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Ben Reed

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Hello World. I love the myriad of Hubs out there - fascinating topics by fascinating people. Looking forward to a few more accolades.

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  • 50 Cat Idioms and Phrases
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    50 Cat Idioms and Phrases

    11 hours ago

    This article contains 50 idioms related to cats. We use idioms in everyday speech, but I had no idea that so many include a reference to cats. How many do you recognize?

  • My Favourite Muppet Show Characters
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    My Favourite Muppet Show Characters

    4 days ago

    What could be be more crazy than the Muppets? Who would have thought that these zany characters would have become so loved and followed by young and old alike. These are my very own favourite muppets

  • Funny Imponderables About Animals
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    Funny Imponderables About Animals

    7 days ago

    Imponderables, perplexing little questions that get under your skin and have you itching for an answer. Well, put away the ointment, these animal related imponderables are just for fun.

  • Learn About Electricity For Kids
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    Learn About Electricity For Kids

    2 days ago

    Electricity, it powers just about everything around us. Our lives today would be very different without it. This article aims to familiarize the young child with the practical aspects of electricity.

  • Funny Imponderables about Food and Drink
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    Funny Imponderables about Food and Drink

    11 days ago

    Imponderables: puzzling questions that are just begging to be explained - and yet, often unexplainable. This article takes a light-hearted look at imponderable questions with a food related twist.

  • A To Z Guide To Dinosaurs For Kids
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    A To Z Guide To Dinosaurs For Kids

    4 weeks ago

    Dinosaurs - in most children's eyes they are probably the most amazing creatures imaginable. Who among us has not been enthused by these incredible creatures. I hope that you enjoy your visit.

  • My Favorite Simple Daily Pleasures
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    My Favorite Simple Daily Pleasures

    3 weeks ago

    Welcome to my lense on My Favorite Simple Daily Pleasures It is the little things that mean the most...how often have you heard this said? Well, I thought I would put together an article that describes the little...

  • Guide to Owls for Kids of All Ages
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    Guide to Owls for Kids of All Ages

    12 days ago

    Welcome to my Guide to Owls - for Kids of all ages Owls are much loved by generations of children. From an early age we hear stories of their escapades and we somehow come to understand that there is something special...

  • Top 5 Books For Kids Wanting To Be A Paleontologist
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    Top 5 Books For Kids Wanting To Be A Paleontologist

    3 weeks ago

    I have had a life-long interest in dinosaurs and fossils and it seems that my eldest granddaughter (aged 15) has acquired the same interest - so much so that she has expressed the wish to become a Paleontologist when...

  • The Call of the Wild - a Timeless Story
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    The Call of the Wild - a Timeless Story

    5 weeks ago

    My first encounter with a copy of the book - The Call of the Wild - as a Christmas present when I was at the tender age of just 9 years old. That was way back in 1966 and even now, some 47 years later, I remember how...

  • Googly-Eyed Creatures
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    Googly-Eyed Creatures

    4 weeks ago

    Welcome to my lense Googly Eyed Creatures. This lense contains my favorite creatures with googly or bubble eyes. Googly eyed is a term that describes being wide-eyed. Now we all think its cute or sweet when we see a...

  • Fun With Science Gyroscopes for Kids
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    Fun With Science Gyroscopes for Kids

    4 weeks ago

    Gyroscopes are everywhere, but you might not know it at first glance! Kids, teenagers and adults use different equipment that uses gyroscope technology.. so what do these things do? A gyroscope keeps things balanced...

  • How To Make A Feather Headdress
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    How To Make A Feather Headdress

    4 weeks ago

    What young warrior wouldn't want to own their very own Feather Head-dress? Well now they can... My lense How to Make a Feather Head-dress provides a selection of resources, instructions and printable feather...

  • Magnets and Magnetism for Kids
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    Magnets and Magnetism for Kids

    4 weeks ago

    A magnet is an object that produced a magnetic field. The magnetic field is an invisible force and as a young child I had an endless fascination with magnets. They drew me in to science in a way that few other objects...

  • Top 4 Physics Books for Kids
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    Top 4 Physics Books for Kids

    4 weeks ago

    Understanding Physics should be an everyday skill for everyone, after all its affects are all around us. I know that as a child, I was somewhat put off by the mere mention of the word physics. Yet as soon as I was shown...

  • Top 10 Books For Kids Wanting To Be A Vet
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    Top 10 Books For Kids Wanting To Be A Vet

    2 days ago

    For a great deal of my boy-hood years I wanted to be Veterinarian. I always remember how difficult it was to find information on what a vets life was actually like and what it took to qualify for the training (remember...

  • Top 10 Science Books For Kids
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    Top 10 Science Books For Kids

    3 weeks ago

    Understanding science is a key life-skill for anyone these days. I gained great joy from learning about anything scientific as a young child and this selection of books cover the subject in a way that I think will suit...

  • 3-Wheeler Cars
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    3-Wheeler Cars

    4 weeks ago

    What is a three-wheeled car? I hear you ask. Well some might say its not a car at all... others (usually those that have owned one - and I include myself in this), tend to have a strong affection for them. In my case,...

