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The body as a chemical factory

Input: air (oxygen), food Output: children (sperm and eggs) Waste products: carbon dioxide, urine and faeces Factory gate: mouth, leading to trachea and aesophagus Control centre: brain Transport: circulatory system Gas exchanger: lungs (in oxygen, out carbon dioxide) Digester: guts … Continue reading

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Stop motorway speeding

1 Government stats show vehicles travelling at 80mph use 25% more fuel than those travelling at 70mph. If we use less fuel the UK would be economically better off. 2 Driving would be very much less stressful for those obeying … Continue reading

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There is no point

Why do we, as a species, think that there is a purpose to our lives beyond the immediate? Even more bizarrely do we think that there is another life beyond this one? Even more bizarrely still why do we think … Continue reading

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Why I hate dogs

1/ Dog shit – it’s everywhere so, as well as having to spend all the time out walking trying to avoid it, when I fail I have the horrible job of cleaning it off my shoe and sometimes my car … Continue reading

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Public transport vs cars

It is important to understand why more people don’t use public transport. It’s a lot to do with convenience and habit also pays a big part. I suspect that the last time many people traveled by bus buses were not … Continue reading

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Life, Music, Religion, Art, Death, Atoms, Space and Science

We’re just atoms mainly of oxygen, hydrogen and carbon. The atoms don’t know they are anything to do with us, they weren’t in the past and in the future they won’t be either. So does that mean our physical self … Continue reading

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Overpopulation

So at last the world leaders are beginning to realise that the human race is in a bit of a pickle. The evidence has been staring them in the face for decades but they’ve chosen to concentrate on immediate, short … Continue reading

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