Hinduism withstands the test of time Other 

Hinduism withstands the test of time

Religion has been something that has pitted nations and empires against each other since the dawn of time, with religious practices found in the ruins of ancient civilizations dating back 10,000 years ago. The religions that defined prehistoric times and the early rise of man are mostly defunct, as different sets of beliefs often times collapsed with the early communities... Read More
NASA’s interest in botany yields interesting results Science 

NASA’s interest in botany yields interesting results

In the past, household plants had been linked to reduced stress and anxiety, but now, a new study linked to NASA and several other leading organizations has investigated the benefits of indoor plants and how different species of flora can affect human behaviour. Mostly common plants that can be found in your average garden, scientists believe that bringing these plants... Read More
World moving on from fossil-fuels as oil industry refuses to adapt to changing consumer views Technology 

World moving on from fossil-fuels as oil industry refuses to adapt to changing consumer views

With news that France has taken a range of measures aimed at reducing the amount of petrol guzzling cars on its roads by 2050, auto manufacturers are hoping to progress with a market that is increasingly looking to greener alternatives. Additional announcements that major European hubs were considering closing off entire roads and restricting the volume of trucks on its... Read More
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Castaway and adrift: what are your options?

From Tom Hanks’ performance in Castaway to real-life stories of shipwrecked crews in treacherous waters, tales of hardship and survival surrounding the sea have long dominated seafaring communities. Even in modern times, shipwrecks have dominated news cycles. From ghost ships floating in waters south of Australia with crews presumed lost to fishing trawlers sinking off the coast of Mexico with... Read More
The Great Floods, Myth or Meteorology? Science 

The Great Floods, Myth or Meteorology?

As Hurricane Harvey demonstrated in Houston, major flooding in urban centres can happen relatively unexpectedly. Storm surge and king tides are expected phenomena on the coast during bad weather events like the ones currently affecting the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean. However, this isn’t something that is new, as flood myths have been a major part of many mythological... Read More

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