  • Raleigh Chopper Bicycle: My Favorite Childhood Ride
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    Raleigh Chopper Bicycle: My Favorite Childhood Ride

    10 days ago

    My favourite bicycle as a young teenager in the 1970's was the Raleigh Chopper. Most of my friends also loved this bicycle which was inspired by the motorcycles of the day, and it quickly earned cult status. The Raleigh...

  • Mrs Beetons Recipes For Bread Puddings
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    Mrs Beetons Recipes For Bread Puddings

    4 weeks ago

    Welcome to my lense on Mrs Beetons recipes for Bread Puddings. One of my favourite dishes. Bread Puddings are recipes from days past, a time when deserts were generally made from simplier ingredients. One of the...

  • A to Z Guide to Horses for kids
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    A to Z Guide to Horses for kids

    5 weeks ago

    Welcome to my Hubpage: The A to Z Guide to Horses for Kids of all Ages

  • A to Z Guide to Cats for Kids
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    A to Z Guide to Cats for Kids

    5 weeks ago

    Welcome to the A to Z Guide to Cats for Kids of all Ages

  • Fossils for kids of all ages
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    Fossils for kids of all ages

    5 weeks ago

    Who among us has not been fascinated at some time in their childhood by fossils. As a youngster I remember the excitement and intrigue at turning over rocks on the beach to reveal fossils.

  • Beetles for Kids
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    Beetles for Kids

    3 weeks ago

    I hope that you and your kids will find this article informative, educational and that it adds to their learning about beetles.

  • Animal Riddles for Kids
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    Animal Riddles for Kids

    6 weeks ago

    A riddle is a statement, or question, or phrase that has a veiled meaning. A riddle is also a question that is worded in such a way as to require clever or unexpected thinking in order to find the answer. One of the...

  • Scrooge - My Favourite Films
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    Scrooge - My Favourite Films

    2 weeks ago

    Scrooge - my favourite film of all time. A strange choice you may think, but I absolutely love it. Perhaps even more strange, is the fact that I love most, if not all ALL the different versions of Scrooge films out...

  • Frog Idioms
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    Frog Idioms

    11 hours ago

    An idiom is a figurative form of speech in which the person speaking is using words in an imaginative or unusual way. This article focusses on idioms that involve the use of the word frog within them.

  • Bear Idioms
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    Bear Idioms

    2 days ago

    There are a number of idioms that are related to bears. Some are negative and derogatory, but some can be positive and complimentary. An idiom is a phrase that cannot be taken literally.

  • Monkey Idioms
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    Monkey Idioms

    2 weeks ago

    Hello world, I hope that you enjoy my Hubpage on Monkey Idioms

  • Vegetable Idioms
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    Vegetable Idioms

    2 weeks ago

    An idiom is a phrase or an expression that cannot be taken literally. When you use an idiom in everyday language, then it has a different meaning than the basic meaning or definition of the words as found in a...

  • Fish Idioms
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    Fish Idioms

    2 weeks ago

    Hi World. There are a number of idioms that are related to Fish. Some are negative and derogatory, but some can be positive and complimentary. An idiom is a phrase or an expression that cannot be...

  • Horse Idioms
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    Horse Idioms

    2 weeks ago

    There are a number of idioms that are related to horses. Some are negative and derogatory, but some can be positive and complimentary.

  • Rabbit Idioms
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    Rabbit Idioms

    2 weeks ago

    Hello world and welcome to my lens on Rabbit Idioms An idiom helps to make our speech more expressive and colourful. There are a number of idioms that are related to rabbits. Some of these can be somewhat negative...

  • Dog Idioms
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    Dog Idioms

    2 weeks ago

    Hello world. I hope that you enjoy my Hubpage on Dog Idioms.

  • Pig idioms
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    Pig idioms

    2 weeks ago

    There are a number of idioms that are related to pigs. Some are negative and derogatory, but some can be positive and complimentary. I hope that you find these fun.

  • Famous and Funny Pigs for Kids
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    Famous and Funny Pigs for Kids

    2 weeks ago

    Pigs are much loved by children of all ages. Somehow most of us are drawn to these amazing creatures, often without quite knowing why. This lens reminds us of some those famous pig characters and stories that are...

  • Ways To Say Happy Valentines Day
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    Ways To Say Happy Valentines Day

    15 hours ago

    Valentines Day - a truly special day for loved ones everywhere. But it can be difficult to find something that portrays your feelings and it can often lead you to being at a loss as to what buy that special person in...

  • Bunnykins by Royal Doulton
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    Bunnykins by Royal Doulton

    5 weeks ago

    Eileen, my wife who has put up with me for over 39 years, started collecting Bunnykin plates, cups, clocks, bowls...in fact anything with Bunnykins on them, some 5 years ago. Now when I tell you that Eileen (being a...

  • Mrs Beetons Household Management Wonderful Color Illustrations
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    Mrs Beetons Household Management Wonderful Color Illustrations

    4 weeks ago

    Mrs Beeton's Book of Household Management was first published as a book in 1861 and was a guide to the running of a Victorian household. Mrs Beeton's book contains over 900 recipes and used colored plates to...

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