London-based Diversity became the first dance crew to win Simon Cowell's Britain's Got Talent TV show, back in 2009. The 10-member dance troupe beat vocalist Susan Boyle in the grand final, thanks to their dynamic and innovative moves.
The young and vibrant dancers were the surprise winners over 48-year-old... Read More
The creation of the London Underground was a masterpiece of civil engineering that began in the mid-19th century. Built following a suggestion made in 1845 by London solicitor Charles Pearson, it has grown into one of the busiest transport networks in the world today.
A staggering five million passengers... Read More
The famous Eden Project (a futuristic visitor attraction in St Blazey, Cornwall) lights up the skyline with its giant biodome greenhouses. Unusual plants from all over the world grow on a site the size of 30 football pitches, in a series of simulated climates, including the tropical rainforests and the... Read More
With the sudden cold snap creating treacherous driving conditions across the UK, motorists everywhere must take special care to ensure they drive safely in the snow.
The journey begins before you even leave home - hazardous weather warnings should be heeded and drivers should ensure they have the relevant... Read More
Malaysia is among the world's top three rubber producers, having grown rubber trees for more than 140 years since they were introduced in the 19th century. Today, Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia collectively provide about 70% of the global rubber supply, with Malaysia being the world's third-largest single supplier.
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The Mexican rubber tree, Castilla Elastica (also known as the Panama rubber tree or Mastate Blanco) grows in the northern region of South America and in the northern and southern regions of Mexico.
A member of the Moraceae family, it's a hardy tree that grows to a height of... Read More
Waterparks are always great fun for everyone - and there's no better way to get into the holiday spirit than by taking part in all the great activities that they offer for all the family! Some waterparks have a reputation for being the best in the world and should be... Read More
Automobile manufacturer Henry Ford (the innovator who revolutionised the industrial production plant with his assembly line technology) also harboured ambitions of growing his own rubber to produce tyres.
The founder of the Ford Motor Company who launched his business in June 1903, at the age of 39, came up... Read More
Specialist flooring can help prevent elderly people from injuring themselves through falling, according to new scientific research. Statistics show 70% of elderly nursing home residents have suffered a fall - and on average, they fall as many as three or four times a year.
As a result, some of... Read More