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Garden of Life Vitamin Code for Men (120 UltraZorbe Vegetarian Capsules)
Garden of Life Vitamin Code for Men (120 UltraZorbe Vegetarian Capsules)
Offered by healthy@happy
Price: £20.99

4.0 out of 5 stars Quality Product But Not "Natural" as some seem to think..., 14 Aug. 2016
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Too many people are bamboozled by the whole "raw/whole food" line. Pretty much ALL multivitamins are synthetic. They are made by industrial processes and using various chemical reagents. The difference with these is that the synthetic vitamin and mineral products are then fermented in yeast which attaches itself to the synthetic ingredient. That said, it's a quality product, for example they use all the E vitamin variants (tocopherols and tocotrienols) where you normally see just one form. Also methylcobalamin for B12 instead of the usual and cheaper cyanocobalamin (yes.. cyanide bound B12 is more common, although it won't poison you in such low doses). The mineral salts are also better forms than the cheaper oxides or sulphates typically used. The company does do a "Pure Whole Food" vitamin from natural sources I do notice, but more expensive.


Rentokil Advanced Mouse Trap Pack of 2
Rentokil Advanced Mouse Trap Pack of 2
Price: £4.49

4.0 out of 5 stars Just the Job... With a catch, 25 May 2016
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It's a good product, got a mouse on one but the other the bait was gone and didn't trigger. The reason (my own fault) is that it's possible to arm the lever without the plate trigger being on (there are two catches - one on the lever and one on the plate). So make sure both are set... else you'll get through a lot of peanut butter!


Swanson Superior Herbs Bacopa Monnieri Extract 250mg, 90 Capsules
Swanson Superior Herbs Bacopa Monnieri Extract 250mg, 90 Capsules
Offered by Nature's Remedies
Price: £19.95

7 of 8 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Reduced Potency, 4 May 2016
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Item no longer contains 45% bacosides but 12%. The displayed product is discontinued. Not sure if this still justifies the price.


Bluetooth Receiver and Transmitter, JETech Wireless Bluetooth Stereo Audio Transmitter and Receiver 2-in-1 Bluetooth Adapter With 3.5mm Stereo Output for Speakers, Headphone, TV, PC, iPod, MP3 / MP4, Car Stereo and More - 2030
Bluetooth Receiver and Transmitter, JETech Wireless Bluetooth Stereo Audio Transmitter and Receiver 2-in-1 Bluetooth Adapter With 3.5mm Stereo Output for Speakers, Headphone, TV, PC, iPod, MP3 / MP4, Car Stereo and More - 2030
Offered by JEDirect UK
Price: £14.95

3.0 out of 5 stars Nice gadget but significant transmission delay, 28 Mar. 2016
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Nice little device but not suitable for a tv due to the transmission lag of about half a second. Can't use it to supplement the native speakers as they are out of sync.


MO Bacter Organic Lawn Fertiliser
MO Bacter Organic Lawn Fertiliser
Offered by Online Garden Centre
Price: £38.89

0 of 3 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Chicken Poo, 25 May 2015
This review is from: MO Bacter Organic Lawn Fertiliser
The product is pelleted chicken manure with extra potassium to kill moss and soil bacteria to digest dead moss. The pellets were too big to use in my granule dispenser. It doesn't smell as bad as regular chicken manure pellets but it does still attract flies. It was applied in early April, temps were warm and rain plentiful to get it working. It greened the lawn, but also the weeds and clover proliferated massively as well. The moss (which was ~30% of the lawn) showed no signs of abating after 2 months. Ended up applying Westland weed, feed & moss killer as before! Not sure where the hype has come from with this product to be honest. The main hype seems to be from the Beechgrove Garden trial back in 2011 however the results of that trial clearly appear to say they saw no difference whatsoever: http://www.thebeechgrovegarden.com/module_uploads/2/Factsheet_25_1.pdf
So, to me this is nothing but incredibly expensive chicken manure...!


Moving Through Parallel Worlds To Achieve Your Dreams: The Epic Guide To Unlimited Power
Moving Through Parallel Worlds To Achieve Your Dreams: The Epic Guide To Unlimited Power
Price: £2.61

6 of 9 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Quantum Smoke and Mirrors, 10 May 2015
The author makes the usual schoolboy analysis of quantum mechanics and then seamlessly states that we create our own reality. As per all the current new-age thinkers.

The elephant in the room here is the gross mistake in the interpretation of wave-particle duality these new age authors ALWAYS make, and it's simply incorrect, making their whole premise incorrect.

As usual we dicuss the double slit expiriment which shows interference of a single photon with itself. This shows that small particles behave like WAVES below the Planck level (small objects only). It does not mean that it is in two places at the same time because there is no longer any "it".

