Category Archives: Health

Study: Agriculture must reduce methane emissions five-fold

When it comes to the causes of global warming and climate change, many of us picture billowing clouds of black, toxic smoke spewing from vehicles and factories.  However, a growing number of environmental experts is sounding the alarm that we should take immediate steps in altering our food production. Source: Study: Agriculture must reduce methane emissions five-fold – […]

What a Top Brain Health Expert Eats for Breakfast and Lunch

Nutritional neurologist Dr. David Permultter let Yahoo Health into his kitchen. Spoiler alert: He is not afraid of olive oil! By Max Lugavere, Yahoo Health contributor Filmmaker Max Lugavere is known for his popular vlogs on health science topics ranging from intermittent fasting to the microbiome. Source: What a Top Brain Health Expert Eats for […]

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Need a Brain Upgrade?  Do It Yourself!

 

Have you ever thought how nice it might be to clean the cobwebs from the old cranium and pop in a new, freshly upgraded brain?  If you thought your only recourse was to track down an evil brain-transplanting scientist, think again.   According to neuroscientist Sandrine Thuret in her recent TED Talk, you can do the brain exchange yourself by making a few simple lifestyle changes which enhance neurogenesis.

People around the world are eating banana peels because they know something that Westerners do not

Before you throw away your next banana peel, read this.  Maybe you can do yourself, and the environment, a big favor.   Source: People around the world are eating banana peels because they know something that Westerners do not – Yahoo Finance

Drinking water systems imperiled by failing infrastructure – Yahoo News

A huge headache for many cities around the globe is figuring out how they can continue to maintain their aging water and sewer systems, treating ever more polluted water, without significantly raising rates. Source: Drinking water systems imperiled by failing infrastructure – Yahoo News

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A Giant Alien Space Craft? Even Cooler…A Six-story Bamboo House!

If you have an interest in alternative housing then you will definitely want to check out this TED video on bamboo construction, presented by Elora Hardy, entitled, “Magical Houses, Made of Bamboo.”

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