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1. CAPTAIN CORELLI'S CEPHALONIA
CAPTAIN CORELLI'S CEPHALONIA
The 2001 motion picture 'Captain Corelli's Mandolin' is a romantic drama, directed by John Madden. The movie, which stars Nicholas Cage and Penelope Cruz, was shot on location in Cephalonia. The tale takes place on the Greek outcrop during Mussolini's invasion. The story begins as the Italian ar...
Travel & Places - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 06:01:11
2. Cake Decorating
Cake Decorating
It pays to be conscious of society's trends, when planning any social gathering. This is, increasingly, becoming the case where weddings are concerned, with more and more couples beginning to break with tradition. Crucial components, such as the choice of centrepiece cake for the day, are now be...
Arts & Design - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 06:02:02
3. Large Mammals of The New Forest
Large Mammals of The New Forest
As I discussed in a previous lens, The New Forest is home to five unique species of deer. You can find more information on those animals by clicking here. This lens, however, will discuss the many and varied other forms of large mammals that can be found alive and well in England's New Forest. T...
Pets & Animals - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 06:01:58
4. WHO INVENTED WHITE WEDDING DRESSES?
WHO INVENTED WHITE WEDDING DRESSES?
Millions of girls around the world dream of, one day, perpetuating the tradition of women wearing white at weddings. So universally powerful is the phenomena that it has even been immortalised in songs, movies and books. Whilst it is widely seen as a representation of tradition, the practice isn...
Weddings - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 06:03:07
5. THE HISTORY OF THE FIREPLACE
THE HISTORY OF THE FIREPLACE
Until the 20th Century creation of mechanised heating, many homes were heated by an open fire. Fireplaces gradually evolved to became encased in cast iron. Their placement in the home changed with new technological innovations. Economic and environmental considerations changed their make-up. Fina...
Home & Garden - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 06:03:39
6. WHY ARE PUPPIES SO DAMN CUTE?
WHY ARE PUPPIES SO DAMN CUTE?
When you see a cute picture of a puppy online do you find yourself squealing with delight? Do you experience the sense of "not being able to stand" the cuteness? If so, a new study suggests that you are...completely normal! This new research was presented at the AGM for the Society for Persona...
Pets & Animals - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 06:03:11
7. WHY ARE TEETH WHITE?
WHY ARE TEETH WHITE?
There's nothing like the feeling that you get when someone flashes you a smile. Seeing another person's shiny white teeth gives you a rush of endorphins - a mood-regulating chemical in the brain - this rush is likely to make you feel a sense of happiness and warmth. No wonder pearly-white smiles ...
Education - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:14:57
8. THE MAN'S GUIDE TO BUYING LINGERIE
THE MAN'S GUIDE TO BUYING LINGERIE
Designer lingerie can make an amazing gift for the lady in your life. It's, especially, something that you need to consider with Valentine's Day fast approaching. What girl wouldn't love to have flattering designer underwear hand-picked for them, by the man of their dreams? Not only is the expen...
Fashion & Beauty - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 06:03:39
9. BRAZILIAN STEAKHOUSES TO TAKE 2013 BY STORM
BRAZILIAN STEAKHOUSES TO TAKE 2013 BY STORM
As the UK continues to become more ethnically diverse, food and drink trends are, increasingly, being imported from exotic, overseas countries. Following in the footsteps of mood foods, grassfed produce and edible mini-bugs, experts predict that 2013 will be the year of "rodizio". This smoking h...
Food & Cooking - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 06:05:04
10. THE ADVANTAGES OF GOLD-PLATED HDMI CABLES
THE ADVANTAGES OF GOLD-PLATED HDMI CABLES
HDMI cables have become a household standard audio/video transmission device. They can now be seen in most homes in the Western world. For the unititated, a HDMI cable carried high-definition pictures, plus sound, from a source (often a DVD player or other such device), providing direct input to...
Computers & Electronics - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:10:30
11. THE JEWEL IN THE ENGLISH RIVIERA'S CROWN
THE JEWEL IN THE ENGLISH RIVIERA'S CROWN
A port of the West bank of the river of the same name, Lymington can be found in the New Forest district of Hampshire. A coastal town, connected to the Isle of Wight by ferry, Lymington began its life as an Anglo-Saxon village. The original, seafaring, settlers named it "Limentun" - "tun" meanin...
