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Science & Technology

The Most Popular Fake News About Climate Change

26 February, 2020 by Emma Lewis
Denialists have always been there, ever since we started talking about global warming. Yet the reality is now before everyone's eyes, amid increasingly extreme natural events, crop losses, endangered animals and the many other effects of climate change. However, influential people…

‘Huh’ and Other Universal Words That Need No Translation

24 February, 2020 by Emma Lewis
Some words, passing from one language to another, take on completely different expressions. Some of them are almost untranslatable. On the contrary, other words almost need no translation, because they sound strangely similar everywhere. Just like “huh”, “coffee” and “ok”.…

Turn Old Jeans into Something New with These Ideas

22 February, 2020 by Emma Lewis
Reducing our ecological footprint also involves reducing waste and recycling. For example, if you’re renovating your wardrobe, don’t throw away the clothes you no longer use. Old jeans in particular are perfect for recycling. Jeans are very durable and versatile, so…

How Some Remote Populations Have Incredible Superpowers

21 February, 2020 by Emma Lewis
Some people have abilities that resemble the superpowers of comic book or science fiction movie characters. Instead, they are widespread in remote populations, as a result of adaptation and the secular work of some geniuses. Moreover, by studying these secret…

Savings Tips That Do Not Actually Save You Money

21 February, 2020 by Emma Lewis
One of the most common objections to an environmentally sustainable lifestyle is that it is too expensive. In reality, reducing environmental impact and saving often goes hand in hand. However, people often engage in behavior that they believe they are…

Watch What You Eat: 5 Ingredients Harmful to Your Health

18 February, 2020 by Emma Lewis
We should always consume fresh, home-cooked food. However, we often prefer packaged products for convenience or for a short time. Industrial food labels, however, often have a long list of ingredients, most of which are incomprehensible to non-experts. What we know, however,…

The Consequences of Gender Selection in the World

16 February, 2020 by Emma Lewis
Although we are in the 21st century, gender selection is still a major problem. Gender-selective abortions performed in recent decades have caused an unexpected distortion in the ratio of males to females. Statistically, every 100 newborn babies are born 103-107…

Best Household Plants to Grow to Purify the Air at Home

15 February, 2020 by Emma Lewis
Most people would never say that, yet the substances most dangerous to health are inside our homes. How can we avoid contact with indoor sources of pollution? As well as being careful when buying furniture, preferring eco-friendly detergents and natural…