A beach

Imagine a beach: a quiet place, with only the noise of the sea and the gulls in the background. It’s a hot day. There is just the sea, the sun, and the beach: a little paradise.


 A charity is a non-profit making organisation that raises money for people in need. 

Solar power

Which form of energy is free during the day, produces no dangerous waste products and will be available for the next 4 billion years? Solar power, of course. Read about some of the things you can do with it.

Viral marketing

When word of mouth turns to word of mouse… In December 1998, Iconocast gave the award for Internet marketing buzzword of the year to the term 'viral marketing', but what does it really mean?

Saint Patrick's Day

St. Patrick is the patron saint and national apostle of Ireland. He was born in the fourth century and is famous for bringing Christianity into Ireland. St. Patrick’s Day falls on the 17th of March.

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Rice is low-fat and high in energy, and you can mix it with just about anything to make a wide variety of tasty nutritious dishes, ranging from sushi in Japan to risottos in northern Italy.


Slavery is the idea that a human is someone’s property, that he/she can be bought, sold and owned; and forced to work without being paid. This concept has been around for thousands of years.


The analogy of streams, rivers and their tributaries as the veins and arteries of the earth is not inappropriate. They are indeed the "lifeblood" of the world. Each river is part of a huge eco-system.

What did a dinosaur look like?

Dinosaur art has a long history, in natural history museums, children's toys and films. We love looking at dinosaurs. But what are we seeing? The real thing? Or a little fact and a lot of imagination?


Development is happening everywhere around the world and it has started to be called 'globalisation'. There is a serious argument that this process is unfair and that it is causing a lot of poverty ...


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