Rena P.
Rena Papa is a History major, who loves art, travelling, and nature. Photography and music make her life exciting. She loves learning new languages and cultures. Over the past 5 years, Rena has been working as a translator and writer.

Conventional Cars Can Now Be Converted into Hybrid Vehicles Thanks to a Revolutionary Device

While air pollution has become one of the biggest and most difficult problems that humans have to deal with, scientists have been trying to find ways of reducing it. It is a common belief that hybrid vehicles could contribute greatly to the reduction of air pollution and the protection of the environment. During the last decade, increasing effort has been made all over…

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Striking Photos of Aging Dogs Show Their Transformation from Playful Pups to Wise Old Friends

Did you know that "man's best friends" have been living with human beings for about 15,000 years? Not surprisingly, in certain cases, the dog has the role of a social partner in a person's life. As a result, a unique relationship that is based on companionship and affection is created. More importantly, there's no doubt that the bond created between pups and their…

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Mastic: the Resin of This Unique Greek Tree Has Powerful Medicinal and Antibacterial Properties

A resinous gum with medicinal properties well-known in the ancient world, the famous mastic is one of them. Have you ever wondered how many natural remedies can be found all over the world? So many of them have been known for centuries and people have been using them to relieve or even cure certain diseases. Mastic (the word comes from the Greek mastikhan,…

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Hilarious Comics Show the Differences Between Cats and Dogs

Who wouldn't love being the owner of a fluffy kitty that purrs softly when you stroke it? And who wouldn't enjoy the companion of a playful dog? After all, it is considered to be man's best friend. Nobody can deny that both cats and dogs are the most popular pets in the world. However, there are many differences between a dog and a…

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This Amazing Artist Creates Stunning Sculptures out of Living Trees

Did you know that Axel Erlandson was the man who created a most unusual form of art? This brilliant artist was a horticulturist who became well known for shaping living trees into extraordinary forms and fascinated everyone who looked at them. His skillful creations made him famous and inspired a lot of artists all over the world. Axel Erlandson was born in 1884…

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This Is What Famous Cartoon Characters Would Look Like in Their Real Age

Cartoon characters have raised generations since they were first featured on screen. Although decades have passed since then, they still remain young and active. Have you ever thought of how the cartoon characters of your childhood would look like if they would show their actual age? Tom and Jerry - Age 75 You just can't help loving these two! The ongoing cat and…

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These Cute Comics Show That True Love Is in Small Everyday Things

Artist Philippa Rice has created an inspiring comic series about how love shows itself in small everyday things couples do. It is commonly known that daily life may harm relationships. Everyday routine, work-related stress and responsibilities sometimes make you neglect your sweetheart. However, there are also countless small things couples do to show their love and affection. These things are what inspired Rice…

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Passionflower: This Natural Sedative Can Help You Relieve Anxiety & Sleep Disorders

Passionflower, also known as Passiflora incarnata, maypop, apricot vine, water lemon or wild passion vine is a fast-growing perennial, which gardeners love growing. Its large flowers have 5 long stamens and 5 white petals, magenta to blue. According to tradition, it is called passion vine because its floral parts represent the elements of the Crucifixion (3 styles for the 3 nails, 5 stamens…

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Olive Oil and Heart Health: the Greek “Liquid Gold” May Be the Key to a Healthy Heart

Olive oil may be the answer to radiant heart health, and some European nations, including Greeks, know this very well. Coronary heart disease (CHD) is the leading cause of death today. What causes it and how can it be prevented with the so-called “liquid gold”? According to the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, "Coronary heart disease is a disease in which a…

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This Medieval Remedy Can Eliminate Dangerous Bacteria

Who would have thought that a mix of garlic, onion, wine, and bile from a cow's stomach could be an efficacious antibacterial? Surprisingly, it is. This Anglo-Saxon treatment, which dates back to the ninth century, is extremely effective against certain bacteria cultures that cause an eye infection. This 1.000-year-old remedy was found in Bald’s Leechbook or "Medicinale Anglicum", an Old English medical textbook…

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