Curiosity

Boost Your Health With Japanese “Forest Bathing”

Sometimes, you really just need a breath of fresh forest air. No, seriously — the practice of Japanese forest bathing, or shinrin-yoku, has been scientifically proven to reduce stress and strengthen your immune system. Its therapeutic effects have officially been celebrated since 1982, but the appreciation of immersing yourself in nature has been going on for centuries. Soak […]

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The harsh icy sea is one of Earth’s biggest gas and oil hotspots – and Russia’s sending its military to stake its claim.

21 November 2017 The Arctic: the smallest of Earth’s five oceans, with icy waters and dagger-like winds, is home to some of the most unforgiving conditions on the planet. But far below the skin of sea ice that waxes and wanes with the seasons, this inhospitable ocean is hiding a treasure trove of natural resources […]