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Menopausal women’s hot flushes to power national grid

fan just takes, takes, takesEnvironmentalists are celebrating the success of an experiment to tap into the vast heat resources of menopausal women as an alternative to fossil fuels. Researchers now believe that the irregularities in middle-aged women’s body temperatures could present a powerful and renewable source of energy.

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Posted: Jun 27th, 2013
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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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Calls for Government action as cyclists’ smugness hits two-year high

‘It’s becoming almost unbearable for some motorists to use their vehicles,’ said the Road Users Alliance. ‘These cyclists need to be brought down a peg or two.’

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Posted: Jan 20th, 2011
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