5 things you can do to reduce your carbon footprint when traveling by plane

5 things you can do to reduce your carbon footprint when traveling by plane

One of the biggest problems of aviation is that it does not emit only CO2, but other greenhouse gases. Every time you get on a plane, you are contributing to the emission of greenhouse gases and the aggravation of climate change. The best thing, according to BBC environment reporter Laura...

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10 fundamental terms to understand climate change

10 fundamental terms to understand climate change

The temperature of the planet has already increased on average one degree centigrade since the pre-industrial era. It should not increase more than 1.5 degrees if the most catastrophic effects of climate change are to be avoided, according to the IPCC. “It may sound scary, but the scientific evidence indicates that...

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How much water is recommended to drink every day?

How much water is recommended to drink every day?

A healthy body alerts us to dehydration by making us feel thirsty. We receive constant messages that tell us that drinking liters of water every day is the secret to good health, to have healthier skin, or to lose weight. And it is recommended that people, both adults and children,...

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3 simple tricks to choose what you dream

3 simple tricks to choose what you dream

Every time we go to sleep our mind enters an incredible world of fantasy. What by day would be impossible to do, at night can be experienced vividly. Most of us do not know that we are dreaming, which means that we can not control our dreams. But there is a small...

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Why do airlines make flights last longer on purpose?

Why do airlines make flights last longer on purpose?

In the 1960s, it took five hours to fly from New York to Los Angeles, and only 45 minutes from New York to Washington DC. Today, those same flights are more than 6 hours and 75 minutes, respectively, despite the fact that the airports did not change their location. It...

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Our tongue can also detect odors (and how that could help fight obesity)

Our tongue can also detect odors (and how that could help fight obesity)

The sense of taste and smell work together. We all know that the tongue is a muscle, but, apparently, it is much more powerful than we thought. A new study argues that in addition to allowing us to taste the flavors, the tongue also has sensors that allow us to detect...

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12 innovations to end the waste of food during Ramadan

12 innovations to end the waste of food during Ramadan

There are strategies to reduce the amount of food that we waste. Almost a third of the food produced in the world is wasted or disposed of in the garbage. That means that, on average, each of the inhabitants of the Earth wastes 177 kilos of food per year. This alarming figure...

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The 10 most insecure passwords in the world

The 10 most insecure passwords in the world

Do you know what is the most insecure password in the world? Easy: “123456”. Some, very clever, make it harder for hackers and use the key “123456789”. With this, the only thing they achieve is to have the second most insecure password in the world. These two passwords are part of the blacklist published...

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Attack in Sri Lanka: Anders Holch Povlsen, the Danish billionaire who lost 3 of his 4 children in the attacks and other victims of the attacks

Attack in Sri Lanka: Anders Holch Povlsen, the Danish billionaire who lost 3 of his 4 children in the attacks and other victims of the attacks

Danish billionaire Anders Holch Povlsen was with his family Sunday in Sri Lanka during the bombings that killed at least 290 people. Three of his four children are among the deadly victims. Holch Povlsen, 46, traveled with his wife Anne and their children to the Asian country for the Easter holidays...

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7 emotions that we felt as human beings but they no longer exist

7 emotions that we felt as human beings but they no longer exist

In the past, emotions were more often associated with certain times or places. We tend to think that emotions are fixed and universal. However, these vary from country to country (think for example of the word schadenfreude, which only exists in German and describes the illicit enjoyment of another’s bad fortune) and...

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