Travel & Places - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 06:01:58
12. THINGS TO SEE IN AND AROUND GRANGE
THINGS TO SEE IN AND AROUND GRANGE
The ideal basecamp for those wishing to explore South Lakeland, Grange-over-Sands is relaxing coastal getaway. Only a 7 mile jaunt from Lake Windermere, the town is positioned equidistantly between the Cumbria mountains and the Irish sea. Grange is a picturesque resort that was lent an Edwardian...
Travel & Places - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 06:03:14
13. DEER IN THE NEW FOREST
DEER IN THE NEW FOREST
England's New Forest is home to five unique species of deer. The Fallow, Roe, Red Deer, Sika and Muntjac are a key part of the reason the the Forest was designated as an official Royal hunting ground. Sikas and Muntjacs are the rarest of the five species. They are found in just a few select are...
Pets & Animals - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:13:31
14. NEXT GENERATION TELEVISIONS
NEXT GENERATION TELEVISIONS
LG has fired the first shot in the battle over the market leadership in the next evolution of the TV industry. Their 55in OLED innovation gives users a previous unseen level of resolution quality. OLED, which stands for Organic Light-Emitting Diode, is a more energy-efficient display format, as ...
Computers & Electronics - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 06:03:14
15. TOP 5 LAKE DISTRICT LAKES
TOP 5 LAKE DISTRICT LAKES
Located in the North West of England, the area known as the Lake District is regarded as one of the most aesthetically-pleasing and artistically-inspiring parts of the world. Punctuated by vast lakes and towering mountains, of over 900m in height, this area consists of truly varied terrain. This...
Travel & Places - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:13:30
16. WHAT IS BALTIC AMBER?
WHAT IS BALTIC AMBER?
Contrary to what many believe, amber is not a precious stone. Amber is, in fact, formed when tree resin fossilizes and hardens. This orange substance has been revered for its beauty since Neolithic times, with recent amber finds being dated at up to 45million years-old. Remarkable for its natura...
Healthy Living - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:14:58
17. THE FIRST DIGITAL CAMERA
THE FIRST DIGITAL CAMERA
Created in December 1975, by an engineer at Eastman Kodak, the first digital camera had a lens that was stolen from the reject bin of the factory's Super 8 video-camera production line. Tacked onto the side was a digital cassette recorder. Inside the contraption were 16 nickel cadmium batteries,...
Computers & Electronics - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 06:05:04
18. King's Cross St. Pancras Tube Station
King's Cross St. Pancras Tube Station
An underground station in the London Borough of Camden, King's Cross St. Pancras (as the name suggests) serves both the King's Cross and St. Pancras main-line stations. It is known for being one of the busiest stations on the tube system, falling third behind only Waterloo and Victoria. It also s...
Travel & Places - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 06:01:58
19. JAGUAR LAND ROVER WILL CREATE 800 JOBS
JAGUAR LAND ROVER WILL CREATE 800 JOBS
Motoring firm, Jaguar Land Rover is set to create 800 new production jobs at a plant in Solihull. The West Midlands factory already provides work for 6,000, whilst building the Range Rover Discover model as well as Land Rover Parts. This positive news comes of the back of record 2012 sales figu...
Cars - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 06:03:14
20. WHY VEGANS SHOULD TAKE VITAMIN B12
WHY VEGANS SHOULD TAKE VITAMIN B12
Deficiencies in Vitamin B12, a bacterial product that can be found in many foods is recognised as one of the major nutrient that can be lacking in the diet of a follower of veganism. Deficiencies in Vitamin B12 can have severe health consequences. Two of the most severe side-effects are anaemia ...
Food & Cooking - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 06:03:39
21. HOW TO AVOID FAKE AMBER
HOW TO AVOID FAKE AMBER
In the middle of the 19th Century, scientists began to discover ways to synthesize precious substances. This new innovation quickly led to widespread, fraudulent trade in imitation products. Due to their mass-produced and synthetic nature, these items (which are still made to this day) possess a...
Fashion & Beauty - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:14:59
22. THE BEHEADING OF ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST
THE BEHEADING OF ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST
Commemorated as a special holy day, the beheading of John the Baptist, is recounted as a lesson of honour versus arrogance in many Christian traditions. Legend has it, John was made a martyr by King Herod, at the request of Herod's begrudged daughter Salome. There are various speculations as to ...
