Lifestyle

A sweet tooth and an affection for oily and salty food are some of the main reasons for obesity. (Image:  maxpixel /  CC0 1.0)

The Societal Cost of Obesity

The inability to maintain a healthy weight continues to develop as one of the most widespread health ailments among citizens of developed societies. Despite the numerous industries revolving around calls for positive, health-driven lifestyles, obesity remains an imminent global health…

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A General Cleans a Soldier’s Shoes

On a night in 1944, a troop of soldiers assembled at the British military airfield waiting for the inspection by General Marley.  When the General arrived, his calm eyes swept…

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The Societal Cost of Obesity

The inability to maintain a healthy weight continues to develop as one of the most widespread health ailments among citizens of developed societies. Despite the numerous industries revolving around calls…

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The Woman Who Exposed China’s HIV Scandal

Shuping Wang, the Chinese-born medical researcher who exposed the poor health practices of the local government that were contributing to the rise of HIV in central China during the 1990s,…

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Breaking the Internet With Acts of Kindness

Acts of kindness touch human hearts in a way few things do. A person who helps another in their time of need undoubtedly deserves recognition, encouragement, and followers. In the…

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Is There a Global Consciousness?

In 1998, a parapsychology experiment called the Global Consciousness Project (GCP) set out to determine whether global consciousness interacts with physical systems and to identify such interactions if they occur.…

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A Peek Into China’s Food Culture

Chinese food is popular the world over. Thanks to the country’s long history of empires and trade networks, China has built up a rich food culture where people of varying…

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A Chinese Tea That Costs More Than Gold

Da Hong Pao, also known as Big Red Robe, is a Chinese tea variety that is regarded as the most expensive in the world. Back in 2002, an individual paid…