Is Climate Change Real? Separating 5 Facts from Misconceptions

By |2020-03-08T22:31:38+03:00June 28th, 2018|Categories: Environment & Planet|Tags: , , , , |

Do you believe that climate change is real or do you think that it always changes and there’s nothing to be concerned about? Some think that it is real and moreover, humans are to blame. Others believe it is simply scaremongering. So who should we believe? The evidence of course. Here are 5 facts about climate change: 1. THE TEMPERATURES ARE RISING This is not in dispute. Since the 1900s, the Earth’s average surface air temperature has risen by roughly 0.8 °C (1.4 °F). This

10 Environmentally Friendly Ways to Stay Cool This Summer

By |2020-02-17T20:32:47+03:00July 23rd, 2015|Categories: Environment & Planet, Life Hacks, Lifestyle|Tags: , , |

Summer is well and truly upon us and while it’s oh so tempting to flick the air conditioning on for that instant ‘aaahhhh”, your conscience might take a bit of a lashing. Air conditioning electricity comes from fossil fuels, and most notably coal. With the world relying more and more on air conditioning to keep us cool (you can thank climate change for that), we are using up vast quantities of coal on our air conditioning. Perhaps it’s time to look for alternative ways to

Sleep Better With These 5 Easy and Free Bio-Hacks

By |2019-04-03T21:06:55+03:00July 25th, 2014|Categories: Life Hacks, Lifestyle, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

Is there anything as luxurious as awaking from a perfect night of sleep, feeling well rested and ready to take on the day?  I think not. Unfortunately, many people find achieving that high-quality sleep difficult and believe it’s just not for them, relying on caffeine and snacking to stay alert throughout the day. But, by making some simple changes, your quality of sleep could improve drastically, and you could be giving that afternoon cup of coffee the boot. 1. Black Out Your Room Most of

How To Make A New Planet Home

By |2019-03-28T17:26:07+03:00June 13th, 2014|Categories: Environment & Planet|Tags: , , |

New Planet - Three simple steps for an intergalactic exit plan The recipe for creating a habitable planet turns out to be surprisingly simple: Just add water—and atmospheric gases. Mars has both, relics from four billion years ago when the planet was warm and wet. “When it comes to Mars, and only Mars, the notion of terraforming is no longer in the realm of science fiction,” says NASA astrobiologist, Chris McKay. Humans could warm the planet and restore a thick atmosphere in a matter of