More Weekend Rains, But Fewer Tornados & Hailstorms

In 1998 David M. Schultz [pictured here], then at the National Severe Storms Laboratory, Norman, Oklahoma, USA (and now at the University of Manchester, UK)  published an article called “Does It Rain More Often on Weekends?” (Annals of Improbable Research, vol. 4, no. 2) . Schultz concluded that: there is perhaps some validity to the hypothesis that certain […]

Weekends good – weeks not so

“Workers, even those with interesting high status jobs, really are happier on the weekend” – that’s the finding of a new research project from Richard Ryan, Professor of Psychology, Psychiatry, & Education and colleagues at the University of Rochester NY. The team set up an experiment which tracked the mood of 74 working adults over […]