electric cars

Electric cars are technologically savvier, environmentally cleaner and financially smarter. Yet, most people have still not jumped on the bandwagon, opting for a more problematic, petrol-driven one in its stead. Breaking down the costs-vs-benefits analysis to a potential buyer will do little to promote an electric car purchase. Most consumers already know the real benefits … Continue reading electric cars

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the people’s sport

With the World Cup come and gone, it’s natural to reminisce about its glory. France won the title, much to chagrin of a powerful Croatia. Their breadth and flexibility of skills also made them one of the more fruitfully consistent, and therefore dominant, teams of the tournament. The French team reflects a multi-level diversity. Their … Continue reading the people’s sport

private show

Some forget to respect our choices. Some confuse this (mistakenly or maliciously), thinking they can make this choice for others. Recently, an inappropriately enthusiastic woman recorded a stranger’s budding romance on a plane. Surprisingly, many users on social media, both commoners and companies, were applauding the stream of live-tweets as a cutting-edge entertainment piece. Unsurprisingly, … Continue reading private show

swapping addictions

Bad habits are sad addictions. Some expend mental capacity, like rumination, while others expend physical health, like smoking. Smoking (particularly, of the cigarette variety) is well known for its potential lethal effects, but the practice persists among different populations. These populations are not all are staunch smoking enthusiasts, and include some who feel they should … Continue reading swapping addictions

graphene bits

What’s in your pencil can change the world. Graphene, which is in the tip of that No2 pencil (in the form of graphite), has some incredible properties. In a recent study, researchers created a new method using graphene to control the beating of human heart cells in a petri dish. Knowing how heart cells work … Continue reading graphene bits