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The botfly of doom [video 5:33]

Posted by on February 26, 2013
Show your children this brilliant and compulsive viewing: Charlie Hamilton James and Philippa Forester get a botfly larva out of Charlie’s scalp. The bit I love most is how completely fascinated their sons are. When the botfly larva finally comes out, one child is on his knees in his school uniform searching the ground for it. And that computer...
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Five things to ask of puddle ice

Posted by on February 23, 2013
Can you hold it? Can you see through it?   Could you skin a cat with it? Can you sculpt it with finger heat?   With nose heat? … and more smashing fun.
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Green exercise should be considered as one of the first steps in a range of health interventions. What we seem to know instinctively – that being exposed to nature is somehow good for us – is increasing being backed up by scientific evidence. “There is growing evidence to show that exposure to nature brings substantial mental health...
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