Andrew Pickersgill

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Spiced Chickpea and Carrot Sandwich Filler Recipe

Don't you just love tucking into a well endowed sandwich?<br>A sandwich on soft brown bread just layered up with lots of fillings like this one. Yes, I …

Healthy Eating

Designing a Renewable Food System

Lessons from the renewable energy sector on creating a sustainable food system that provides the responsiveness and resilience our communities deserve<p>…

Sustainability

Secrets, scandals and underground pubs: the Manchester canals with a murky past

Greater Manchester’s canals are often havens of tranquility. But there’s more to them than meets the eye.<p>From discarded waste and bicycles to macabre …

22 Times Your Body Feels Like The Enemy

Everyone fights their own personal war.

We Can Now Use the Sun to Transform Raw Biomass Into Usable Hydrogen Energy

One Solution, Two Problems<p>Two major issues facing the world today are finding clean, affordable energy and disposing of waste in ways that don’t …

Chemistry

12 images that will make you want to explore Scotland right now

Scotland is one of few the places in Western Europe where you can leave the urban life behind and enjoy some serious wilderness. If you crave silence …

Scotland

Vegan Pest Control- Indoors and Out

Though there are many many reasons to be vegan, a reverence for life is often at the top of the list. I know very few vegans who want to smash …

14 Insects You Actually Want To Have In Your Garden

Many common insects are actually good for your land.<p>Our insect allies far outnumber the insect pests in our yards and gardens. Bees, flies, and many …

Gardening

What Do Insects Do in Winter?

We humans survive the icy throes of winter with warm coats, space heaters and hot chocolate. Insects, however, have a few more creative strategies up …

5 Ways to Tell If Someone Is Untrustworthy | Inc.com

I'm going to ask you to trust me on this. It's a lesson I've learned the hard way, and it may be one of the most important ones I have to pass on.<p>It's been said that the only way to definitively tell if you can trust someone is to trust that person. While that may well be true, there are certainly …

Psychology

What marijuana really does to your body and brain

Marijuana's official designation as a Schedule 1 drug— something with "no currently accepted medical use" — means it's pretty tough to study.<p>Yet a growing body of research and numerous anecdotal reports link cannabis with several health benefits, including pain relief and the potential to help with …

Cannabis

A Psychologist Reveals 5 Mindfulness Techniques That Literally Strengthen Your Mind

Do you practice mindfulness? Ever wondered how you’re actually improving mind?<p>The truth is, it can take weeks or months before you experience any of …

The Most Important Spots to Declutter Before the Open House

Make no mistake about it: when you're selling your house, potential buyers want to see everything. That means no area of your home (not even your …

Laundry Rooms

​Your complete beginner's guide to renovating a house

Isn’t it great that you don’t have to buy heaps and heaps of building materials to build a house from scratch? You can simply take an old existing …

Home Improvement

9 tricks for remembering everything you read

Tons of people weighed in with answers based on their personal experiences and research.<p>We rounded up some of the best insights from that Quora thread and scoured the web for expert advice on retaining more of what you consume — whether that's science textbooks, novels, or news articles.<p>Below are …

Computer Science

Half the world's species failing to cope with global warming as Earth races towards its sixth mass extinction

Nearly half the species on the planet are failing to cope with global warming the world has already experienced, according to an alarming new study …

She Turned 2 Simple Ingredients Into a Cure For Cancer, Then the Government Shut Her Down

Dr. Johanna Budwig was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Medicine six times, meaning that we should treat her work with respect. During her career …

Mind Over Matter: How Thoughts Influence Physical Reality

“Mind Over Matter” is how thought processes can influence our physical reality. To understand how this works, we need to define what “Mind” is and …

How do women really know if they are having an orgasm?

In the nascent field of orgasm research, much of the data relies on subjects self-reporting, and in men, there’s some pretty clear physiological feedback in the form of ejaculation.<p>But how do women know for sure if they are climaxing? What if the sensation they have associated with climax is …

The Brain

Evolution Wants You to Masturbate

And your palms won't be any hairier for it.<p>We live in the golden age of masturbation. Self-pleasuring is celebrated, not demonized, and even science …

Biology

Marijuana Appears to Benefit Mental Health: Study

Legal access to marijuana, medicinal or otherwise, is growing. In 2016, four states approved recreational use of the drug and four states passed laws …

Mental Health

Happiness: The 10 Reasons Why You're Not Happy

Happiness Lifestyle<p>Your happiness doesn't really depend on you having a good or bad life. There are miserable millionaires and there are cheerful …