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‘France to force big supermarkets to give away unsold food to charity’.. 

Supermarkets will have to take measures to prevent food waste- – and will be forced to donate unsold but edible food to charity. Source: France to force big supermarkets to give away unsold food to charity | World news | … Continue reading

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“..LG unveils ultra thin wallpaper TV..” (ed:..this one is pretty cool..)

The electronics giant has shown off an ultra-thin ‘wallpaper TV’ – less than 1mm thick – – and at 1.9kg so light it can be attached to the wall with magnets. Source: LG unveils ultra thin wallpaper TV – Technology … Continue reading

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“..Want to know where to get high? – There’s an app for that..” 

Cannabis users looking for someone to share a joint with – have a new app that lets them find like-minded smokers. Source: Want to know where to get high? There’s an app for that | Stuff.co.nz

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“..Skype’s real-time translator now available..”

  Microsoft-owned Skype has cleared the way for anyone to use a new feature – that translates video chats or instant messages in real time. Source: Skype’s real-time translator now available – Business – NZ Herald News

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“..The Future of Wind Turbines? No Blades..”

The Vortex – a radical new way to generate wind energy – is a bladeless wind turbine that looks like a giant rolled joint – – shooting into the sky. Source: The Future of Wind Turbines? No Blades | WIRED

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“..10 songs to play to children to teach them about ..” 

(ed:..there is some good stuff here – and nice to see the divinyls included – i must say..) Source: 10 songs to play to children to teach them about life | Laura Barton | Comment is free | The Guardian

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“..Could this be the world’s most efficient solar electricity system?..” 

Using military technology and a zero-emission engine invented by a 19th-century Scot – Swedish firm seeks to revolutionise solar energy production. Source: Could this be the world’s most efficient solar electricity system? | Environment | The Guardian

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