Archive for September, 2010

3D or not 3D -That is the question?

3D or not 3D -That is the question?

Posted on14. Sep, 2010 by .

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More Style than Substance We appear to be in a buying for buyings sake culture. The keeping ahead of the Jones has risen to a dizzy height. With 3D TV’s, marketers seem to have pulled off the latest con in persuading thousands of people that this is the new big thing, life altering even. When […]

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The GM Parties Speak – GM part 4

The GM Parties Speak – GM part 4

Posted on08. Sep, 2010 by .

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This is the 4th and final part in our series about Genetically Modified food and GM companies … well to be honest, it’s mainly about Monsanto as it provides the technology in 90% of the world’s GE seeds. The following selection of videos, are from youtube 1. Is an official Monsanto video 2. Highlights Percy […]

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Genetically Modified Black Ops – GM part 3

Genetically Modified Black Ops – GM part 3

Posted on08. Sep, 2010 by .

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Terminator Seeds Monsanto and the US Government together hold the patent for a commercial seed called “Terminator,” that is designed to commit suicide after just one harvest. This is totally against nature and ensures that farmers have to purchase new seeds each year for crops so they can stay in business. Haiti, India and Africa. […]

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The Darker side of GM – GM part 2

The Darker side of GM – GM part 2

Posted on06. Sep, 2010 by .

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Where to start with this part… Imagine your neighbour has an apple tree and it drops its apples into your garden. In 99.9% of places the fallen apples belong to your neighbour not you. You can tidy them away or let them rot but not eat or sell them. Now imagine you brush them into […]

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Do we get GM foods by default? – GM part 1

Do we get GM foods by default? – GM part 1

Posted on04. Sep, 2010 by .

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I’m not a fan of Genetically Modified food, but I can understand where it comes from and to be honest we all have been eating it for a long while anyway so in part the fuss, about what crop is safe, seems a bit disingenuous. Basically we have four different types of old-style GM foods […]

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Off piste – September Shorts

Off piste – September Shorts

Posted on01. Sep, 2010 by .

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Just a randon set of links, bits and pieces that made us smile, brought us joy, looked great, made us think or created a jaw dropping moment 10. Being without a computer sucks…. FACT 9. Celery apparently has a negative value of calories (not strictly true) but it takes more calories to eat and digest […]

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