Gelatin

Where does gelatin come from? Gelatin is a widely misunderstood but valuable component of any diet. It’s rich in collagen which is derived from animal bone and tissue. This involves the boiling of bones to extract the raw material followed by filtering processes that leaves the purest possible sample of gelatin. How do we consume
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Ransom demand

You’re browsing on the internet and, suddenly, your screen fills with a ‘popup’ message, ‘your computer is locked’. The message will be specific, some even claim to be representing the FBI or police. They suggest that you have contravened a law to frighten you into submission. You are supposed to think that if you send
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What is e coli?

  What is e coli? E coli (Escherichia Coli) is a bacterium which can be found in the lower intestine of most warm blooded life forms, including humans. Most e coli traitsĀ have no effect and show no signs of being present. These make up part of the collection of micro-organisms that exist within the human
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lost passport

You are abroad, either on holiday or on business. Either way there are lots of distractions to occupy your mind. While there may be odd items among your possessions that can go missing without any real consequence, like sunglasses or an item of clothing, there is one thing that you mustn’t lose. More than 20,000
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Phone scam alert

Beware of this scam. Here’s what can happen and it can happen to anyone. You receive a phone call from someone who claims to be from TalkTalk. He has enough information about your account to convince you that he is a genuine employee of the company. He proceeds to tell you that your computer system
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Royal Botanical Gardens

Occupying 326 acres and located in Richmond upon Thames south-west London, a short tube journey from central London. The Royal Botanical Gardens are one of the most famous gardens in the world. Here you will find examples of millions of exotic plants from almost every continent. Walk through the heated tropical forest in the Victorian
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Visit The Tower of London

You can’t visit the Tower of London without knowing something of the history. The defeated English were instructed to build the initial construction in the 1070s by William the Conqueror after the 1066 Norman invasion. Also known as London Tower, it stands over 27m the highest points and made from Caen stone quarried in north
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Glass igloos

Imagine lying in bed at night and being able to look up at the stars with the amazing bonus of a full view of the Northern Lights, also known as the Aurora. This is exactly what you could be doing if you take a trip to the kakslauttanen igloo village in Finland. For the adventurous,
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Stonehenge the monument

Location: Near Amesbury, Wiltshire, Southern England Post code SP4 7DE Having punctuated the journey from the west country to London and the south east at Stonehenge, I’ve become accustomed to the sight of the stones. It’s a route I take occasionally and the monument, for me, is an ideal ‘half-way’ land-mark. These rocks of ages
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white willow bark benefits

Think about this the next time you get a headache and you haven’t got any aspirins in the house. If you have a willow tree in the back garden it could be the answer to the problem. The bark from willow has been used for thousands of years as a pain-killer lowering the tension caused
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