Mindfulness for Mild Cognitive Impairment

There's currently no known way to prevent older adults with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) from developing Alzheimer's disease. However, recent study show that mindfulness meditation may help.

Washington, U.S. to allow composting human bodies

This week, Washington Governor signed a bill to allow the composting of human remains within the state. It is the only state in the US—and possibly the only government in the world—to explicitly allow "natural organic reduction" of human remains.

UK company has Launched a 4K Video Stream to Space

In their drive towards "democratizing space", the private aerospace company Sen recently demonstrated the capabilities of their 4K video streaming satellite. The purpose of this is to educate the public on our ever-changing world.

Protesters Kick Off a Week of Global Climate Action

Thousands of protesters around the world took to the streets as part of a wave of coordinated action. The protesters want the world’s governments to stop sleepwalking through humanity’s last best chance at ecological salvation.

Thousands of Amazon employees call to tackle climate change

In an unprecedented public push to change Amazon policies, nearly 4,500 employees have put their names to a letter asking CEO Jeff Bezos Jeff Bezos and its board of directors to become global leaders in fighting climate change.

20 min of nature daily significantly lower stress level

We know that spending time in nature reduces stress, but until now it was unclear how much is enough. New study shows that in terms of efficiently lowering levels of the stress hormone cortisol, you should spend 20 to 30 minutes in nature.

Kindness to others greatly improve one's mood

According to a recent study, walking around and offering kindness to others in the world reduces anxiety and increases happiness and feelings of social connection.

Meditation enhances social-emotional learning in students

Middle school students practicing meditation as part of a school Quiet Time program had significant improvements in social-emotional competencies and psychological distress, according to a new U.S. study.

Eating mushrooms may dramatically cut risk of cognitive decline

New research finds that seniors who ate mushrooms twice weekly had 50% reduced odds of having mild cognitive impairment.

Emma Haruka Iwao smashes pi world record with Google help

Emma Haruka Iwao, a Google employee from Japan, found the new digits with the help of the company's cloud computing service. The value of the number pi has been calculated to a new world record length of 31 trillion digits.

14-Year-Old Kid Is The Youngest Person to Achieve Nuclear Fusion

U.S. teenager Jackson Oswalt is not your average 14-year-old. The budding nuclear engineer has been working on this project since he was 12, and on 19 January 2018 he reportedly achieved his mission.

Playgrounds of the future

The concept of 'junk playgrounds' originates from Copenhagen. In 1945, Marjory Allen, a British landscape architect visited the city and was amazed by the boost in self-confidence that the children using these playgrounds exhibited.

Schoolkid Who Went On Strike And Sparked A Global Movement

Greta Thunberg skipped her lessons to encourage politicians to act on climate change. Just a few months after students all over the world started walking out of their classrooms in the name of climate change.

Guardian Of The Golden Gate Bridge, U.S. Has Saved More Than 200 Lives

For more than 20 years, Kevin Briggs has been preventing people from jumping off the Golden Gate Bridge through compassionate conversations.

The world has become more peaceful

Although the war in Syria is in its eighth year, statisticians have established that the world is becoming increasingly peaceful. Their data are derived from a war database that contains information about all wars dating back to 1800.