Is your cheap sweater killing you?
Time Magazine “Toxic Clothing“: In April, Greenpeace purchased 141 items from 20 global fashion brands across 29 countries; these garments had been manufactured in at l
Who really hates their jobs?
In the (free) newspaper 24 Hours, they posted under Your Career on Monday November 19th 2012, the occupations who really hate their jobs with data taken from Payscale.com: Biggify
Are we more interested in our own status than making more money?
In a book I really enjoyed Theof Choice, it stated: “In most cases, more than half of the respondents chose the options that gave them better relative position. Better to be
Do we really discriminate against unattractiveness?
Short answer: Yes. We’re human and biologically wired to look for beauty (in everything). Long answer: Being attractive is not necessarily based on your actual looks. It mean
How to waterproof your shoes and boots
I don’t own plastic shoes. I just don’t like the feeling and they always make my feet sweat inside. I prefer leather or cloth. I’ve always used mink oil to treat
Habits: Learning what makes you tick
We all have habits. Mine, is to wake up, check on my iPod Touch what I have to get done for that day, all while still lying in bed. A new habit I saw forming, was wanting to buy a
Cardboard bicycle for $20
This is a great idea by Izhar Gafni, from Israel. He is close to producing it for real. It’s expected to cost a mere $20 and weigh about 20 lbs (9 kg) — that’s 6
What does it mean to be an adult?
As a kid, I used to think being an adult happened once you turned the age of majority, which in my case, was 19. Or when I reached my final height and stopped growing 😉 Now, I&#
Being an equal in a (mostly) patriarchal world
Something I’ve noticed time and time again at home, or when I travel abroad is when I am with BF, I am not addressed as a person. He’s the one that gets the: How are yo
To live happily, you should always have a project
I firmly believe that the key to happiness is to have a project on the go. Something that makes you wake up and smile, or think about fervently while at work. Self-made millionaire