Archive | September, 2018

Personality Disorders

For some reason human beings need to name things. It has something to do with our need to create order and know where we stand and what is going on. In the Biblical story of Genesis and the process of creation it comes to the point when God parades all the animals of the earth, […]

Should Humans Hibernate?

We received a message from a listener enquiring about hibernation. They noted how in the winter months they become less social and more irritable and asked is hibernation normal? Well, the answer is yes, but not sleeping like a bear. More like slowing down and losing some energy that we would normally get from the […]

TSHP275: Trial by Twitter

What’s Coming This Episode? Social media has given us immense power. We can contact almost anyone at any time and share our thoughts with them. Ain’t that wonderful? Well, not always. People are learning some HARD lessons about how to wield this power. Are you ready to learn those lessons the easy way? Enjoy the […]

Trial by Twitter

In this weeks podcast Ed and I were reviewing the recent spate of media induced conflicts from Colleen Nolan’s spat with Kim on Loose Women, through the strange behaviours of Roxanne Pallet on Big Brother, to Kirsty Allsopp revelation of having smashed her son’s iPads because they failed to comply with the rules on screen […]

TSHP274: How can I tell if I’m being taken advantage of?

What’s Coming This Episode? We know advertising works. If it didn’t businesses wouldn’t fork out so much on it. But when does a harmless advert become a sinister online stalker? What happens when the technology of online advertising is used for darker purposes? Most importantly, how can we prepare ourselves to spot it coming? Enjoy […]

Influence and vulnerability

Influence Ed came across this very weird service offer by,  The Spinner  that puts cookies on target people so that they get nudged with adverts and services that will guide them towards doing what you want them to do. One service was so that you could subliminally suggest to someone that they might want to have […]