5 teenagers who are changing the world

5 teenagers who are changing the world

Very often, adolescents are considered as apathetic and self-centered. But a new generation of young activists is showing that many teenagers are, in fact, very concerned about social, political and environmental issues, and are fully prepared to do something about it. One of the main voices among these teenagers is...

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Mars: NASA records earthquake on the red planet for the first time

Mars: NASA records earthquake on the red planet for the first time

The InSight probe from the US Space Agency (NASA) recorded the first earthquake on Mars. It is the first time that humans detect a seismic signal on the surface of a body other than the Earth and its Moon. The first proof that earthquakes also take place on Mars was...

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4 animals that disappeared in the last 15 years

4 animals that disappeared in the last 15 years

There are many actions of the human being that contribute to the extinction of animals. That exotic bird that you have locked in a small cage or the little interest in global warming are contributing to the disappearance of species on the planet. Since 1992, the United Nations (UN) declared...

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The idea about God and the religion of 5 great scientists of history

The idea about God and the religion of 5 great scientists of history

Is science and religion in conflict by nature? Some of the great names of science have denied the existence of god, but throughout history many others tried to find a way to reconcile science and their faith. For some of these men and women of science, to investigate the origin...

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Adapting this one habit will help you stay young forever

Adapting this one habit will help you stay young forever

Neuroscientist Sara Lazar, of Mass General and Harvard Medical School, started studying meditation by accident. She sustained running injuries training for the Boston Marathon, and her physical therapist told her to stretch. So Lazar took up yoga.  “The yoga teacher made all sorts of claims, that yoga would increase your compassion and open your heart,”...

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Eating even a little red meat “increases the risk of cancer”

Eating even a little red meat “increases the risk of cancer”

For every 10,000 people (who participated in the study) who consumed 21 grams per day of red and processed meat, 40 were diagnosed with colon cancer. Even small amounts of red and processed meat – such as a slice of bacon or ham a day – may increase the risk...

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6 myths about how to sleep better that can actually harm your health

6 myths about how to sleep better that can actually harm your health

Some widespread myths about sleep are harmful to our health and our mood. In addition, they shorten our lives, according to the researchers. A team from New York University tracked the internet to find the most common beliefs about how to get a good night’s sleep. In a study published in the journal Sleep...

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“Game of Thrones”: 5 real historical facts that maybe you did not know that inspired some of the best moments of the series

“Game of Thrones”: 5 real historical facts that maybe you did not know that inspired some of the best moments of the series

Game of Thrones, the series of the HBO chain that this Sunday issues the first chapter of its final season, is considered one of the best TV fantasy series of all time. However, when reviewing many of his stories and characters from this series that adjusts eight seasons, it is...

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Katie Bouman, the 29-year-old woman behind the first photo of a black hole

Katie Bouman, the 29-year-old woman behind the first photo of a black hole

Katie Bouman’s algorithm helped capture the first image of a black hole. The first photograph of a black hole was made possible by a 29-year-old computer science expert who helped create the algorithm with which the image was created. Katie Bouman led the development of a computer program with which...

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900 million voters: how does India organize the largest elections in the world?

900 million voters: how does India organize the largest elections in the world?

Nothing has changed in more than a decade. During each election in India, election officials go into the forest of Gir, which is full of lions, to collect the vote of one man. They are about five officials, accompanied by two policemen. They load all the electoral material, including an electronic voting...

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