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My That's English!: New York's abandoned island

My That's English!: New York's abandoned island | Vitamin B | Scoop.it
It's one of New York 's best kept secrets. Lying in plain sight of the city is an island which no one has inhabited for more than 50 years.
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FOOC 30 Oct 2014: The Most Dangerous Job in th World?

Correspondents'despatches: Gabriel Gatehouse with the medical team who have collected hundreds of Ebola patients from their homes in the Liberian capital, Monrovia; Andrew Hosken on the extraordinary efforts made by the people of Baghdad to clear...
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How playing an instrument benefits your brain

How playing an instrument benefits your brain | Vitamin B | Scoop.it
When you listen to music, multiple areas of your brain become engaged and active. But when you actually play an instrument, that activity becomes more like a full-body brain workout. What's going on?
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Listening test: Greatest Olympian ever?

Listening test: Greatest Olympian ever? | Vitamin B | Scoop.it
You will hear two people talking about the best Olympian ever during the London Olympics. Read the notes below and listen carefully to the recording. In each of the spaces provided, complete the information required with up to FOUR WORDS.
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Jon Snow on snow - and climate change - YouTube

Jon Snow is in Greenland with UN Secretary Ban Ki-Moon to discuss the huge impact of climate change on the Arctic Circle - and the world.Sign up for Snowmail...
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LSTNG - UK's first healthy pizza

LSTNG - UK's first healthy pizza | Vitamin B | Scoop.it
Jen and Rob discuss a new recipe to make our favourite takeaway food healthier: 5 July 2012
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Language tip of the week: information

Language tip of the week: information | Vitamin B | Scoop.it
In this weekly post, we bring more useful content from the Macmillan Dictionary to English language learners. These tips are usually based on areas of English which learners find difficult, e.g. spelling, grammar, collocation, synonyms, etc.
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LSTNG - Croatia’s threatened floodplains

Chris and Rosie discuss why a group of environmentalists in Croatia is concerned about the future of one of the country's major rivers, the Danube. 6 Minute English: 21 June 2012
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LSTNG - Calls to protect Australia's koalas

LSTNG - Calls to protect Australia's koalas | Vitamin B | Scoop.it
The Australian government has been urged to add the Koala to its list of nationally threatened species: Words in the News: Calls to protect Australia's koalas: 23 February 2012
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LSTNG - Challenges remain after Sandy

LSTNG - Challenges remain after Sandy | Vitamin B | Scoop.it
Around 1m people in the US are still without electricity the day before the election. Find out more in Words in the News. Words in the News: 5 November 2012
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Moving house: Nightmare or life-affirming?

Moving house: Nightmare or life-affirming? | Vitamin B | Scoop.it
Moving house. The two words that strike the most dread into people, but which also provoke the most envy and excitement. Why do people do it?
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How shops make you spend: The subtle art of the savvy retailer revealed

How shops make you spend: The subtle art of the savvy retailer revealed | Vitamin B | Scoop.it
Shopping can be fun, can't it? Wandering around high- street stores gazing at the bright things on offer can be a delightful way to while away an hour or two. You may be tempted, but you can walk out without buying a thing.
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There are not stupid questions infographic (job interviews)

There are not stupid questions infographic (job interviews) | Vitamin B | Scoop.it
This is an infographic from Nowsourcing about tough and weird questions at job interviews. I think it makes good reading practice and can give us some food for thought if we are to attend a job interview in the near future.
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Madrid moves to banish cars from city center

Madrid moves to banish cars from city center | Vitamin B | Scoop.it
Madrid Mayor Ana Botella, of the Popular Party (PP), has designed a plan to gradually push cars out of the city center. “Madrid is for people, not for vehicles,” states City Hall’s new Mobility Plan, to which EL PAÍS has had access.
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LSTNG - Global waste: food for thought

LSTNG - Global waste: food for thought | Vitamin B | Scoop.it
Chris asks Jen how much food she wastes. Will she throw away her sandwich after she hears how much food we waste? 6 Minute English: 30 August 2012
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LSTNG - The male brain, the female brain

LSTNG - The male brain, the female brain | Vitamin B | Scoop.it
Why can men only do one thing at a time, and why can't women read maps? 6 Minute English: 20 March 2014
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LSTNG - Californian stink!

LSTNG - Californian stink! | Vitamin B | Scoop.it
Air quality inspectors in southern California have traced a terrible smell to Salton Sea. Words in the News: 13 September 2012
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LSTNG - Are electric cars gaining ground?

LSTNG - Are electric cars gaining ground? | Vitamin B | Scoop.it
Australia's first electric car charging station has opened in the city of Melbourne. Words in the News: Are electric cars gaining ground?: 26 March 2012
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LSRNG - Ocean life under threat

LSRNG - Ocean life under threat | Vitamin B | Scoop.it
There's heightened concern about the future state of the world's oceans: Words in the News: Ocean life under threat: 21 February 2012
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