How people domesticated animals. Charles Darwin was the first scientist who introduced the connection between domestication, selection and evolution. He described how routine human interactions with animals result in adaptation of the latter to human presence and use. Domestication is tied to agricultural development and hunting. It is believed that the first attempt to domesticate animals was made during the Mesolithic Period. Around 9000 BC the […]Read more "Pets Are Gifts, Not Presents"
“Eggs have two advantages over all other foods. First, they are procurable nearly everywhere; second, the most dainty person is sure when eating eggs that they have not been handled.” ‘A Book for A Cook’, The Pillsbury Co. (1905) Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and what can be the most popular […]Read more "What Is Inside The Egg?"
Because the Earth is a sphere, there’s no way to show it perfectly on a flat map. This video shows how the countries actually compare. – via BuzzFeed BlueRead more "Maps That Prove You Don’t Really Know Earth "
News about ban on ultra-thin catwalk models, announced earlier this year, were confirmed last week: French parliament has passed a bill designed to combat anorexia in fashion modelling and severely thin body images in fashion photography. The new rules apply to both models and model agencies. According to the “skinny-model ban” law, the models have to demonstrate that their body […]Read more "Ultra-Thin Models Are Banned"
The last time full moon appeared on Christmas was in 1977, and there won’t be another one until 2034 – so unless you want a long wait to catch a sight of this rare astronomical event, it’s a good idea to go outside and look up the sky. – time left till the next full moon on […]Read more "Full Moon to Appear on Christmas Eve First Time in 38 Years"
Everyone may occasionally feel blue or sad. These feelings are usually a normal reaction to life events such as grief, a symptom of some physical ailments or a side effect of some drugs and medical treatments. Yet they pass within a couple of days. When you have depression, it interferes with your ability to work, sleep, […]Read more "What is depression and how to deal with it?"
Today we have got plenty of tools at their disposal that help to do work smarter and faster. And yet we remain busy, often and spending extra hours to complete all the tasks on our to-do list. In the past few years, inspired by Tim Ferris Outsourcing Life blog post many knowledge workers got into a trend of hiring virtual assistants for outsourcing a certain share of […]Read more "What will your virtual assistant look like tomorrow?"