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Menopausal women’s hot flushes to power national grid

fan just takes, takes, takes‘We estimate that the energy generated by just 10,000 women will be equal to five hours of hydro-electric output from the Hoover Dam’

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Posted: Jun 23rd, 2014
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‘Country set’ in rush to buy nuclear-powered Aga

With oil prices continuing to rise, makers of the popular cooking range Aga have introduced a new nuclear powered model which is proving particularly popular in the gentrified rural areas of Britain.

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Posted: Jun 11th, 2014
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Jedis disappointed with new ‘energy-saving’ lightsabers

Leia's comment of 'aren't you a little short for a lightsaber?' really didn't help‘These new lightsabers are rubbish,’ complained Jedi Master Obi-Wan Kenobi. ‘They take ages to light up and when they do you can barely see anything with them.’

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Posted: Mar 7th, 2012
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Manufacturers ready production lines for 59-Watt lightbulbs

With the ban on 60-Watt old-style lightbulbs about to come into effect, rumours from the lighting industry hint that manufacturers are soon to introduce a brand new ‘59-Watt’ model.

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Posted: Sep 2nd, 2011
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Concern over carbon offsetting as forest envelops Brixton

‘It is thought that an area the size of Wales is turning into forest every three days – only in Birmingham.’

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Posted: Sep 1st, 2011
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