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SkySaga Game Review

SkySAGA, many will say, is similar to the world phenomenon Minecraft, thus making some players want to play it and in contrast some not. However, this doesn’t set it apart from the amazing gaming world as the graphics and the effort put into this game is one of the best I’ve seen for a game which is only in alpha! Moreover, …

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Salt vs Sugar – What is the Worst Thing We Consume?

Salt is often linked to high blood pressure and heart disease. We think that reducing our salt consumption will help us avoid these health risks. However, there may be a different substance that plays a more significant role in these health issues – sugar. A study published in BMJ Open Heart argues that sugar consumption is significantly worse for blood pressure, hypertension and …

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Is Apple Taking Over The World?

This sounds like a ridiculous idea but if you think about it, it really isn’t that crazy after all. Recently there have been a number of scandals surrounding the global superpower that dominates our daily lives. One of these has been the fact that they recently released the figure that their revenue is at an awe-inspiring $170,000,000,000 which is an …

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Star Wars Battlefront Review

   Star Wars Battlefront Review ★★ As a fan of the original Battlefront games on the Playstation 2 I was extremely excited for the release of this game, the idea of playing on all the familiar planets from the beloved Star Wars franchise was something to look forward to after years of repetitive shooters such as Call of Duty. The …

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Wifi Addiction and Withdrawal Symptoms

Imagine WiFi as a physical net that covers the planet. This net contains so much information about life that you practically live in it. However in the case of this web breaking, and there are people, organisations or even, hold your breath, whole nations disconnected, can you empathize their severe loss of entertainment, social communication and research abilities everyone. Without WiFi you will no longer …

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An Interview With Musicologist Adam Harper

In part one of two, the musicologist and writer talks about the limits of lo-fi and a new future for music, haunted by the past Adam Harper tells me on Skype that he is currently working for Hearing Landscapes Critically, “a musicological research network about where geography and music meet and ideas of place and landscape in it” (“a bit …

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DHSB CEW Writing Competition – Year 8 Winner

DHSB Curriculum Enrichment Week 2015   Curriculum enrichment week; it’s like Curriculum challenge week but fun. It’s an experience to say the least, without lessons and school, nor being grilled for not doing homework. It was a welcome relief from the previous exam week that we slogged through. But I digress; let’s get to the real juicy meat of the …

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Star Wars Battlefront 3 – How Gaming Has Joined the Dark Side

As someone who grew up in the PS2 era, I have played some good games. But my favourite has been Star Wars Battlefront 2; a game with so many options and so many ways to play. It’s immersive in its game play and simple in its mission, to put a big ol’ smile on your face! The reason I bring …

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Bees – Are They Becoming Extinct?

If bees became extinct it would be a disaster for us. The ecosystem would be adversely affected and our diet would be limited, but you’ll be pleased to know that humanity would survive! Unfortunately bees have lots of threats. These threats come in many forms such as: Pectasides Mites Bacteria Fungi Pesticides pose many problems to bees as lots of …

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Healthcare Around the World

Hospital doctors in the UK and India The authors are two aspiring medics who have experienced life at hospital wards in India and the UK. Afterwards, they exchanged stories. Now they share them with you. India ‘After spending a week at the paediatrics ward in an Indian hospital, I can safely say that there was never a moment of silence. …