Tom@The Thinking Path

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Don’t be scared, just look and learn. Something that I’ve learnt to be on the look out for when walking along the Thinking Path are ticks. They are one of the arachnids but, unlike the majority of others out there, these are bad and must be avoided. Why are they so bad? They are complete
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wild_garlic

The wild garlic season is upon us and there’s the usual plentiful crop along the path. Wild garlic grows where the ground is damp and shaded by trees or on the north side of a hedge bank. Spring is here. It’s one of the firsts signs of Spring when the days start to lengthen. The
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Human skin 1

Here’s something that’s caught my attention. If we sometimes wonder if resources are wasted on research, just consider this. Human skin can be printed by 3D printers following major advances by biologists in Madrid. It’s hoped that the artificial, lab-made skin can be used for repairing damage suffered by burns victims and industrial testing of
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Tower Bridge London

Tower Bridge is recognised around the world. It’s one of a number of iconic destinations that represents London and Great Britain. What you see is the chosen design out of 50 others which were submitted to a competition launched by the City of London Corporation. They set up the “Special Bridge Committee” in 1876 to
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apples

Rarely is there a fruit that’s so simple and yet diverse in its applications than the apple. You can just pick it from a tree and eat it. How much more simple can it be? Make apples a regular habit. Eating apples as part of your regular diet has long been known to be good
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orange tree scene 2

When ever oranges are mentioned, whether the fruit or juice, we tend to think about Vitamin C. The main benefit from eating oranges regularly is they help to prevent the common cold or at least, help us to put up a good fight. Anyone seeing an orange tree for the first time may be forgiven
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Peanuts

Peanuts are one of my favourite snacks and knowing that they have health benefits makes for an excuse to indulge. Peanuts are often referred to as ground-nuts because, while the plant will flower above ground, the peanuts are produced under ground. This classifies it as a member of the legume family. Grown in the tropics
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