Our modern lifestyles expose us to almost limitless sources of electromagnetic radiation. It has potentially disastrous health effects, so we'd want to know how to prevent them. The appliances in our homes are potent sources of electromagnetic radiation, and this thought is frightening. Thankfully, many plant sources can contain it. What is Electromagnetic Radiation? 1. The definition of Electromagnetic Radiation according to Physics Physics defines Electromagnetic Radiation as the waves (quanta or photons) of an electromagnetic field radiating through space. They include ultraviolet light, gamma
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
Are US inventors leading the way in the world? There is no doubt that technology has been the driver of a creative boom. The last decade has seen hundreds, if not thousands, of new inventions that seek to make our lives easier. Plus, it seems, that US inventors are some of the most iconic, both in recent years and of all time! Have you heard of any of these US inventors? Do you use their products and have them lying around at home? Perhaps you
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
Are you worried you have different parenting styles to your friends? Is it possible your different parenting styles could have an effect on your children later on in life? Many psychological researchers have agreed with four different types of parenting styles. These are: Authoritarian Authoritative Permissive Uninvolved Each style takes a different approach to raising children and can be identified by a number of different characteristics. Which of these different parenting styles can you relate to and how could they affect your children later on? 1.
Everyone knows Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Edison, and Alexander Graham Bell. But have you heard about women inventors like Grace Hopper or Stephanie Kwolek? Perhaps not. These women inventors, however, have quietly contributed to society with their innovations. Sadly, a woman's achievements are often overlooked. We detail how the discoveries of these talented ladies have changed the world. Why society overlooks women inventors The number of patents awarded to women inventors throughout history has been few. Many women never considered patenting an invention, and here's why.
Feeling trapped in a relationship is more common than you think. Relationships can be tricky, especially long-term relationships. People change over time and so does the relationship. Some changes, however, can lead to people feeling trapped in a relationship they once loved. There are a number of reasons that lead to people feeling trapped in a relationship, and they aren’t always so obvious. It can be something specific or a combination of reasons why the relationship has become suffocating for one or the other. We
Do you want to fill your garage, and protect the environment at the same time? Consider buying a used car. Buying a used car has both financial and environmental benefits. We suggest why you should consider doing so in this post. How Cars Affect The Environment A used car may benefit the environment more than a new one. Before we explain this statement, you may need a reminder about how cars impact the surroundings. 1. Global Warming First of all, car pollution is a top