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Tesla: PowerWall And Oslo To London For €5

“1,300 miles in an electric car in two and a bit days. In February 2015, Robert Llewellyn drove a Tesla Model S P85 from Oslo, Norway, to London, England. This is what happened.” (YouTube) Robert Llewellyn previously tested out the Tesla … Continue reading

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Chile’s Calbuco Volcano Eruption

Last week, on Wednesday 22nd April, the Calbuco volcano in Chile erupted. Considering how connected we are in our modern world, videos and photos of the eruption quickly appeared, and they are stunning. The video above is a time lapse … Continue reading

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The Polio Vaccination

Poliomyelitis was once a deadly and supremely debilitating disease, affecting thousands upon thousands of people, mainly children, each year. Those affected who were lucky enough to get treatment were put into iron lungs to breathe for them. That all changed … Continue reading

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Solar Eclipse March 20th 2015

No Throwback Thursday this week. Instead, links to lots of useful information about tomorrow morning’s solar eclipse! First up, a complete guide to the March 20th total solar eclipse can be found over at Universe Today. ITV News has a … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday #10 – Fukushima

“A year ago, three nuclear reactors melted down at the Fukushima power plant in Japan. Nature Video takes a look at the ongoing efforts to stabilize the reactors and prevent the spread of further contamination.” (YouTube) It’s been four years and … Continue reading

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Vaccines, Measles, And You

“The first ever vaccine was created when Edward Jenner, an English physician and scientist, successfully injected small amounts of a cowpox virus into a young boy to protect him from the related (and deadly) smallpox virus. But how does this … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday #1

I’m going to try something new each Thursday. Over the course of maintaining this blog, I have developed a huge backlog of articles and links I found interesting at the time, but never got round to actually writing about. To … Continue reading

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