History of Civilization and Climate Change: What We Can Learn from the Past

By | August 28th, 2016|Categories: Earth, Food for thought, History & Archaeology, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , |

As the history of civilization proves, we are not the first who have managed to influence the Earth's climate. Since 2014, each year the scientists have been warning that that was the hottest year since 1880. The Earth's pre-industrial average temperature was 57. 3 Fahrenheit or 13.6 Celsius. According to numerous sources in the past several [...]

Is Human Extinction Upon Us? These 4 Things Could Wipe out Our Species in 100 Years, Study Finds

By | May 25th, 2016|Categories: Earth, Food for thought, Futurism & Technology, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , |

Human extinction may sound crazy, but it's not impossible if you consider the world's current situation. Occasionally, we hear colourful theories of how the world is going to end in x amount of years – some plausible while others downright wild. While most of the population pass these by with fleeting curiosity, others take them [...]

10 Amazing Life Secrets That Mankind Has Forgotten

By | December 14th, 2015|Categories: Self-Improvement, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , |

Wouldn’t it be wonderful if all of mankind existed in harmony with all of the fantastic creations of the universe? Ecosystems, the elements, the oceans, the rivers, fauna and flora all have an invaluable part to play in maintaining a balance in the world order. All too often, mankind assumes an inflated sense of self [...]

Here Is Another Great Reason to Live Near Trees

By | August 26th, 2015|Categories: Psychology & Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , |

Trees are beautiful, and we all know their importance on the overall environment. What we question now is, does proximity to trees affect our health in general and are people who live near trees healthier than those who don't? Maybe, let’s take a closer look. Healthy Trees Researchers report that people in urban areas with [...]

Are Extroverts Less Likely To Go Green?

By | June 27th, 2015|Categories: Psychology & Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , |

It’s a well-known fact that some people are more environmentally conscious than others, but can your personality type impact your likelihood to go green? A new small-scale study from the University of Portsmouth Business School suggests so. In the first study of its kind, the habits of 204 people over the age of 50 were [...]

How Will the World Change by 2025?

By | July 3rd, 2014|Categories: Earth, Futurism & Technology, Medicine & Genetics, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , |

Having analyzed huge volumes of data regarding the scientific studies and patent applications, the company Thomson Reuters, a child agency of Reuters, came up with a list of ten innovations that promise to dramatically change the planet by 2025. Intellectual Property and Science Department of the company initially identified ten areas of scientific research which are most often referred to in the scientific literature. This information was combined with data on the areas with most of the patent application claims. Here are Top Ten Innovations of 2025 according to the Thomson Reuters’s report: […]

Cannabis: a Misunderstood Plant That Could Save the Planet

By | May 5th, 2014|Categories: Earth, Medicine & Genetics|Tags: , , , , , |

Many people have a confusion regarding the different varieties of cannabis and thousands of different uses of this plant around the world. The results of ignorance and misinformation lead thousands of people to jail, boost organized crime and deprive the state and citizens of an important source of revenue. Cannabis is a plant which has been cultivated for different uses for 10,000 years and has had a ‘bad reputation’ for the last 50 years. Cannabis is usually classified into three distinct types: Cannabis sativa, Cannabis indica and Cannabis ruderalis. […]

Humanity Needs to Colonize Three Planets to Survive, Says NASA

By | March 28th, 2014|Categories: Earth, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

Climate change and population growth direct our civilization to migrate to other planets, warn NASA scientists. The human population will need at least three planets to survive, said Dennis Bushnell, chief scientist from the Langley Research Center of NASA. “The whole ecosystem is crashing. Essentially, we are too many out there. With Asians who are now billions, we will need three other planets.” The adjustment of Mars to human environmental conditions will take about 120 years, argues Bushnell, but until then we will need other planets to survive. […]

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