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Exclusive: More banks pay no UK tax, Labour wants tougher approach

LONDON (Reuters) - Two more investment banks have reported paying zero tax in Britain in 2014, prompting the opposition Labour party to urge the government to reverse a tax change it made for banks last year.<p>A Citigroup office is seen at Canary Wharf in London, Britain May 19, 2015. REUTERS/Suzanne …

Concept for NASA's monster rocket passes critical test — and gets an updated look

The design for NASA's future monster rocket — dubbed the Space Launch System (SLS) — passed its last critical design review. That means NASA found that the vehicle’s specifications hold up, and the agency has deemed the design capable of launching into space. Now, engineers can begin the process of …

HTC acquires stake in Virtual Reality Platform WEVR

HTC is branching away from just offering smartphones and one of its new branches is in the field of Virtual Reality. Earlier this year, the company announced the HTC Vive VR headset and today, it has announced plans to build its VR ecosystem with the help of virtual reality platform WEVR.<p>The …

HTC Vive World Tour Makes 6 Stops in August, Your Chance to Try 'Room Scale' SteamVR

Want to step inside the HTC Vive and SteamVR? HTC continues their ‘Vive World Tour’, hauling the headset around the US and beyond to give folks a …

Barcelona limits tourist accommodation and seeks a 'sustainable' plan

A town hall statement today said that the directive would apply to hotels, apartments, hostels and rented private houses.<p>Ada Colau, the city’s new leftist mayor, took office last month promising social changes, including a plan to deal with the problem of mass tourism in the city.<p>Barcelona is one …

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How Aquaponics Makes Commercial Urban Agriculture Possible

<b>By Miles Crettien</b><p>Large-scale industrial farming is one of the most environmentally damaging practices on the planet. The world’s population is …

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Kijani Grows Will Bring Small, Internet Connected Aquaponics Gardens to Schools

Aquaponics systems have grown in popularity over the years and they’re currently one of the most common urban farming techniques. But while closed …

Step-By-Step How To Build Your Own Aquaponics System

“Break-Through Organic Gardening Secret Grows You Up To 10 Times The Plants, In Half The Time, With Healthier Plants, While the "Fish" Do All the …

AquaSprouts's Stylish Aquaponic Garden Lets You Grow Fresh Veggies on Your Kitchen Counter

If you like the idea of aquaponics but aren’t sure how to get started, you’re in luck: AquaSprouts just launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund their …

2014 Will Be the Year of Aquaponics

February 4, 2014 | AJ Hughes<p>Herbs, basil and Swiss chard are grown in a FarmTower Co. do-it-yourself farm tower. (photo by Arash Amini)<p>Chicagoan …

Grow & Discover. AquaSprouts: Aquarium Aquaponic Garden

“This system turns a fish tank into an aquaponic garden, a perfect tool to explore how our natural environment works: fish waste fertilizes the …

How to Build a Vertical Aquaponic System

March 14, 2012<p>contributor: <b>Rob Goodier</b><p>You can turn a small yard, a corner in a community garden or an unused space in your home into a thriving …

Events Calendar

7 – 10th July 2019 Costa PCA Conference 2019 Trade expo, guest speakers, hydroponic, greenhouse farm tours “Seduction by Technology” Knowledge …

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