The beauty industry is worth billions of dollars just in the US. But do today’s beauty trends really help women become more attractive or do they ruin their self-esteem and perception of themselves? Do they help us uncover our authentic inner beauty or force us into striving for its fake superficial version? Today’s society thrives on the cult of fakeness – fake beauty, fake kindness, fake relationships. Being an authentic version of yourself seems to be out of fashion. We need to live, look and
Reports show that more people are recycling, unfortunately, there is also an increase in rejected recycling. So what items and materials can be recycled? In the UK, a recent survey showed a remarkable 99% of British people are ‘actively recycling’. This is a huge number and shows that concern over climate change and plastic pollution is finally hitting home. But there are still problems. Although more and more of us are now getting the recycling message, it seems we don’t know what can be recycled
With constant pressure to live up to other people’s expectations, we are quick to forget the important things in life. The rise of social media and constant connection to other people has made us now more than ever attuned to what society wants from us. We focus on how others look, how others act, and what others achieve and forget the important things in life. Expectations placed on us from society make it difficult to remember what is truly meaningful. Some may not even realize
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
Wouldn't life be a lot easier than it is now if you could use your devices and save the planet at the same time? If you've answered yes to this question, you will understand the importance of renewable energy. What with pollution and climate change, we need alternative ways of running our devices. We explain the importance of renewable energy and introduce some overlooked innovations that could change our world. What is renewable energy When defining renewable energy, we have to consider similar, non-traditional forms
We know that the people of Japan have excellent track records for old age. What’s behind the long life expectancy in Japan? The Japanese have longevity tricks that are commonsensical and easy to emulate. We share the secrets of the long life expectancy in Japan with you. Life Expectancy in Japan and Longevity The Japanese seem to have the answers to longevity. The Japanese are at the top of the charts when it comes to long life expectancy, with the average lifespan at 83,7 years.
China is one of the oldest civilizations in the world. That it has seen the development of ancient Chinese inventions isn't surprising. Chinese inventions receive little mention in texts, although they have shaped the world as we know it. We explain why and introduce some of them in this article. 15 Ancient Chinese Inventions That Are Still Used Today The inventions mentioned below are commonplace, so you may be surprised that they were in existence so long ago. Innovation was the trademark of ancient Chinese
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