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A lot of myth exists around smoking cannabis. We used to think of the stereotypical stoner with long hair and a goofy disposition — think of Cheech and Chong — smoking joint after joint and acting, well, pretty ridiculous. Cannabis has come a long way from the days of the forgetful weed smoker from the 1970s where it was either feared or fetishized. These days, cannabis can be found in everything from beauty products to sexual lubricants. When you’re in the right mood and you have the best tools that suit your needs,...

It’s difficult to avoid producing waste altogether, but if we don’t manage it responsibly, then we’re creating a catastrophic impact to the environment around us. An example would be the Versova Beach in India, once victim to countless waste being dumped on it. However, a clean-up project operated over 85 weeks restored the beach to its natural glory. Across the world, there have been many large-scale operations running. Budget skip hire company, Skip Hire UK explore several similar large-scale clean-up projects operating...

On the UK’s roads there are more than 38 million registered vehicles and for this reason, I should come as no surprise that the transport sector is the most-climate polluting sector. Various initiatives in regard to the sector have taken place over the past number of years, including a government encouraged switch to change to ULSD (ultra-low Sulphur diesel), which initially worked, until the air quality began to feel considerable effects. Most recently, the UK became the first major economy in the world to implement a time scaled...

When planning an event, you should decide on the venue and secure it with time. London has a variety of places such as museums, universities, art galleries, conference centres, business centres, sporting venues, and spa treatments that are specialized for a particular kind of clientele. Getting one such site may be a hassle. Other venues can be re-organized and customized for use by different groups. Popular venues get booked for long periods, and finding a suitable site, especially under short notice, can be very challenging. Sometimes, you...

Buying a new car is a great thing, but sometimes it can be more than one can afford. However, buying a used car can be a risk as the wrong vehicle will make you wish you had coughed up the money for a new one. To avoid tales of woe, here are three tips to keep in mind when buying a used car. Buy From a Reputable Used Car Dealer If you are planning to buy a used vehicle, you would be doing yourself a world of good by purchasing one from a reputable used car dealer that has significant experience in acquiring and selling used cars....

Overview of UK lottery This Britain’s National Lottery began in 1994. However, the optimistic statisticians during the time hoped that due to the surrounding publicity, it might help to increase the interest of probability and ideas such that it can enhance the nation’s numeracy. During that time, you could see articles written in newspapers about the drawn numbers that won. However, certain numbers were being identified. If they were “due,” they were known not to have appeared for their draws. If the...

Baseball and softball fields need regular turf protection and water management to be in their best shape. That’s why mound covers and infield protectors are often used for moisture management and even turf protection during practice. Some teams even use custom covers that meet their specific requirements. Storm water recapture systems further help to protect the field. These requirements extend to every athletic field, and generally including golf courses. Storm Water Management Providing adequate storm water drainage and...

Today’s society is one where people can often feel overwhelmed by the amount of injustice in the world. Many of them feel compelled to do whatever they can to improve the state of things. If you can relate, the good news is that it’s easier than you may think to have a positive impact at the community level or more broadly. Here are some valuable suggestions that you can put into action soon.  Consider Volunteering at a Soup Kitchen No matter where you live, the community likely has people who depend on soup kitchens...

Beautiful buildings are a sight to behold, but there’s no sense in having an exquisite build that doesn’t keep its occupants comfortable. The primary purpose of a building is, of course, to be used by people after all. Therefore, temperature control is one of the most crucial aspects of building design. A controlled inner climate can be achieved and supported in part by architectural decisions. But it’s not a one-design-fits-all scenario. In this article, we’re exploring the different methods deployed by architects to...

The demand for construction workers is increasing and the construction industry board predicted in 2016 that 230,000 jobs would be created within the course of five year.  The productivity in the industry has yet remained flat since 1995. One of the problem has been from hiring under-skilled workers. with so many roles to fill and construction skills in such high demand, how can you attract the talented workers you need for your next refurbishment and shopfitting project? Tackling the UK talent crisis Employers often look overseas...