Makeup & Skincare

SCIENCE BEHIND WHY YOU SPRAIN YOUR ANKLE SO OFTEN, AND WHAT YOU CAN DO ABOUT IT

02 DEC 2022 Are you one of those people who seems to be forever spraining their ankle? To some extent, ankle sprains are part and parcel of being active. But if it’s happening again and again, here’s what may be going on – and how you can reduce your risk of recurrent …

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BIMCO JOINS EFFORTS TO ELIMINATE SINGLE-USE PLASTICS ON SHIPS

29 NOV 2022  Reducing the overall use of single-use plastic and removing items like plastic bottles and drinking straws from ships is one of the many efforts designed to reduce the amount of plastic waste in the oceans. The cruise industry adopted the efforts several years ago to stop the …

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KOREAN TANKER BOARDED BY PIRATES FOR THE SECOND TIME IN GULF OF GUINEA

27 NOV 2022  South Korean officials and security operations monitoring the Gulf of Guinea are confirming that a South Korean-owned product tanker was boarded by pirates near Cote d’Ivoire and later released. The incident, which served as a reminder that piracy continues to be a danger in the region, was …

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THESE 4 KEY THINGS CAN HELP YOU WAKE UP FEELING GREAT, SCIENTISTS SAY

26 NOV 2022 A new study identifies four key factors that make a difference in waking up well in the morning – powering through to lunchtime alert and refreshed at one end of the scale, or fighting through grogginess and multiple taps of the snooze button at the other. The team behind the study …

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IF THE WAR IN UKRAINE GOES NUCLEAR, WHAT WOULD IT DO TO THE OCEANS?

21 NOV 2022  After a regional nuclear exchange, soot in the upper atmosphere would reduce light and heat at the surface, with profound and long-lasting effects. The US and Russia have recently agreed to hold talks on the New START Treaty, the only accord left regulating the two largest nuclear arsenals in …

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PEOPLE WITH COMPLETE PARALYSIS WALK AGAIN AFTER NERVE STIMULATION BREAKTHROUGH

17 NOV 2022 Using a mix of electrical stimulation and intense physical therapy, nine people with chronic spinal injuries have had their ability to walk restored. All suffered from severe or complete paralysis as a result of damage to their spinal cord. Incredibly, the volunteers all saw improvements immediately, and continued …

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WHO WILL FINANCE THE GREEN TRANSITION IN SHIPPING?

15 NOV 2022 The shipping industry must invest in new vessels, fuels and infrastructure to achieve its 2050 climate goals, but there’s still a massive funding gap to 2030 and major uncertainty over regulation and technology. International shipping is responsible for nearly three percent of global emissions. The International Maritime Organization …

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EARTH’S POPULATION EXPLODES TO 8 BILLION HUMANS THIS MONTH

10 NOV 2022 Since the emergence of the first humans in Africa over 2 million years ago, the world’s population has ballooned, with only fleeting pauses to the increasing number of people sharing planet Earth. As the global population teeters on 8 billion – a milestone expected to be reached …

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COP27 FRAMES CLIMATE CHANGE AS ‘BATTLE FOR SURVIVAL’

08 NOV 2022 World leaders and diplomats framed the fight against global warming as a battle for human survival during opening speeches at the COP27 climate summit in Egypt on Monday, with the head of the United Nations declaring a lack of progress so far had the world speeding down a “highway …

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ONE SMALL CRACK ON A TEFLON PAN CAN RELEASE THOUSANDS OF PLASTIC PARTICLES

13 NOV 2022 A new study reveals just how many tiny plastic particles might be seeping into our foods after contact with cooking utensils, with a small broken crack on a Teflon-coated pan potentially releasing as many as 9,100 particles. Non-stick pots and pans covered with Teflon gradually lose their …

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