Recommended 20 happy habits

1. Be grateful. 要学会感恩。 Slow down, look around you, and pay attention to the little details in your life – the delicate purple flower on the sidewalk, the beautiful sunset, the hot shower that washes away your long day, and the smile in your partner’s eyes… 让自己变慢脚步,看看你的四周,关注生活中的细微之处:人行道上淡紫色的花,美丽的日落,洗去你一天疲惫的淋浴,伴侣眼中的笑容。 When you have a grateful heart that is appreciative of life’s beautify, wonder and blessings, you’re automatically filled … Continue reading Recommended 20 happy habits

Source of hazardous high-energy particles located in the Sun

London, UK (SPX) Mar 04, 2021 The source of potentially hazardous solar particles, released from the Sun at high speed during storms in its outer atmosphere, has been located for the first time by researchers at UCL and George Mason University, Virginia, USA. These particles are highly charged and, if they reach Earth’s atmosphere, can potentially disrupt satellites and electronic infrastructure, as well as pose … Continue reading Source of hazardous high-energy particles located in the Sun

UK keen to avoid virtual COP26 climate summit: Minister

Paris (AFP) March 3, 2021 The British government will do “everything we can” to avoid a virtual climate summit in November when it is set to host nearly 200 nations in Glasgow, Scotland, the minister in charge of the 12-day meet told AFP in an interview. “We are planning for a physical event,” Alok Sharma, President of COP26, said in Paris Tuesday after meeting with … Continue reading UK keen to avoid virtual COP26 climate summit: Minister

Social Commerce Is Changing How Brands Sell Online

For brands that haven’t yet tried social selling, 2021 is the time to start. Social commerce offers brands the ability to reach new audiences on platforms consumers already use and trust. Moreover, because it streamlines the sales process by allowing people to discover your brand and make purchases without leaving the platform, social commerce can boost revenue.http://dlvr.it/Rv4Wyt Continue reading Social Commerce Is Changing How Brands Sell Online

Frogs use their lungs to drown out the mating calls of other species

Washington DC (UPI) Mar 4, 2021 Frog lungs work kind of like noise cancelling headphones, according to a new study, helping females drown out the overwhelming cacophony of competing mating calls. The new findings, published Thursday in the journal Current Biology, help explain how females are able to home in on the songs of individual male frogs. Mating songs help female frogs select fit males … Continue reading Frogs use their lungs to drown out the mating calls of other species

EU court raps Britain for air pollution

Luxembourg (AFP) March 4, 2021 The EU Court of Justice on Thursday admonished Britain for air pollution over urban areas including London that “persistently” breached European Union levels for nitrogen-dioxide associated with heavy vehicle traffic. The case covered the years 2010 to 2017 and stemmed from a European Commission complaint lodged in 2018, when Britain was still an EU member, thus giving the court jurisdictionhttp://dlvr.it/Rv0rQk Continue reading EU court raps Britain for air pollution

The towering sea wall legacy of Japan’s 2011 tsunami

Taro, Japan (AFP) March 5, 2021 The Japanese town of Taro had sea walls that were supposed to be able to survive almost anything the ocean could offer up, but the 2011 tsunami still brought utter destruction. A decade after the deadly waves unleashed by one of the most powerful earthquakes in recorded history, the lesson learned in many coastal towns was: build higher. That … Continue reading The towering sea wall legacy of Japan’s 2011 tsunami

Iceland braces for potential volcanic eruption

Reykjavik (AFP) March 3, 2021 A small volcanic eruption could be imminent on the southwestern tip of Iceland some 30 kilometres (18 miles) from the capital Reykjavik, authorities said on Wednesday. Tremors signalling a potential eruption were detected on Wednesday afternoon, near Mount Keilir, inactive for the past 800 years, the Icelandic Met Office said. A 5.7-magnitude earthquake was registered in the area last whttp://dlvr.it/RtwxqX Continue reading Iceland braces for potential volcanic eruption

Japan’s children of the tsunami shaped by tragedy

Ishinomaki, Japan (AFP) March 4, 2021 Yuto Naganuma looks silently as the cold sea breeze sweeps over the crumbling walls of the school where his little brother was lost in Japan’s devastating 2011 tsunami. Ten years on, Naganuma and others like him form a generation whose young lives were shaped by what is known in Japan as the triple disaster: a powerful earthquake that sparked … Continue reading Japan’s children of the tsunami shaped by tragedy

WFH Era Puts Emphasis on Ergonomics

Now that so many people work from home, ergonomic workspaces, furniture, and design have become a key concern when setting up a home workplace or company offices of the future. Alongside this demand is an escalation of online sales in the home furnishings industry. The E-Commerce Times spoke with several ergonomic and e-commerce experts to get their perspective on this trend.http://dlvr.it/Rtwxbv Continue reading WFH Era Puts Emphasis on Ergonomics

Social tipping points: slouching toward climate salvation

Paris (AFP) March 2, 2021 The world appears to have finally woken up to the existential threat of global warming, and the drive to fix the problem is accelerating across the board. The planet’s biggest carbon polluters – China, US, EU – vow carbon neutrality by mid-century; solar and wind power continued to surge even as global GDP shrank five percent last year; two-thirds of … Continue reading Social tipping points: slouching toward climate salvation