The truth about beauty marks

In your lifetime, beauty marks have likely been seen as a sign of, well, beauty. This is partially dictated by Hollywood’s elite. Cindy Crawford, for example, is notorious for her iconic “blemish.” Yet, even she considered having surgery to get rid of it. “I would get teased by the other kids in school, so I definitely wanted to get it […]

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English GCSE results to plunge this summer as teens tune in to World Cup

Researchers at Oxford and Bristol universities analysed the GCSE results of 3.5 million pupils between 2002 and 2008 and noticed a dip in grades in World Cup and European Championship years. On average, students dropped a quarter of a grade in each of their subjects which the paper claimed was ‘roughly equivalent to the difference between being taught by a […]

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