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M&S Bag Tax
British retail giant Marks & Spencer will begin charging 5p (10 cents) for a plastic bag in a move to reduce plastic waste. The move comes after a successful campaign in the company’s Northern Ireland stores, where the amount of bags used by custo
Japanese Whalers Fight Surfing Protesters
Over 30 anti-whaling protesters, including “Heroes” star Hayden Panettiere, tussled with Japanese whalers off the coast of historic Japanese whaling town Taiji. The protesters, some of whom were on surfboards, left flowers at sea in a ceremony that was
Introducing the Smallest Car in the World
Photo: fauxto digit What to get the man who has everything – the world’s smallest car. That is if he’s not one of those blokes who associates the size of his car to the size of his precious jewels. Photo: … Continue reading Photo: fauxto digit What to get
Smell-O-Vision Is Back!
Photo: Image by Mario Sepülveda Believe it or not, scientists at one point did attempt to make a television that, through concentrated oils, could broadcast smells that complemented the mood on screen, and sucked you deeper into the drama from … <a
7 Images that Herald the Start of Summer
Seven different images that make us smile because they are signs of summer coming.
Arctic Foxes Are Better Savers Than You
A new study has found that arctic foxes store eggs for up to a year to protect against lean times. The study of arctic foxes in Karrak Lake in the Nunavut territory of northern Canada found evidence of foxes stashing between 2,000 and 3,000 goose eggs
Group Attempts to Stop the Wholesale Slaughter of Bad Omens in Italy
In popular media, especially the ever-popular Mafia movie genre, Italy is often stereotyped as a country engulfed in tradition and violence. Today, however, a group of citizens have banded together to fight a common instance of violence that is be
Volunteer Travel: Vacations That Make a Difference
Ever dream of just packing a bag and taking off to parts unknown? Have aspirations of doing good while traveling like celebrities often do? Here are a few ideas…
Legalised Shark Massacre in Ecuador
Sharks are evil right? They have pretty big teeth and jet black eyes. They can detect one drop of blood in 25 gallons of water and with one bite they can tear you in half. Remember Jaws? He was pretty damn ugly. Yes he was. The fact is though, how many sh