“NAPFLIX” . . . “NETFLIX for dull men

napflix.tv Featued on NBC's Today Show: ‘Napflix’: This new site’s boring videos and movies may help you fall asleep Popular Titles: •  "Hourglass Measuring Passage of Time" •  "Sound of Rain Drizzling on Window" •  "Burning Fireplace" (crackling sounds from a good quality log fire … [Read More...]

Putin Calendar — competing with our 2017 Great Britain calendar?

Our 2017 calendar can be preordered on Stanfords' website [world's biggest and best map and travel bookstore] — will become available for delivery around 28 October … [Read More...]

“Marmite Diplomacy”: pricing issue arising from pound plunging has been resolved

Marmite row: Unilever says Tesco Brexit supply stand-off 'resolved' — Independent … [Read More...]

Breaking News: Marmite extracted from Tesco’s shelves due to Brexit

British classics like Marmite are being withdrawn from Tesco’s shelves and website — price squabble arising from sterling’s plunge. It's in all the papers: "Tesco drops Marmite in pricing row" — Times Tesco pulls Marmite from online store amid Brexit price row with Unilever — Telegraph Tesco … [Read More...]

News (mews?) of safe excitement in Wall Street Journal: “Watching Silly Cat Videos Is Good for You”

"Why Watching Silly Cat Videos Is Good for You" — Wall Street Journal: "This type of online activity may feel silly and a waste of time. But a lot of what we do on social media may be good for us, a growing body of new research shows. Our experiences online can increase our connectivity and combat … [Read More...]

The three local Dull Men’s Clubs in Massachusetts in the news

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Better than watching paint dry? — today on BBC News

Watching paint being mixed is 'Better than watching paint dry?' — BBC News But aren't the colours too bright? Why no greys? They should select a few from from our list of 50 shades: Thanks to Steve Reszetniak for informing us about this news from BBC. 26  September 2016 … [Read More...]

Today — National Punctuation Day (USA)

September 24 — same date every year nationalpunctuationday.com The first thing you see on the website for this important event are icons for punctuation marks. Clicking on an icon gets you to rules for the punctuation mark. We like clever — and useful and helpful — things like this. We clicked … [Read More...]

Hot off the press: “Best Magazine” interviews 3 wives of “Dull Men of Great Britain”

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Queuing: mathematician formulates techniques for picking shortest queue

This news is also useful for dull men who enjoy standing in queens — simply do these recommendations in reverse. "Want to spend less time in supermarket queues? Stand behind full trolleys" — The Guardian "How to Pick the Fastest Line at the Supermarket" — The New York … [Read More...]

Raging battle in England: who should close train doors?

'Southern rail: Passengers face fresh strike delays' — BBC News Are rail guards/conductors about to lose their jobs? We hope not. We hate to see what are generally regarded as dull jobs — clicking tickets, providing timetable information, opening and closing doors — disappear. Too many dull jobs … [Read More...]

Breaking news in England: severe shortage of church bell-ringers causing concerns

Telegraph: "Bell ringer shortage as youngsters no longer find hobby 'appealing'" BBC News: "Church bell-ringers shortage prompts concern" Ardent bell-ringers say their hobby keeps them fit and is exciting for the mind. There also is a social side — after each practice they end up in a pub. But … [Read More...]

Redesign of Apple logo after adverse €13 billion EU tax ruling ?

'Apple tax: European commissioner defends €13bn ruling' — Guardian … [Read More...]

Bank Holiday Monday (29 August): Great Overton Duck Race

Official Website: http://greatovertonduckrace.co.uk Watching rubber rucks floating down a lovely, calm river — a fine form .of safe excitement indeed. This will be the eleventh year it will be happening on Late Summer Bank Holiday Monday on the River Test in Overton, Hampshire. The event … [Read More...]

Attention dull men in Sydney: newspaper reporter is looking for you

I am a journalist on The Sydney Morning Herald. I recently saw a documentary about the Dull Men's Club and hope I might meet and interview any club members who live in Sydney. The club sounds marvelous. I love talking to people who are passionate about things — particularly when so many other … [Read More...]

Seniors’ groups — be careful which one you join

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World Championship Cardboard Boat Races — Saruday July 30

30th Annual World Championship Cardboard Boat Races July 30, 2016 — Heber Springs, Arkansas [last Saturday of July every year] Dam Site Park — racing starts at 10:00 a.,m. Awards: •  Pride of the Fleet Award for the engineering marvel •  Captain’s Award for the most creative … [Read More...]

Practicing for the real Ironman Competition

 "Treenaan joutessani seuraavaa Teräsmies kilpailua varten" [Finnish] "Training for the next Ironman competition" [translated to English] Thanks for Narcissa Vanderlip for sending this to us. July 25, 2016 … [Read More...]

International Cheese Awards

July 27 and 27, 2016 — Nantwich, Cheshire — annually last Tuesday and Wednesday of July http://www.internationalcheeseawards.co.uk Two-day event. Tuesday is judging day. Wednesday: announcement of awards and then the 40,000 attendees sample and buy cheese. There are 260 categories of … [Read More...]

“Royal Swan Upping” — counting the Queen’s swans — starts today

The Royal Swan Upping is the annual census taking and a health check of swans on the Thames. It occurs ever year in the third week of July. The swans on portions of the river that go through Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Berkshire Surrey, and Middlesex are owned by the Queen. It began in the … [Read More...]

Breaking news for dulldom: ‘Trainspotting Live’, new on BBC Four

11 July 2016 Dear DMC, Great news for British Dull Men Steve Reszetniak Margate, Kent Trailer on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DX2GsE12VVE BBC Media Latest News: http://www.bbc.co.uk/mediacentre/proginfo/2016/28/trainspotting-live … [Read More...]

Petition to UK parliament: women should not be forced to wear high heels

Brexit has not been the only far-reaching issue in the UK. There's an issue about women being forced to wear high heels at work Price Waterhouse Coopers sent receptioinist Nicola Thorp home because she refused to wear high heels, even after repeated warnings. Nicola is obtaining signatures for … [Read More...]

Where white man went wrong?

Or would that way of life be too exciting for us dull men? … [Read More...]

This Saturday 9 July 2016: World Pea Shooting Championships

9 July 2016 — second Saturday in July every year — World Pea Shooting Championships on the Village Green in Witcham, Cambridgeshire Competitors and spectators come not only from all parts of the UK but also from Europe, New Zealand, and the U.S. The championships began in 1971 as a fundraiser … [Read More...]

Breaking news from Times Square: Kellogg’s “Cereal Cafe” has opened

Kellogg's NYC, the first cereal cafe in America, opened on Times Square on the 4th of July. Not with a bang — instead it was snap, crackle & pop. Kellogg's NYC is at 1600 Broadway — 49th and Broadway. Opening hours 7:00 a.m. until 11:00 p.m every day of the week. A bowl … [Read More...]

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