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Why Wind Power Works in the UK

October 4th, 2013 | by Guest Contributor

In the UK, we have some of the most suitable weather for different types of renewable energy systems to work at their best. Although both solar and tidal power are renewable energy sources which are being put to good use already, it is wind power that has made the biggest impact on the general awareness of clean power generation


Art From Scrap: Ptolemy Elrington’s Hubcap Creatures

June 20th, 2013 | by Guest Author

Ptolemy Elrington makes sculptures from scrap material and runaway hubcaps. He lives in the British seaside town of Brighton, and has been crafting his Hubcap Creatures for twelve years. In this time Ptolemy has built a name for himself, and now there is enough demand for his work that he’s able to do it full-time. He is known for his animals, particularly fish, but can make just about anything, and sells to all kinds of people


Gardening Leave: a New Way to Organize the Work Week?

October 11th, 2012 | by Jeff McIntire-Strasburg

Would offering employees a four-day work week in exchange for gardening time make them more productive? Happier? Healthier? These are just a few of the good reasons for companies to implement "gardening leave."



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