The diagram of probablity of finding an electron around a nucleus is simply the uncertainty of finding it in the wave state - "it" is now a wave and has a probability of being "located" due to the shape of the wavefunction - it does not mean it is everywhere at the same time, because "it" is a wave distribution.

He then falls for the predictable trap when talking about wavefunction collapse (the premise of the whole book). He states that observation/awareness/consciousmess causes wavefunctions to collapse, ergo we create our own reality as we look at it. Except of course, that is total nonsense.

The reasoning is that when observed by machine detectors, the wavefunction of a photon does indeed collapse from "wave state" to "particle" state and it no longer forms an interference pattern. Except the collapse is caused by the detector becuse it's impossible to measure at that level without interfering with the particle - i.e. it is not totally passive detection; the instrument of measurement causes the collapse NOT the observer. If that were the case then when the scientist walks away for a coffee, it would go back to being a wave... which of course does not happen!

The wavelength of objects as waves diminishes in proportion to the mass/momentum of any object. So the greater the mass of the object involved, the shorter the waves. The wavelength of anything much over the Planck length/mass (tiny) is not large enough to produce wave/particle behaviour. This is why people don't exist everywhere at the same time or dematerialise when nobody is watching them, and why we do not "create our own reality" by act of observing it. The macroscopic world is reassuringly very solid and newtonian as it should be.

We do create our own interpretation of reality, and we can change the way we see and interect with the world, but that's completely different and obviously not as sexy as suggesting we actually create our own reality which is dangerous and delusional thinking to say the least.
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Suunto Core  - All Black
Suunto Core - All Black
Price: £169.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Stylish Watch, 17 Mar. 2015
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It's a nice looking watch although the bezel is not matt as you see in the pictures. It is light for the size compared to metal watches.

As for functions - they are accurate - I have synced the barometer with a barometer station and it tracks very well - at fixed altitude - however:

The temperature gauge is foolishly on the back next to your skin. I had an old casio decades ago that had one on the side. D'oh!

The barometer is effectively useless if you live anywhere near hills > 2m, take stairs, use escalators, work above the first floor in the office, enjoy jumping or are tall. The storm alarm will go off walking up stairs or if you climb a ladder. It will go off just driving around in your car unless you're in Holland or the fens. You need to switch to "Altitude mode" if you're likely to go up into your loft and "Baro Mode" if you're sitting still at a fixed altitude like having a poo or watching TV. Only ALTI mode does not give you weather information or storm alarms, which you would want ideally in the mountains. A limitation with a pure barometer I know and not a pure issue with the product. Obviously it's not designed for suburban scenarios - driving around quickly with lots of altitude changes - but if you happen to traverse terrain with any altitude at a certain rate AND are interested in the weather it's a sticky problem.

Having said - there is a useful AUTO mode that switches between ALTI and BARO for you - if it detects impossible normal pressure changes it will assume you are climbing/descending and lock the reference sea-level atmospheric pressure and adjust the altitude accordingly. It's useful but does not seem to return to the starting altitude if you e.g. descend and ascend back to the same position over a short period. So you need to keep calibrating it. More testing to be done but essentially it works within reasonable error margins (10% or so).

The compass is accurate and impressive. Especially the LOCK feature which locks onto a bearing if you have no reference point to navigate (e.g. dense woodland or night scenarios). It tells you if you are veering off course quite clearly.

So - big marks for certain features - and a nice looking watch.


Archery bow Deadshot -Medium Whisker Capture Arrow Rest LH or RH
Archery bow Deadshot -Medium Whisker Capture Arrow Rest LH or RH
Offered by sportsworld-global
Price: £14.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Melts, 17 Mar. 2015
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I like it for the money - however - the nylon whiskers do "melt" if your bow is quite powerful (mine is 55lbs only). The whiskers have fused/meshed together in places due to heat friction which I guess would not happen with real bristle.


Nelsons Spatone 100% Natural Iron Supplement--42 Sachets
Nelsons Spatone 100% Natural Iron Supplement--42 Sachets
Price: £9.63

14 of 15 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars It's OK. But for what it is.. ..., 14 Mar. 2015
It's OK. But for what it is... Iron Sulphate in water, is expensive considering how cheap iron sulphate is to buy. Sure it's "natural" but so is water and iron sulphate if you add them together yourself you get spatone for.... 50p a gallon!
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Algon Organic Path and Patio Cleaner Concentrate 2.5l
Algon Organic Path and Patio Cleaner Concentrate 2.5l
Price: £7.49

2.0 out of 5 stars Did Nothing, 17 May 2014
I used as prescribed on the container on some reasonably green indian sandstone and some rather black concrete slabs. This was during dry weather a few weeks ago. The slabs look exactly the same (as expected). I didn't expect it to tackle the black-spot lichens but it didn't even seem to have an effect on the algae, which I finally removed with a jet wash as usual.


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