Dubai is full of experiences to explore and take in, and one trip is far from enough to fully see what the place has to offer. Still, if you’re prepared enough, you can ensure that you at least make the most of every minute you’re there, and it’s very likely that the whole ordeal will […]
I worked at McDonalds when I was a kid. I was 14 and there was this part of the job I couldn’t really take seriously: smiling for customers. It always seemed fake or phony if I smiled because the truth is, not very many people inspire me to smile. I do have friends who smile […]
A Kuwaiti meteorologist warns said the tiny coastal country on the Persian (Arabian) Gulf will witness a significant rise in temperature and relative humidity in the second half of August. Could be a good time to plan that trip to Iceland. Weatherman Issa Ramadan told Annahar Daily that extreme weather conditions would increase airborne dust and exacerbate air pollution across Kuwait. He […]
Spinach could fuel the next wave of efficient renewable energy, so say researchers from the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology. Tapping into a plant cell that uses sunlight to produce water and electricity may be a new method to convert solar power into usable hydrogen fuel.
A Japanese company is making “smart” toilets that features comfortably heated seats that deodorize local air on demand. Its lid rises and falls based on proximity sensors. The unit continually cleans itself, and auto-flushes. It also cleans your personal bits. This could be the death of toilet paper.
Hong Kong’s vision for a “greener city” through a new wave of innovative waste management and recycling initiatives was outlined to eco-industry leaders and associations along with consul-generals and trade commissioners representing 16 countries at a networking lunch themed “Waste Less, Save More – Creating Business Opportunities” on 16 March 2018 at the Hong Kong […]
There are more than 92 million cat videos posted on YouTube, and they attract more views per video than any other category of YouTube content. Scientific studies have shown that simply watching cat clips can boost your energy and create positive emotions, so it’s no surprise that engaging an actual cat has a number of […]
As we get older, we tend to drift apart from people we spent a lot of time with when we were younger. This is just part of growing up, and a big consequence of getting older and moving on with your life. You have to understand that people change, and you will probably lose some […]
Years ago, Green Prophet brought you a link to help calculate your carbon footprint, a free carbon calculator that summed up your carbon imprint in a matter of minutes, and benchmarked it against performances of the entire world. Back in 2012, nascent social media didn’t figure into the carbon equation. Come see how your digital life measures up. Your carbon footprint […]
Etihad Airways has opened its new Etihad Eco Residence project in Abu Dhabi, the world’s first purpose-built, LEED Platinum-rated cabin crew accommodation project, offering . The project, resulting from a partnership with Masdar, provides 500 fully furnished one and two-bedroom flight crew apartments contained in 11 buildings at Masdar City. “The opening of the landmark Etihad Eco Residence […]
This week is when the weather finally turns warm in Israel, inviting families on Passover vacation to fire up their grills outdoors. You can hardly walk through a public park without skirting families unpacking picnics, fanning charcoals, and chasing runaway toddlers. And chicken wings are a favorite on these picnics, being easy to cook and […]
It’s full garlic season in the Middle East. Markets display piles of the pungent bulbs, with the green stalks for you to hang up and dry, or with the greens chopped off for your convenience. I confess, I’m crazy about about garlic. Every spring, I buy 30 kg. to see me through the year. Local […]
Nuclear power plants are among the most sensitive facilities in use today. They are a key part of the power grid, making them essential to protect against vandalism and theft. In addition, they are an ideal target for terrorism, both for motives involving disruption of the power grid and for the potential to create deadly […]
Going paperless is no doubt good for the trees, but there are other concerns we need to worry about when we go into this eco option: If you have been listening to the news over the past couple of months, there is a good chance that you have heard about many cases of identity theft […]
If you are an activist Robin Hood type you might see good in stealing from the rich to give to the poor…there is some good in the approach but mostly, it’s against the law. There is a good chance that you know someone who has shoplifted. In fact, you may have shoplifted at some point […]