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Top 10 Happiest Countries in the World: What Is Their Secret?

By | 2017-02-10T20:55:27+00:00 February 9th, 2017|Categories: Environment & Planet, Health & Wellness, Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , , , , |

Which are the happiest countries on Earth? You may be surprised by what really makes people who live in these countries feel happy. You might have read many theories about happiness and its definition. But basically, it can be broken down into two theories; Happy people accept the bad things that happen to them and believe that they will survive no matter what. This behavior could explain why the island countries such as Vanuatu stay profoundly happy places even after great natural disasters. This country

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4 Amazing Things Happening in the World Right Now (And You Probably Haven’t Even Noticed)

By | 2016-11-17T20:48:29+00:00 November 17th, 2016|Categories: Environment & Planet, Inspirational, Science & Technology|Tags: , , , |

We're living in an extraordinary time. There are amazing things happening in the world and most of us haven't even realized it yet. Remember back in 2012 when we were all half-expecting the world to end, and then it didn’t? Interestingly enough, not all of the projections for 2012 were that the world would end per se. Rather that there would be amazing things happening in the world at that time. Does anyone remember Terence McKenna, the bizarre mix of scientist and psychedelic guru? He claimed that he’d

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Do Plants Feel Pain? New Research Says they can Communicate, Form Bonds, and Feel Emotions

By | 2016-10-25T17:25:03+00:00 October 25th, 2016|Categories: Environment & Planet, Science & Technology|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Do plants feel pain and emotion? Is it possible that they can bond and communicate? Do plants feel pain and other human-like sensations? Prince Charles always believed they did. For years the public has laughed at the British Royal  for talking to his plants. He was ridiculed for years after being filmed making the following statement on a 1986 documentary filmed about him in the UK. ‘I just come and talk to the plants, really – very important to talk to them. They respond.’ New

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Volcanic Eruptions Around the World Are Constantly Increasing and Nobody Knows Why

By | 2016-10-15T20:18:39+00:00 May 11th, 2016|Categories: Environment & Planet|Tags: , |

Volcanic eruptions are responsible for many tragic events in the history of our planet. Today, their number is constantly growing and nobody knows why! The forces much older than the human race are ruling the planet, but mankind shows little interest in them. Only the dedicated realize how important it is to understand the laws of nature and to work with them. The survival of our species might be at stake, and yet for the majority of us, it is no more than just an

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The Mind Blowing Truth About Global Warming That Nobody Talks About

By | 2016-10-15T20:23:43+00:00 November 5th, 2014|Categories: Environment & Planet, Science & Technology|Tags: , , |

  We have all heard the hype about global warming. Global temperatures are going up, greenhouses gas emissions are destroying our atmosphere. There is more carbon dioxide in our atmosphere than ever before, the migration patterns of animals are changing, and the list goes on and on. This is all fine and well. I am not here to try to debunk global warming because all of the things listed above are undoubtedly true and are certainly due in part to the activity of man. I

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Part of Nature cartoon by Stuart McMillen

By | 2016-10-15T20:23:48+00:00 October 30th, 2014|Categories: Environment & Planet|Tags: , , , , |

This is the product of 5-6 weeks of drawing, "Part of Nature" is an amazing infographic by Stuart McMillen about environment and nature. "Graphically and, I hope, thematically it is miles ahead of the work I was doing at the start of the year. I feel it it my best strip to date. I’m trying harder to set a sustained tone with my strips." said Stuart McMillen. Stuart McMillen used to know all the answers, but now he’s not so sure. Now armed with questions

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IBM Solar Collector Magnifies Sun By 2000X – These Could Provide Power To The Entire Planet

By | 2016-10-15T20:25:04+00:00 July 14th, 2014|Categories: Alternative Energy, Environment & Planet, Science & Technology|Tags: , , |

A team at IBM recently developed what they call a High Concentration Photo Voltaic Thermal (HCPVT) or, in simple words, a solar collector. It is a system that is capable of concentrating the power of 2,000 suns, they are even claiming to be able to concentrate energy safely up to 5,000X, that’s huge. The process of  trapping the sunlight produces water that can be used to produce filtered drinkable water, or used for other things like air conditioning etc. Scientists envision that the HCPVT system could

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Fifty Unbelievable Facts About Earth – Infographic

By | 2017-09-03T13:06:38+00:00 July 5th, 2014|Categories: Environment & Planet, Science & Technology|Tags: , , |

Neomammalian Studios, a UK-based infographics agency, put together this infographic containing 50 facts about Earth that you probably won’t believe. We had no idea that the largest meteor ever to fall to earth left no crater, that there is as much ice in Antarctica as there is water in the Atlantic Ocean, that bacteria have been found alive 1.7 miles below the Earth’s surface, and that only 14% of Earth’s species have been identified to date. Did you know that 75 percent of Earth's animal species

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