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Science and Environment

Tweaking The Clouds To Cool The Planet

Tweaking The Clouds To Cool The Planet

Remember the industrialist villain in “Superman III” (1983), Ross Webster (Robert Vaughn)? Furious at Colombia’s refusal to do business with him, he decides to brew a storm over that country to destroy all its coffee crops. Now, even climatologists have begun considering technological fixes to counter the effects of humanity’s continued climate intervention—by relentlessly spewing […]

Britons love littering

Britons love littering

From 2016 there has been a 500%[1] growth in the presence of litter on British streets, not only does this cost 500 million a year to clean up it also wastes valuable resources and work force which should be used elsewhere. Although the government has introduced schemes such as the clean neighbourhoods and environment act […]

Jumeirah rehabilitates 45 critically endangered turtles into the wild to mark World Sea Turtle Day

Jumeirah rehabilitates 45 critically endangered turtles into the wild to mark World Sea Turtle Day

 Jumeirah Group, the Dubai-based luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, celebrated World Sea Turtle Day with the release of 45 endangered sea turtles into the Arabian Gulf next to Burj Al Arab Jumeirah. The 45 turtles were rescued from the shores of the UAE and nursed back to health by the Dubai Turtle […]

Health and Lifestyle

Always on’ workers put job before health says report

Always on’ workers put job before health says report

48% of UK employees have gone into work when ill in the last year 40% haven’t taken a single day off sick in last 12 months 28% say bosses pressure them into working through illness   The health of British workers is threatened by an epidemic of ‘presenteeism’ according to a new report, with research […]

HEALING IN PREGNANCY AND PARENTING

HEALING IN PREGNANCY AND PARENTING

I walked into the Renaissance Hotel at Calicut one day. There I happened to see a happy child. He was extremely lovable. However later on I came to know through a relative of his, that he was autistic. Months later I met a friend who is a practicing acupuncturist.  He also counsels his patients. It so […]

Would Napoleon Drink Soylent?

Would Napoleon Drink Soylent?

“The Physiology of Taste” (1825) by Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, a French epicure, is regarded as the first gastronomic treatise. In it, he identifies three classes of eaters: Those whom nature has denied the ability to perceive flavors and tastes. The “absent minded men, of ambitious persons, and others, who wish to attend to two things […]

Anthropology and Psychology

Nonsense syllables and early memory research

Nonsense syllables and early memory research

In this day and age the study of memory is an everyday occurrence in psychology labs across the globe, and memory research has taken on even more importance now that diseases like Alzheimer’s pose such a threat. But who were the first psychologists  involved in conducting memory research?   Aside from Wilhelm Wundt and G.E. […]

Life’s a video game?

Life’s a video game?

If you’re a keen gamer maybe it’s difficult to put the controller down and turn off the Xbox or Playstation, and detach yourself from the virtual world you were experiencing. It’s possible you’ll continue thinking about the game well into the rest of the day or night, planning and strategising. This is pretty normal behaviour […]

By September 26, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Trying to learn a new language? Then trying harder won’t help!

Trying to learn a new language? Then trying harder won’t help!

Many adults who try to learn a new language often struggle, whilst children can pick up a language with relative ease, whether it is being immersed in a foreign environment or learning at school. For adults, however, even being immersed in a language can still prove difficult – and if they try harder to learn […]

By September 7, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Space and Universe

A Teaspoon Of This Star Weighs A Car

A Teaspoon Of This Star Weighs A Car

Inside every star that shines, there’s a continual tug-of-war of wills—between the outward push of its fusion and the inward pull of its own gravity. No one wins. But once all its hydrogen has burned into helium, the gravitational force, now having no opposition, squeezes the star to its end. A star with a mass less than […]

“Firefly” To Sail To Our Neighboring Star By Century’s End

“Firefly” To Sail To Our Neighboring Star By Century’s End

If the yellow brick road went all the way from Oz to our nearest stellar neighbor, 4.3 light-years away and we were driving along it at a modest 55 m.p.h., guided perhaps by an astral version of our G.P.S., which might have said, “Approaching Saturn … Now, Turn Left,” it’d take us 50,000,000 years to […]

Workers Unite! The Singularity Beckons.

Workers Unite! The Singularity Beckons.

The Singularity is that moment in the near future when artificial intelligence will surpass that of our own. We don’t know what that’ll look like, but folks like futurist, Ray Kurzweil, tell us that it’s when human beings and machines will effortlessly merge. In “Singularity Sky,” Charles Stross walks down an altogether different avenue. He […]

History and Archeology

When World Collides: The untold story of the Americas after Columbus

When World Collides: The untold story of the Americas after Columbus

The untold story of the Americas after Columbus. This series, originally airing on National PBS television, explores the changes to both Europe and the Americas after 1492. The program was filmed on location in Spain, The Netherlands, Mexico, Peru and Bolivia. Hosted by Ruben Martinez. When Worlds Collide from Mitch Wilson on Vimeo.

By September 14, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Belintash – Bright Star Over Rhodope

Belintash – Bright Star Over Rhodope

Belintash is a Thracian sanctuary, located 30 km from Asenovgrad in the Rhodope Mountain,Bulgaria. Belintash is a word meaning white or good stone. It might also have a Turkish origin meaning rock of knowledge. In recent years Belintash became an attractive center for many followers of esoteric trends; ufologists, psychics and others. The surface of […]

Rape is Crime Against Humanity. Prosecute Vatican, Now

Rape is Crime Against Humanity. Prosecute Vatican, Now

What would you think of a state that consciously allowed abusive actions to occur? A state that has no interest that such actions are a violation of basic human rights as well as a number of international treaties? A state where any attempts of accountability made by international bodies have led to shameful cover-ups? This […]

Economy and Technology

A Helicopter With 18 Wings? Seriously?

A Helicopter With 18 Wings? Seriously?

Sure, TIE Fighters from “Star Wars” are fast, furious, and fantastic. The TARDIS from “Doctor Who” is divine. The hoverboard from “Back to the Future II” is rakish. But one needn’t always turn to science-fiction to get a load of exotic transports. There are quite a few mechanical beasts in our own realm that are […]

Records, Everywhere, But Not A Tool To Read

Records, Everywhere, But Not A Tool To Read

56-year-old Mrs. B., a mother of three young adults, never leaves her home without her iPhone. She’s one among the population of a little over a billion, who have a presence on Facebook. I ran into her in some years ago. She has an e-mail account as well. Who doesn’t, these days? She receives a […]

8 simple rules for Internet company promotion

8 simple rules for Internet company promotion

In the Internet as well as offline communication separated tools should not be used because they are all linked together and interfere with other tools directly and indirectly. For example search engine promotion is supported by social network promotion, articles and press-releases publishing and is impossible without a specially created corporate website. The latter actively […]

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Have you ever come across the term LSD? Well, I’m sure you have. LSD or lysergic acid diethylamide is a powerful drug that can make or mar. While it can churn out millions for the peddler it can ruin the one who ingests it.  So notorious is this one that the mere possession of it can […]