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Verbal Abuse That’s Not Easy to Spot but Indeed Very Harmful

Verbal abuse runs rampant and is the most under reported act of Domestic Violence of them all. More often than not, young girls are raised that this is how we are expected to be treated. Several groups want to point out that it’s not true. However, 62% of tweens (ages 11-14) report that they are aware of their friends being in verbally abusive relationships. 1 in 4 teenage girls, who are in relationships, report enduring repeat verbal abuse. Tweens and teens do not just automatically subject themselves to such relationships,…

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Psychologists Explain How Boring Buildings Are Harmful To Our Mental Health

If you live in a concrete jungle, chances are, you are depressed. The high standards required to live a metropolitan life can put a load of burden on you and then, coupled with a highly demanding job and you’ve got yourself a one-way ticket to stressville. Studies conducted by psychologists have given fascinating results showing that humans are very much affected by the environment we engage with every day, so much so that it affects our mental health. Here are some explanations by psychologists to show us that boring buildings…

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How scientists in Iceland turned harmful greenhouse gases into rocks.

<br> For a modern-day climate scientist, this rock could be magical. A basalt core with carbonate crystals growing inside. Photo from Annette K. Mortensen/University of Southampton. Humans release at least 35 billion tons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere each year, which can be tough on the environment. But what if, alchemy-like, we could take all that carbon dioxide and turn it into rock? At Iceland’s Hellisheidi power plant, that’s what they’ve been trying to do. Photo from Árni Sæberg/University of Southampton. Hellisheidi is a geothermal plant, which means it…

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How scientists in Iceland turned harmful greenhouse gases into rocks.

<br> For a modern-day climate scientist, this rock could be magical. A basalt core with carbonate crystals growing inside. Photo from Annette K. Mortensen/University of Southampton. Humans release at least 35 billion tons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere each year, which can be tough on the environment. But what if, alchemy-like, we could take all that carbon dioxide and turn it into rock? At Iceland’s Hellisheidi power plant, that’s what they’ve been trying to do. Photo from Árni Sæberg/University of Southampton. Hellisheidi is a geothermal plant, which means it…

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