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Do you know ho first discover the power of a steam?

Do you know ho first discover the power of a steam that powers the trains and ships?
The power of a steam first was discover by Greeks round 2500 years a go in Alexandria Egypt, don ‘t you think is unbelievable

2 comments - What do you think?  Posted by - August 31, 2011 at 10:40 pm

Categories: Vintage Steam Trains   Tags: , , , ,

Does anybody know about these proposed steam locomotives?

Okay, so does anybody know about the British Railways Western Region’s request for a 2-8-0 version of a Standard Class 5MT 2-8-0, the Great Western Railway proposed Hawksworth 4-6-2 to be derived from the “Country,” class 4-6-0, or the British Railways Standard 5 4-6-2 proposal? If anybody does, God bless you, and thank you!

3 comments - What do you think?  Posted by - July 19, 2011 at 3:40 am

Categories: Vintage Steam Locomotives   Tags: , , , , , ,

Does anyone know of a place where a heritage railway is mixed with a commuter railway?

Such as a commuter train works from monday to friday and little bit on the weekends.
During the open times on weekends a steam train would be able to operate for tourists.

4 comments - What do you think?  Posted by - July 12, 2011 at 10:37 pm

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Laptop help! don’t know what to do!?

i have been searching for a good laptop and i think i found one. the problem is that i don’t know if this is a good laptop as i have a small budget. i want a laptop that plays game but i think i am stating the obvious when i say are these specs good for playing new games.

PROCESSOR Intel® Pentium® Dual Core Processor ULV SU4100 (1.30GHz, 2MB, 800MHz) edit
OPERATING SYSTEM Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium, 64bit, English edit
MEMORY 2048MB 800MHz Dual Channel DDR3 SDRAM [2×1024] edit
HARD DRIVE 250GB (7,200rpm) Serial ATA Hard Drive edit
AVATAR Alienhead 3D
PRE-INSTALLED GAMES Steam® Gaming forum and download application edit
WIRELESS CONNECTIVITY Dell Wireless 1520 Half Mini Card (802.11n)
LCD 29.5cm (11.6″) WideHD 1366×768 (720p) LCD
PRIMARY BATTERY 8-cell 63Whr Lithium Ion battery
GRAPHICS CARD 1GB GDDR3 NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 335M
Power Supply 65W AC Adaptor
Cables UK 220V Power Cord

see its a gaming laptop but i don’t know if its good enough to play games like, tf2, gmod, mw2, etc

many thanks in advance.

1 comment - What do you think?  Posted by - March 23, 2011 at 10:53 pm

Categories: UK Steam   Tags: , , ,

Know what common illnesses can affect your baby and children before they strike

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Know what common illnesses can affect your baby and children before they strike

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Sick babies, my baby is sick what can I do?, childhood illness what are they ?, baby illnesses is my child sick ?.At some time as a parent you will come across your baby orall of your children getting sick or picking up a germ or disease that can make them poorly. lets take a look at 6 of them and how as a parent you can prepare yourself just in case and help them recover.

1. Croup attacks babies 6 m-3 years.a child may have cold symptoms, like a stuffy or runny nose and a fever. As the upper airway (the lining of the windpipe and the voice box) becomes progressively inflamed and swollen, the child may become hoarse, with a harsh, barking cough.often worse at night and when children are upset or crying.Some children are more prone to developing croup when they get a viral upper respiratory infection.The best way to expose your child to moist air is to use a cool mist humidifier, or run a hot shower to create a steam-filled bathroom where you can sit with your child for 10 minutes.A boiling kettle steam can have the same effect but becareful of scalding near children Breathing in the mist will sometimes stop a child from severe coughing.

If at all worried you doctor will tell you if  steroids are needed. you can help your child by having clear fluids to drink at the side of the bed at night to help keep the throat moist.Croup can often return again.

2.scarletina Scarletina is a rash caused by infection somewhere in the body.If you suspect this rash, even in a child with no complaint of sore throat, you should get medical attention for proper diagnosis and treatment with a complete course of an antibiotic.A week or two after the rash fades you may notice some peeling of the skin especially of the arms and chest, and perhaps even peeling of the fingers and toes if the rash was severe. This is normal.

