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We eat a credit card's worth of microplastics a week

A deeply depressing study out of the University of Newcastle in Australia has been published which reveals that we basically eat enough plastic to make a credit card a week.

What is a micro plastic, you ask? They’re plastic particles…

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What you can do to help save the bees

Bees are great. They make honey for us, they help fill our world with beautiful flowers, and they buzz along happily in our gardens! They’re great, but they’re also super important to us. It’s estimated that 30% of all crops…

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Stressed out? Hang out with some trees!

If, like me, you have lived in cities all your life, you know that the pace of an urban environment can fray the nerves. Well, there’s a simple way to lower your stress levels: look at some trees.

A study…

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Why it's good to log off from your phone sometimes

There is a phenomenon that Linda Stone, former executive of Microsoft and Apple, calls continuous partial attention. Unlike multitasking, which involves doing a bunch of small, similar tasks, CPA means that you’re constantly on alert for fear of missing out…

Take A Tour Through The Gorgeous Castles of Japan!

When most Westerners think of castles, they think of medieval fortifications built at the edge of chilly cliffs, but Japan has many beautiful castles, each with their own interesting story to tell. Many…