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HTC is set to introduce a new quad-core device to join the HTC Sensation XE at the top of its range

In the last two years, HTC has established itself as one of the major players in the world of smartphones. Devices like the Desire and Desire S have sold in huge numbers and newer phones like the HTC Sensation XE and XL have captured the public imagination with their large screens and excellent audio facilities. It now seems likely that…

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The Mayflower’s grueling journey offers hope for liberating peoples around the world

Like so many Africans who speak and write English, I have been fascinated since my childhood in Senegal with the founding of the United States of America. More particularly, I continue to want to understand the characters and personalities of those human beings who created a nation where freedom has survived, indeed flourished, for almost half a millennium. What is…

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A brief history of hydroponics

The study of crop nutrition began thousands of years ago. The first published work on the cultivation of land plants without soil was Sir Francis Bacon’s 1627 book, Sylva Sylvarum, printed a year after Bacon’s death. After that, water culture became a popular research technique. The word ‘Hydroponics’ was coined by Dr. WF Gericke in 1936 to describe the cultivation…

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spring and summer images

a bright day smiles delight all around, bright joy taken to a sometimes dreamy and gloomy world. Each of us has to do what it takes to spread good cheer we have been given today. Smile. (NOTE: This poem is written in the double tetractys format. A tetractys is the following syllable pattern: 1 syllable 2 syllables 3 syllables 4…

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