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Saving Bees Thanks to a Revolutionary 'Honey on tap' Beehive

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by Sam Soilihi

Posted on June 20, 2019


Saving Bees Thanks to a Revolutionary 'Honey on tap' Beehive

It has always been known that bees are a much needed insect when it comes to the environment. The reason for this is the fact that we rely on their pollinating activity to feed ourselves. Their pollination, along with the one made by other insects, bird or bats, is the source of one third of the food that we consume everyday…

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Measles May Be a Solution Against Cancer

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by Sam Soilihi

Posted on June 4, 2019


Measles May Be a Solution Against Cancer

While efforts are made to eradicate measles, like any other virus, discoveries are being made about its ability to fight against cancer. It not only make the cancerous cells join together and explode, but it also helps our immune system to detect these cells by stimulating it. Once this is done, our defense mechanism will identify these abnormal cells and get rid of them. Using a virus to cure oneself from a disease is a known technique that is called virotherapy…

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The Grandmother Who Accommodates Prisoners

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by Sam Soilihi

Posted on May 31, 2019


The Grandmother Who Accommodates Prisoners

For over 40 years, Ángeles Pérez has been visiting prisoners and offering them a place to stay when on a temporary absence or at the end of their sentence. A much need step to help them in their reinsertion. It all started in the 80's in Madrid, when the criminality rate was high because of drugs and imprisonment conditions were harsh. The main question that these prisoners asked themselves was concerning the future, what were they going to do once they get out…

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Incentives to Cycle to Work are Becoming Popular

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by Sam Soilihi

Posted on May 30, 2019


Incentives to Cycle to Work are Becoming Popular

If you have already been to the Neatherlands, then you know how bikes are a big part of the landscape. And the numbers confirm it, they are the number one cyclers in the world. And they have a little secret for that.  For every kilometre cycled, a dutch employee earns 0.20€ tax free, just like some people get paid for not using their car to commute…

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A National Day of Kindness in New Zealand, Proof of its Progressiveness

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by Sam Soilihi

Posted on May 20, 2019


A National Day of Kindness in New Zealand, Proof of its Progressiveness

On November 16th, New Zealand had it's first Manaaki Day. This Maori word that means kindness, is now a national day where charitable acts are celebrated and encouraged. It started with Eddie Writes' letter, who asked help to his mayor to make an annual "Kindness Day". This idea was liked by the mayor, but also by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern who is determined in making her country more progressive through her policies…

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Higher Education Institutions are Starting to Value Creative Thinking

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by Sam Soilihi

Posted on May 15, 2019


Higher Education Institutions are Starting to Value Creative Thinking

Among all the countries from which an international student can choose, the UK is placed among the best premium destinations. Known for its respected and recognized education, a diploma from a UK institution would be accepted by employers all around the world. Even though it is quite expensive, colleges here have the quality of being forward-thinking…

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Love at First Sight Might be Real

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by Sam Soilihi

Posted on May 7, 2019


Love at First Sight Might be Real

What may seem like something that you only see in the movies or that happens rarely when you're lucky, is actually something that is quite normal for some people.  At a day and age where some choose who they will date or not just with a swipe of the finger, the notions of romance are changing because of technology. The basic scenario on these dating apps is that you match, chat and see each other if there's a good feeling to confirm the possibility that the other can be a good partner…

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Meditation and Mindfulness for Children in School

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by Sam Soilihi

Posted on May 1, 2019


Meditation and Mindfulness for Children in School

Thanks to a new study that has been undertaken by the British government that will run up until 2012, children in schools will be taught about meditation and mindfulness. This comes as it is become known that when a child acts out, by kicking and screaming sometimes, it is only to express the complex emotions they have and that they do not understand. So, these classes will help solve this problem by improving the youth’s overall mental health…

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A Brazilian Couple Restore A Destroyed Forest

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by Sam Soilihi

Posted on April 30, 2019


A Brazilian Couple Restore A Destroyed Forest

At a time when it is said to us that we only have 11 years to prevent irreversible damages to our planet because of climate change, this kind of story is heart-warming. After returning from Rwanda to document the atrocities happening there, Brazilian photojournalist Sebastião Ribeiro Salgado was devastated when he saw what deforestation had done to his homeland. The thriving wildlife that inhabited this forest was now completely gone, just like the trees…

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