A guide to problem birds – starlings Reviews 

A guide to problem birds – starlings

Starlings are considered significant pests in both cities and rural areas due to their eating, flocking and nesting habits. This article considers their nuisance behaviour and available control methods. Image Credit Nuisance Starlings cause a nuisance in a number of ways. Firstly, they nest in any suitable hole or crevice and, due to their aggressive nature, they can take over the nesting sites of other, smaller birds, often watching the other birds complete their nest before taking it over and therefore damaging small bird populations. In addition, they often nests…

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5 More Ways You Could Be Spoiling Your Car’s Paintwork Reviews 

5 More Ways You Could Be Spoiling Your Car’s Paintwork

Taking care of your car’s paintwork is important not just to keep the vehicle looking good, but also to preserve it’s value for when you come to trade it in. The trouble is, there are loads of things that are out to damage your paint, here are a few more to be aware of. Image Credit Fuel Stains However careful you are with the fuel nozzle, it’s all to easy to spill petrol or diesel down the side of the car when filling up. If left for too long fuel…

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5 things to consider for your warehouse pallet racking Reviews 

5 things to consider for your warehouse pallet racking

Getting the full benefit from warehouse pallet racking means taking several factors into consideration. Here we look at the top five. Image Credit 1. Select an appropriate pallet size and type Before you build the racking, you need to think about the size of pallet you are going to store. The size of pallet you need will depend on the best way to store your products and how many pallets you will need. Additional factors are the weight and height of the items on the pallet. Also consider whether you…

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Essential Maintenance And Care For Your Fridge Freezer Reviews 

Essential Maintenance And Care For Your Fridge Freezer

Your fridge is a vital piece of kitchen equipment that needs to run faultlessly around the clock. However, it rarely gets sufficient TLC! How much time do you spend looking after this essential piece of kitchen kit? A few quick maintenance checks and jobs can help to ensure that your appliance works as well as it should for as long as possible. Image Credit Research suggests that the average commercial fridge freezers should run for about 13 years if they are well looked after – which is great incentive from…

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Is the FDA Really in the Pocket of the Medical Firms It Regulates? Reviews 

Is the FDA Really in the Pocket of the Medical Firms It Regulates?

The FDA (Food and Drug Administration) is a U.S. Department of Health agency responsible for ensuring the safety of products consumed in some way by the general public. These include food, tobacco, cosmetics and medical products. Image Credit Most people would assume the FDA to be authoritative, unbiased and trustworthy. It is charged with representing the interests of a population of whom few have any in-depth knowledge of medicines and vaccines. But is this accurate, or has this independence been corrupted in some way by the medical companies it is…

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How doctors and Big Pharma can collaborate for enhanced clinical trial results Reviews 

How doctors and Big Pharma can collaborate for enhanced clinical trial results

Doctors have long played a role in carrying out clinical trials, working with pharmaceutical companies developing medicines to be tested under strict regulations. Image Credit If, after a certain length of time and under certain conditions, the drug or product proves not only effective but safe, it must then pass a whole new set of regulations before it is allowed to be used in general practice. However, the instigation and progress of those clinical trials is very much under the control of the pharmaceutical company involved. Tensions These roles of…

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3 of the most Beautiful Galapagos Islands You MUST Visit Reviews 

3 of the most Beautiful Galapagos Islands You MUST Visit

The Galapagos Islands is home to a range of spectacular wildlife species that are unique to the islands. It was here that Charles Darwin set foot in 1835 to study the unique creatures of the islands. He discovered certain differences in species such as the finches, later leading to his theory of evolution. The islands are volcanic and situated in the Pacific Ocean. Here, we are going to take a closer look at just five of the islands that you MUST see: Image Credit Isabela Island This is the largest…

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How to Look Your Best in Wedding Photos Wedding 

How to Look Your Best in Wedding Photos

Your wedding day is the happiest of your life and the day when every bride wants to look her absolute best. It’s the end of months of preparation usually – speculation about the hair, the make-up, the flowers and more – and all eyes will be on the bride. So the pressure is on! Image Credit There are some things you can do yourself to help look your best which will help you relax, and that alone will make you look better. Nail It Your friends and relatives will be…

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The best money tips for students Reviews 

The best money tips for students

University is an unforgettable and exciting time, but it is also likely to be the first time you are responsible for you own finances. Increased fees and reduced grants have made student life more stringent than ever; however, if you are wise, you won’t need to be scrabbling for pennies. Image Credit Forecast Before you even start uni, do a thorough calculation of all your outgoings. Once you know how much you have left each month, you will be able to stay on top of things. Find a good bank…

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