Disconnecting from the indispensable: Living off Grid

Nowadays with the advent of digital communications, rather than handwritten notes from family and friends, the sound of the letterbox creaking often only testifies to another sealed white envelope addressed to the bill payer. Through the convenient modern lifestyle supplemented by fridges, lighting, thermostats, drinking water on tap and flushable toilets, your electricity, gas, water,…

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Recycled Ethics

Recycling: the confusing activity we’ve all become conscripted in as penance for buying stuff. In the real world strategy game of ‘The Recycling Bins’, we must navigate through swathes of stickers, converging arrows, and green triangles to determine the correct receptacle for each material. All the while discerning urban legend from the truth as to…

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The Post-Brexit Diet

As the UK slides unprepared into the great unknown as an independent nation, the essential benefits that gave Brexit merit have yet to emerge from the din of political mud-slinging. With the only comprehensible realities being that there will be no money left to give the NHS and that the majority of qualified workforce comes…

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Engineering the future: GMOs

The genetic modification of organisms is a controversial and divisive subject on which not many sit on the fence for. For the saviours of nature and the proponents of science, the topic of biological engineering is another on the list of modern polarising subjects concerning the environment. Some form of biological engineering has always occurred…

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