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Food Rationing: The Only Solution To Food Wastage?

As Gordon Brown urges Brits to reduce the amount of waste that goes into landfill, would a return to World-War style rationing and cooking not only reduce wastage, but also help to shrink the UK’s bulging waistlines and the environment in the process?

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Keeping In Touch When You Are Abroad

With budget airlines and cheap flights now a common feature of most western societies, the world has become a much smaller and more accessible place than it was for previous generations. As a result, regular holidays, weekend breaks and gap years abroad are on the rise as more people can afford to travel.

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Who Invented The Car And The Need For Car Insurance?

Who invented the car is a simple enough question, but the answer is far more complicated as there was no ‘eureka’ moment, but rather a gradual evolution of automobile milestones.

Dependent upon how liberally you apply the definition of automobile, which literally means ‘self-moving’, designs for such a vehicle can be traced to as far back to the 15th Century and drawings made by a true visionary – Leonardo Da Vinci. However, when it comes to a working self-propelled car, then Nicolas-Joseph Cugnot may well claim the title of original inventor. In 1769 he produced a fully functional road vehicle, or military tractor, built specifically for the French Army which recorded a top speed of 2.5 M.P.H. and was powered by steam.

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Are Kit Clothes The Answer To Being Ethical And Cost Conscious?

Following a recent acquisition from the catalogue giant Freemans by businesswoman Kay Mawer, clothkit clothes could be the latest must have practical fashion trend, as they appeal to both the ethically minded consumer, as well as those who are cost conscious.

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Take a walk through Kensington in London and you may stay there

Whether it is a short or long break away, sightseeing of historical attractions or perhaps even just a general passing through point on your travels elsewhere, London provides a great opportunity to explore a diverse and interesting part of the UK. It is difficult to single out any particular area in London, as each has its own unique attractions. However, Kensington has been known to offer its fair share of activities.

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Foundation Formulas Uncovered

As every Makeup Artist knows, foundation is the secret to a great makeup look. But, while there are a lucky few with perfect looking skin, most women need a little help in creating that flawless finish.

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The Royal Parks of London

There is no denying London has one of the UK’s most vibrant social scenes and the capital city has long been looked upon as a centre for commerce. A lesser known fact is that London is one of the greenest capital cities on the globe.

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Are You Ready To Find A Partner Online?

There is no doubt that we lead busier lives now than we used to. Our jobs seem to take up more of our time and there isn’t quite the community spirit to get us out and about all the time like we used to do before.

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Savings: A smart way to face the future

Financial investment is an obvious way to ensure you are prepared for the future. There are many ways to invest your money, but in order to do so wisely, you first have to be intelligent about the choices you make.

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