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Automotive

Simple car trick can help drivers slash fuel consumption by using a 20p coin

Drivers are still dealing with expensive petrol and diesel costs around the UK, with many looking for fuel-saving methods to reduce the amount they visit the petrol station. Experts are urging drivers to monitor their fuel economy and cut their fuel consumption, simply by checking their tyres. According to Kwik Fit, tyres account for up to […]

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Science

Here’s How to Work Out Muscle Knots, According to an Exercise Physiologist

Imagine you’ve just completed a tough upper-body workout. Your muscles feel a bit tired, but all in all, you’re able to go about the rest of your day just fine. The next morning, you wake up and realize the back of your shoulder blade feels stiff. When you rub your shoulder muscles, it feels like […]

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Weird

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Finance

‘Huge savings’ – Simple change could slash your energy bills in half – ‘big impact’

One way that households can greatly reduce their costs is to switch to off peak tariffs, industry experts have said. These tariffs work by consumers using appliances at times when there is less demand on the energy network, so suppliers can offer reduced prices. Tariffs such as Economy 7 and Economy 10 allow customers to […]

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Travel

Flights: Travel experts’ simple tips to get the ‘perfect plane seat’ for ‘free’

The cost of plane tickets has risen since travel resumed following the coronavirus pandemic, so it can be disheartening to discover your airline charges extra to choose your seat. This can mean families find themselves split up on long journeys, those who like to look out of the window are stuck on the aisle and […]

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Travel

Proving war crimes isn’t simple – a forensics expert explains what’s involved with documenting human rights violations during conflicts, from Afghanistan to Ukraine

Stefan Schmitt, Florida International University The United Nations reports that at least 5,237 Ukrainian civilians have been killed in the Ukraine war – but other estimates place this figure at more than 10,000. Ukraine, meanwhile, has started more than 16,000 investigations into suspected war crimes committed by Russians. For me and my colleagues – who […]

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Finance

Capital gains tax explained: ‘Simple steps’ to reducing your HMRC bill

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has released new data which shows the amount taken in capital gains tax has risen by 42 percent to £14.1billion for the 2020-21 tax year. This is a sharp rise from the £10.1billion in CGT receipts which was raked in for the 2019-20 tax year. Overall, around 323,000 taxpayers […]

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Celebrities

90 Pictures That Perfectly Capture How Simple Things Were 20 Years Ago

Take me back to when all we ever wanted was to eat edible lotion. 1. First and foremost, Baby Spice in a baby carriage. 2. Nelson Mandela meeting his biggest fan. 3. Nick Lachey and Jessica Simpson making out with their eyes open while trying to sell edible lotion. 4. Naomi Campbell showing up to […]

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Celebrities

Kate Middleton and Prince William share simple birthday message for Meghan Markle

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have shared a short and sweet message in celebration of Prince Harry’s wife Meghan Markle’s 41st birthday on Thursday 4 August Source link

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Finance

‘Simple and easy’ ways you could cut your energy bills by £155 – ‘Makes a big difference’

BOXT states that “making a small change can make a big difference” which is incredibly important at the moment as every little move will help as many Britons face extortionately high bills this winter. Citizens Advice has warned that more and more people are going to fall into energy debt with the charity reporting that […]