Feature Articles

Be here now

“The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past or worry about the future, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.”  -  [...]

The Mind Body Connection

Have you ever heard of the placebo effect? In a typical experiment to test a new drug patients with the targeted disease are split up into two groups: one group gets the [...]

Creating miracles

Those of us who envision the possibility of a more beautiful world are told that we are unrealistic dreamers who believe in miracles. But what is a miracle? It is not the [...]

Good News

Curing racism with knowledge

Rather than punishing a group of juveniles for a racist act of vandalism, a prosecutor in the state of Virginia (US) wanted them to understand the error of their ways by [...]

A homeless man’s success story

Drew Goodall, owner of the Sunshine Shoeshine company, may seem like any successful businessman, but his is an inspirational story of triumph over hardship and deprivation. [...]

Massive donations to protect the planet

The Swiss businessman and philanthropist, Hansjorg Wyss, has donated one billion euros to the Wyss Campaign for Nature as part of an initiative to conserve 30% of the planet’s [...]

A Spanish town promotes happiness

The municipality of Oia in Galicia has created the first government council in Spain that is dedicated to promoting the happiness of its citizens. Its objective is to give [...]

Science & Technology

Solar hydro panel for water

Harvesting vapour from the air and turning it into drinking water – that’s the genius of a new device that could be used all over the world. This solar-powered invention [...]

Slow lane for phone zombies

The UK’s first “slow lanes” for people who insist on looking at their phones while walking, have opened in Manchester City centre. Two adjacent 75 metre long “mobile safe [...]

Converting plastic waste into fuel

Researchers at Purdue University (US) have discovered a new chemical process that can convert more than 90% of polypropylene plastic waste into high quality fuels in a matter [...]

Ecology

Mumbai beach recovery

Hailed as one of the world’s largest clean-ups, a heavily polluted beach has been transformed from a “shin-deep dump for plastics and rubbish” into the site of a massive [...]

Minimizing waste in Slovenia’s capital

Just 15 years ago all of the waste from Ljubljana, the capital city of Slovenia, went to landfill. But now, thanks to the city’s drastic change of course, Ljubljana is the [...]

Making the desert green

The African country of Burkina Faso had been suffering severe droughts since the middle of the [...]

The Solar Mamas of Malawi

The Solar Mama rural electrification program simultaneously brings electricity to rural communities whilst empowering women through education and training. These eight women [...]

Inside Ibiza

Sant Antoni training in gender equality

The City Council of Sant Antoni, through its Department of Social Services, teaches a gender equality training course aimed at all professionals of Social Services, Police [...]

Snakes on Ibiza

For centuries Ibiza was famous for being completely free of snakes, but that is no longer the case. Over the past 15 years thousands of these slithering creatures have made [...]

Ibiza’s History - Part VIII: Crusades and Conquests

Moorish culture in Spain under the Caliphate of Cordoba reached its remarkable zenith in the 10th century drawing praise even from its rivals for its incredible achievements. [...]

Health & Wellness

Mindful meditation in schools

An increasing number of children in the UK are showing signs of early onset depression and anxiety. Many schools in England are responding to this challenge in a new way [...]

A better test for tuberculosis

With the potential to give results in just 12 hours, a team of scientists have developed a highly accurate urine test for tuberculosis (TB) that could make it much easier [...]

Changing all blood to Type ‘O’

Researchers from the University of British Columbia (Canada) have figured out how to convert blood types A, B and AB into the universal donor Type O, which all patients [...]

Meditation instantly eases tension

Just one session of meditation can lower your anxiety levels according to a study presented at the American Physiological Society. Professor John Durocher of Michigan Technological [...]

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