In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Fortunately, there is an astoundingly simple, low-tech solution to manage hypothermia: the humble lightbulb.
- Some time back I was asked about steps being taken to counter low-tech improvised explosive devices in Iraq.
- It was neither a hi-tech nor a lo-tech operation.
- It's a low-tech field without the huge expense of drugs.
- It was a low-tech approach that delivered benefits on the bike by developing broad-based strength off it.
- And it gets even more lo-tech: we had a TV antennae on the roof.
- These low-tech ways of attacking have the advantage that they do not leave a return address in the way that launching a missile would do.
- The glass factory produces a wide range of products with a low-tech and traditional technology based on well-developed labour skills.
- But can low-tech subsistence agriculture improve people's quality of life better than the hated multinationals?
- My technique has been a simple, low-tech methodology copied from my ancient ancestors: I pull the weeds up by hand.
- Fundamentally, this is an amateurish, lo-tech operation.
- My strip is a low-tech, one-man operation, and I like it that way.
- Aviation high-tech and low-tech systems might play an important role in small wars.
- It was, as the UK Guardian points out, ‘a low-tech but devastating assault’.
- Guarantee each mother continuing personal care by a midwife she knows, whether she chooses to have her baby at home, in a low-tech hospital or at a distant unit.
- You can't help noticing that it's the low-tech weapons that are really horrible.
- The bombings were carried out by suicide attackers, and show the power of even low-tech terrorist attacks.
- Until recently, commercial espionage cases have been low-tech.
- The company's determinedly low-tech adverts featuring real staff dancing to cheesy music have almost achieved cult status.
- The biggest need of the community is low-tech equipment, such as hand-operated sewing machines and sturdy bicycles.
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