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Culture

Smiling Page Boy at Royal Wedding That Captured the Heart of Christ

At the royal wedding of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry, it was a page boy who truly captured the internet’s hearts, forsaking all others.

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Has Nigeria Become the World’s Junk Yard of Abandoned and Failed Mega Projects worth Billions?

Has Nigeria Become the World’s Junk –Yard of Abandoned and Failed Projects Worth Billions

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Science Social Good

Professor Pavel Matousek – Laser Man

Little-known laser company beats engineering giant Rolls Royce to coveted Royal Academy of Engineering award after cracking new painless way to detect breast cancer

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How to Cope with a Mis-Sold Job

Fewer than half of UK employees are happy with the way their careers are progressing, and many blame their boss for their lack of progress, according to new British research.

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How To Deliver On The Promise of MegaProjects

Due to the large scale and outlook attached to them, mega-projects have a large opportunity for failure. Typically, the failure begins at the outset of the project, whether that be due to poor justification for the project, misalignment among stakeholders, insufficient planning, or inability to find and use appropriate capabilities.

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Small Projects Often Mean Greater Innovation

Small projects often embody more innovation than larger more costly or high profile ones.

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Christian Thought Life of the Mind

How Can You Deal With Information Overload?

‘Infobesity’ – the over-consumption of information – could be raising the stress levels of almost half of British office workers, reveals a Microsoft UK report.

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9 Suggestions for Overcoming Barriers to Good Design When Using Modern Methods of Construction (Mmc)

The term ‘Modern Methods of Construction’ (MMC) embraces a range of technologies involving various forms of prefabrication and/or off-site assembly.

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Project Manager or Scapegoat?

Project managers have the toughest job; you’re pulled in a myriad of different directions trying to please management, your team and your clients. While you are often asked to perform miracles with tight turnaround times, it’s your head on the block when things don’t go according to plan.

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Momo Apartments

Zero defects is the primary battle ground between traditional and modern construction methods. A relative concept, zero defects is however a target that the construction industry has set for itself. Primary considerations are structural stability and keeping the water out. Proper functioning of services, components, fixtures and fittings are essential.