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Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Greta Thunberg

Do companies believe actually in sustainability?

It is a long, long, long way but more and more actors are involved in the climate challenge. Probably that is only a small step but, actually, it's a...
Marijuana in college hits maximum

College students use marijuana at highest level in 35 years

College students’ use of marijuana in 2018 reached its highest level in the past three-and-a-half decades, research finds. Vaping of marijuana and of nicotine both doubled between 2017 and 2018,...
Africa child

Africa’s 650 million poorest people do not have as much wealth as the three...

Three African billionaires today have more wealth than the poorest 50% - or 650 million people across the continent, reveals a new Oxfam report today. The report, called “A Tale...
Plastics pollution in drinking water

Microplastic pollution is not a risk to human health … yet

In its first summary of the latest research into the impact of the tiny plastic pollutants on humans, the World Health Organization (WHO) said that they have been found...
Polluted water

The water crisis is spreading silently around the world

Smoke on the water In some regions, rivers and lakes are so polluted that they are literally catching fire. Prime examples include the Bellandur Lake in Bangalore, India, which has...
Okinawa battle

5 myths about the Geneva Conventions as they turn 70

The Geneva Conventions are the cornerstone of international humanitarian law, often called the laws of war, which aim to reduce suffering during times of armed conflict. As they turn...
Humanitarian crisis in Nigeria

Ten years on, crisis in Nigeria ‘far from over’

“We are here today to remember those who have lost their lives in the conflict, and to remind of those still struggling to survive and rebuild their lives” Edward...

New York signs historic law to slash climate pollution

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo today signed the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CLCPA), a law codifying some of the strongest climate pollution reduction requirements in the country. The...

Ohioans have lost more than 1 million years of life due to drug overdose...

The drug addiction epidemic continues to plague the country, and thousands of lives are cut short each year due to overdose. Tragically, when a person's life ends prematurely, much...

At least 24 killed in an arson attack at an animation studio in Japan

A person threw a gasoline-like liquid at Kyoto Animation's building At least 24 people have died in Japan due to an arson attack at animation studios in the city of...
Ford Mustang Mach E

New Mustang Mach E, Ford surrenders to electricity

A couple of years ago, thinking about a future full of electric cars was more of a dream than a possibility. However, electric cars...
Counting money

Google will offer banking accounts and Facebook will allow payments from its app

They call them GAFA. It is the acronym for Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon, the four most famous and powerful companies among which are...
Business ideas

Essentials for business success in 2020 and beyond

Markets are changing quickly, adjusting to the rapid digitization and globalization that have come to define the economy of our age. Within this sea-change,...
Fortnite player

Why are gamers spending less on micropayments?

Micro-transactions or micropayments, with or without boxes of loot, annoy players, tired of continuing to pay after having presumably bought the "whole" video game....
Broken Netflix tv screen

Why will Netflix stop working on older TVs?

A few days before it was announced that Netflix will cease to work on some Samsung, Vizio and Roku devices, a company representative offered...
Sonic the Hedgehog movie trailer

New trailer for ‘Sonic the Hedgehog’: Sega’s film returns to its origins after the...

We already have a new trailer for 'Sonic the Hedgehog', scheduled for release in February 2020. The film has been directed by the debutant...
Whatsapp business catalog

Small businesses can now present their product catalog within WhatsApp

WhatsApp has introduced its new catalog feature. Catalogs are a kind of mobile store where companies can display and share their products so that...

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