A beach
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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.

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

Solar power
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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
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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
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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.

Magazine article image
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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
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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.

Superstitions
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Do you get nervous when a black cat walks in front of you? Do you avoid walking under ladders? If you broke a mirror would you expect to get 7 years' bad luck?

If the answer is 'yes' to any of these questions then you are clearly a superstitious person.

Gardening: the Beginnings
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The modern garden has a history going back many thousands of years. The first ‘garden’, was a vegetable-garden, where early humans cultivated different types of plants for food.

Philosophy
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The two Greek words – “philo”, which means love and “sophia”, which means wisdom are the beginnings of the word we use today: Philosophy, the love of wisdom.

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