Culture & Society - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 06:01:11
23. OFFCOTE GRANGE
OFFCOTE GRANGE
A truly special small business, offering luxurious 5* cottages within the heart of Derbyshire, Offcote Grange gives its guests the opportunity to take a break or to celebrate a special occasion. Letting self-catering cottages to groups or families; whether you are embarking on a hen party, a reu...
Travel & Places - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:11:52
24. THINGS TO DO IN GRANGE-OVER-SANDS
THINGS TO DO IN GRANGE-OVER-SANDS
The quaint, cosy Lakeland village of Grange has long been a popular tourist attraction. The town, which came into its modern form in the 1800s, lies on the border of Lancashire and Cumbria. It is served by a beautifully preserved Victorian rail station. There are many things to see an do in the ...
Travel & Places - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:12:48
25. WALK OF SHAME?
WALK OF SHAME?
Dogs have been man's best friend for centuries. They're a source of comfort, joy and become an inherent part of the family before too long. But, like children, dogs have needs too. They're sensitive, active animals who need regular exercise to keep fit and healthy to ensure they can be part of yo...
Pets & Animals - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:13:31
26. WILD HORSES OF KEFALONIA
WILD HORSES OF KEFALONIA
The wooded hills of the Greek island of Kefalonia are known for their serenity. The stillness in the air; due to the pleasant, warm climate; is rarely unsettled by winds. If you are ever in and around the forests of Kefalonia, and you see a rustling in the shrubbery, its entirely possible that y...
Pets & Animals - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 06:05:06
27. THE BRITISH INFLUENCE ON MINORCA
THE BRITISH INFLUENCE ON MINORCA
Minorca has long been a hotspot for British cultural tourism, in no small part due to the strong historical links between Great Britain and the island. There are a great number of Minorcan historical sites, buildings, foodstuffs and cultural trends that have their roots in the 18th Century period...
Travel & Places - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:10:49
28. WHAT IS SKIN?
WHAT IS SKIN?
Not a lot of people know that skin is actually an organ. Usually organs are like boxes. We tend to think of the heart, the lungs or the kidney; when we hear the word "organ". However, in simple terms, an organ is a structure consisting of co-operating cells, which perform a specific function on ...
Healthy Living - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:11:56
29. CHIMNEY SWEEPS AND RETRO FIREPLACES
CHIMNEY SWEEPS AND RETRO FIREPLACES
As a fire burns in a fireplace, air from the room flows through the grate, fueling the flames. As the flames burn, the fire releases rising gases. Chimneys operate by using the pressure difference caused by this column of hot gas to draw air over burning coals or wood, completing the fire triangl...
Home & Garden - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 06:03:14
30. Grange-over-Sands: A Town by the Sea
Grange-over-Sands: A Town by the Sea
Only five miles from Windermere in the English Lake District, Grange came into being in the late 1800s. Historically, it lay within the county of Lancashire but the 1970s creation of the new county of Cumbria changed the region's boundaries. Leafy Grange, in fact, is a much more typically Cumbria...
Travel & Places - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 06:03:40
31. Children's Teeth
Children's Teeth
We all know the story. A child loses a tooth and, as a way to ease to pain, a parent gives the child a small gift of money, once the tooth has been left under the child's pillow overnight. That's it, isn't it? Well, that is the long and short of it, but only in the English-speaking world. Unlik...
Parenting & Kids - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 06:05:06
32. RIDE ON TIME
RIDE ON TIME
There is no better way to absorb the unspoilt beauty of The New Forest than doing so on horseback. The region is synonymous with equestrianism. Indeed, protected wild horses roam the area. Upwards of 3,000 New Forest Ponies are given free reign over the common land of the area. Animals and thei...
Travel & Places - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 06:01:11
33. DEATH SLIDE~!
DEATH SLIDE~!
For the uninitiated, a zip-line consists of a pulley suspended on a cable, usually made of stainless steel, mounted on an incline. Basically, it's an aerial runway. The contraption is designed to enable a user to travel from the top to the bottom of the inclined cable, under the power of gravity ...
