The rhinoceros, tiger, and elephant are animals that you'll see at zoos. Though they are familiar, these endangered species will disappear if we don't make an effort to protect them. There are more reasons to protect endangered species than you may realize. We introduce you to a few of them and suggest how you can do your part to help. Why We Should Save Endangered Species Unfortunately, some people don't understand why maintaining a healthy population of plants and animals is essential. Here are a
This is an interesting story…a story of an Indian man known as Jadav Payeng who started planting trees at the same place since 1979 to recover what looked like a lost island. By ‘lost’ we are talking about an island whose natural beauty had been destroyed through human activities like farming. However, one man was determined to beat the odds and reverse all these by restoring the ecosystem and the beauty of the island. The man was with the ‘crazy idea’ was Payeng and nothing
To get a better understanding of the history of cannabis, we have to go back, way back, several thousand years ago, in fact, to tell a whole story of this misunderstood plant. Cannabis has been on a roller coaster journey over the years, although many think this journey only started a few decades ago with the hippies of the '60s and '70s. The story of this amazing plant is intertwined with humanity's development, and for most of those years it was not only legal, but
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
These old-school life hacks and tips can be good reminders in extreme situations and save your life. You might wonder how life was without electricity or technology or even the internet. How did people discover stuff without the help of sites such as Google and Wikipedia? Even before electricity was discovered or the first computer was built, people found a way to learn life lessons that helped them get through each day with ease. The old people in the society definitely had a lot of
Sam Van Aken is a sculptor and a teacher, but also a visionary, whose dream of creating a new type of tree that produces 40 different kinds of fruit and has swept the world. Art and technology are the two sides of the same coin. Technological innovations preceded the major changes in the arts and allowed artists to find new ways of expression. New York-based professor Van Aken took this concept even further and used a rather common technique of grafting and turned it into
These gardening tips will make you save time and do better work. Most of the time, people don't like too much work unless it has something to do with their passion. It is even worse when it involves an encounter with dirt. Gardening is one of these jobs, and people always give all sorts of excuses to avoid it. Ironically, almost everyone loves fresh fruits and vegetables. I mean, who doesn’t? The good news is, it doesn’t even need a lot of space, neither a
Would you believe that a plant can improve memory in a miraculous way? Scientific research shows that it is a reality. Sometimes the most incredible things are right under our noses. The magical memory cure that so many people do not know about is one of the most common plants in the world – rosemary. Rosemary is most commonly used in cosmetics, aromatics, and as medicine for headaches and flu, but very few people know about its ability to enhance the mental ability and improve memory.