Archive for 'June,2016'

Bicycle power could bring light to millions

Bicycle power could bring light to millions

The Free Electric Hybrid Bike has the potential to change the face of poverty-stricken areas all over the world, by giving the gift of energy to the 1.3 billion people who currently live without electricity. The Indian American businessman and […]

The ‘Marijuana Nuns’ of California

The ‘Marijuana Nuns’ of California

An order of non-denominational nuns known as the Sisters of the Valley who’ve been cultivating medical Marijuana since 2008, are defying a ban imposed since 1 March, by the town of Merced, California. Medical Marijuana has been legal in California […]

An abundance of ecological food on Ibiza


An abundance of ecological food on Ibiza


Organic food is a more conscious eating choice as it is based on the consumption of products that are free of chemicals, pesticides and genetically modified foods (GMOS). It seems clear that the demand for this type of food is […]

One building for three religions

One building for three religions

A very special building is being planned for construction in Berlin. It’s called ‘The House of One’, and its aim is to become a symbol of respect, coexistence and brotherhood between three religions: Christianity, Islam and Judaism. The building will […]

Helping others reduces your stress

Helping others reduces your stress

Acts of kindness can benefit the giver as well as the receiver according to new research that reveals lower stress levels in those who like to help others. According to this study, published in the ‘Journal of the Association for […]

EU mobile charges to be eliminated

EU mobile charges to be eliminated

Roaming charges for mobile phone use in the EU will become a thing of the past in 2017, and costs to call home while using your phone abroad have already been cut dramatically. Following EU intervention and lengthy negotiations, mobile […]

Titanosaurs – the largest creatures ever

Titanosaurs – the largest creatures ever

In the spring of 2014, an Argentinean farmer noticed a huge outcropping on his land. Dinosaur bones had been discovered before in this area, but surely this was too large to be a bone. He called in scientists from the […]

Costa Rica shutting zoos

Costa Rica shutting zoos

Costa Rica is an incredibly biodiverse country that is home to around 4% of the world’s species. The nation takes pride in the fact that safeguarding and protecting nature has long been at the forefront of its agenda. In furtherance […]

Meditation expands in schools

Meditation expands in schools

A growing number of schools and colleges worldwide have started to introduce meditation to the classroom with techniques such as Transcendental and Mindfulness Meditation being practiced more and more. These practices are not linked to philosophical nor religious teachings, but […]

Volunteers watch over the posidonia of Ibiza

Volunteers watch over the posidonia of Ibiza

A simple plan for local citizens to help protect the island’s marine posidonia is starting to pay dividends. The idea was developed by María José Estarellas, to raise awareness about our responsibility to protect this marine plant, and it works […]

Bicycle power could bring light to millions

Bicycle power could bring light to millions

The Free Electric Hybrid Bike has the potential to change the face of poverty-stricken areas all over the world, by giving the gift of energy to the 1.3 billion people who currently live without electricity. The Indian American businessman and […]

A house made from hemp

A house made from hemp

Who would have thought that, aside from being a material for making clothes, paper, food and skincare products, the most useful plant in the world could also be the base material for constructing homes. The non-profit organization Nauhaus Institute in […]

Tesla’s ultra speed transport system

Tesla’s ultra speed transport system

The renowned innovator Elon Musk is at it again. His company Tesla has announced that they are about to begin construction in California (US) of an ultra-speed transportation system called Hyperloop. It is the world’s first supersonic overland transport system […]

Teeth for life

Teeth for life

I often am asked by new parents when they should start brushing their babies teeth which usually come through the lower front gumfrom4-8monthsof age. My reply is always the same; which is ‘when you see them!’ The same applies to […]