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6 Things I Am No Longer Impressed By

By | December 8th, 2016|Categories: Earth, Food for thought, Futurism & Technology|Tags: , , , , , , |

In a world of scarce resources, inequality and environmental meltdown, there are some things it’s no longer worth being impressed by. If we want to see a fairer, happier and more peaceful world, we need to re-evaluate our measures of success. Here are six things we should no longer be impressed by: 1. Square-footage With [...]

The 7 Personality Types Born to Make a Difference in the World

By | November 20th, 2016|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , |

Each of us is a unique individual with the power to make a difference. However, many of us can relate to certain specific personality types that have huge potential for influence in the world. The following list outlines these personality types that were born to make a difference and change the world. You may recognize [...]

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: […]

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