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Academic method helps find the real meaning of ancient authors and for the last century or so they have been increasingly applied to the Bible and other Christian manuscripts. The historical-critical method, source criticism, textual criticism and other tools of the 'biblical detective' continue to throw new light on the meaning and original purpose of ancient texts, making them relevant to non-religious people in the 21st century
Published by Leslie Kendall 66 months ago in History | +1 votes | 0 comments
‘Cheddar’ is produced all over the world and we eat more cheese called cheddar than any other cheese. But the part of England that gave Cheddar its name still produces the unique 800-year-old original, under the protection of the European Union. Check the words on the label next time you buy cheese.
Published by Leslie Kendall 66 months ago in England | +0 votes | 0 comments
Although teabags are now by far the most popular way of serving tea, it was not always so and their invention owes everything to an accidental discovery by a New York tea merchant a hundred years ago. In Europe, the British company Tetley made teabags market leaders in the mid 20th century.
Published by Leslie Kendall 66 months ago in Popular Culture | +1 votes | 0 comments
Ever since tea became an internationally loved drink, people have argued over how to make it ‘just so’. China tea and Indian tea are very different in their appeal. No-one would add milk or sugar to China tea, but Indian tea suffers from both. What gives us the perfect western cuppa?
Published by Leslie Kendall 66 months ago in European History | +1 votes | 2 comments
More than 1500 blends of tea are produced around the world and it is a drink with a long and exciting history that begins in China 5000 years ago and ends in modern teabags and teapots. Tea makers today are the heirs of Portuguese and Dutch traders, English royalty and smugglers, and American expertise.
Published by Leslie Kendall 66 months ago in Popular Culture | +0 votes | 0 comments
Inventing is in the middle of a huge boom, fuelled by the web. The US alone approves some 180,000 new patents every year. People never cease creating new ideas for products and services, and refining existing patents, a talent that has grown by leaps and bounds since the days of iconic names like Bell, Edison, Ford, Eastman and Hoover in the past. But it is the easy communication enabled by the internet which gives the new wave of inventing its dynamic.
Published by Leslie Kendall 66 months ago in Internet Culture | +0 votes | 0 comments
Java, Mocha, Brazil, Kenya, Colombia...these are just a few of the many names that make coffee varieties read like an atlas of the world. Coffee has had a long and adventurous history that has made it the truly international drink it is today and created a vocabulary that is known everywhere – cappuccino, latte, Americano, espresso, and so on ...
Published by Leslie Kendall 66 months ago in History | +0 votes | 0 comments
Cork is the traditional material for use as wine bottle stoppers, but it has had competition in recent decades from, first, plastic and nylon alternatives, and more recently from screw-tops. But it seems technology is no match for tradition, and there is evidence that winemakers are turning back to cork in response to consumer preferences.
Published by Leslie Kendall 66 months ago in Europe | +2 votes | 0 comments
Naturally occurring fibres such as cotton or denim and manmade fibres such as nylon or acrylic are often blended by clothing manufacturers to create materials with the best characteristics of both types of fibre, not feeling artificial but able to withstand the high temperatures and agitation action of washing machines.
Published by Leslie Kendall 66 months ago in Clothing Care & Laundry | +1 votes | 0 comments
Using solar energy to heat water for households and businesses is an environmentally friendly and cost-effective method with a big future. Solar Hot Water (SHW) panels - photovoltaic (or PV) modules or collectors - turn the sunÂ’s energy into storable hot water. The cost of installing an SHW system is relatively low and there are definite savings to be made on hot water bills.
Published by Leslie Kendall 67 months ago in Utilites & Energy Costs | +0 votes | 0 comments