Litter is an eyesore. And litter is harmful to our planet. It pollutes our oceans, kills our wildlife, and is extremely damaging to human health. These are all things we already know. Yet, almost 48% of people admit to dropping litter. That’s almost half of the population not caring enough to wait until they get to a bin. .
Nearly all our trash ends up in the ocean, with plastics being the biggest problem across the world today. There’s over 8 million tons of plastic being dumped in our oceans every year, and around half of the plastic being manufactured is intended for single-use only - meaning they are thrown as soon as they have been used once. If they don&r.
One of humanity’s greatest achievements has just celebrated its 50th anniversary. The first Moon landing was a simply incredible feat achieved through the hard work of NASA and its international collaborators and contributors. When he landed, Buzz Aldrin described the view as ‘magnificent desolation’, and while it’s true that the Moon for the most part boasts few features t.
GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) is now here and has replaced the Data Protection Act. This implementation means safety of data will be strengthened and unified in your school. This brings a new responsibility for staff members about how they use and keep data .
Careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, Math and Medicine are predicted to be the most in-demand in the future. STEM graduates are critical to the UK economy, and research tells us that jobs in this area are expected to grow at double the rate of other occupations from now until 2023. There will be 142,000 new jobs cre.
The concept of afternoon tea was introduced to England by the Duchess of Bedford in the 19th Century, and made popular by Queen Victoria who considered the duchess to be a lifelong friend. As a way to curb hunger between meals, this elegant sandwich and cake spread was enjoyed by only high society. A few decades ago, it was enjoyed by grandmothers. Today, it is enjoyed by everyone. The tr.
Chorizo lollipops, rainbow cheese toasties, charcoal ice cream and brightly coloured smoothie bowls. These are all the trends that have come and gone. So what’s in store for next year? As we look ahead to our event planning calendar in 2020, here are the snacks and nibbles that will make your guests salivate. Here are 5 food trends to watch when trying to impress a cool, hip crowd:&.
US President Donald Trump is one of the world’s most controversial politicians, and one of the most divisive presidents in the history of the United States. Since the very first day that he announced his candidacy for the most powerful office on Earth, he has violently split opinion between those who seem him as a racist, sexist, dangerous narcissist and those who see him as a working class .
The future fascinates so many of us. Works of fiction have, for centuries, attempted to make predictions about or depict versions of the future. Many of the most famous films set in the future have been hilariously wrong. Take 2001: A Space Odyssey, Stanley Kubrick’s sci-fi masterpiece, for instance,
The 20th of July 2019 marks 50 years since Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin (accompanied by Michael Collins who was assigned to remain in the lunar lander) became the first human beings ever to step foot on the moon. On the 16th of July 1969, just 8 years after President John F Kennedy had comm.
British Foreign Office Minister Mark Field has come under heavy criticism after a video emerged of him manhandling a female climate change protestor who was part of a group which gatecrashed a banquet in the city of London. The Minister of State for Asia and the Pacific, who is also the Member of Parliament for the Cities of London and Westminster, was filmed grabbing a protestor, pushing her up a.
Either former Foreign Secretary and London Mayor Boris Johnson or current Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt will be the next Leader of the Conservative Party and Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. They are both competing for the support of Conservative Party members who will choose the next holder of the post during a round of postal balloting that will take place over the course of early July. .
The Silicon Valley region of California around San Francisco bay is internationally renowned as a hub of technology innovation and is home to some of the world’s best known companies and biggest names in the industry. There are actually thousands of startups in the region, alongside 39 of America, and the world’s, technology gi.
While most of us are happy to enjoy the great outdoors as a relaxing escape, there are those who see adventure, competition and achievement around every corner. One such man was Sir Hugo Munro, a Scottish mountaineer who compiled a list of mountains in Scotland with the aim of climbing them all, and encouraging others to do the same. Today, the munros are an important part of Scottish outdoors cul.
There are some sights in the world that everyone can think of off the top of their head. These are natural wonders synonymous with planet Earth, which have helped shape local, national, and international cultures, and which are recognisable to people across the length and breadth of the world. But environmental degradation,
It was in November 2016 that the United States of America shocked much of the world by electing billionaire businessman and real estate tycoon Donald Trump as their 45th President, defeating former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in a bitter and divisive election. Trump’s Presidency has carried on in much the same way as his campaign and life so far, with a vast number of lies and offensi.
