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Yule Never Guess What?

Yule Never Guess What?

Christmas is just around the corner! Here are some random factoids for your Christmas party convo:

- During the Christmas of 1914 (World War 1), a truce was held between Germany and the UK. They decorated their shelters, exchanged gifts across no man's land and played a game of football between themselves.

- There is a village in Peru where people settle the previous year's grudges by first fighting. They then start the New Year off on a clean slate.

- Telling scary ghost stories is an old Christmas Eve tradition that has died out in the past century.

- Nearly all ...

It's International Beer Day!

It's International Beer Day!

It’s International Beer Day! Are you excited? We sure are. In honour of this sacred day, we’ve collated some interesting facts about beer just for you!

Did you know…?

1. “Beer is proof that God loves us.” - Ben Franklin

2. Feeling scholarly? Zythology is the study of beer and beer making, including the role of particular ingredients play in the brewing process

3. The first professional brewers were all women

4. There are 400 types of beer. Belgium has the most individual beer brands in the world

5. Cenosillicaphobia is the fear of an empty beer glass

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You really aorta donate...

You really aorta donate...

Did you know that the NHS is currently running a #missingtype campaign to urge people to donate desperately needed blood? Letters are disappearing from all manner of places, including our L vely Twitter! Be sure to support the cause and donate blood – you could save a life.

In the meantime, here are some interesting facts about blood that could get your own blood curdling:

  • In Japan, blood type is considered to be an indicator to one’s personality. This has made way for blood type themed goods, including condoms.

    The condoms are all the same, but contain different instructions for ...