Don’t be Just a Tourist: Think!


From theflamingvegan.com: Living in Nepal, every day I see Western tourists enjoying the marvels this ancient city has to offer: the ornate temples, the colorful cultural traditions, the food-stealing monkeys and most of all, its rich biodiversity. In South Nepal, there are several opportunities to go on jungle safaris. The popular way to do this is […]

Black Death Rears its Putrid Head Again!


From iflscience.com: Chinese Lock Down City Of 30,000 After Man Dies Of Bubonic Plague As a precautionary measure after a man died of bubonic plague last week, a small city in China is in lockdown and 151 individuals have been placed in quarantine, the Guardian reports. According to China Central Television (CCTV), the 38-year-old man died […]

Native People’s Land Rights Placed Above Industrial Interests.


From takepart.com: The recent landmark Canadian Supreme Court decision granting land rights to the Tsilhqot’in First Nations for a long-contested 1,750-square-kilometer swath of British Columbia could be a conservation coup of historic proportions, with consequences for wilderness battles raging across the country. “Aboriginal title confers the right to use and control the land and to reap the benefits […]

Watch a Star Explode!


From iflscience.com: Outstanding Time-Lapse of a Stellar Explosion From Hubble photo credit: NASA, ESA, and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA) In January 2002, astronomers discovered a massive explosion coming from V838 Monocerotis. They initially thought they were witnessing a supernova, but after the initial flash of light began to dim (as expected), it began to brighten […]

Herbal Remedies.


From theflamingvegan.com: 5 Herbal Remedies for Summer Ailments When the weather heats up, you want to be able to enjoy the long and sultry summer days. The last thing you need is for allergies or other ailments to throw a spanner in your fun. Luckily, there are some great herbs that can come to the rescue. […]

Bad News for Seaworld!


From thedodo.com:   SeaWorld could be in trouble because of “Granny,” the world’s oldest known living orca. The 103-year-old whale (also known as J2) was recently spotted off Canada’s western coast with her pod — her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. But while the Granny sighting is thrilling for us, it’s problematic for SeaWorld. First of all, […]

Call Me Luke Skyscraper! – LOL


From iflscience.com: Hovercraft Coming To Market in 2017. – I’m In! No matter what anyone tells you, it is never too early to make your Christmas list for 2017. California-based tech company Aerofex has developed the Aero-X hovercraft that is slated to undergo flight tests in 2016 and—assuming no setbacks—they will hit the market in the […]

Consciously Control Your Immune System!


From highexistence.com: On March 23rd, 2013, twenty-four scientific study participants were injected with a strain of bacteria that normally induces violent sickness for days on end. This time, however, none of the twelve people who were trained in the Wim Hof Method experienced any ailment whatsoever. They had learned what it takes from 20-time World Record […]

What a Lovely Idea!


From 9gag.tv: Brazilian Students Learn English By Talking To Lonely Chicago Seniors And It’s So Sweet. Brazilian kids in Liberdade wanted to speak fluent English, while senior citizens at a Chicago retirement home were looking for new friends. CNA’s Speaking Exchange program put the two together over video chat, and it turned out to be a […]