today i learned – thurs 5th apr 2018

every now and then, i quite like keeping y’all up-to-date with the latest internetweb based fads 😏

far from being another awful soap eating challenge or something like that πŸ™ˆ this one is actually something you should try! πŸ™ŒπŸ»

#tdil that japan has a new craze where they take a ball of aluminium and polish it into a gorgeous ball of shiny goodness 😍 Continue reading “today i learned – thurs 5th apr 2018”

today i learned – sat 5th aug 2017

i has originally planned to be super efficient today … i was going to have this all written and posted by lunchtime! however, i’m not good at efficient – so, we’re back to racing against the clock! 😒

that said, i’m sooooo impressed with today’s fact … it has legit blown my mind 😵 like, what the actual?!

#tdil that an iphone 📱 with a full hard drive is actually heavier than it was the day that you picked it up 😱. Continue reading “today i learned – sat 5th aug 2017”

today i learned – tues 1st aug 2017

right, i’m going to get straight into it … the apocalypse is coming and it’s all facebook’s fault 😭 i know that we’ve had lots of possible apocalypses on this blog … but this one is legit 🤙🏻

(also, on a brighter facebook note, the blog now has a facebook page! you should go ->here<- and follow it so you’re always up-to-date! 😬)

#tdil that facebook shut down two robots earlier today because they taught themselves a new language that only they understood 🤖☠️ Continue reading “today i learned – tues 1st aug 2017”

today i learned – tues 25th july 2017

unlike yesterday’s failed attempt at a shark based fact for #sharkweek 🦈, today has been a success 😏.

because we’re damn super cool on this here blog, we’re gon’ be super awesome and combine two parts of popular culture – selfies and shark week #goals.

#tdil that (in 2015 at least) more people die due to selfies than shark attacks 😳 #awks Continue reading “today i learned – tues 25th july 2017”

today i learned – sun 23rd july 2017

today, i have had one of the most stereotypically english days ever … it has been ruddy glorious! it has been tweed galore!

it has also been filled with mad racing cars firing themselves up a really steep hill 🏎 … basically, i’ve been to goodwood but without any of the horrendous queues or commercialism. i also learned some stuff! 😏

#tdil how the phrase “flying by the seat of your pants” came about 🤙🏻 … there’s clue in the phrase, if i’m honest 🙃 Continue reading “today i learned – sun 23rd july 2017”

today i learned – fri 21st july 2017

today, we’re going to experience something that i’ve decided to name ‘blogception’ 🤓 … basically, we’re going to discuss blogs on a blog 😂

so yeah, this was actually inspired because i asked if i could write a guest post for someone … maybe i did, maybe i didn’t … at this point, you know better than me. anyway, shall we get on with it? 🙃

#tdil about the history of blogging! like, have you ever just stopped and thought – ‘where on earth did this wonderful idea even come from? 🤔’ (no? me neither until today). Continue reading “today i learned – fri 21st july 2017”

today i learned – mon 17th july 2017

ok, this is probably going to be a short one 🙈 … like, really short … but i just couldn’t miss this post out!

wondering why? well, it’s about emojis of course! 😂 possibly my favourite things in the whole entire world … i think i actually prefer emojis to people 🙃.

#tdil that today – 17th july – was #worldemojiday 😱😱😱 a whole day devoted to emojis?! #life 🙌🏻 Continue reading “today i learned – mon 17th july 2017”

today i learned – sat 1st july 2017

ok, i’ve said it before and i’ll say it again – this year seriously needs to slow down! how on god’s green earth is it already july?!😳

another thing that seriously needs to slow down is the amount of pollen that is apparently floating around πŸ˜’ i literally don’t think i’ve stopped sneezing today 😭 … once again, i’ve digressed πŸ˜‚πŸ™ˆ.

#tdil that you can use liquid nitrogen to make super cool (well, freezing cold) coke coconuts that are solid on the outside and liquid on the inside 😍. Continue reading “today i learned – sat 1st july 2017”

today i learned – thurs 29th june 2017

i’ll be completely honest, today’s fact came after a serious delve down the rabbit hole 🐰 that is the internetweb.

seriously, this fact was originally going to be about walking and the hadron collider … yet it ended up here?! don’t even ask πŸ˜‚.

#tdil that thomas the tank engine didn’t actually feature in the original book – the three railway engines πŸš‚. dude appeared later on and stole the show πŸ™ƒ. Continue reading “today i learned – thurs 29th june 2017”

today i learned – tues 27th june 2017

i’m currently sat in an entirely dark room (due to a seemingly unending power cut) listening to the crackle of my brilliant wood wick candle … not gonna lie, it’s ruddy sublime πŸ™ŒπŸ» should do this more often.

this isn’t a shameless plug of wood wick (because i have like five readers … i’d totally sell out for wood wick though πŸ™ƒ) but you should totally purchase yourself one … smells great, sounds brilliant – it’s like having a fireplace in my room! 😍 anyway, this is totes irrelanvent … on with the show πŸ™ˆ

#tdil the reason why beer fizzes up when you hit the top of the bottle with another beer bottle 🍺 … (told you that awesome sounding candles were totally irrelevant). Continue reading “today i learned – tues 27th june 2017”

today i learned – weds 14th june 2017

i want to start today’s post with an update on something that i wrote about at the end of last month: apple always showing 09:41 as the time when they release an iphone πŸ“± (you can read that –>here<–). 

whilst doing a screen recording of my iphone earlier today, i found out that your phone automatically sets the time to 09:41! #mad. random fact no1 there πŸ‘πŸ» you can have that one for free 😬. anyway, on with the show…

#tdil that bill gates hacked his school’s class scheduling system so that he was put in classes with girls 😏 #slyoldfox (interestingly, iphones don’t try to capitalise bill gates’ name πŸ™ˆ #awks) Continue reading “today i learned – weds 14th june 2017”