Archive for 'June,2014'

The recession in Britain is over… Or nearly over…

The recession in Britain is over… Or nearly over…

In May, the Times newspaper led with the bold headline “It’s official: the Great Recession has ended”. Other newspapers like the Daily Mail, however, were a little more circumspect, with the Guardian reporting: “UK’s great recession almost over…” On further […]

Goodwill campaign clears people’s medical debts at random

Goodwill campaign clears people’s medical debts at random

To date, the equivalent of almost €11m of medical debts in the US have been wiped clean; much to the joy of nearly 4000 unsuspecting Americans. This hearty gesture of goodwill comes courtesy of a grassroots project called Rolling Jubilee. […]

Wind-powered Spain

Wind-powered Spain

According to data from the Spanish Aeolic Energy Business Association (AEE), clean and natural wind power, known as Aeolic energy, became the top source of electricity in our country in 2013. The AEE states that Spain “is the first state […]

Online people power

Online people power

People power in the form of online petitions is taking the world by storm. Avaaz, who now have nearly 36 million members across 194 countries of the world, have made commendable strides in overturning global humanitarian, social and political injustices. […]

Shining a healing light on cancer

Shining a healing light on cancer

Photodynamic therapy (PDT) involves injecting a tumour to make it light-sensitive, and then shining an intensive laser beam at it for 15 minutes to obliterate it. It has no serious side effects, and leaves the healthy cells surrounding the cancer […]

Marriage equality gaining momentum

Marriage equality gaining momentum

A federal judge in Oklahoma has ruled that the state’s independent constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage patently violates the prevailing US constitution. The ruling follows that of a New Mexico supreme court and federal district judge in Utah also ruling […]

How Swedish roads became the safest in the world

How Swedish roads became the safest in the world

Despite having seen a 50% increase in the number of cars in circulation and the number of miles driven in the last 44 years, the statistic for road deaths in Sweden has fallen by 80% within that time. In fact, […]

Made with the lifeblood of Ibiza

Made with the lifeblood of Ibiza

A new, handcrafted, full-bodied beer with a long-term vision to support Ibiza’s agriculture and local companies has just been launched, under the name of “Payesa” (peasant). Aside from grabbing the attention of the island’s beer connoisseurs, Payesa seems to be […]

Greenpeace Rainbow Warrior to visit Ibiza

Greenpeace Rainbow Warrior to visit Ibiza

The Greenpeace flagship, Rainbow Warrior III, will visit Ibiza and Mallorca in support of the Balearic Islands’ fight against the oil exploration projects of the oil companies Cairn Energy (in the Gulf of Valencia/offshore Ibiza) and Spectrum Geo Limited (offshore […]

3D-printed mini organs may do away with drug testing on animals

3D-printed mini organs may do away with drug testing on animals

It turns out that 3D printing technology can now be used for “bioprinting” things like human stem cells. These 3D-printed stem cells emerge from the printer “physiologically viable”; which means they could one day render animal testing for new drugs […]

World Ayahuasca Conference in Ibiza

World Ayahuasca Conference in Ibiza

Over the last decade, there has been an exponential growth in the use of and interest in Ayahuasca. This phenomenon has propelled scientific research advances into its effects, risks and therapeutic potential, as well as investigation into associated legal, ethical […]

Record spending by visitors to Spain in 2014

Record spending by visitors to Spain in 2014

It appears that the contribution of foreign tourism to the Spanish economy has no limits. If 2013 was a record year for international tourism spending in Spain, the first trimester of 2014 indicates that this year may surpass it. During […]

Mitticool – the fridge that works without electricity

Mitticool – the fridge that works without electricity

Indian craftsman, Mansukhbhai Prajapati, has designed a fridge that works without electricity. Known as Mitticool, it is made of clay and works on the principle of evaporation. A chamber in the upper part holds water, letting it drip from both […]

Universal Mandala School – summer and 2014/2015 schedule

Universal Mandala School – summer and 2014/2015 schedule

The Universal Mandala School, Ibiza, embraces the best of Eastern and Western teaching practices, psychologies and spiritual philosophies to educate the hearts and minds of children holistically. It was inspired by the late Tibetan master, Lama Thubten Yeshe, and his […]

‘Ibizamassage’ opens an O2 bar

‘Ibizamassage’ opens an O2 bar

Ibiza’s first oxygen bar is Ibizamassage’s new idea. Oxygen is the source of life and primordial energy. These bars, which serve a steady flow of oxygen rather than alcohol, are all the rage in Japan and the USA, and now […]

San Carlos free open-air music festival returns

San Carlos free open-air music festival returns

‘World Music Day’, on 21st June, launched in France in 1982 and has been marked annually ever since. Last year, 108 countries and 726 cities stepped forward to honour the day by putting on free events dedicated to “celebrating the […]

‘Blissful Sunny Days’ at Camping Es Cana

‘Blissful Sunny Days’ at Camping Es Cana

Under the heading: “We shall change the world, but we shall have some fun doing it”, Camping Es Cana, in collaboration with Mary’s Inventions and Priscilla, are looking to gather people from all walks of life to celebrate and inspire […]

Biggest solar energy plant in Africa

Biggest solar energy plant in Africa

Alternative energies are expanding in Africa too. Mauritania, one of the poorest countries on Earth, has made a commitment to solar energy. The biggest photovoltaic solar plant in Africa, is in its capital: Nouakchott. Masdar, the United Arab Emirate’s renewable […]

Healing with nature’s medicine

Healing with nature’s medicine

Hello and welcome to De Todo’s newest page where you will learn about the significance of natural health and what we can do as individuals to make better options when it comes to our own health by way of food […]