Plastic Lifetime National Geographic reports that the first plastics made from fossil fuels are just over a century old. Widespread use took affect post-World War II when shortages of natural materials fostered a search for synthetic alternatives and resulted in an exponential glut in production. It’s been said that if the Pilgrims left a trail of plastic water bottles and plastic-wrapped snacks, their trash would probably still be around, four centuries later.
If you’ve spent a lot of time trying to create a diet that will benefit you with an overall healthy body, demeanor and lifestyle—why hasn’t that spilled over into your beauty products? And even if you are not a vegetarian, vegan or diet aficionado, if you love animals so much: do you really want to eat them, wear them or smear their products on your body? Yes, life is complicated and the cosmetics industry is one of the more complicated businesses.
Have you already logged your time in the workaday world? Maybe you just want to be intellectually stimulated. If you are digitally savvy or have lots of valuable life experience, you may just want to return to college to continue learning or even to accelerate a new career.
Some fad health and fitness items belong in the garbage, but here is one thing you might want to add into your routine: A foam roller. If you have one in the back of your closet, learn to use it.
When you listen to artists like Jay-Z, Snoop Dogg, or Common, just the thought of freestyle rap might be intimidating enough to make you shy away. Besides, if rapping is not your thing, you’re probably wondering why I’m suggesting that you jump genres at this point in your life.
One of the more common themes in Deepak Chopra’s book, Super Brain, is this: Use your brain, don’t let your brain use you. If you’re confused, that’s okay. This is meant to be followed up with examples.
Sci-fi fans may have been waiting for the invention of flying cars for decades, but it’s self-driving cars that are quickly becoming our new reality. Automated vehicles are one of the great technological revolutions of our time, but learn why they cause fear in the hearts of insurers.
You’ve romanticized about having your own honeybee hive apiary; have thought about helping save the bees from disease, nutrition and pesticides; or contemplated how great it would be to have bees populate your garden. It’s doable, but will take some time and effort.
There are various passages of time we know we will live through, such as learning to drive, having a child or buying your first home, and they become major life events as they should be and downsizing and the reasons to move are at the heart of this.
Blockchain is taking the world by storm, though the talk mostly focuses on a small subsection of its use cases. More than bitcoin and healthcare records, blockchain technology has the potential to disrupt less expected arenas like food supply chains.