Wireless electricity will soon be marketed, and we can drop those annoying power plugs once and for all!
If you are an avid sportsman who believes the bulk of fitness supplements you are taking is helping you excel, then it might be interesting to know that it’s most probably just a placebo effect. sleep supplement are in most cases unnecessary, and many athletes end up exceeding recommended levels of nutrients.
Did you think tying your shoes was the one thing that would never change… think again.
Is a complex diet better or worse for meeting your weight-loss goal? A new study suggests that simpler is indeed better, thereby a whole-plant-based-diet is a natural candidate when considering simplistic diets.
A new study suggests that running shoes might actually exert tension which can damage your knees, hips and ankles, more so than walking with high heels!
The many benefits of breastfeeding is something all mothers are familiar with, but are there really that many benefits? A Norwegian study is challenging this well established truth.
How much does choice affect the amount of vegetables kids eat? A Dutch study tries to answer this question.
Progress has been made in understanding the physiological effects of calorie-restriction diets, known to increase longevity. Scientists have discovered proteins in fat cells which change according to weight loss in subjects. This could be useful for monitoring the effects of calorie-restriction diets and possibly also increase the effectiveness.
Watch the TED prize winner of 2009, Jill Tarter, talk about the SETI (Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence) projects’ search for intelligent life in the universe. It’s an inspiring talk by Jill Tarter who explains how the SETI project will not only aid in the search for extra-terrestrials, but could also help with changing our perspective to a more broad view of the world. Jill Tarter’s TED wish was that TED would empower earthlings everywhere to become active participants in the ultimate search for cosmic company. Take 20 minutes of your time to watch this talk which will leave you thinking afterward.
For many third world countries a stable food supply keeps death at bay, but when shortages occur, it puts millions of people’s lives at risk. We are currently facing a major food crisis, where prices have risen due to an increased demand, which is expected to double by 2030. There are ongoing riots in developing countries and growing global concerns. The World Bank is projecting that 100 million people will starve if the current developments continue, which means the food crisis will get worse, much worse. The soaring demand is caused by an intervention of several factors such as bio-fuels, dietary trends and pollution, and a common solution is found in individuals switching to a whole plant-based diet. The situation is far from simple, but if you keep reading you’ll know how these important aspects are tightly interconnected by the time you’re done.