Learning Points from Meaghan Ramsey’s TED Talk on “Why Thinking You’re Ugly is Bad for You”

When was the last time you looked at the mirror and said to yourself "Mmm, I look good"? Was it back in the days when you were still a kid? What happened to all those things you did when you were young, but no longer do? Is it time to rediscover some of them, especially…

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Learning Points from Daniele Quercia’s TED Talk on “Happy Maps”

Think about your daily commute to work or school. Do you do the same route every day? Why that route? Is it the cheapest, most efficient route? Do you enjoy the commute? Daniele Quercia challenges this notion of efficiency with crowdsourced views of alternative priorities when traveling in this insightful TED talk. https://www.ted.com/talks/daniele_quercia_happy_maps Rather than…

Learning Points from BBC Culture’s Article Titled “Is Football the Universal Religion?”

Given that this edition of the world cup is coming to an end shortly, it's probably apt to post one related article here from BBC Culture, which found parallels between some of this world cup's moments, and their parallels with Christianity. http://www.bbc.com/culture/story/20180713-is-football-the-universal-religion 1. Mina's header / Jesus's ascension to heaven. Mina's towering header which led…

Is Disposable Food Packaging Dangerous for Health?

Conclusion: Most disposable food packaging are harmless to health. However, some containing certain types of phthalates such as DEHP are not. Bisphenol-A is also potentially contentious, although studies have not concluded that it is dangerous. As a precautionary measure, babies and children should stay away from products containing Bisphenol-A. As a good rule of thumb,…