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How to Green-ify Your Cell Phone and Broadband Usage

How to Green-ify Your Cell Phone and Broadband Usage

Posted on22. Oct, 2010 by .

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A Guest article. How to Green-ify Your Cell Phone and Broadband Usage Many consumers are becoming aware of the amount of energy that they use on a daily basis and it’s effect on the environment. In an effort to make the world a better place for themselves, as well as for future generations, these consumers […]

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Off piste – October Shorts

Off piste – October Shorts

Posted on03. Oct, 2010 by .

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Yet another 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 6. “Tobacco is the only product which, if used according to the maker’s intent, kills the customer.” Tessa Jowell UK MP. 5. A most beautiful video and music… […]

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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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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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We are the Stupidest Creatures that ever walked the planet!

We are the Stupidest Creatures that ever walked the planet!

Posted on12. Aug, 2010 by .

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The first human-made plastic called Parkesine (later celluloid) was invented by Alexander Parkes in 1855. However it was in the 1950’s that Dupont really pushed the plastic boat out… In roughly 60 years ago, over, one billion tons of plastic have been created from oil, used and discarded, a small insignificant proportion gets recycled… but […]

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Your baby and you saving the world – but which cloth Diaper/Nappy to use?

Your baby and you saving the world – but which cloth Diaper/Nappy to use?

Posted on10. Aug, 2010 by .

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A Guest article. If you have just had your baby it is an exciting venture to get out there and start buying all of the things the baby needs to be comfortable. You may be apprehensive at first but it is a new venture and a new step down life’s path. When choosing the right […]

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Save petrol/gas, money and live longer

Save petrol/gas, money and live longer

Posted on03. Aug, 2010 by .

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OK, what can you do to save fuel, money and live longer…. let’s start with the blindingly obvious • Get the car serviced regularly – a vehicle that is in top condition uses less petrol than one whose timing is way off, and the oil is like treacle.. • Inflate the tires to the correct […]

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Society is letting down our youth.

Society is letting down our youth.

Posted on30. Jul, 2010 by .

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I started this article on hearing that there are more 17yr old black youths are in Jail than in College in the USA. The phrase ‘that can’t be right’ sprang to mind in two ways. 1. Is that correct?… The answer unfortunately is, yes. And 2. Is that morally acceptable?… The answer for me is, […]

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Green Web Hosting – How Green Is Green?

Green Web Hosting – How Green Is Green?

Posted on21. Jul, 2010 by .

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When people talk about business ethics, they often say that there are many shades of gray. The same has become true for green as well. A large percentage of web hosting companies have adopted the “green” label to leverage the environmental awareness of their customers. However some have been much more successful than others. If you are looking for a web hosting company that truly is green, it is going to require a little bit research. Since there is no “standard” to determine what is green and what isn’t, it is up to you to decide which web hosting companies have adopted the greenest strategies

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Climate Change – A long rant!

Climate Change – A long rant!

Posted on20. Jul, 2010 by .

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30 years ago when I was a fresh faced naive graduate I was sitting chatting to my bank manager who was nearing retirement and the conversation turned to the topic of that age … How we were all going to be working a 4day week in the future!.. The BM’s realism and experience quickly cut […]

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