Aside from being an essential for life, food, and cooking generally, occupies a unique space in human culture. It has something that we have developed way beyond the basic necessity that food began as, to something which we can say we truly enjoy. But, beyond that, it&r.
There is a European (and, nowadays, Middle Eastern, Asian and Australian) tradition that seems utterly bizarre to those who are not used to it, particularly Americans. Every year, singers from across Europe - at least in theory - descend on one country to compete against each other in the Eurovision song contest. It is an annual explosion of great songs decorated with a fair share of bizarre acts..
Most of us will be lucky enough to have a local library, whether it’s at a nearby community centre, school or university. It’s probably a relatively small building or even room, designed to cater to people's’ essential or local needs. However, some people are even luckier and are served by (or can visit!) one of the world’s largest libraries, which are huge and sprawlin.
Gentrification, from the French gritty meaning ‘of gentle birth’ and used in English to describe a person of high-class i.e. a gentleman, is the process in which hous.
After a nearly two year investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 US Presidential election, Robert Mueller has finally delivered his final report on his potentially political consequential findings. So far he has only delivered the report to Department of Justice, and all we know about it has come from a four page letter by Attorney General William Barr - appointed by President Donald Trump .
The way advertise, the way we create content, and the way we communicate with our customers needs to change fast. Search engine marketing is a much more sophisticated skill than it once was. And with the Internet of Things (IoT) increasing customer connectivity acros.
The vast technological advances of recent decades has produced a world that feels much smaller and much more interconnected than at any other point in history. An event that occurs in one part of the globe can be spread millions of miles in just minutes. We are now a world that is built on international co-operation and organisations that exist across borders and are made up by countries that are .
Whenever you see or hear stories on the news of pieces of art, celebrity items, or other strange objects selling for more money than you will ever earn in your lifetime then you might find yourself wondering exactly why. The truth is that there is a market out there for rare items. Take the jocks.
Marketing is a fast-moving and high-pressure industry, and what seems like a good idea in the confines of an office may not translate so well in the real world. Unfortunately, in the age of social media, even campaigns with good intentions can go viral very quickly.
Biomass, solar power, hydroelectricity, and wind power are some of the terms we are most used to hearing where renewable energy is concerned in 2018, and as a nation, the UK is looking at more and more ways to increase our renewable energy sources.
The policies of US President Donald Trump have deep implications, not just for the United States, but also for the wider world. He has taken the .
Thanks to the development of AI and IoT technologies, the use of robots in manufacturing and industry has risen considerably between 2016 and 2017. In fact, the worldwide shipment of robots rose from 294,000 to 387,000 in that time - a large inc.
Ever since the space race (that ended in 1969) territories beyond Earth have been deemed to be one of final frontiers of human conquest. But how possible is it that space travel .
In the grand scheme of things, human life has not existed on earth for very long. While many species, such as crocodiles, date back 200 million years, modern humans have only been around for some 200,000 years. Despite our shor.
The Internet of Things has had a huge impact on the way many industries are approaching the future, with lots of research centred around IoT, and the success of smartwatches has shown the clear potential in wearable technology. Combining IoT with clothing makes a lot of sense, as it takes advantage of items that are on our person for long periods of the day. Over the next few years, wearable te.
October 4th, 1957: the Soviet Union launched the very first satellite, Sputnik 1, into Space. It was the first time humanity had sent any object in to space. Twelve years later, in July 1969, Neil Armstrong became the first person to walk on the moon, paving the way for increasingly bo.
Although there have been many smaller developments, and numerous aesthetic changes along the way, the face of transportation has looked fairly similar for the past few decades. Despite promises of hover cars, our roads are still lined with four-wheeled vehicles, trains still run on tracks, and planes are still cramped and noisy. There have been advancements, and in the next few years you can ex.
https://pixabay.com/en/solar-eclipse-sun-flare-solar-1482921/ A total eclipse is a rare phenomenon .