Is the Ganges Depressed?

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“Sometimes when I say I’m okay, I want someone to look at me in the eyes, hug me tight and say, ‘I know you’re not’.” Anonymous According to the National Institute of Mental Health, depression is a common but serious … Continued

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Learn Morse Code with picture association

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The Morse Code is a way to communicate, without using fancy gadgets or modern technology, by characterising each alphabet by a combination of dots and dashes. Unfortunately, with increasing technology encompassing our lives, the importance of Morse Code has largely … Continued

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The Pipe Dream Project

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Well, so far The Pipe Dream Project has lived up to its name. It has continued to tell me that the project is little more than a pipe dream and I am barking up the wrong tree in wanting to … Continued

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The 50-90 Rule

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While navigating through tides it is important to know whether the tide is working for you or against you. If you are on a kayak and are trying to get to shore during low tide for instance, you will find … Continued

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Rule of Twelfths

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This rule is primarily used as a rule of thumb, a guesstimate, of the position of the tide and is useful when navigating shallow water in particular. There are few assumptions that are made when applying the Rule of Twelfths: … Continued

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Understanding Tides

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Anyone who has been to a coast might have noticed that the edge of the ocean moves forward and backward depending on the time of the day. Sometimes it moves inland while at other times the water recedes into the … Continued

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How survivalists light a fire

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There is a lot going for prepping and survivalism. There are so many people out there who want to learn survival skills and try and live the way our primitive ancestors did many centuries ago. And that is a wonderful … Continued

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The Plastic Free Coalition

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According to some sources there are 5.25 trillion pieces of plastic debris in the world’s oceans and seas, of which some 269,000 tons float on the surface, while about four billion plastic microfibers per square kilometer litter the deep sea. … Continued

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