Addiction to drugs or alcohol is a common problem nowadays. People often started doing drugs and alcohol as a means of fun and relaxation and later feel health, mind, and many more issues. This is a very serious problem that more than fifty percent of the population around the world faces. Dealing with such a […]
Retailers and marketers everywhere can thank the Canadians for this killjoy idea that fights for the environment: instead of buying more than you can afford on Black Friday, an environmentalist from Canada in 1992 started a then radical idea: Buy Nothing Day.
Drinking holy water from the ancient Zamzam well is considered an essential part of the Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca.
Fitting birds with GPS backpacks on their legs reveals what we’ve long suspected: urban gulls know when & where to forage for human food. If you’ve ever seen a seagull snatch a pasty or felt their beady eyes on your sandwich in the park, you’d be right to suspect they know exactly when to strike […]
People, including celebrities like to gamble. Some hold charity nights and donate all profits to a good cause, like climate change.
Barefoot shoes can help relieve pressure on toes squeezed into conventional shoes. They've helped me when I run. Like these ones from Vibram. Newer models look better.
The kingdom announced the launch of 'Let’s Make it Green' - a plan that seeks to plant 10 million trees across the country by April 2021. But cut one down and pay a heavy price.
Two dry Persian Gulf countries are amping up their desalination capacity: Bahrain, and the United Arab Emirates. Both have access to Persian Gulf waters but very little freshwater access inland.
When you know the spiders are going to be there in advance, you will have less fear for them when you see them. They offer some advice about fearing Covid too.
If Noah would have had the challenge, this is what his living ark might look like to save the coral reefs.
Forest bathing is a kind of therapy called for in some cultures like Japan.
One student goes to the heart of the Macedonian fake news industry. She is asked to pay for her research interview in sex or money.
It’s 2020 and the world is slowly becoming more environmentally conscious. For most of us, it’s about creating better habits in our day-to-day lives with positive, sustainable changes.
Israeli offshore gas fields are now under control of one of the world’s biggest energy companies, Chevron. It irks activists, but might spark a pan-European pipeline, one analyst suggests.
Every home should feel like an eco oasis, and it can be done by saving energy. Here's how it can be done.
The environment of your home is essential. It appeals to almost all of our senses and it can help alleviate all of our stressors too. Covid-19 has made every single one of us acutely aware to how important the home is to our everyday well-being and sanity.
Tel Aviv is about to ride down Electric Avenue. The city which has ironically doubled its taxes to local businesses during a Covid-19 shutdown, aims to take some progressive measures to make its city smart.
Plastics are the bane of our existence. We all want to use less without changing much about the convenience or ordering Chinese take-away. from the same country that brought us Waze to help us get around cities, is W-Cycle, a company that tackles plastic one-time use products by turning them into sugar.
The suggestion of using marijuana to increase your creativity might have you scoffing. There’s a difference, after all, between the random musings of your friendly neighborhood stoner and actual creative ideas that make sense.
A pair of eco-rabbis in Jerusalem have taken the Bible, also known as the Torah in Hebrew, and found hundreds of passages in it relating to ecology, animal rights, regenerative agriculture, the 3Rs and more, and have found a way to make old ideas relevant to us all in modern times.
The year was 2014 and already Ebola was on everyone's minds. Mers and avian flu have scared off people from hajj, but covid-19 has closed Saudi's doors. This year a very modest, local hajj will take place.
If I may ask you, why do you think someone will publish a post on Instagram, and the post will perform extremely well, whereas another person will publish a similar post, and the post will struggle to even get noticed? I know you might say that the reason is linked to the number of followers […]
Jinn, AKA genies, are very much alive and thriving in Islamic thought around the world. Read about jinn, and how to keep them out of your hair
Averting the evil eye is a serious business in the Middle East. Learn the charms and amulets that do it.
Remember that story years ago about turning your loved one’s ashes into a diamond? That was the first time I heard about lab-grown diamonds, and well that’s what we are expected to return to anyway, no? Stardust and flecks of diamonds in the sky? Like stars and diamonds, we are carbon-based and to carbon – […]