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Twitter Chief to Share Shares with Employees

Twitter Chief to Share Shares with Employees

Back last July, Twitter chief Dick Costolo resigned and in stepped co-founder Jack Dorsey to temporarily take his place. Earlier this month, that temporary position became permanen ...

Jobs Market Opens Up for Young People

Jobs Market Opens Up for Young People

It's good news for apprentices and young people leaving school as more and more companies are looking to fill skills gaps in their workforces. This is according to the latest resea ...

Tiny Houses for Families in Need

Tiny Houses for Families in Need

In a world where more and more families are struggling to find affordable housing, one former priest and his family are trying to make a difference. At the moment, former priest Na ...

Do Working Mothers Have More Successful Children?

Do Working Mothers Have More Successful Children?

If you have children or are thinking about it, then you might have given some thought to who will go out to work and who is staying at home to look after the kids. Do you still to ...

Ancient Coin Suggests Earlier Bristol Channel Trading

Ancient Coin Suggests Earlier Bristol Channel Trading

A coin has recently been revealed to the public that suggest maritime activity along the Bristol Channel in Britain began a lot earlier than originally thought. The little lump of ...

“Significant” Oil Find Near Gatwick Airport

“Significant” Oil Find Near Gatwick Airport

According to UK Oil & Gas Investments (UKOG), there could be around 100 billion barrels worth of oil lying underneath the south of England, and it could be removed without havi ...

Graphene Light Bulb to Hit Shelves

Graphene Light Bulb to Hit Shelves

The first consumer product made from graphene is set to go on sale within the next couple of months - light bulbs! Graphene is a super-strong carbon material, a micro-thin layer of ...

Twitter Chief to Share Shares with Employees

Back last July, Twitter chief Dick Costolo resigned and in stepped co-founder Jack Dorsey to temporarily take his place. Earlier this month, that temporary position became permanent and Dorsey now has a big job on his hands. Over the last couple of the months, several senior managers have left the company and because Twitter hasn't been fairing as well as it could have been of late, Dorsey was stuck with th ...

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Jobs Market Opens Up for Young People

It's good news for apprentices and young people leaving school as more and more companies are looking to fill skills gaps in their workforces. This is according to the latest research from the HR professional body CIPD (Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development) as part of their quarterly survey. The CIPD surveyed almost 1,000 companies and found that, in response to recruitment difficulties, around ...

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Tiny Houses for Families in Need

In a world where more and more families are struggling to find affordable housing, one former priest and his family are trying to make a difference. At the moment, former priest Nathan Monk, his wife Tashina, and their three children are living in a rental home in Florida that’s about 365m² (1,200ft²). But the family of five is going to be moving into a tiny home of only 91.5m², or 300 square foot. “But why ...

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Do Working Mothers Have More Successful Children?

If you have children or are thinking about it, then you might have given some thought to who will go out to work and who is staying at home to look after the kids. Do you still to the "traditional" roles and have mum as the primary caregiver while dad goes to work, or does mum become the breadwinner of the family? Whichever choice you make, you might feel as if you are "abandoning" your children in favour o ...

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Ancient Coin Suggests Earlier Bristol Channel Trading

A coin has recently been revealed to the public that suggest maritime activity along the Bristol Channel in Britain began a lot earlier than originally thought. The little lump of metal doesn't look like much, but this isn't just any old coin. It is 2,300 years old, which makes it older than the Roman Empire and even the Great Wall of China! Made from copper and smaller than a penny at only 20mm in diameter ...

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“Significant” Oil Find Near Gatwick Airport

According to UK Oil & Gas Investments (UKOG), there could be around 100 billion barrels worth of oil lying underneath the south of England, and it could be removed without having to resort to fracking! In October, we told you about a new oil field that had been discovered in the North Sea, a location that has produced around 45 billion barrels' worth of oil over the last 40 years. It is thought that mor ...

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Graphene Light Bulb to Hit Shelves

The first consumer product made from graphene is set to go on sale within the next couple of months - light bulbs! Graphene is a super-strong carbon material, a micro-thin layer of which is said to be stronger than steel. The material was discovered by Professors Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov at Manchester University, which later led to them both being knighted and receiving the Physics Nobel Prize. T ...

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Schools to Get Better Careers Advice?

Careers advice in schools in England isn't currently that great, but a new report from Teach First could be able to change all that... Teach First is a charity and social enterprise that aims to end inequality in education. They recently carried out and published a report suggesting that there should be at least one teacher or member of middle management in each school specially trained in careers guidance. ...

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Look, No Wires! Charge Your Phone on Your Furniture

If you have a mobile phone, then you are probably familiar with the ongoing battle with the charger. We frequently lose them, they often get tangled, and a few of you will know the troubles of having pets chew through cables... Well, what if we told you that it was possible to simply place your phone on your coffee table, desk, maybe even your lamp, and your phone would charge away? Okay, maybe not your *cu ...

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The New Easy Way to Transfer Money – by Email!

With online and mobile bank transfers, putting money into someone else's bank account - or having them put money in yours - has never been easier... Or has it? Google has taken the steps to make it ever easier to transfer small amounts of cash to your family or friends, such as for lunch or rent. And it really is as simple as sending an email. But the system, called Google Wallet, isn't as new as you might ...

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