Why We Need To Be Around Nature

Our ancestors have been living amongst natures raw form for millions of years, our bodies and minds have adapted to perceive & sense it. However in the last few hundred years we have crammed ourselves into cities and behind desks & our young children, in classrooms & bedrooms. Evolution has not kept up for modern … Continue reading Why We Need To Be Around Nature

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We Were Definitely Not Designed For Virtual Reality

Virtual Reality can be of some what of an ambiguous term, many associate it with gaming, however I think the big impact topics are telepresence and network communication. Both of which can have great benefits (you can find almost anything you want to learn online, start a business/contribute & keep well connected to people from afar) … Continue reading We Were Definitely Not Designed For Virtual Reality

Why Large Motorcycles Are Not Eco-friendly (and the few that are)

I used to think big bikes were so cool, but not anymore - most of them are gas guzzlers. You wouldn't think so though would you? They weigh so little. Here's why: They experience a lot of aerodynamic drag. They have a drag coefficient of around 1.0 with the rider, modern cars have as little … Continue reading Why Large Motorcycles Are Not Eco-friendly (and the few that are)

The Best Eco-Friendly Commuter Vehicles

Getting public transport can sometimes be the best option for both you and the enviroment, however sometimes we must make a compromise for our convenience. I will be restricting my recommendations in this blog to two wheel vehicles - they really are superior when it comes to eco-friendlyness. 1) Bicycle/electric assisted bicycle Bicycles are without … Continue reading The Best Eco-Friendly Commuter Vehicles

Why You Shouldn’t Worry Too Much About Scientific Dietary Research

Have you noticed every few years a scientific study finds something new or completely denounces a previous study? A good example of conflicting studies is that of fats, I'm not going to go into detail, but one minute a certain kind is bad another time its good in moderation. Forget about all that and use this general rule … Continue reading Why You Shouldn’t Worry Too Much About Scientific Dietary Research

How To Quickly Estimate How Eco-Friendly Something Is

You can get a good idea of how eco-friendly a product is from the financial cost (I understand this cannot be applied to everything*). Generally speaking, the more expensive it is to both purchase & maintain, the more energy has gone into it (production & shipping) and will go into it (maintenance & operation). Examples: … Continue reading How To Quickly Estimate How Eco-Friendly Something Is

How To Be An Eco-Friendly Global Traveler

Sail around the world. This is by far the most environmentally friendly reliable way to travel the globe. Earths natural energy; wind power is harnessed to propel you to any coast. Of course this is not convenient for everyone so here's how to do it the conventional way, with a few compromises of course: 1) … Continue reading How To Be An Eco-Friendly Global Traveler

Heres Why Over-Eating Is Also Bad For The Environment

When we indulge in too much food we often feel guilty for our health & money, but you should feel even more guilty; every extra piece of consumable we buy will have had some sort of negative impact on our environment, here's why: Goods & packaging need to be produced - requiring energy (fuel) to … Continue reading Heres Why Over-Eating Is Also Bad For The Environment

Why You Should Start Calisthenics

Calisthenics is defined as "gymnastic exercises to achieve bodily fitness and grace of movement." It is the essence of working out as naturally as possible. We have been practicing this for thousands of years; all the great warriors trained some form of callisthenics. There is no need to workout in an air-conditioned box with machines … Continue reading Why You Should Start Calisthenics