Monthly Archives: January 2014

New DSLR Camera

My 17-year old daughter who is a budding chef/food blogger/photographer just recently got her very first DSLR camera for her birthday present the other day. She is beyond excited and has thrown herself into learning how to use it the … Continue reading

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Vessel Breaks World Record….Crossing The Atlantic In 22 Days.

The world’s largest solar boat is making London its final port of call on an amazing voyage of scientific discovery along the Gulf stream. The MS Tûranor PlanetSolar has 512 square metres of photovoltaic cells made of up 809 solar … Continue reading

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Arctic Blast….Round 2.

We are gearing up for our blast of arctic air #2 beginning tonight….I’m not one to really complain about the weather, but I mean, looking at the weather for Monday in particular…The high is going to be -7!! And I … Continue reading

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Photographer Snaps The Perfect Shot Of A Rainbow At The Bottom Of Yosemite Mountain

Tumbling down a nearly 200 metre drop in Yosemite National Park, Bridalveil Fall is a spectacular scene of nature. But occasionally, when conditions permit, the magnificent waterfall is transformed into and even more spectacular sight. With just the right mix … Continue reading

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Warmer Climate

I’m very thankful to live in a nice, warm house in this cold climate and I’m thankful to even have a house at all, but sometimes I can’t help but imagine how nice it would be live in a warmer … Continue reading

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Eye Testing Could Detect Alzheimers 20 Years Before

According to new research, doctors may one day use eye tests to find the very early stages of Alzheimer’s disease. Non-invasive retinal testing is now being trialled and could help flag up the condition by informing doctors to the presence … Continue reading

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3 Easy Ways To Boost Metabolism

1. Increase Protein. You need it to build strong muscles – the metabolic powerhouses in your body. Yes, every pound of muscle zaps six calories a day just doing nothing, while a pound of fat burns a measly two. A … Continue reading

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