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UK Has Poorest Quality of Life 2009-10-12

Posted by clype in Articles of Interest, Europe, Health, Money.
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According to the UN, the UK has been ranked the 21st best place in the world to live prior to the recession, and a recent uswitch report puts the UK as having the worst quality of life in Europe.

The report highlights the long hours, bad weather, low life expectancy and high price of many consumer goods in Britain. (more…)

Speed Camera Claim Shame 2008-09-10

Posted by clype in Gizmo, Health, Statistics.
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Government claims of the value of speed cameras in preventing death and injury have been greatly exaggerated, claim scientists.

A statistical quirk meant that estimates of about 100 lives saved/year should be cut by half (more…)