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- Ten Top Tips to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint
As a Geography teacher, part of my job is to explain how people’s carbon footprints may affect how the climate is changing. Reducing your carbon footprint is an important step in helping to mitigate the impacts of climate change. There are a number of ways we can all contribute to reducing the amount of greenhouse…Read More »
- Why set up your own business?
Are you considering setting up your own business? Taking the plunge is a big decision and you may be unsure about the benefits. Sure there are many challenges ahead but here’s the thing to remember – other people manage to do it – so why shouldn’t you have a go? Just in case you need…Read More »
- Do you dream of flying aeroplanes?
There is nothing as wonderful as flying an aeroplane and learning to fly can be a rewarding and fulfilling experience. But there are also incredible benefits of taking on the challenge: Freedom and adventure: Flying allows you to explore new places and see the world from a different perspective. You can travel to places that…Read More »
- 4 Healthy Kitchen Habits for Healthy Living
When it comes to healthy kitchen habits, some precautions are more obvious than others. The importance of regularly washing your hands, for example, is something that even small children understand. In addition, wiping down countertops is commonly practiced for general cleanliness. However, a recent study reports that there are many kitchen items that commonly…Read More »
- 10 Ways to Save Money in the Kitchen
The average American spends about $139 on food every week. Although many people may not realize just how much they’re spending, the reality is that lots of little food purchases add up. That combined with the other expenses that go into keeping your kitchen stocked and fully functional, and you could easily be spending hundreds…Read More »
- Don’t forget to change your clocks!
When do we change our clocks. Many of us rely on smart watches, smart phones and a plethora of connected devices to keep track of time. These marvels of technology will update automatically but older clocks and traditional watches will need adjusting in the good old fashioned way. Clocks go forward at 01:00 am on…Read More »
- 5 Ways to Reduce Food Waste at Home
Did you know that 40% of all food in the US is wasted? The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has set a goal of cutting food waste to about 109 pounds per person by 2030. Compare this to the 2010 baseline of about 219 pounds per person. Here are 5 other steps we can each take…Read More »
- How to Plan a Full Kitchen Remodel
With the kitchen being one of the most important areas of your home and probably the area you spend the most time in, you want to make sure it reflects your lifestyle and needs. If you’re looking to remodel your entire kitchen, be sure to keep these factors in mind to stay on track. Kitchen…Read More »
- How to handle internal workplace emails
Internal work email communication can be a minefield and a little daunting if you are new to the workplace environment. Here’s some handy hints for corporate newbies or workers who’ve been getting it wrong for too long. Always add a concise subject. One word can be too vague, ten is way too long. In most…Read More »
- How to Cure a Common Cold
Sadly there is no cure for a common cold! But there are things you can do to feel better and possibly speed up your recovery. Stay in bed. Plenty of sleep is essential for any swift recovery. Also staying in bed keeps you snug and out of the way from spreading your cold to others!…Read More »
- Airports to solve parking issues – with robots
Investor News 21st Century Parking One of the stigmas of airport travel starts with the parking scenario, do you leave the car, get a friend to drop you off, will the car be safe, and most of all, how much will it cost to park it? Well now there is a different solution to this…Read More »
- Avoid Mouldy Bathroom Horrors
Did you Know? – Bleaching your loo reduces shower mould. Keeping your bathroom looking sparkling also improves hygiene. Here’s some handy tips to avoid a nightmare bathroom. Always use a mould removing and descaling bathroom spray to remove grime from your shower or bath. Use it as soon as you see evidence of mould and…Read More »
- How to collect rock samples in space
Rock and Roving – Space News Japan’s space agency ( JAXA ) has recently successfully launched and landed 2 robotic explorers on the surface of a 1km asteroid called Ryugu. When the ship Hayabusa 2 arrived at its destination in June after a three and a half journey, the task was to get the robotic…Read More »
- How to boil an egg with a perfect runny yolk every time
It can be tricky to boil an egg and achieve that perfect runny yolk. Here’s how to do it. Use eggs at room temperature – NOT straight out of the fridge. Fill a pan with water – enough to cover the egg(s) by 1cm. Bring the water to a bubbling boil. Use a spoon to…Read More »
- Copyright Free Images – to use any way you like.
Using other people’s images without permission or a license is a breach of copyright and is seen as theft in the eyes of the law. In short – copying images from the internet and using them on your own site, leaflets etc can land you in a heap of trouble. It may be possible to…Read More »
- Don’t forget your medicine
It can be too easy to forget to take a tablet or medicine – especially if it hasn’t become part of a routine. Here’s a few tips to help you remember to take those meds… Set an alarm or reminder. Have a medicine box and keep it somewhere you’ll have to see it – in…Read More »
- Robots to repair roads.
Technology and Investment News. Potholes : A Thing of the Past? Engineers from the University of Leeds mechanical engineering department have recently developed a robotic drone that boasts of being able to repair potholes in roads in just sixty seconds.After being awarded £4.2 million grant councillors want to make Leeds the first city in the…Read More »
- 10 Smartphone and driving safety tips.
It is dangerous, illegal and pretty stupid to use a mobile or smartphone while driving. Don’t do it! The law still applies while queueing, at red lights and while supervising a learner. In the UK the fine is currently £200 and six points on your license when caught illegally using a mobile device while driving.…Read More »
- 10 Child Car Seat tips and the Law
In the UK Children must use a child seat or booster seat in either the front or rear passenger seat until they are aged 12 or 135cm tall – whichever is first. Infants under 15 months must be in a backwards facing seat. In emergency situations children over 3 may do short, low speed journeys…Read More »