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  • Thu. Jul 18th, 2024

STATE TROOPER SAVES THE DAY WITH RESCUE OF DUCKLINGS FROM STORM DRAIN

A Massachusetts State Trooper helped reunite a mother with her ducklings over the holiday weekend. Trooper Jim Maloney came across eight baby ducks who had fallen through the grate of…

PARIS ROOFTOPS BRINGING ABOUT AN URBAN REVOLUTION

The world’s largest urban farm is opening in the French capital and will soon produce around 1,000kg of organic produce every day. A bumble bee zig zags through rows of…

AFTER DECADES PASS NURSE REUNITES WITH FIREFIGHTER WHO RESCUED HER

An ER nurse has been reunited with the New York City firefighter who saved her from a burning building 37 years ago. Deirdre Taylor, who works as a nurse in…

SELFISHNESS AS A SURVIVAL TACTIC MY BE JUST A MYTH

Do you ever feel that people are inherently selfish? From rivalry in business to the adversarial focus of the mainstream media, competition appears to be king in modern society. But…

BAN ON BEE-HARMING INSECTICIDES MAY SAVE EU BEES

Countries across the European Union — including the UK — vote to ban the outdoor use of three bee-harming pesticides The EU has agreed to ban a group of insecticides…

YALE UNIVERSITY ‘HAPPINESS IS’ MOST POPULAR CLASS

A class titled Psychology and the Good Life at Yale University in the US is so popular that one in four undergraduate students have enrolled. Laurie Santos, the psychology professor…

UK FULLY OFFSHORE MUSSEL FARM SET TO PUMP NEW LIFE INTO THE INDUSTRY

The people behind the UK’s first fully offshore mussel farm want to encourage Brits to eat more shellfish, which they say is currently untapped food resource. When the UK’s first…

MALDIVIAN COMMUNITY FIGHTS TO SAVE ITS ISLAND FROM DEVELOPERS

The Maldives are a hotspot for tourists, but development often comes at a cost to the environment. One community fought back From above, the Indian Ocean island of Rasdhoo vaguely…

KEY TO A HEALTHY LONG LIFE COULD BE REGULAR VOLUNTEERING

Altruistic acts such as volunteering could help us live longer, according to new research published by the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. A study of 13,000 adults in the US…

THE NEUROBIOLOGY BASIS OF INTEGRITY

Let your better self rest assured: Dearly held values truly are sacred, and not merely cost-benefit analyses masquerading as nobel intent, concludes a new study on the neurobiology of moral…