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How Norway became the most electric car-friendly country

Wednesday, 13 Mar 2019 | Views [43]

  The UK has plans for all new cars to be electric by 2040. Given that we have less than 11 years before the effects of climate change are irreversible, some politicians have suggested that this transition needs to happen sooner. Some ... Read more >

Tags: electric car, norway


Robots in the workplace

Friday, 1 Mar 2019 | Views [34]

Robots have been a staple of science fiction since the genre was still young. The word itself dates all the way back to 1920 – nearly a century ago – and a stage play called R.U.R. by Czech writer Karel Čapek. This innovative tale centred ... Read more >

Tags: robots, workplace


The three most polluted parts of the world

Friday, 25 Jan 2019 | Views [92]

  Scientists now say that we have less than 12 years before the effects of climate change will be irreversible. There are a number of causes to greenhouse gas emissions including industry, car exhausts and meat production. However, one ... Read more >

Tags: environment, pollution


The Giant Panda: How to save a species

Tuesday, 22 Jan 2019 | Views [61]

  One of the most iconic endangered animals, the giant panda has had decades of turmoil. A combination of reduced habitats, hunting and low-reproduction brought the species to the brink of extinction. However, if you still thought the ... Read more >

Tags: animal, mammal


Mount Plastic

Tuesday, 15 Jan 2019 | Views [66]

      Standing on a beach, you stare out over the blue savana. You watch the gentle back and forth of the tide, reminding you of the calm, reassuring nod of someone much older and wiser than yourself. You think beneath ... Read more >

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Safe 4x4 driving in Australia: a quick primer

Tuesday, 15 Jan 2019 | Views [56]

Piloting a 4WD vehicle off-road in Australia is, frankly, pretty awesome - but so is getting back in one piece, right?   Safe off-roading isn’t about spoiling the fun. It’s really just about nailing down the three key attributes ... Read more >

Tags: australia, driving


5 Reasons for Eco Optimism in 2018

Tuesday, 15 Jan 2019 | Views [82]

We’re used to hearing dire warnings about the abject state of our environment, and rightly so. It’s almost universally acknowledged by those in the know that we’re not yet doing nearly enough – governments and citizens alike ... Read more >

Tags: eco friendly


Five facts about space travel you never knew

Tuesday, 8 Jan 2019 | Views [103]

( Astronaut weightless space universe via Pixabay https://pixabay.com/en/astronaut-weightless-space-universe-1784245/ )   Looking back over the countless expeditions, invasions and methods of travel, it’s clear that ... Read more >

Tags: space, space travel


5 unusual Christmas traditions from around the world

Friday, 7 Dec 2018 | Views [85]

Christmas is a celebration rooted in tradition, with many of the things that we now associate with Christmas having slowly emerged over time.   The first decorated Christmas tree is attributed to the Latvian city of Riga in 1510, ... Read more >

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The three best sites to see in Australia

Tuesday, 4 Dec 2018 | Views [51]

Home to 24.5 million people , Australia is often seen as a perfect holiday destination. Despite the length of the journey from most European countries, it is a place that many people dream of visiting, and living in. It is a place of rich history ... Read more >

Tags: australia, sites


The world’s 3 best locations to row

Tuesday, 4 Dec 2018 | Views [53]

Rowing is a sport with many great benefits. It exercises and strengthens muscles both in your arms and your legs, it is challenging, but also fun, it can be competitive, but also relaxing, and it allows one to explore and experience a range of exciting, ... Read more >

Tags: locations


What (not) on Earth happened to Virgin Galactic?

Tuesday, 4 Dec 2018 | Views [43]

There is scarcely any field that billionaire businessman and founder of Virgin, Richard Branson, hasn’t invested in. From transport, to health, to broadband, to music, the Virgin brand is iconic, and it is a central part of British society, ... Read more >

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Three of the most polluted places on earth

Thursday, 29 Nov 2018 | Views [56]

    As a society, we seem to be taking slightly more responsibility of the waste that we produce. Only a few hundred years ago, city streets were littered with waste and disease, showered by the latrines from the windows above.... Read more >

Tags: environment, pollution


Cityscapes: Bars of London’s skyline

Thursday, 29 Nov 2018 | Views [67]

  London, being one of the most technologically advanced cities in the world, is home to some of the most modernist architecture you’re likely to spot. But no more is this present in a city than at night. Light pollution, whilst ... Read more >

Tags: bars, london, skyline


The Catacombs of London

Friday, 23 Nov 2018 | Views [59]

  London’s underground is a spider’s web of long tunnels connecting the city like no other. Although you can hop on a tube and romp through the earth at your leisure, and some people do just that, there are many lesser known ... Read more >

Tags: catacombs, london


The untouched trio of the lost world

Friday, 9 Nov 2018 | Views [92]

‘Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.’ - T.S. Eliot. Exploration and travel can do wonderful things for a person. It can broaden your perspectives on various cultures, or it can take your ... Read more >

Tags: lost world, travel


Where are the best cities for women to start a business?

Wednesday, 31 Oct 2018 | Views [74]

Although equality is still a long way from being realised, opportunities for women in the workplace are slowly increasing. Even in traditionally male-dominated sectors, women are starting to make their mark.   One such sector ... Read more >

Tags: best place, business, women


5 Amazing natural phenomena to see while backpacking

Wednesday, 24 Oct 2018 | Views [94]

When backpacking, there are always plenty of things to see, from bustling cities with their amazing architecture and culture to natural sites like golden beaches and lush jungles. In addition to these amazing sites and sounds, the freedom of backpacking ... Read more >

Tags: backpacking, travel


Four ways to make travelling more environmentally friendly

Thursday, 18 Oct 2018 | Views [91]

Exploring the different cultures, tastes and lifestyles of the world is one of the great joys of travelling. Unfortunately, this comes with a downside too, and for those of us who are lucky enough to explore the world, we must accept that our ... Read more >

Tags: environemnt, nature, travel


Reasons To Get Outdoors Now

Tuesday, 25 Sep 2018 | Views [90]

Do you ever feel happier after a long walk? Do you get that feeling of accomplishment after finishing a hike? Have you felt the pure exhilaration of reaching the top a mountain? Why is that? Let's take a look at the benefits of getting outdoors.... Read more >

Tags: benefits, outdoor, travel


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