3.Chicken pox Chickenpox is a mild but highly infectious disease that most children catch at some point.most common in children who are between two and eight years of age, although you can develop chickenpox at any age. You are infectious from about two days before the rash appears until roughly five days after. Therefore you or your child should stay at home until all of the blisters have fully crusted over, and this usually happens five to seven days after the first blister appears. After the last blister has burst and crusted over, you are no longer infectious.

let your child wear cotton clothes, if the tops are scratched off scaring can occur.Use calamine lotion to help stop the itching. seek a doctor to confirm a diagnosis.

4.Threadworms Threadworms are common but are not usually serious. Threadworms infect the gut and lay eggs around your anus which causes itch. Treatment usually includes medication plus hygiene measures. Medication kills the worms, but not their eggs which can survive for two weeks. Therefore, you also need strict hygiene measures for two weeks after taking medication to prevent you from swallowing eggs which may cause a new infection. All household members should be treated at the same time, including those without symptoms.

You usually notice them when chaning a nappy of a child goes to the toliet itching occurs at nightime so make sure your child wears clean pyjamas until cleared up.You often do this without realising while you are asleep. When you scratch, eggs get onto your fingers and under your nails. You may then swallow some eggs if you put a finger into your mouth.

5.Scabies Scabies is a skin condition caused by a tiny mite. It usually causes a typical itchy rash. It can affect anyone of any age. It can be passed on to others by close skin-to-skin contact, most commonly by holding hands. Treatment with a cream or lotion will usually cure scabies, but you need to apply it properly to every part of your body. Two applications of treatment are needed, seven days apart.You need close skin-to-skin contact with an infected person to catch scabies. Most cases are probably caught from holding hands with an infected person. The hand is the most common site to be first affected.However, to play safe, it is best to treat bedding, towels, etc, as described later on.

Sometimes outbreaks of scabies occur in nurseries, residential homes, etc, where people are in regular close contact.Children should stay off school until the first application of treatment has been completed. If you wash your hands or any other part of your body during the treatment period, you should re-apply the cream or lotion to the washed areas.

6.Meningitis 

Meningitis and septicaemia (blood poisoning) are not always easy to recognise, and symptoms can appear in any order. Some may not appear at all. In the early stages, the signs and symptoms can be similar to many other more common illnesses, for example flu.Trust your instincts. If you suspect meningitis or septicaemia, get medical help immediately.

Early symptoms can include fever, headache, nausea (feeling sick), vomiting (being sick), and muscle pain, with cold hands and feet.
A rash that does not fade under pressure (see ‘The Glass Test’) is a sign of meningococcal septicaemia. This rash may begin as a few small spots anywhere on the body and can spread quickly to look like fresh bruises.

The spots or rash are caused by blood leaking into the tissues under the skin. They are more difficult to see on darker skin, so look on paler areas of the skin and under the eyelids. The spots or rash may fade at first, so keep checking.

Bacterial meningitis and meningococcal septicaemia are medical emergencies and need immediate treatment with antibiotics, together with admission to hospital. Some people will be cared for on a general ward, with close observation. Others may need to be cared for in an intensive care unit where their condition can be more closely monitored.

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Tips for a career working with children,think ill work with kids, college work experience nursery

Want realistic Tips for a career working with children,think you’ll be fine to work with kids, college work experience in a nursery. We give this advice just to think about! if its still what you want to do working with babies and children.

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May 09, 2010
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Day Care Seattle Center Advice For Your Baby and Toddler

The decision to position your children in to a day care seattle fix can be a tough decision to be.

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Dec 21, 2010

The Common Childhood Illnesses

There are always concerns about a baby’s health. Many parents overreact to the smallest problem, but you really can’t be too careful when it comes to your baby’s health. Recognizing the symptoms to the most common diseases is very important to early diagnosis and treatment.

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Oct 27, 2009

Health Tips For Your Baby

There are always concerns about a baby’s health. Many parents overreact to the smallest problem, but you really can’t be too careful when it comes to your baby’s health. Recognizing the symptoms to the most common diseases is very important to early diagnosis and treatment.

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Nirmitl

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Apr 14, 2010

Your Sick Child Wants to Feel Normal

I wanted to be like all the “normal” kids and do the things they did. As you can imagine, this became a point of contention between my parents and me. Kids without illness or disabilities want to fit in, so it’s only natural that your child, who is battling a catastrophic illness, wants to feel normal.

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May 07, 2010

How Can Mother’s and Babies Benefit From Breastfeeding?

Most women know that breastfeeding is an important part of the development of their baby, but what are some facts you don’t know about? This article reveals important facts that most people don’t know about breastfeeding.

