/ 25 November 2021

The great big halloumi sale, Einstein’s expensive notes, and putting away the movie snacks…

Image source: Unsplash
Image source: Unsplash

The Cypriot Government is using its embassies abroad to help sell 6 million kilograms of halloumi. Demand for the squeaky cheese plummeted thanks to COVID, so the push is on to clear stock in deep storage.

“Extremely rare” notes penned by Albert Einstein on his famous theory of relativity have been snapped up for $18.23 million – nearly 4 times its estimated price and a record for the legendary physicist. The notes revealed that even geniuses make mistakes, but the key to success is persistence.

Next time you’re planning on watching a film at the cinema/on your couch, you might want to put away the popcorn. That’s because Dutch researchers say that eating while doing a fun activity could actually make you enjoy it less. Or if it’s a bad movie, maybe you’ll enjoy it more…

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