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“Misery acquaints a man with strange bedfellows.”
Adrian Wojtas’ untitled photographic series captures a dystopian glimpse of Navan, Ireland in a deep fog. The nighttime images are devoid of human life, and are each cast in an aquamarine glow from the surrounding streetlights. The included works were shot over the course of two consecutive nights in the Irish town, however Wojtas’ goal is to expand the series to include a variety of locations which will meld to form a similar atmosphere.
Water companies are using divining rods to find underground pipes despite there being no scientific evidence they work, an Oxford University scientist found.
Sally Le Page said her parents were surprised when a technician used two “bent tent pegs” to find a mains pipe.
She contacted all the UK’s water companies, and a majority confirmed engineers still use the centuries-old technique.
However, a number said the equipment was not standard-issue equipment.
The process of using divining rods, also known as dowsing, has been in use for hundreds of years.
Have you ever gone food shopping on a lovely hot day only to be turned into an icicle walking past the supermarket’s open chiller cabinets?
Suddenly that shorts and T-shirt combo doesn’t seem like such a smart idea as you dive in to grab your organic yoghurts.
Well all that chilly discomfort could soon be history thanks to a gadget inspired by Formula 1 racing cars.
The device is basically a thin strip of aluminium and plastic shaped like a wing that is attached to the front of the cabinet shelves.