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Heavy-petroleum fuels raising vanadium emissions

Added: 16.12.2017 22:09 | 7 views | 0 comments

Human emissions of the potentially harmful trace metal vanadium into Earth's atmosphere have spiked sharply since the start of the 21st century due in large part to industry's growing use of heavy oils, tar sands, bitumen and petroleum coke for energy, a new Duke study finds. These emissions now exceed those from all natural sources combined. Growing evidence suggests exposure to vanadium-rich aerosols can impair respiratory functions and exacerbate conditions such as asthma or COPD.

Tags: UK, EU, Oil, Acer, Fuel
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Frankly, Harrison Ford Was ‘F-cking’ Upset That Mark Hamill Didn’t Tell Him Star Wars Spoilers

Added: 16.12.2017 20:47 | 6 views | 0 comments

Mark Hamill wishes he could’ve told everyone, including his Star Wars pals Harrison Ford and Carrie Fisher, about that big, grand reveal involving Darth Vader and Luke Skywalker at the end of The Empire Strikes Back. (Do we really need to quote it for you?) But alas, he couldn’t due ...


Sean Astin Responds to FCC's Fake Comments by His Mother, Patty Duke, Against Net Neutrality

Added: 16.12.2017 19:17 | 15 views | 0 comments

Sean Astin says if his mom, Patty Duke, were still alive today ... she'd be marching on Capitol Hill to demand answers why her name was fraudulently used to oppose net neutrality. A little backstory -- Sean's bro, actor Mackenzie Astin, called out...

Tags: UK, EU, Mac

Actresses rebuke Matt Damon over comments

Added: 16.12.2017 19:11 | 19 views | 0 comments

Minnie Driver and Alyssa Milano have criticised Matt Damon over his comments on the sexual misconduct scandal engulfing Hollywood.


PSN Deals: New Weekend Discounts for UK and Europe

Added: 16.12.2017 17:30 | 4 views | 0 comments

Pure PlayStation: There is a batch of new discounts over on the UK/EU PlayStation Store this weekend to help keep you out of the terrible weather.

Tags: UK, EU

Insufficient sleep may be adding to your waistline

Added: 16.12.2017 16:50 | 5 views | 0 comments

Adults in the UK who have poor sleep patterns are more likely to be overweight and obese and have poorer metabolic health, according to a new study.

Tags: UK, Sleep
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David Cameron to head £750m fund boosting trade links between UK and China

Added: 16.12.2017 14:39 | 10 views | 0 comments

David Cameron is to take on a role leading a billion dollar investment initiative between the UK and China.

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Hart in Hampshire where the average home will cost you £420,000 named UK's best place to live for fifth year

Added: 16.12.2017 14:28 | 7 views | 0 comments

Hart in North East Hampshire has been crowned the UK's best place to live in a quality of life survey.

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'More than half of UK pets will receive Christmas gifts this year'

Added: 16.12.2017 14:04 | 12 views | 0 comments

More than half of all UK pets will receive Christmas presents this year, new data shows.

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'Brussels gives us 5 new rules a day to follow' Legal expert warns UK against Norway model

Added: 16.12.2017 12:44 | 16 views | 0 comments

A NORWEGIAN thinktank has urged Britain not to follow its own EU trade agreement as Theresa May begins to debate the country's options for Phase 2 talks with the bloc.


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