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With Edinburgh Science Festival kicking off this week, we thought it would be the perfect time to gather up some fun science experiments that can be enjoyed by the whole family. Most of these use simple ingredients that can be found anywhere in the home, so get experimenting! DIY Lava Lamps Great for learning about oil and water density, as well as adding some retro nostalgia to the home. Glowing Volcanoes This simple experiment is sure to wow everyone in the room and get kids excited about science. Dancing Oobleck Oobleck is a non-Newtonian fluid named after a sticky substance...

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Every year, an area of woodland roughly the size of England is lost. With forests playing a crucial role in battling climate change and being a source of food and medicine to over a billion people, it is now more important than ever to enjoy the beautiful greenery that is around us. Below is a list of scenic forests that you can visit in the UK right now, but please visit https://www.woodlandtrust.org.uk/blog/2014/03/international-day-of-forests/ to learn more about the International Day of Forests, and find out what you can do to help fight deforestation. West Woods in Lockeridge, Marlborough Boasting 800 acres...

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Two weeks ago we gave you a basic beginner’s guide to understanding the Winter Olympics.  We look back over some of the talking points of the 2018 Games and reflect on a selections of the big moments and star performers.  Heroes of 2018 Lizzie Yarnold – Women’s Skeleton champion Lizzie Yarnold became the first ever British athlete to retain a Winter Olympic gold medal. Having stormed her event in Sochi in 2014, Lizzie was the Team GB flag-bearer in Pyeongchang and hopes of another British gold medal lay on her shoulders. Yarnold set the track record for women's skeleton at...

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Everyone gets excited about the Summer games, seeing Team GB dominate the velodrome or watching the greats of Mo Farah, and Jess Ennis-Hill in the Olympic stadium bringing home the medals – but when it comes to the Winter Olympics, we’re generally not quite as familiar with several of the sports or the star competitors. Not wanting to miss out on what is a great sporting spectacle, we have put together a guide to help you sound like you know what you’re taking about down the pub with your friends. Where are the Winter Games? Due to obvious reasons, the...

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With the weather still looking cold and dreary, and everyone’s wallets feeling a little light after the Christmas festivities, we’ve collected a few inexpensive but fun products from Gourmet Gadgetry to bring a little bit of retro food excitement to those dark January evenings. 3 in 1 Drinks MakerGreat for creating yummy milkshakes for both kids and grownups (the splash of alcohol in the grownups’ glass will be our little secret), or healthy smoothies if you’re feeling nutritious. Milk Frother and Hot Chocolate MakerWho doesn’t love a warming hot chocolate after battling the harsh weather all day? Simply pour your...

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