Category Archives: culture

Court rules that Bridge isn’t a sport

English Bridge Union wanted it to be classed as a sport after it was refused funding. Body that refused funding said sports required physical activity. Hence challenge in court.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-beds-bucks-herts-41762824

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The terracotta warriors are getting heavier

Each terracotta warriors has got about 4kg since it was made.  Why?  Because it turns out  bricks and ceramics absorb moisture at a fixed rate, even over thousands of years.