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London’s river Thames is chock-a-block full of pathogenic bacteria

By Tim Sandle

Rivers appear to be a significant source of antibiotic resistant bacteria, and have a consequential impact on the environment. New research into the river Thames has found numbers to be higher near waste water treatment works. In 2013 it was reported that antibiotic-resistant bacteria had been isolated in specific spots along the Hudson river, from the […]

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Why and How Do Chameleons Change Color?

By TLN

Chameleons are very well known for their ability that lets them rapidly change skin color. Often wrongly thought is that chameleons change color for camouflage and adaptation to the environmental colors they currently reside in, but the fact is that they mostly help themselves to regulate their own body temperature or give signals to other […]

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15 Breathtaking Scenery Photos

By TLN

We are always amazed by what our tiny Earth has to offer and how many beautiful places are there to visit. By just loing at these pictures makes you want to travel and see every corner of our planet. We have collected just a few that will take your mind travelling and making your day just […]

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The Folly Of Tariffs

By Alexander Baron

This month, Conservative Party Chairman Grant Shapps published an article in City A.M. wherein he attacked the tariffs that are imposed by nations on imported goods. He was alluding specifically to trade between the United States and the EU, which he said could boost the economy by £10 billion and create up to two million […]

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Apple’s Newest Innovation: Partnership with First Solar

By Deborah Anderson

Apple has been an innovator from the day it was started, with Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak turning dreams into reality. The company made a significant mark on 20th Century history, and now in the new Millennium it has announced another significant endeavor: developing solar energy. According to this Forbes article, Apple is teaming up with American […]

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Peter Prevc The First Man To Fly Over 250 meters in Ski Jumping!

By TLN

Photo credit: AFP The 22 year old Snian ski jumper Peter Prevc has written a new piece of ski flying history by becoming the first man to fly over 250 meters in today’s ski flying competition in Vikersund, Norway. He jumped exactly 250 meters and improved the previous record world record for 3.5 meters. The previous […]

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CVS Claim They Have Benefitted from Their Anti-Smoking Campaign

By Deborah Anderson

If you watch Hulu Plus, or any other broadcast media where the advertisement ran last year, you have certainly seen the “We Wish” ad campaign by CVS (second largest pharmacy chain in the United States). In the ad, CVS presents the “wish” for better health.  Their answer to that better health initiative is to stop selling […]

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Revenge Porn: A Manufactured Problem

By Alexander Baron

The UK Government is continuing its decades’ long folly of attempting to stamp out perceived socially undesirable behaviour through legislation. While a case can be made out for laws against dangerous dogs, can the same really be said for the unauthorised distribution of intimate photographs? A new law is being brought in to criminalise so-called […]

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89 Year Old Turkish Man Hasn’t Slept in 55 Years

By TLN

A lot of people are facing difficulties sleeping, which is also called an insomnia (hard to fall asleep or staying asleep, even when someone has the time for it). Some researches suggest that over 68 percent of adults aged from 18 to 29 report symptoms of insomnia, adults aged from 30 to 64 with 59 […]

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Stop The Google Tax!

By Alexander Baron

Everybody knows big business is bad, right? Multinational corporations trample all over us, ripping off the consumer, plundering the public purse, buying politicians, and making colossal profits at our expense. Everybody knows this. Well, not everybody, many people, usually those of a certain political persuasion, believe this is the case, but is it? There are […]

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