On March 31, 2012 at 8:30pm, cities all over the world will be plunged into darkness for one hour as they celebrate Earth Hour, a world-wide event which is organized by the World Wildlife Fund.
Business and households will turn off their lights all at the same time for sixty minutes in order to reduce electricity and to raise awareness about the need to take action regarding climate change.Details
Do you have any pranks or tricks planned for upcoming April Fool’s Day?
The first of April is known as a day of playfulness and trickery in many countries around the world. It is not an official national holiday, but it is recognized by many people who play jokes and pranks on their family members, friends, coworkers, teachers, schoolmates and neighbors. Also, many news networks and websites post silly and ridiculous materials on April Fools in order to prank their readers. Here are a few of the most outrageous April Fools hoaxes in recent history:
Do you want to live a long and healthy life?
Here are five tips that will help to extend your lifespan:
Enjoy Time With Your Friends
Many studies have shown that having a strong network of friends, acquaintances and community can help you live a longer and happier life.
Having companions around you will help reduce your stress and give you a sense of belonging. This powerful feeling has numerous effects on your health and mood.Details
Do you find yourself sitting at the dinner table, lying in bed, or trying to relax on vacation while stressing out about your responsibilities at work?
Is it hard to chill out and enjoy your hobbies without the stress of the workplace and your responsibilities in the back of your mind?
In our culture the workplace is becoming even more important and with how email, cell phones, and other devices have made us more connected it is even harder to leave it behind at the end of the day.Details
In a perfect world we would all deal with our issues by calmly discussing them with each other and using logic and understanding to come to a fair conclusion.
However, unfortunately this is not a perfect world and throughout your life you will encounter many people who will take out their anger and frustration on you.
Perhaps it’s your landlord insisting that he has the right to change your rental agreement even when he doesn’t, maybe it’s your boss getting frustrated when something goes wrong at work, or it might even be a total stranger who you accidentally bump into while driving your car.Details
Are you feeling lethargic and tired? Having low energy levels can make even the most basic tasks seem daunting and can really negatively affect your productivity.
When we are at work and we feel our energy levels start to drop we are more likely to get distracted and be lead off task, or make errors and mistakes in our work.
How can you lift your energy levels so that you can get more done and take on life?Details
We all know how having a frustrating friend or negative roommate can be annoying, but did you know that it can actually be bad for your health?
Bad Interactions Increase Inflammation
A study from the University of California in Los Angeles has linked negative social interactions with increased inflammation, an immune system response to fighting infections.Details
St. Patrick was born in the 4th century, to parents who were the deacons of the Church. He was kidnapped as a teenager by Irish raiders and made a slave.
He claims that he was visited by God in a dream, who told him to run away from captivity and head towards the coast, where he would find a ship that would take him back to Britain. He later joined the church and became a priest.
Many years later he was called back to Ireland once he had become a Bishop, to convert the Irish people from their native beliefs of polytheism to Christianity.Details
Have you ever heard the expression “you are what you eat?”
When it comes to beautiful skin, it couldn’t be truer. The healthier your diet is, the more your skin will look firm, even, clear and healthy.
If you have a poor diet it can leave your skin looking blemished, sallow, dry, red, irritated or otherwise unattractive.
No matter how many expensive face creams and cleansers you spend your money on, changing your diet will have a much greater effect of the overall look of your skin.
Here are a few delicious and healthy foods that will give you glowing and beautiful skin:Details
The phone rings. It’s your relatives.
They are in the area and they thought they would drop by to say hello.
Is it OK if they come to visit in about 15 minutes?
You say that is fine and hang up the phone, and then look around in horror at the state of your house. How will you ever make it presentable for guests at such short notice?Details