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Jun 23, 2008

How to Get Pregnant – Here is the Secret to Reverse Infertility the Natural Way Help You Get Pregnant

Women who are ready to start their families are usually concerned with one thing- how can I get pregnant fast? While the answer is a little different for each woman, there are some things you can do to help you get pregnant faster. The following is a list of tips that can help you become pregnant…

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Jan 09, 2011

Choosing Gender of Your Baby

Choosing your baby’s gender has become a popular topic over the recent years. There are many theories as to why this is the case, however, the biggest factor seems to be the availability of technology which makes choosing the gender of your baby a scientific possibility.

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Wallace Stoverl

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Jan 08, 2011

The Best Days To Get Pregnant

Very best days to have pregnant are individuals when ovulation normally takes spot basically for the reason that, the probabilities of finding pregnant all through ovulation are higher as as compared to other days.

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Rachel Durantl

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Jan 08, 2011

Pregnancy Acupuncture – Is It Worthwhile?

Useful information and advice on having acupuncture during pregnancy.

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Jan 08, 2011

Pregnancy Pillow Reviews-A Primer

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Jill Klinel

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Pregnancyl
Jan 07, 2011

IVF Costs-Do Your Research!

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Jan 07, 2011

Things you should know about cause of infertility

Many things and factors cause of infertility. The couple who wish have a baby soon should learn this. So they can take the best treatment for their problems. It is important for both, woman and man to make every infertility problems come easier for them.

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Nicolel

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Pregnancyl
Jan 07, 2011

Cervical Mucus and Getting Pregnant

Some women find it easy to be with child. They can have children whenever they want, as their reproductive system is as fertile as the next abundant rice field. They could make love with their husbands or partners in life whenever and wherever they want when wanting to conceive their next child. They have been guaranteed with pregnancy by their healthy and powerful bodies.

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zoulkifll

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Pregnancyl
Jan 07, 2011

what is an eco-friendly baby shop,baby shops online

Where do you shop for your baby needs.Why do you choose this particular baby shop, Are they eco friendly. Its good to know we are all doing our part to save the planet.Lets look at what these baby shops could be doing, should be doing or what they can do to be more eco-friendly for you our baby and your families future.

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Sheila Sudlow Of Cheeky Chumsl

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Babiesl
Jan 07, 2011

premature birth,pregnancy week by week ends suddenly help mum I need you

Expecting a 40 week pregnancy forget It babies can arrive early than expected you need you family around you at home when baby is allowed out if the NICU but what causes a premature birth in the first place lets take a look read on to learn more

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Sheila Sudlow Of Cheeky Chumsl

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Pregnancyl
Jan 02, 2011

pregnancy ends AT 30 WEEKS with a Premature birth by C section,

pregnancy ends due to complications or a premature birth resulting in triplets lets take a look at a c section at a 30 weeks into pregnancy.

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Sheila Sudlow Of Cheeky Chumsl

Home and Family>
Pregnancyl
Dec 26, 2010

pregnancy,are you pregnant, parenting a newborn is it really this easy?

Pregnancy advice sites which is the best advice for a pregnant mum ? the ones that tell you the real difficulties and how to face them parenting a newborn.Take a peak at these important newborn baby facts below.Your comments are welcome

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Sheila Sudlow Of Cheeky Chumsl

Home and Family>
Pregnancyl
Dec 15, 2010

pregnant,pregnancy,Don’t tell me I have to see a doctor!

Is Pregnancy something to be bothered about really or could you delivery your baby at home no worries, no doctor needs to know or do they? If you are pregnant is it really plain sailing lets take a look read on some more.

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Sheila Sudlow Of Cheeky Chumsl

Home and Family>
Pregnancyl
Dec 11, 2010

Is being a parent making you feel fed up? Are you getting angry at your children

Do you dread the school run ? Are your children such an headache you don’t want to take them anywhere. Is life becoming so unbearable at home with the children playing up all the time. Does you children’s behaviour seems to be tearing the family apart? if any of the above relates to you then read on.

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Sheila Sudlow Of Cheeky Chumsl

Home and Family>
Parentingl
Dec 04, 2010

using a baby dummy or not the choice is yours what’s your motif!

should I or Should I not use a dummy lets take a look at the long term effects using a baby dummy can have with prolonged overuse.

