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Wanna Build A "Green" House? Good Luck With That.

No one said it would be easy to build the greenest house on the block. Scott Adams on perplexing energy bills, ugly lawns and the true meaning of 'green'

Let's say you love the Earth. You see an article in a magazine about a guy who built a "green" house using mostly twigs, pinecones and abandoned bird nests. You want to build a green home, too. So you find an architect, show him the magazine and say, "Give me one just like this."

Good luck with that.

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Filmmakers Resisting Hollywood's 3-D Push

LOS ANGELES — A joke making the rounds online involves a pair of red and green glasses and some blurry letters that say, “If you can’t make it good, make it 3-D.”

The fans of flat film have a motto. But do they have a movement?

While Hollywood rushes dozens of 3-D movies to the screen — nearly 60 are planned in the next two years, including “Saw 3D” and “Mars Needs Moms!” — a rebellion among some filmmakers and viewers has been complicating the industry’s jump into the third dimension.

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The Harm Of Gaming: We Present The Facts

The perennial questions of the harm that games may be causing us and our children are extremely troubling. Every week seems to bring a new survey or study that demonstrates links between gaming and problematic behaviour, with renowned psychologists, sociologists and publicists explaining to us what it is we need to be scared of. Over the last fifteen years I have been studying this data and reading these papers, and I am now ready to publish my findings.

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Different Types Of Model trains

Earlier this year, James May – one of the presenters on Top Gear – travelled to the Tarka Trail in Devon to rebuild a former railway line, but in miniature model. There was clearly much interest in this project from May and volunteers of the project. The project involved a ten mile track using Hornby OO gauge track. Unfortunately the attempt was halted somewhat as the little trains were unable to overcome heavy rain and thieves stealing parts of the track.

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Showing off your lifelike dolls

Collectable dolls have long been highly desirable pieces, whether just a single doll or a large collection. They are unique pieces made with intricate designs and craftsmanship; many of these dolls are so special that they leave us wanting more. However, some of us don’t know where to put our lifelike dolls once we buy them; so what is the best way to display these dolls whilst keeping them safe?

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The most expensive pianos in the world

Piano’s are one of the most popular types of musical instrument and are well known for being one of the more expensive. For those lucky enough to own one, protecting it through home contents insurance is essential.

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Greek-Style Idol

It seems that Greece's difficulties managing its national debt is not the sole problem the Mediterranean country with the glorious past face, but just a reflection out of the many. Bad management, corruption, nepotism and remnants of the ottoman empire era are still quite prominent in every aspect, not only of the political but also of social life.

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Craziest Musical Instruments Worldwide

The circumference of the world is about 40,000 kilometres and is home to over 6,000,000,000 people all around the World estimated in 2010. Out of those 6,000,000,000 probably 90% of them listen to music. Approximately 35% out of this total population might know how to play musical instruments.

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The Top 3 Films of the past 40 years!

These results are based across the reviews and ratings on IMDB as well as ratings taken from magazines in the US and the UK. We all have our favourite films, but there are some that you cannot doubt are a truly amazing work of art!

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The Deadbeats – The Ghostly Super-group of the Isle of Wight Festival

Perhaps the most famous of all the music festivals in the world is the Isle of Wight Festival. Founded over forty years ago, it has a unique historical place in our culture. I grew up listening to the legends that have performed there, and many of these people have become my musical heroes.

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