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Give us a grin – its International Happiness day

It’s been revealed that e in the UK are the 15th happiest country on the planet…surprised? It is the Scandic nations that have the top five spots, highest taxes on the planet and darkest days aside, they’re a jolly bunch it appears. Finland is the No1 spot on the happy …

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Big Bang Fair here we come

If you happen to be at the Big Bang Fair at NEC this next few days swing by and catch up with us at the National Geographic STEM area. We’ll be making Volcanoes erupt and digging for fossils so it’ll be well worth your time. These new kits from Bandai …

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Blockbuster Video – WOW what a difference!

Opening its first branch back in 1989 (Shirley Valentine, Rain Man, Cocktail, Ghostbusters II) and grew to a whopping 9,000 plus stores by 2004 and then, it began. New rental and streaming services started to appear and, as of last week when an Australian outlet conceded defeat and shut up …

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C’mon Barbie lets go Party – Celebrating six decades of an icon

  Pub quizzery data: Barbie’s full name is Barbara Millicent Roberts. Barbie was named after Ruth Handler’s daughter, Barbara. Her son was Kenneth. She is from (fictional) Willows, Wisconsin where she attended High School. Barbie doll’s official birthday is March 9, 1959 – the exact date she was unveiled to …

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Flippin’ brilliant – the pancake posse of playthings is here

Pancake day today, plenty of facts and figures about, our favourite is that it is called Carnivale in Italy and is Latin for “Goodbye to the flesh” – Others are all about the number of eggs getting cracked across the UK and the world’s fastest pancake race – We care …

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Best-selling UK car? Fiat? Fiesta? think again….

Designed by an ex Chrysler car-parts designer the Cozy Coupe was the car that broke all the rules on design back in 1979 namely that they should be low and long. Celebrating being 40 years young in 2019 this Northampton car dealership took delivery last week of the UK’s best-selling …

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Celebrating St Davids day with Dragon training fodder

Celebrating the first day of Spring yes but more importantly the legend that is St David. Load up with facts HERE but take this one for your Welsh themed pub quizzing later – The nickname ‘Taffy’ for a Welshman comes from St David. It comes from Dafydd, Welsh for David.   …

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Wizarding-World Inspired Invisibility Cloak Set to appear this Summer

Harry Potter and his cloak

Together with Warner Bros. Wow! Stuff have re-created actual magic hidden within a garment akin to the one worn by the young Harry Potter. This cloak will make you, anyone or anything Going by the name of Invisibility Cloak Illusion Costume fans of Potter and disappearing are going to have …

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NERF Fortnite Blasters announced

Nerf Fortnite SP-L

In partnership with Epic Games Hasbro have unveiled their new Fortnite NERF line-up. Inspired by blasters in the game, the line includes the Nerf Elite Fortnite SP-L and AR-L, as well as a couple of microshots including mini versions of the TS, RL, and LLAMA. Play out Battle Royale now …

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LEGO launches new way to play with AR infused Hidden Side

The idea behind this augmented reality-enhanced LEGO play is to turn a haunted world back to normal, one ghost at a time. The Danish outfit are being very vocal about this being the first AR play to fully and seamlessly integrate augmented reality with physical construction leading to interactive play. …

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