Climate change: 5 things you can do to avoid global warming

Climate change: 5 things you can do to avoid global warming

Transportation in large cities is one of the main sources of global warming. It’s now or never. An investigation by the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) shows that the planet could cross the crucial threshold of 1.5 degrees Celsius – above pre-industrial levels – in just 12 years,...

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5 simple techniques that will improve your memory and your learning capacity

5 simple techniques that will improve your memory and your learning capacity

The most popular methods of study are not always applied in the most effective way. No matter how smart you think you are, I’m sure your memory sometimes fails you. A series of surveys showed that the majority of students do not effectively use proven learning methods and, instead, waste time...

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4 practices to conserve water

4 practices to conserve water

With more and more areas struggling with droughts, conserving water is more important than ever. Even if you’re not living in a drought-stricken region, cutting back on water use also means a lower utility bill and helps conserve a precious resource. Whether you’re ready to cut back on your showers...

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List of countries offering e-visa to Pakistanis

List of countries offering e-visa to Pakistanis

Pakistani passport was ranked the second lowest in 2016 out of 196 countries. However, in 2017, it slightly improved its ranking and came third lowest in the ranking, but despite all that, Pakistanis can still visit 43 countries without visa or visa on arrival. Scores of countries also offer e-visa...

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What is more environmental friendly: Match-sticks or lighters?

What is more environmental friendly: Match-sticks or lighters?

We’ve all been there. You need to light a candle, a cigarette, or you’re camping and you want to start a fire. So, you ask someone for a light and they hand you this: A lighter. A match stick is no less. You thank them and try to light your object...

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What you eat can affect your mental health

What you eat can affect your mental health

According to Lasalle, “a poor diet can increase the risk of depression.” There is unquestionable evidence that a healthy diet has a positive impact on our physical health. But what about mental illnesses like depression? Can they get worse or better according to our diet? The most recent studies suggest that yes....

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The Dangers of Lighters – Everyday Kitchen Items that can be deadly

The Dangers of Lighters – Everyday Kitchen Items that can be deadly

Lighters aren’t just for smokers. They have a number of uses around the house, including lighting stoves, pilot lights and candles as well as other utility uses. A lighter may seem innocuous, but it can be dangerous. It contains a pressurized flammable gas that can potentially explode, and it can...

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A look back at the early days of Google: 20 Years of Google

A look back at the early days of Google: 20 Years of Google

A virtual stroll through Google’s original garage, where history was created way back in 1998.  The original Google garage. You may remember 1998 as a glorious year filled with endless games of Snake on your brick phone (you couldn’t go through the walls yet) and listening to “Baby One More...

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The secrets behind neuropolitics, the use of new technologies to “read your mind” and influence what you vote

The secrets behind neuropolitics, the use of new technologies to “read your mind” and influence what you vote

What is the expression on your face? What brain signals are activating in your head? Are you aware of them? They may seem absurd questions, but in the current political environment those personal issues are part of a business. The electoral campaign teams adapt the messages based on brain signals that, probably, you...

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How your gestures when speaking make you more (or less) charismatic

How your gestures when speaking make you more (or less) charismatic

Why are there speeches, conferences or talks that are successful and others not, even if their content is similar? The next time you see a TED talk or a politician’s speech, watch closely the movements of the speaker’s hands. Is it a slow or energetic movement? Is it subtle or...

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