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Postcodes Introduced - A Boxego Moment in History - 3rd October 1959

Postcodes were introduced into Britain for the first time on this day in 1959. This system divided up the whole of the UK into postal districts and there are now more than 1.7 million postcodes covering 30 million addresses.
On this day in History, postcodes were introduced into Britain for the first time.  This system divided up the whole of the UK into postal districts and there are now more th… http://boxego.com/boxblog/2013/10/postcodes-introduced-boxego-moment-history-3rd-october-1959/

Travis - Box, boxes or both?

Nobody can pull on those Country & Western heartstrings like quite like Randy Travis can. We came across this song called The Box when we were trying to find a Travis song called Boxes. How weird is that? And more, they’re both about they same subject, af…
Nobody can pull on those Country & Western heartstrings like quite like Randy Travis can. We came across this song called The Box when we were trying to find a Travis song cal… http://boxego.com/boxblog/2013/10/travis-box-boxes-or-both/

Why Boxego - Post Destruct option

Ever worried about someone finding your diary? What about them reading it? If you keep a paper diary, what will happen to it later, much later, after you’re gone? Will you have destroyed it to ensure that nobody would ever know your most secret of secret…
Post Destruct. Ever worried about someone finding your diary? What about them reading it? If you keep a paper diary, what will happen to it later, much later, after you… http://boxego.com/boxblog/2013/10/why-boxego-post-destruct-option/

Halloween Howlers - 31st October 2013

Happy Halloween! Here's a bunch of frighteningly funny Halloween facts and funnies.
The madness of Halloween is nearly upon us and so we have a theme this week… Is this quite possibly the coolest and cutest costume of them all… baby LED Halloween… http://boxego.com/boxblog/2013/10/boxego-moments-week-25th-october-2013/

Boxego Moments this Week - 25th October 2013

Another week, another bunch of funny and weird stuff to make us laugh, wonder, stare agog and shake our heads at.
Starting a revolution? Russell Brand makes Jeremy Paxman looks ridiculous on Newsnight A customer gets more than he bargained for from a breakdancing petrol attendant Sleepi… http://boxego.com/boxblog/2013/10/boxego-moments-week-25th-october-20131/

The Birth of the IPod - A Boxego Moment in History - 23rd October 2001

The very first Apple IPod, which was released on this day in 2001. The name IPod was inspired by the Stanley Kubrick movie 2001: A Space Odyssey, and in particular from the line... "Open the pod bay door, Hal".
A Boxego Timeline journal entry... Before the Ipod, digital music players fell in to two categories, they were big, heavy and clunky or they were useless. On 23rd October, Stev… http://boxego.com/boxblog/2013/10/birth-ipod-boxego-moment-history-23rd-october-2001/

Boxego Moments this Week - 18th October 2013

Another week, another bunch of funny and weird stuff to make us laugh, wonder, stare agog and shake our heads at.
Get your mates round for Friday fish ‘n’ chips. Invite the village for the biggest fish ever? Lighting doesn’t strike twice, apparently, but what would we see… http://boxego.com/boxblog/2013/10/boxego-moments-week-18th-october-2013/

Martin Luther King Jr - A Boxego Moment in History - 15th October 1964

Martin Luther King Jr was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize on this day in 1964.
A Boxego Timeline journal entry... Martin Luther King Jr dreamt that all inhabitants of the United States would be judged by their personal qualities and not by the colour of t… http://boxego.com/boxblog/2013/10/martin-luther-king-jr-boxego-moment-history/

Boxego Moments this Week - 11th October 2013

Another week, another bunch of funny and weird stuff to make us laugh, wonder, stare agog and shake our heads at.
The end of the week is nigh...no scrap that, it’s here! Here are some entertaining and noteworthy items that have caught our eye this week... Brad Cromer's makes a circul… http://boxego.com/boxblog/2013/10/boxego-moments-week-11th-october-2013/

A Stop Motion first: Who took the last biscuit?

Look out Morph and move over Wallace and Gromit. The rise of the stop motion app is making the art of animated filmmaking accessible to anyone with a smart phone.
Stop motion animation is a cinematic technique used to make static objects appear as if they are moving. This technique is commonly used in claymation and puppet-based a… http://boxego.com/boxblog/2013/10/stop-motion-first-who-took-last-biscuit/

Post Office Tower: A Boxego Moment in History - 8th October 1965

The Post Office Tower - the tallest building of its day - opened in London on this day in 1965.
A Boxego Timeline journal entry... The Post Office Tower - the tallest building of its day - opened in London on this day in 1965. The BT Tower is a famous building on Londo… http://boxego.com/boxblog/2013/10/post-office-tower-boxego-moment-history-8th-october-1965/

Boxego Moments this Week - 4th October 2013

Another week, another bunch of funny and weird stuff to make us laugh, wonder, stare agog and shake our heads at.
Video resignation gets 8 million hits in first day, amazing optical illusions plus why no one follows you on Twitter...   Viral You Tube video employee’s resign… http://boxego.com/boxblog/2013/10/boxego-moments-week-4th-october-2013/

Happy Birthday: Jackie Collins - another Boxego Moment

Happy Birthday Jackie! How old is she? We'd never be so rude as to ask a girl her age.
Jackie Collins has written 29 novels, all of which have appeared on the New York Times bestsellers list.  In total, she has sold over 500 million copies and they have … http://boxego.com/boxblog/2013/10/happy-birthday-jackie-collins-another-boxego-moment/

From Taylor to Grave

As Elizabeth Taylor returned to her home from Richard Burton’s memorial service following his unexpected death on 5th August 1984, she received the last ever love letter that he wrote to her just days before his death. It was the last of many letters that…
As Elizabeth Taylor returned to her home from Richard Burton’s memorial service following his unexpected death on 5th August 1984, she received the last ever love letter tha… http://boxego.com/boxblog/2013/10/taylor-grave/

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