a partial shutdown after the Republican-led House of Representatives refused to approve a budget for next year.
A midnight deadline passed without agreement despite a last-gasp appeal ...

Death wish comes to mind.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2441290/Cyclist-comes-inches-death-train-level-crossing-passes-barrier.html ...

Favourite countries to grow old in..

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/midcmyh3t09r0kj/Global%20AgeWatch%20Index%20Insight%20Report.pdf?token_hash=AAHwy2xmbr1sxquwcYHMzsbfm5MBqg0ZtlIWS3mgks6pHg&dl=1 Got it in yesterday's Telegraph, it's a PDF file so l ...





Film "Sus" on BBC, Also Orphan Black

Anyone see the 1979 film "Sus " on the BBC this last week. The SPG and the Sus laws. Remember them . How things have changed , or have they ? It is on Iplayer till about 11pm GMT today Tues 24th. The first half is a ...

It takes all sorts........................

..................................... :shock:
"American wingsuit flyer Jeb Corliss has performed a jump and dive through a narrow crevasse in the Langshan Mountain in Quzhou, in east China's Zhejiang Province."

LIDL BLEACH

I was given a tip with glass jars to turn it upside down, give it a couple of taps on the bottom and 'hey presto!' Seems to work most times, said it was to do with the air at the top of the jar or summat........ ...

You think Cyprus has bad Drivers!!!

http://youtu.be/E-l4w-DIiXk ...

"Beware promises of 'cheap' Greek property"

"Valuation aside, of equal concern should be how governments drowning in debt may treat foreigners with means in future."
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/investing/10333048/Beware-promises-of-chea ...

Well done mum.

http://news.ninemsn.com.au/entertainment/2013/09/21/12/12/mother-auctions-one-direction-tickets-to-punish-daughter ...

remember these

http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/motoring/motoring-news/one-very-careful-owner-1961-car-for-sale-with-just-20-miles-on-the-clock-8834227.html ...

Serious quiz question - might be one for devil?

Some controversy at our local pub quiz.I would like an answer backed up by authenticated comment - do not refer me to google - been there and there is a conflict of opinion. Question ---How many knees does an elephant hav ...

My Diet - All hope is gone!!!

Just been to the shops. Quaver have brought out a CARAMEL flavour porridge and I soooooo love caramel :D
It's deeeeelicious. :lol: ...

Halloumi

Personally I love Halloumi but the real deal made from sheep/goats milk not the plastic rubber stuff made from cows milk... http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-24159029 ...

Would it work here?

Cookisto: A new Greek way of getting dinner
The Greek Cookisto site (in English)
...

Cyprus Economy

According to today's "Famagusta Gazette" President Anastasiades yesterday told members of the London Cypriot Community that in regard to the Cypriot economy: "there is a 'Titanic' effort in progress to deal with the situati ...

Kenya

Every time I check the BBC website the number of innocent people murdered in this massacre has increased:
" Kenya standoff: At least 59 dead, minister says "
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-24193059

Got an iPad/iPhone?

IOS 7 - a significant upgrade - will be released this Wednesday: http://www.pcpro.co.uk/news/381931/ios-7-release-date-and-features-confirmed ...


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