Sports & Recreation - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:11:56
34. EDINBURGH RESIDENT FORCED TO PAY PRIVATE FIRM TO COLLECT WASTE
EDINBURGH RESIDENT FORCED TO PAY PRIVATE FIRM TO COLLECT WASTE
For some residents of major cities, a single wheelie-bin isn't enough to last a fortnight. In fact a householder has now claimed that she has been forced to pay an Edinburgh skip hire firm to take away her overflowing bins.
Culture & Society - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 06:03:14
35. CLASSIC EASTENDERS
CLASSIC EASTENDERS
Abrasive soap couple Den and Angie Watts were the focus of much the mid-1980s output of BBC's 'Eastenders'. During 1986 the heat was ratcheted up on their combustible relationship. The temperature first began to rise in the early part of the year, with the on-screen debut of "Dirty" Den's mistre...
Entertainment & Media - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 06:05:06
36. FIVE BAD-ASS DOGS
FIVE BAD-ASS DOGS
One of the earliest duties of the domestic dog was to protect its owner and its owner's property. In years gone by, employing a security dog might be the only way for a person to protect their land, livestock and home. Guard dogs predate the police force, home insurance and many of the other safe...
Pets & Animals - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 06:01:11
37. UNDERSTANDING ROSACEA
UNDERSTANDING ROSACEA
A chronic condition characterised by facial redness, pustules and pimples; rosacea can easily be mistaken for acne. However, unlike acne, which is primarily a preserve of teenagers, rosacea does not discriminate on the basis of age. The condition, which mostly effects Caucasians of North Western...
Healthy Living - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 06:03:40
38. WHO IS DR. ZEIN OBAGI?
WHO IS DR. ZEIN OBAGI?
In the 1980s, dermatology had a narrow focus, treating only a single aspect of diseased skin. The old school based its premise on moisturization alone. Dr. Zein Obagi re-defined skincare, concluding that over-moisturization can actually lead to a reduction in the skin cells natural ability to moi...
Healthy Living - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:05:08
39. The Mexican Day of the Dead
The Mexican Day of the Dead
Mexico's 'Day of the Dead' festival is a celebration that takes place, annually, on November 1st. The festival is a close relation of the Pagan "Samhain" holiday, the Catholic holiday of All Saints Day and, their modern incarnation, Halloween. Characterised by dark humour, sweet treats and costu...
Holidays & Celebrations - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 06:02:01
40. THERE IS NO PLACE LIKE HOME
No matter what your age or background is, purchasing your first residence is one of the most exciting experiences of your life, but at the same time it can be difficult to decide what kind of community to live in, especially if you have a lot of options.
home-and-garden - Tue, 08 Jan 2013 12:55:09
41. WANT A HOLIDAY TO YOUR OWN SPECIFICATION?
Are you fed up of the same old package holiday every year? The bog standard hotels where alarm clocks have to be set predawn to be able to secure your place pool side? Perhaps you're more fed up of the endless queuing for buffet meals which usually include overdone eggs and weak orange juice? If ...
travel-and-places - Fri, 16 Nov 2012 11:58:26
42. THE LADY'S KNICKERS AND THE LADY'S BRA
Sexiness is not something that can be easily defined, is it the way someone smiles? Is it a particular look in your eye? Maybe it's the way your hair falls when you wear a certain outfit? Whatever sexiness is, it definitely isn't bad underwear. Bad underwear can make you appear years older, poun...
fashion-and-beauty - Fri, 11 Jan 2013 11:44:53
43. Tom Ford Noir
The Tom Ford marque has always guaranteed buyers the highest product quality available. An immaculately-dressed Texan gentleman, Ford is a self-confessed perfectionist, and that personality has never been expressed moreso than in his latest release. The Tom Ford 'Noir' perfume is the successor t...
fashion-and-beauty - Sat, 05 Jan 2013 19:17:22
44. HOW TO CONDUCT AN INDIAN WEDDING (PART 1)
There are number of very specific steps that must be taken to complete an Indian wedding in the appropriate, traditional manner. Readers can find the first seven steps within this article.
weddings - Mon, 03 Dec 2012 16:53:21
45. How to Keep Children Safe and Active in the Wet Weather
The cold weather of November has set in, wind, rain and snow is all we have to look forward from the weather for the next few months! It seems to make everyday tasks so much more difficult and demanding, everything including things like doing to the weekly shopping for the family and then having ...
parenting-and-kids - Thu, 22 Nov 2012 16:50:59

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