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Britain has a big dry cleaning bill

April 30th, 2014

How many times this week have you spilled something on yourself? How often does your child walk in after school covered in all sorts of stains? You’re not alone, as a whole Brits ruin £2.7 billion worth of clothes every year, according to a survey from Lenor. There is... Read more

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Spring clean cupboards, Brits told

April 29th, 2014

People have been urged to spring clean their kitchen cupboards and medicine cabinets in the wake of recent research.  A Healthspan study has shown that 13 of the 57 things that are held in an average kitchen cabinet are thought to possibly be out of date.  It was also... Read more

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Four teachers you find in every school

April 24th, 2014

Whenever you find yourself reminiscing about your old school days with friends or colleagues the same types of teaching characters pop up. No matter what kind of educational establishment you went to in your early teens, this is likely to happen. Whether they were scary, friendly, flakey, strict or... Read more

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A new player in the war on germs

April 11th, 2014

A hospital in Los Angeles has combined the Jetson’s robotic maid Rosie with Robocop to create a machine that monitors the halls, zapping germs as it goes. The robot – affectionately named Miss Violet – was created to help reduce the number of people that die from infections they... Read more

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Graffiti art vandalised in Bolton

March 27th, 2014

Some of the time, graffiti is something that people simply want to get rid of – an unwanted mess. But there's also graffiti out there which is created by artists and can improve an environment.  In a clash of artistic graffiti and vandalism, a mural by Tony Brady (otherwise... Read more

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Graffiti problem hits school reunion

March 20th, 2014

Graffiti can be a problem in schools – but normally because of naughty pupils, rather than grown-ups who are visiting.  The soon-to-be-demolished Orwell High School in Suffolk was the scene of an outbreak of graffiti this week, at a school reunion event. It seems some one-time pupils were marking... Read more

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Are you afraid of your bathroom?

March 20th, 2014

Cleaners at a primary school in Hull may never have to worry about cleaning the pupils’ bathrooms again after a teacher showed a class a clip that has made them terrified of restrooms, according to the Hull Daily Mail. What puts you off using a public bathroom? The unpleasant... Read more

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