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Sheila Sudlow Of Cheeky Chumsl

Home and Family>
Babiesl
Dec 02, 2010

I’m worried my baby will have to go in the NICU please help

Learn what the NICU is for newborn babies.Gain an insight just in case your newborn baby gets whisked away from you at birth, to spend time in the NICU before being allowed home.

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Sheila Sudlow Of Cheeky Chumsl

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Nov 30, 2010

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Anyone know a place in Northeast Texas to ride a steam train?

My son loves trains and I want to take him to ride one, but most of the train companies have closed and all thats left is Amtrack, and its so nasty and so far away. I want to know of a place that has an antique train that you can ride on.

4 comments - What do you think?  Posted by - September 1, 2010 at 8:37 am

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Five things to know

Five things to know
A Day at the Farm: Antique tractors will be on the move on Sunday, Aug. 22, at Day at The Farm on the Dickson-Murst Farm in Montgomery. A demonstration of wheat threshing by a 1909 grain separator powered by a steam engine also will be featured. Entertainment by the members of the Northern Illinois Bluegrass Association will be featured throughout the day, as they jam in the shade of the giant …

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Be the first to comment - What do you think?  Posted by - August 25, 2010 at 10:52 pm

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Oil and Water, Do You Know The Difference?

Do you know the difference between an essential oil and floral water? I had no idea either; I did not know that there is a huge difference in the two. It is true that both start life in the same fashion, being steamed in huge containers (commonly known as a steam distillation plant), but I had no idea that the process actually separates the plants oils into condenser thus leaving the steam which is the floral water. This perhaps is a rather simplistic overview and obviously the process is far more in depth.


Floral Waters otherwise known as Hydrosols, Hydrolats, Hydroflorates or distillates contain essential oils. This occurs when the distillation process takes place. The specific plant matter is placed into the Distiller which also contains a measured quantity of water. Once the plant (distillery) starts to heat, steam is produced which warms the plants encouraging them to release oils and aromas. These oils are collected in a condenser but during this process, tiny particles of the oils are trapped in the steam and this essentially is your Floral Water or Hydrosol.


Hydrosols are far less concentrated than essential oils only containing 0.2 percent essential oil they are of a lighter fragrance, having been diluted in the steaming process. Floral waters therefore are far less harsh and irritant than essential oils and make perfect astringents for skin; you will find there are many products which are used for this purpose such as skin cleansers and toners or refreshing facial mists. Floral waters can be applied direct to the skin whereas many essential oils are too concentrated for this purpose and have to be mixed a vegetable carrier oil such as sweet almond oil, sunflower or olive oil before applying. These are sometimes referred to as base massage oils.


Producing Hydrosols and plant oils is now becoming a sideline for many farmers within the UK, setting aside land to produce aromatic herbs such as Lavender, Sage, Chamomile or Rosemary for example. The farmer grows these crops and when ready, harvests them, shipping them to the appropriate distillery, once the process of steam distillation has taken place samples are then tested in an independent laboratory, these tests include aroma evaluation and gas chromatography. This in turns ensures the highest quality essential oils.


From this point the uses are endless, especially in the health and beauty industry. You can find essential oils in aromatherapy products, hair care products, skin creams and lotions, bath and shower products, soaps and of course massage oils as mentioned before. Other products include oils for oil burners or vapourisers, Inhalators which can be sprinkled on handkerchiefs, fragranced room and linen sprays, candles with essence of oils, as well as gums and resins for air fresheners, they are so versatile they can even be taken as a tonic or used as a douche!


So with all these healing and skin nourishing qualities are they safe to use? It has been noted that essential oils should not be used during the first 12 weeks of pregnancy. Contraindications observe that essential oils may be harmful to the foetus or even contribute to miscarriage. Essential oils should also not be used on infants under 8 weeks as the liver is not mature enough in those first few weeks of life to filter the oil. Essential Oil should never be applied directly to the skin as it can be an irritant and cause an allergic reaction. But it is safe to say that consultation with a trained aromatherapist or strict compliance with the manufacturers guidelines will make the use of essential oils and flower waters an extremely pleasant and in many cases relaxing experience.


So with all this knowledge from seed to bottle it is possible to track the process of the initial aromatic herb through to the final form whatever that maybe, with such a wide range of essential oils and floral waters to choose from such as Rosemary, Geranium, Chamomile, Hyssop, Frankincense, Hemp, Lavender, Dill even Lemon we haven’t even scratched the surface.

Be the first to comment - What do you think?  Posted by - August 22, 2010 at 10:51 pm

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