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A growing demand for taking a holiday from yourself

November 30, 2011

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Do you remember that scene in Total Recall where Arnold is being followed around by that ad for this new high tech vacation package? It’s based on a Philip K Dick story so it seemed like such a crazy idea at the time it came out. I’m not talking about the implanting memories part. That [...]

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Kids’ toys that grown men can still enjoy

November 19, 2011

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Growing up is hard to do. Sometimes it’s hard to let go of the things you love. But fear not, the world expects men to never grow up so there are still loads of amazing toys that it’s socially acceptable to play with.

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Open5 Series: Adventure Race in the Shropshire Hills

November 3, 2011

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An Adventure Race includes cross country running, mountain biking, orienteering, and some races also include climbing and paddling.

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Classic Halloween Pranks – a proud tradition of scaring children

October 24, 2011

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Trick or treat. Most normal people shrug it off and reach into the candy dish when they hear that, but some see it as a challenge. Here are some classics.

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An Ounce of Flu Prevention

October 14, 2011

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With the winter comes the flu season. Flu viruses can spread by contact, so regularly washing your hands with soap and water is the most important thing you can do to keep yourself healthy.

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A Few Easy Steps to Better Car Maintenance

October 13, 2011

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Take good care of your car, and your car will take good care of you. Many of us don’t know how to do even basic maintenance so here are some simple steps you can take to keep you on the road.

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