Where does all that dust come from and what’s really in it?

Dust is everywhere but what's in it?

You did a full spring clean yesterday but it’s already sneaking it’s way back. Dust! It’s a battle you can’t win. Everything in our homes gathers dust. But what exactly is it? Where does it come from, and why does it keep coming back? Is it from outside? Is it fibres from our clothes and […]

NWS Has Added a ‘Destructive’ Alert Level to the SMS Warning System!

The violence of storms...

If Hurricane Ida made one thing clear, it’s that we should all expect the unexpected when it comes to Mother Nature’s fury! With a damage bill exceeding $50 billion, 97 confirmed deaths and a sustained wind speed of 150mph, it may be a stark warning about the future. Rather prophetically, the National Weather Service started […]

Is your teen vaping?

Teen vaping

Teens are vaping. A lot. And while a certain level of experimentation is normal, it’s important to know the risks. Vaping is the inhaling of a vapour created by an electronic cigarette, better known as an e-cigarette. E-cigarettes are battery-powered smoking devices. They contain cartridges filled with a liquid that is typically a mix of […]

It’s Time We Paid Attention to PyroCumulus Thunderclouds!

Last year saw the entire world grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic. This year, is the threat of a nuclear winter something that we should be worrying about? This whole idea stems from wildfire thunderclouds. Wildfire thunderclouds are plumes of smoke generated from intense heat as it builds up and gets funneled into the stratosphere. It’s […]

Earth will survive. Humankind might not!

According to the latest report from the peak scientific body for climate research, The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, we’re in deep – really deep, trouble. Words like ‘devastating’, ‘irreversible’ and ‘catastrophic’ are peppered throughout the report. The report warns of increasing frequency of extreme weather events with droughts, floods, cyclones and typhoons expected which […]

The Best Trends of Wine in 2021

Due to recent events, a lot of the leisurely activities we used to do have taken more of a significant role in our lives. With all of our extra free time, we had to figure out new ways to do old things, or else perish from the boredom. One of the activities that suffered the […]

Self-Care For Tough Times

There are probably as many definitions of ‘self-care’ as there are people in this world. But they all ultimately come down to a single purpose… investing time in your overall wellbeing. Whether it’s daily meditation, reducing your mobile screen time, tracking fitness goals, or implementing a better sleeping routine, self-care is whatever makes you feel […]

The Best Noise-Cancelling Headphones and Earbuds Under $100

The world has changed for so many of us! Working from home with young kids playing – or teens arguing! Zoom meetings with dogs barking! The need to concentrate while the TV is on in the next room! Thank heavens for noise cancelling earbuds and headphones! Of course, $2 earplugs will block out noise. But […]

As Innovation Compresses…

Innovation acceleration

Technology now dominates our lives in First World nations. The same is probably true in the Third World with the extraordinary penetration of smartphones. Google, Siri or Alexa wake us, tell us what to expect today, guide us to new destinations and even suggest what we should eat. Our cars have an average of 50 […]

A COVID pill is on the (not too distant) horizon!

A pill that inactivates the VOVID-19 virus is in trials.

As COVID-19 continues to ravage some nations, others live in fear of new variants arriving on their doorstep, creating a new, more virulent wave of infection. Even today, news of a new stain in Vietnam indicates that a new hybrid is attacking age groups previously at minimal risk. Global vaccination will never occur. There are […]