5 “New” Things That are Older Than You Think

5 "New" Things That are Older Than You Think

It’s quite remarkable how fast technology has evolved in such a short period of time, and how it has played a huge role in shaping our society. But even with hundreds and thousands of years separating us from our ancestors, human nature has remained basically the same. Want some proof? Here’s a list of things that you might think are modern inventions or concepts, but are actually quite ancient. Prepare to be surprised! Selfies You read that right! Selfies aren’t as modern as you think. In fact, the first ever…

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Will You Keep it down!

Noise Abatement Act 1960

Noise is everywhere. Whether you live in an Urban or rural setting you can’t help but notice it. It may the thunder of lorries or the rumble of agricultural machinery. In 1959 the problem was becoming intolerable for many people, but it was John Connell who decided he’d had enough and set about forming the Noise abatement society. The aim was to give those people who were living in areas blighted by noise a voice as councils appeared not to be interested at all. One way open to Gloucestershire residents…

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Things you should how about home theatre projectors

Things you should how about home theatre projectors

If you’re going to get the most from your home theatre setup, you really need a big picture for that full moviegoing experience. A TV, however large, may just not cut it, so many people turn instead to buying a projector. What is a projector, how does it work, and what do you need to know before choosing one? If you’re going to get the most from your home theatre setup, you really need a big picture for that full moviegoing experience. A TV, however large, may just not cut…

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4 Craziest Drug Fueled Arrests

4 Craziest Drug Fueled Arrests

Drugs can make people do a lot of crazy things. There have been plenty of insane news stories about people being arrested while high on illicit drugs. Here are just a few of the most unbelievable to satiate your curiosity. Naked Fun in Walmart Methamphetamine is one of the more potent drugs out there, so it should make sense that people who use meth are more likely to go on a crime spree. For example, take Robert Kanoff, a 49-year-old man from the Tempe, Arizona, area. After getting high, he headed to a local…

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Fish and chip shop finalists announced for Taste of Dorset Awards’

Fish and chip shop finalists announced for Taste Of Dorset Awards

The annual Taste of Dorset Awards have been announced and once again look set to celebrate the very best the coastal county has to offer on a plate. Fish ‘n’ Fritz Locals in the town of Weymouth will know Fish ‘n’ Fritz as one of the longest established ‘chippies’ in the town. Trading now in its twenty-first year, it’s a mainstay close to the beach. Few locals will not know of the famed pea fritters, and the trophy cabinet is already bursting with many awards stacked up over the years.…

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