Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Random factoids for your next dinner party convo.

  • Cultural background can effect one's perception of time. For example, Americans tend to think about time in 5-minute increments, while Middle Easterners do so in 15-minute increments. This means that an American's five minute siesta and a Middle Easterner's fifteen minute siesta are actually experienced as the same amount of 'quality' rest time.
  • The world's deepest postbox is in Susami Bay in Japan. It's located 10 metres underwater.
  •  Experiments show that male rhesus macaque monkeys will pay to look at pictures of female rhesus macaques' bottoms.
  • The ...

Stop The Traffik.

Stop The Traffik.

My name is Zephanie Cole and I have recently joined Media Trust as a Volunteer Channel Assistant, immersing myself in one of Media Trust's many driving forces, Community Channel. 

Last week, in my efforts to uncover ground breaking and thought-provoking films for Community Channel, I arranged to meet the Community Network Coordinators of the organisation, Stop the Traffik, members of a global movement of activists from every corner of the world, who are dedicated to confronting and preventing people trafficking. I was eager to find out more about their on-going campaigns and moreover whether the work and services carried ...

Ugli Kitchen Update

Ugli Kitchen Update

The winds of change have whipped across the Ugli Kitchen and Big Room - the beating heart of this building, bustling with our members and bubbling with offerings to keep them operating at their best. Mark is leaving our community, and has chosen his successor - so it is with sadness we bid our chef stalwart goodbye and with some degree of excitement anticipate the food of the future. Here's word from the men on the front line...

Hello and Goodbye,

It’s hard to believe that I’ve owned and operated the Ugli Kitchen business for more than 2 years ...

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