Currently, being ecologically savvy is growing in importance. How to go green can still be a mystery to some people. Changing our habits isn’t always the easiest and getting started can be the hardest part. Starting simple and incorporating one technique at a time is an easy way to get started and feel empowered to […]
It’s World Water Day, celebrated annually on March 22. The day is about focusing world attention on the importance of clean water and how we can collectively protect and preserve water quality, and as importantly, quantity.
Actress Cate Blanchett caused a social media tsunami when she revealed that she and actress Sandra Bullock indulged in an unusual beauty treatment while in New York City. Blanchett, the current face of Giorgio Armani’s new fragrance Si Passione, was in Sydney on a press junket. In an interview with Vogue Australia, she attributed her facial glow to […]
All around the world, as attention shifts to global warming, people are looking for ways to go green. It’s not just individuals. Companies like UPS and Amazon have realized the need to change and become more environmentally responsible. For UPS, that involved analyzing how their planes landed at airports. By changing their landing method, they […]
Got a secret fantasy to join the Mile High Club? We hear that plane vibrations and lower oxygen levels can heighten arousal and deliver more intense orgasms. But have you considered the cost of getting caught in the act? Study up! Whether or not you are arrested for having sex on a plane largely depends […]
The world’s largest indoor waterfall is under construction in Singapore’s new Jewel Changi Airport extension. Designed by Safdie Architects, the spheroid-shaped dome will be a new luxury lifestyle destination at one of the busiest airports on the planet, featuring 134,000 square meters of facilities including airport services, indoor gardens, shopping and leisure attractions – including a […]
Facing and accepting your child’s diagnosis with diabetes is rarely easy. Unless you were able to catch the signs of diabetes early on, a scary and traumatizing experience all too often leads to the discovery that your child needs to take special precautions when eating or performing strenuous activity. There are ways you can […]
Maersk, the world’s largest container shipping company, has teamed up with theDOCK Innovation Hub, a startup accelerator in Israel that focuses on innovative maritime technologies. The Danish-based shipper will use the partnership as an opportunity to meet start-ups working on new technology specific to logistics industry improvements.
Substance abuse has created many challenges to educational institutions, employers, parents, and society on the whole. It is attributed to the factors like unhealthy family relationships, parental substance abuse, peer pressure, etc. This theme discussed in many Stanford roommate essay papers and rather popular among the students. These factors pose a significant threat to the […]
More than 158.8 million people around the globe are using cannabis, according to the United Nations (U.N.). This is approximately 3.8 percent of the global population and the figure will undoubtedly grow as cannabis legalization spreads. First used for medical purposes sometime around 2900 B.C in China, medical cannabis is a reliable solution for […]
Home to more than 60 million people, the U.K is the first stop on any European road trip. Its capital, London, is perhaps one of the most famous cities on the planet and has a population of eight million. Enclosed by the North Sea on its North side, the Atlantic Ocean to the West, the […]
One of Green Prophet’s most-read stories was our article on sugar-waxing, an ancient method of hair removal that predates waxing. What is it about body hair that makes for riveting reading? Come learn what I’ve picked up about dealing with body hair in the Arab Middle East. (Feedback welcome: I’ve been knocking around the region […]
A lot of people choose not to pursue higher education, as it costs money they do not have. But what if we told you that you could easily get a loan for your studies? If you are not new to the Kenyan education news, then you should know about HELB. If you have no clue […]
The folks at Tablet Magazine have created an interactive list of Jewish foods that is as addictive as salty pickles, chewy macaroons, or (insert your own guilty nosh). It’s not a roster of the most popular Jewish foods, or the healthiest, or the tastiest. Some are pretty obscure (making their last appearance on Bubbe’s bubbe’s […]
A Russian ice cream company is drawing criticism from members of the international Jewish community for a new dessert named “Poor Jew”. An advert on Russian social media states, “Introducing the ice cream ‘Poor Jew,'” Try all this deliciousness, it turns out that he is not so poor.” The cone may not be poor, but it’s […]
Human-powered, pedal-driven, single-track, two-wheeled bikes are emerging as the most disruptive tech in transportation. Now China’s top two dock-less bike-sharing titans are rolling into Startup Nation with plans to deploy thousands of bikes in Tel Aviv in the first half of 2018, threatening existing stationed bike platforms like local provider Tel-O-Fun.
Electric bikes have taken over the world. And there is a lot to be said about the environmental advantages to driving a 2 wheel vehicle, over a 4. Ownership of a Harley Davidson is a major goal for many motorcycle fanatics. These motorcycles are well-known all over the world and have become an icon of […]
OK, so we know quite a bit about Israel; start-up capital of the universe; uber-friendly to vegans; and offering a portfolio of natural and historical wonders that could take a lifetime to fully explore. Here are a few more interesting facts about the Holy Land that you can impress your friends with: 1. An Israeli […]
The Jameel Prize 5 will be on exhibit from 28 June through 25 November, 2018 at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum. It’s the international award for contemporary design inspired by Islamic tradition. As befits artworks that are out of this world, let’s quote American astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, who recently tweeted, “Bears repeating: Creativity that satisfies & […]
As of midnight on Tuesday, nearly 1,000 candidates had registered with the Interior Ministry to run in the upcoming and long-delayed parliamentary elections scheduled for May 6. The estimated 1,000 candidates represent the highest in the history of Lebanon’s parliamentary elections, and provides the cash-strapped state treasury an unexpected windfall of USD$5.28 million from fees […]
Gaming isn’t just a waste of time. A whole pile of new games are out now, like ECO that let’s you build a more perfect world. When it comes to immersing yourself deeper in your video games, there is nothing better than a great set of gaming headphones. The market is so crowded though, how […]
Have you recently been diagnosed with a new illness? Do you already have an underlying diagnosis and this just complicates issues even further? It can be overwhelming to juggle therapies, doctor appointments and how and when to take your medications so they work effectively. Here are a few ways to start regaining your health and […]
Over recent years, people around the world have become more and more concerned about the state of the environment. Over the decades we have caused a lot of pollution and damage to the environment and this is why so many people are now eager to join the green cause and do their bit. Of course, […]
As if expecting women don’t have enough to worry about, a new scientific study indicates a direct correlation between traffic noise and ambient air pollution and the health of pregnant women and their birth outcomes. Specifically, these environmental influences are proving to increase the incidences of pre-eclampsia, gestational diabetes and low birth weights.
You go away for a vacation and return to find your bathroom covered in mold. Or if you live in the Middle East or Asia, it’s a common occurrence during wet winters or monsoon. It is an unpleasant sight that comes with a musty smell. It is mold, and it happens to the best of […]