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Swedish Tax Breaks for Mr. Fix-It

What to do about our throwaway culture? Well, Sweden has a proposal: tax breaks to encourage people to get things repaired.

Charlie Sorrel at fastcoexist.com explains that the idea involves “halving the tax paid on repairs and increasing taxes on unrepairable items. 258 more words

The newest trailer for 'Battlefield 1' is breathtaking

(Source: www.businessinsider.sg)

A new trailer for “Battlefield 1” dropped today in advance of its release on October 21, and it’s breathtaking.

Previous trailers for the World War I-themed game, while impressive, were basically what you’d expect from a first-person shooter — lots of explosions, a shaky camera, people yelling “Grenade!” You know the drill. 222 more words

Technology

Throw away...

I grew up shopping in charity shops wearing my mums old jumpers and borrowing belts from my dad and treasuring these items, they had meaning. I would also shop on the high street as any teenager would but I found I had less attachment to these garments. 333 more words

Eco

The Generation Of Wonder

“Where are we going?” Tom asks.

“To the canteen.”

“We have a canteen?”

It sits on the southern half of the ninth floor. A dull filling sandwiched between eight floors of grey, baffled cubicles above and seven below. 840 more words

Short Story

Rate me well

So, Mo picks me up from work on a mall run. We are five minutes away from The Palms when we get stuck in traffic. A blind man and his companion step off the sidewalk onto the road. 732 more words

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