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5 Exciting Urban Transport Innovations and News All Over the World

By |2019-02-04T15:10:41+00:00February 4th, 2019|Categories: Design, Environment & Planet, Science & Technology|Tags: , , , |

Urban transport may not always be glamorous.  The trip to work us something few of us think about regularly; but these transport innovations may be about to change that for good. The daily toing and froing to work has become a part of the daily routine.  We don’t tend to think about it too much.  Yet, there are many new innovations in urban transport which might just make that trip to work the best part of the day. Around the world, urban transport is changing. 

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5 Human Overpopulation Solutions That Could Help Save Our Planet

By |2019-01-24T21:06:53+00:00January 24th, 2019|Categories: Environment & Planet|Tags: , , , , , , |

The human population is estimated to reach 9.7 billion by 2050. It is 7.3 billion now. Experts agree the maximum our planet can sustain is 10 billion. So can we come up with overpopulation solutions ourselves before it’s too late? Why we need overpopulation solutions? But first, why is the human population growing so rapidly? There are several reasons. We have a larger aging population than ever before. Many factors contribute to this. Better healthcare, better food, housing, better workplace safety practices, etc. This number is

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23 European Inventors That Gave the World Genius Inventions

By |2019-01-03T20:07:54+00:00January 2nd, 2019|Categories: Design, Environment & Planet, Science & Technology|Tags: , , , , , , |

Let's take a look at the many inventions that we now take for granted by great European inventors such as Archimedes, Leonardo da Vinci, and others. This list contains the European inventors that gave the world genius inventions. Archimedes (Archimedes of Syracuse) The well-known Archimedes was a former physicist, mathematician, engineer, inventor, and Greek astronomer. Among other things, he calculated and developed the Archimedes screw to extract water from mines or wells. Leonardo Da Vinci Italian, scientific and political artist and probably one of the

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Why Is Vegan Lifestyle Becoming So Popular? (and What You Should Know about It)

By |2018-12-20T20:40:45+00:00December 20th, 2018|Categories: Animals, Environment & Planet|Tags: , , , , , |

More and more people are adopting a vegan lifestyle these days. So why has a vegan lifestyle become so popular and is it something we should all consider? Veganism seems to be in the news every week. Only yesterday, vegan protesters blocked the meat aisles in a well-known UK supermarket. Some food experts are describing veganism as the ‘biggest rising food trend of 2018’. Searches for ‘plant-based’ foods have increased. Moreover, just over 3% of the UK’s population is now either vegetarian or vegan. The

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What Is Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and How to Use It in Practice

By |2018-12-18T20:28:44+00:00December 18th, 2018|Categories: Environment & Planet|Tags: , , , , , |

Reduce, reuse, recycle. Anyone that is concerned with the environment will recognize this phrase. But what does it mean in practice? What is the best way to reduce, reuse, recycle? Should we be reducing and reusing more or concentrating on recycling what we use? It can be confusing. But with growing concern about climate change, it is crucial to understand each one clearly and, more importantly, which one is best. A recent Facebook post suggested we should stop recycling and start reducing our use of

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Extreme Weather on Earth: Top 5 Inhospitable Places on Our Planet

By |2018-12-06T21:31:18+00:00December 6th, 2018|Categories: Environment & Planet|Tags: , , , , , |

Even in extreme weather conditions, human beings are pretty resourceful creatures. Thanks to modern technology we are able to inhabit some of the most inhospitable places on earth. However, there are some places on our planet that are simply too cold or just too hot for human habitation. In these conditions, even the hardiest of us would struggle. There is a growing worry that extreme weather on earth is becoming more frequent. Of course, if this is true, we will have to cope with even

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7 Types of Pollution and How Each Affects Your Mental and Physical Health

By |2018-11-30T20:13:06+00:00November 30th, 2018|Categories: Environment & Planet, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , , , |

Climate change is happening and affects us in more ways than we may realize. We need to know about the different types of pollution. It isn't just land, water, or air that we pollute. We clutter the Earth in many ways, and the mess takes a toll on our mental and physical health. Life Advancer introduces different types of pollution and suggests how we can do our part to reduce it. 7 New Types of Pollution that May Harm Your Mental And Physical Health Information

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How to Compost: Everything You Need to Know About Composting

By |2018-11-05T08:32:50+00:00November 5th, 2018|Categories: Environment & Planet, Gardening|Tags: , , , , , |

There are many reasons why we should know how to compost. If you’re reading this, however, chances are you’re already aware of them. For anyone that doesn’t know, here are just some of the reasons why it is becoming essential for us to know how to compost: Why we all should know how to compost In the US, 20% of a typical landfill is made up of food waste. In the UK, 7 million tonnes of food is thrown away every year. When this food

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