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Biological Clock Affected by Weather 2009-10-20

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Our internal body clocks are shaped by the weather as well as by the seasons, scientists have discovered. (more…)

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Stem Cells For Bigger Breasts 2009-10-16

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Mr.Todd K. Malan, M.D., board certified cosmetic surgeon, has pioneered a revolutionary new procedure, the Natural Breast Augmentation, which employs the latest technological advances in fat harvesting, adult stem cell transfers and breast splinting technology to provide women the option of enlarging their breasts using their own fat. (more…)

Family Finance Figures 2009-10-14

Posted by clype in Articles of Interest, Money, Statistics.
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It’s surprising (and depressing) how much money you’ll need before you can call time on your career.

It’s a fantasy all but the very richest of us have probably entertained: tell the boss where to stick his ‘one-to-ones’ and ‘spreadsheets’, turn on our heel and storm out, never to suffer ‘the daily grind’ again.

But how much would you really need in the kitty to turn this dream into a reality?

We’ve crunched the numbers for an average couple at various stages of their lives so you need wonder no more. (more…)

UK Has Poorest Quality of Life 2009-10-12

Posted by clype in Articles of Interest, Europe, Health, Money.
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According to the UN, the UK has been ranked the 21st best place in the world to live prior to the recession, and a recent uswitch report puts the UK as having the worst quality of life in Europe.

The report highlights the long hours, bad weather, low life expectancy and high price of many consumer goods in Britain. (more…)

Fingers Lost in Art Class Tragedy 2009-10-12

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Giles Visual Arts School has been ordered to pay 19 000 GBP after a 16-year-old girl lost most of her fingers when she put her hands in a bucket of ‘plaster of Paris’ during a school art lesson.

The teenager was attempting to make a sculpture of her own hands during a lesson in 2007-01 when the horrific accident happened, Boston Magistrates’ Court in Lincolnshire was told. (more…)

More Like The Olivers 2009-10-06

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[Picture of The Oliver Family]Jamie and Jools Oliver and their brood have been named the family to which most parents of young children aspire, ahead of the Obamas and Beckhams. (more…)