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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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There are solar flares – and then there are SOLAR FLARES!

There are solar flares – and then there are SOLAR FLARES!

Posted on28. Aug, 2010 by .

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On August 1st 2010 there was a Solar Eruption designated as a C3 – class solar flare. The flare leads to what is called a Coronal Mass Ejection or CME of up to ten billion tons of plasma and these CME’s move at speeds of up to a million miles an hour and reach the […]

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Strange weather for the time of year – A British pre-occupation

Strange weather for the time of year – A British pre-occupation

Posted on27. Aug, 2010 by .

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A stereotypical Brit’s main topic of conversation is the weather. Unlike living closer to the tropics where the weather can often be described as same as yesterday, we seem to be able to have four seasons in one day. Just as a reasonable summer in the UK was cut short by a cold snap the […]

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Renewable energy in the home and garden

Renewable energy in the home and garden

Posted on25. Aug, 2010 by .

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A Guest article. Renewable energy in the home and garden If you are concerned about CO2 emissions and your household’s carbon footprint, then one of the most effective ways of reducing this pollution is by installing some renewable energy sources in your garden and home. There is now a wide variety of ways you can […]

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Wind Farms off The UK Coast

Wind Farms off The UK Coast

Posted on24. Aug, 2010 by .

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A Guest article In the current day and age we’re all trying to be environmentally friendly, doing our bit to protect Mother Earth. At a time when conservation is the topic on the tip of everybody’s tongues, there has never been a more important time to do whatever we can to protect the environment for […]

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Wind Turbines – Love them or hate them?

Wind Turbines – Love them or hate them?

Posted on30. Jul, 2010 by .

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You either love them or hate them… Personally I love them, well most of them. For me it’s about suiting the location as well as necessity and they must be where they are for the right reason. The picture below is of part of the 25 turbines in the Mersey Estuary four miles from the […]

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The Starfish Story – and the moral is?

The Starfish Story – and the moral is?

Posted on15. Jul, 2010 by .

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At Liverpool Anglican Cathedral, Queen star Brian May Chancellor of Liverpool John Moores University related the Starfish Story as part of the 15th July 2010 Graduation Ceremony for the Business School. It’s a great story that it deserves a mention While walking along a beach, an elderly gentleman saw someone in the distance leaning down, […]

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Shop Direct – Imagine Appeal

Shop Direct – Imagine Appeal

Posted on22. Apr, 2010 by .

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Alder Hey Children’s Hospital Imagine Appeal Alder Hey in Liverpool is the largest children’s hospital in Europe. Since it was founded in 1914, Alder Hey has led the way in the care of sick children, treating more than 200,000 patients every year. The new campaign, the Imagine Appeal, enables the hospital to continue its pioneering […]

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SALVageID  Recycle your Mobile Phones

SALVageID Recycle your Mobile Phones

Posted on19. Apr, 2010 by .

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The Salvation Army International Development (UK) works to alleviate poverty and enable sustainable development in the developing world, as well as raising awareness of development issues through advocacy and campaigning in the UK. They channel resources, both financial and technical, to community driven projects to give people the ‘hand-up’ they need to work themselves out […]

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The Big Issue

The Big Issue

Posted on11. Apr, 2010 by .

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The Big Issue exists to offer homeless and vulnerably housed people the opportunity to earn a legitimate income by selling a magazine to the general public. They believe in offering ‘a hand up, not a hand out’ and in enabling individuals to take control of their lives.

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