Saturday, 12 August 2017

Writing - 10 things

So after the seriousness of the USA v N Korea situation a bit of less serious news.


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1. Caterpillars in Lancashire are turning into "exploding zombies".

Apparently they climb to the highest point on a plant, die and then explode!


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2. Emailing is still the most common internet activity in Britain.

Okay


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3. A group of walkers in the Cotswolds claimed they were stalked by a "growling" big cat for more than a mile.

Scary creatures in the countryside.


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4. About 10 million Britons may have skipped sleep or made themselves tired the next day because they were binge-watching TV.

I haven't skipped sleep but ...!


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5. Driverless buses are now on the streets of the Estonian capital Tallinn - there have been "no major incidents" but a number of near misses.

There will be fewer owned cars over the next 20 years.


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6. Bees understand the concept of zero.

Clever b....s


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7. An electric pedal bike share scheme has begun in the hilly streets of the Portuguese capital Lisbon.

The transport revolution is coming.


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8. A new water-filled container could reduce the weight of washing machines by a third.

Oh great!!!


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9. The UK's busiest roads could be covered with special "tunnels" to absorb pollution and improve air quality.

Like this?


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10. Food banks are running out of provisions because hungry children don't have access to free school meals during the summer holidays.

SHAME!!!


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God Bless