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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. View Post

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. View Post

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. View Post

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. View Post

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. View Post

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 he’d written to her over the course of their fiery on off romance, the contents of which she never shared choosing instead to take his final words to the grave with her, quite literally. View Post

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. View Post

Boxego Moments this Week - 27th September 2013


Another week, another bunch of funny and weird stuff to make us laugh, wonder, stare agog and shake our heads at. View Post

Yosemite National Park: A Boxego Moment in History - 26th September 1890


Yosemite National Park was created by an act of Congress on this day in 1890. View Post

Party to the Party


Around this time nearly half a million young people will be making their way to university for the first time. There will be clouds of emotions swirling around the gates of learning up and down the country. Excitement, fear, joy and trepidation. The butterflies of uncertainty will be swooping in formation as nerves get the better of most. There will be tears. And that’s just the parents as they say goodbye their pride and joy. View Post

Boxego Moments this Week - 20th September 2013

Another week, another bunch of funny and weird stuff to make us laugh, wonder, stare agog and shake our heads at. View Post

Jumping the Shark - A Boxego Moment in History - 20th September 1977


The Fonz "Jumped the Shark" on Happy Days on this day in 1977. The phrase jump the shark was coined by John Hein, an American radio personality, to describe the moment the quality of a TV show begins to decline. View Post

Penicillin: A Boxego Moment in History - 15th September 1928


Sir Alexander Fleming, a Scottish biologist and pharmacologist discovered penicillin on this day in history in 1928. In 1999, Time magazine named Fleming one of the 100 Most Important People of the 20th Century, stating of his discovery of penicillin that: “It was a discovery that would change the course of history.” View Post

Boxego Moment in Words - The Alchemist


Words that give pause for thought from The Alchemist, Paulo Coelho's best selling fable about following your dream. View Post