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Snakes Alive But Where’s the Pilot

Snakes Alive But Where’s the Pilot

The Burmese Python is one of the five largest snakes in the world. It can grow as long as six yards, when it could crush an alligator. It makes a popular pet for a reason that eludes us somewhat. If a Burmese Python escapes and is hungry it becomes an opportunistic feeder.

Small Business / Landlord Subsidence Cover

Small Business / Landlord Subsidence Cover

Subsidence is the downward movement of earth, relative to a fixed point. Sometimes, the root cause is seismic activity, underground mining, or flooding.

Are We Evolving with Our Smartphones?

Are We Evolving with Our Smartphones?

We may be becoming ‘symbiotic with our computer tools’ according to Betsy Sparrow, professor of psychology at Columbia University. We found this interesting snippet in an intriguing article by Laura Sanders in Science News.

Rumblings from Mount Etna

Rumblings from Mount Etna

We thought it might be interesting to get to know Mount Etna better. After all, it did throw its toys out in spectacular fashion at the BBC, and assorted onlookers.

Naming Secrets of London Underground

Naming Secrets of London Underground

While scanning the internet for a topic we came across a post by Amanda Ruggeri about tube station names. Unlike the rest of us that let the names whizz past with perhaps the odd ribald thought …