Uplifting

Lost Engagement Ring Finds It’s Way Back Around A Carrot Over A Decade Later

Mary Grams, a Canadian woman of 84, was devastated when she lost her ring on the family farm in Alberta in 2004 while weeding. Mrs. Grams was embarrassed to tell her husband that she lost it, therefore kept the loss of her ring a secret from all, except ...
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News Technology

Biodegradable Plastic Bags Survive 3 Years in Soil & Sea Still Usable

‘Biodegradable’ bags are supposed to be Eco-friendly, yet some of these bags can still carry produce even though they have been exposed to the natural environment for three years. Posing the question, how Eco-friendly are these ‘biodegradable’ plastic bags? The research was done on a conventional and biodegradable ...
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Life Uplifting

Importance of Children Playing Outdoors for 2-4 Hours Every Day

Playing outside must be one of the fondest childhood memories for most adults. It is so sad that this tradition was not carried over to our children as research showed numerous benefits with physical health and development in children that spent 2-4 hours outside per day. Although Charlotte ...
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Technology

Bricks Made From Human Waste Could Be The Future

An advantage of indoor plumbing is that you never have to think about what you flushed away. In urban areas, the contaminated water flows into sewer pipes to treatment plants. Sewage treatment plants produce thousands of tons of waste product every day, which ends up in landfills, dumped ...
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Animals

Cruelty-Free Australia – Banning Animal Testing For Cosmetics

As from 1 July 2020, Australia will have a de facto ban on new animal testing for chemicals solely used in cosmetics. The ban does not apply to animal testing in essence, the intentions are to prove that the chemicals manufactured in or imported to Australia are safe ...
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Uplifting

Lifelike Sculptures Made From Recycled Newspapers

Japanese artist Chie Hitotuyama of Hitotsuyama Studio, born and raised in Fuji city, once the capital of paper manufacturing in Japan. As a child, Hitotuyama was attracted to paper art, not surprising as her grandfather had an old paper-braiding factory, where she enjoyed watching and listening to the ...
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Life Uplifting

Amateur Photographer Tracks Down People He Captured Decades Ago to Recreate Their Photos

Chris Porsz, an amateur photographer and paramedic, took random photos in the late 1970s and 80s around Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, England. Approximately 40 years later he recreated some of his favorite photos. Porsz took random photos of lovers, teenagers, punks, siblings traders and police officers. Porsz went on a ...
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