It's not all work, work, work around here! Here are a few fun diversions for your lunch break.
Flex your brain and exercise your word power with this version of the word game Hangman. Letter by letter, you try to guess the mystery word. For each wrong guess, another line is drawn on the gallows.
Journalists - and most other people today - must be able to type. Here's a typing tutor game to help improve your typing speed. In the game, you'll be shown a set of cups. You can only enter a cup's letter when it goes black. The aim is to get through all the cups as quickly as possible. There's a hi-score table unique to this website which you can enter your name into if you're fast enough.
In 1999, I spent a lot of time sifting through press releases while I was editing the news pages of a niche technology magazine. I wrote this spoof press release to highlight some of the most common mistakes companies issuing press releases make. As such, it's probably of most use to PR people although I expect many a journalist will sigh with recognition on reading this.
Confused by correct punctuation, plurals and possessives? Let Bob the Angry Flower explain apostrophes to you...
Software is so sophisticated nowadays that few people know how to use it fully. On this page, we're hosting an illustrated software tip of the day which will give you ideas for using Microsoft Windows and applications like Word and Excel more efficiently. Pop in regularly to polish your PC skills - you're sure to have a few 'aha!' moments when you find something that makes life much easier.
Play Wild Mood Swings
How do you want to feel today? Tell Wild Mood Swings how you feel and it will whisk you away to a website to fit that mood. This game has a website all to itself and has been featured on Radio 2's website, in USA Today, in the Daily Mirror and in a wide range of computer and internet magazines.