As with blood diamonds, now we know what blood cashews are.
New research targeting buyers find that consumers prefer functionality over "features" of being green. Time to downplay the CSR plan?
Pope Francis endorses AI approaches to growing your food. He says it's ethical and we should do it.
While studying hosts’ photos, researchers discovered a “trustworthiness” pecking order: women are deemed more trustworthy than men, older hosts over younger ones, smiling faces over neutral expressions, attractive hosts over unattractive ones.
Various organizations in Norway are always looking for different ways to raise money. Ecological firelighters have been embraced by many schools and sports teams due to the perks that come with selling them. The tennbriketter dugnad is long-lasting and tends to light in an instant. 3 Top benefits of selling ecological firelighters It’s imperative to […]
Eco lovers will love Brisbane. Try renting bikes, finding second hand clothing shops or visit one of the science museums
Instagramming influencers, who hop on and then off for the photo op are giving travel a bad name. Some cities in Europe don't even want these kinds of tourists. Krista shares how you can slow it down to change the world.
Neolithic game boards from Jordan. In some places like Petra they were carved into walls of the city for leisurely play? The early mancala game we know today is likely from this, but no one really knows the rules of the ancient games. But archeologists do know that they were a way for socializing people […]
The Tenth Session of World Urban Forum, the world’s most important conference on cities convened biannually by UN Habitat has just concluded. For the first time, it took place in an Arab country, the United Arab Emirates, and the host, Abu Dhabi, had much to contribute to the conversation. Throughout the week-long event, representatives of […]
Play like a prehistoric man or an ancient Egyptian as you fight your way around the board aiming for enlightenment. We've been waiting 5000 years for this.
On Earth Day, April 22, PBS (America’s Public Broadcasting Service) will premiere a compelling new documentary, Climate Change – The Facts, presenting scientific evidence of the impact of global warming. The program also examines possible solutions to the crisis, including the latest innovations, technology and actions individuals can take to prevent further damage. The one-hour […]
Managing one’s funds as business cycles fluctuate can be stressful, but it needn’t leave a business owner or investor feeling fatalistic. As one gets better at noticing economic signals, they can exploit the financial risk rather than try to avoid or prevent things that are beyond their control. As a business advisor and the CEO […]
Everyone needs a coach, especially if a parent or sibling can't help root for your cause. A coach or a mentor is the best way to start a revolution, or at least a recycling program or new sustainable business.
A tiny house, a room of one's own, a little office, pottery studio, or granny flat.
Worried eCommerce platforms are logging way too much of your data? You’ve got plenty of reasons to feel that way. Here’s all you need to know about this.
Studying twins and the effects of one twin on Space travel. Genetics information can help heal us.
The high environmental footprint of air travel is something that most people are by now well aware of. For anyone who is wondering where the aviation industry is headed next and how to feel about it, Geoffrey Lipman, one of the key figures in the global travel and tourism industry provides some insights.
Deepwater Horizon oil spill, Gulf of Mexico. Microbes eat up the oil using aerobic digestion, or breaking it down with oxygen. There is another approach to breaking down unwanted materials which can be more efficient. It's called anaerobic, or without oil - in a sealed environment.
When containing a massive disaster like an oil spill, small microbes play a big role. Arezoo Ardekani, a Purdue University associate professor of mechanical engineering, has published research that describes the complex hydrodynamics of microorganisms at liquid-liquid and gas-liquid interfaces, showing that microbes may flock to areas where surfactant has been applied. This is important […]
If you're an adventurous eater who enjoys tracking down rare delicacies, travel to Calabria and taste white olives.
Why I decided to be a long-term traveller who uses a menstrual cup.
This is a seed vault in Norway. A startup from Israel just got a $10 investment to build a seed breeding tech that amplifies nature's way without genetic modification.
It's easy to obtain but hard to dose. What the research says.
In today’s time of green awakening, it is needed by all to be conscious about living sustainably. It does not only mean leaving a lower carbon footprint at home but in every aspect of life, including travel. Begin green travel by making smarter choices about the way you travel and the things you do during […]
From the outside, Israel appears to be a heaven for medical cannabis patients. The reality is that most people need to go through hell to get a prescription.