Category: V

August 14, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Vegetables A 40ft x 60ft plot can grow most of the veg needed to feed a family of 4.  UK allotments go back 1,000 years to the Saxons, who held in common a field cleared from woodland.  Peak: 1.5m allotments, today only 330,000 left, with >90,000 people on waiting lists.  Fewer car parks & more…

November 5, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

Value-added tax Lower VAT rates reduce the ‘black economy’.  Self-enforcing VAT is 1950s French invention.  Instead of a levy on final sale of a product/ service, it’s imposed at every step of production, with a refund for the tax paid at the previous step.  Each firm reports the VAT the previous firm in the chain should’ve…

January 17, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

Vortex Plastic ends up in a giant vortex (gyre) of rubbish in the sea.  The Great Pacific garbage patch, with 1/3 of all plastic in the oceans, is twice as big as the UK.  There are 4 other gyres: in the S Pacific, N Atlantic, S Atlantic and Indian Ocean Guessed the Word?     …

November 24, 2017 admin123@ No comments exist

Video > 80% of the content on the internet is Video and Audio, none of which is searchable. The goal must be to shed light on this cloudy data and make it easily accessible  Guessed the Word?       Series 13 (1/5)         [photo: 422737]