Category Archives: EDUCATION

TED > ALTERNATIVES to Meat Production

Meat production is destroying the planet and jeopardizing our health, but people aren’t going to eat less meat unless we give them alternatives that cost the same (or less) and that taste the same (or better). In an eye-opening talk, food innovator Bruce Friedrich shows the plant- and cell-based products that could soon transform the global meat industry — and your dinner plate.

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Sleep is your life-support system and Mother Nature’s best effort yet at immortality, says sleep scientist Matt Walker. In this deep dive into the science of slumber, Walker shares the wonderfully good things that happen when you get sleep — and the alarmingly bad things that happen when you don’t, for both your brain and body. Learn more about sleep’s impact on your learning, memory, immune system and even your genetic code — as well as some helpful tips for getting some shut-eye.

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NUMBERS > Big Empty Cities. Nur-SULTAN, NAYPYIDAW.. compared to Turin!

Astana Pictures | Photo Gallery of Astana - High-Quality ...
Nur-Sultan (hovestad til Kazakhstan)

Area | 810 kmq
Population | 1 029 556 pers
Density | Population / Area = 1271 pers/kmq

Burma's Capital Looks Like Something Straight Out Of A ...
Naypyidaw (hovedstad til Burma)

Area | 7 054 kmq
Population | 924 628 pers
Density | Population / Area = 131 pers/kmq

Panorama of Turin, with the Mole Antonelliana and the Alps, from Monte dei Cappuccini
Torino (hovedstad til Piemonte-Italia)

Area | 130 kmq
Population | 882 523 pers
Density | Population / Area = 6800 pers/kmq

Reindeer and caribou


Reindeer and caribou are actually the same species, Rangifer tarandus, but there are substantial differences between the two.

Caribou are large, wild, elk-like animals which can be found in northern North America and Greenland, and have never been domesticated.

Reindeer are slightly smaller and were domesticated in northern Eurasia about 2000 years ago. There are still some wild populations of reindeer found in Eurasia but they are best known as a domesticated animal. Today, they are still herded by many Arctic peoples in Europe and Asia who depend on the reindeer for almost everything in their economy including food, clothing and shelter.

Source: PolarTrek