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general January 1, 2022 posted by

Happy New Year to all from us here at Ferret Towers

Well, that was definitely a year! mY kEYbOaRD BROKE, and all sort of weird stuff happened to my teeth. And I’m sure there were other things going on in the background involving viruses, vaccines and motley disasters. But now it’s time to look forward to an exciting new year, full of fun and frolics. Maybe. In the words of one wise wit, I think we’re all hoping that 2022 will be a year full of precedented events. You know, like…


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Electric Cars October 13, 2021 posted by

Electric Double Decker Bus – updates the London scene with zero emissions

Let’s say you’re the owner of a small to medium size city. And you want – no need – to improve your finances as fast as possible. You could turn it into a gambling metro. You could offer tax advantages for doing business there. Or you could, with a bit of imagination, invest $240,000 in this glorious rip-off of a London double decker bus. But electric. And run tours around your city all day long. Wowwee.


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Electric Double Decker Bus – updates the London scene with zero emissions
general January 4, 2021 posted by

Happy New Year!

So 2020 is over. Thank goodness. Now it’s just that pesky 2021 hangover to deal with. And it looks like it will be a doozy. Pandemics apparently don’t know when it’s time to leave the party and go home, so we’re going to be stuck with it for a while longer. The good news is the start of the vaccine roll-out, which should eventually bring some summer cheer. In the meantime, here’s wishing you all a safe and healthy year,…


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Happy New Year!
general April 28, 2020 posted by

Chip To Restore Touch After Injury – scientists implant chip to help people with spinal cord injury

Could imagine living without the sense of touch? No more heat sensing through your fingertips, or feeling wet and dry. No more of that input at all from your body. For hundreds of thousands of people or more, this is a reality due to injury but scientists have found a way restore the sense with a computer chip.


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Chip To Restore Touch After Injury – scientists implant chip to help people with spinal cord injury
general April 23, 2020 posted by

Earth Day Works – the fifty year old day is really helping

When’s the last time you thought about Earth Day? Once you’ve exited primary school, it’s not really a day that comes up a lot. Maybe the Google doodle reminds you with a cool image or even a game but most people don’t think about it. But maybe we should take greater notice of it because places that do have better environmental outcomes than areas that don’t.


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Earth Day Works – the fifty year old day is really helping
general April 21, 2020 posted by

Making Changes For The Climate Is Cheaper – than not

One of the issues that is often brought up in the climate crisis discussion is the cost associated with making changes to more climate friendly technologies and practices. It’s just too much money! But as it turns out, a new study has revealed by not making these changes, the economy will lose money. Like a lot of it.


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Making Changes For The Climate Is Cheaper – than not
general April 20, 2020 posted by

What Did Hubble See On Your Birthday? – check out what space was photographed on your day

The Hubble Space Telescope is out there taking photos all day everyday. Of what? Space, it’s taking photos of all kinds of space and oh boy are some of them AMAZING. Even the ones that aren’t jaw dropping are still really pretty. So what did Hubble see on your birthday?


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What Did Hubble See On Your Birthday? – check out what space was photographed on your day