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Animals including humans
At the end of February there was an internet frenzy caused by a picture of a dress which sparked fierce debate about its colour. Some people s...

A New Revolution

Many everyday items rely on an electric motor to improve their ability to do the task that they are designed for. Most children make the link ...

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From cable to wireless the telephone has evolved to respond to our modern mobile lifestyle. The original concept of voice transmission was sim...

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