Pierre Pereira

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Want to know what sea level rise will do to the environment? There’s an app for that

The oceans are rising and already creating problems from Boston to Miami<p>The oceans are rising and already creating problems from Boston to Miami. But the true scope of what the world is in for is hard to imagine.<p>Standing on dry land today and knowing that it will be underwater by 2100 is …

Global Warming

Jeff Bezos Just Shared His Secret for Amazon's Success (and Yours as Well) | Inc.com

Every so often you come across a concept so elegant in its simplicity that you can't help but be drawn to it because of how easily it reduces even the most complex set of ideas into something short and memorable. For example, Malcolm Gladwell's <i>Tipping Point</i>, or Robert Fulgham's <i>All I Really Need to</i> …

Business Strategy

Photographing a Black Hole: Historic Campaign Now Underway

The campaign to capture the first-ever image of a black hole has begun.<p>From today (April 5) through April 14, astronomers will use a system of radio …

Well, This Might Be The Most Artistic Climate Change Ad You’ve Ever Seen

<b>WHAT:</b> “A Love Song”, a poetic tribute to Earth from a group of U.K. charities and organizations committed to tackling climate change.<p><b>WHO:</b> The Climate Coalition, Ridley Scott Associates<p><b>WHY WE CARE:</b> When Charles Dance’s says, darkly, “I’ve heard talk of a quiet violence waiting at the water’s edge,” …

5 heart attack warning signs never to ignore

That unwell, breathless, overwhelmingly tired feeling you’re having could be the first sign of a heart attack. Will you or your doctor dismiss it as just the flu?<p>February is American Heart Month and Feb. 3 marks National Wear Red Day — created to raise awareness about women and heart disease. It’s …

Genealogy

3 Mountains Taller Than Everest

<b>by James Hunt</b><p>At almost 30,000 feet, Mount Everest may seem like it's as tall and as high a mountain as has ever existed. But the title of Tallest …

Mauna Kea

A cut above: Artem's special effects studio – in pictures

Artem has been producing special effects for film, theatre and TV for nearly 30 years, teaming designers from a range of disciplines as diverse as architecture, interior design, sculpture, graphic design, illustration and engineering<p>Blood, guts and fireballs: Zoe Williams visits Artem’s SFX studio

Special Effects

Researchers Say They've Figured Out What Makes People Reject Science, And It's Not Ignorance

Why some people believe Earth is flat.<p>A lot happened in 2016, but one of the biggest cultural shifts was the rise of fake news - where claims with no …

Fake News

Last Time The Ocean Was This Hot, Sea Levels Got Up to 9 Metres Higher

A glimpse of what's to come?<p>More than 100,000 years ago, a period of unusually warm sea surface temperatures saw the oceans rise up to 9 metres …

Global Warming

10 must-read biographies of brightest entrepreneurs

Share26<p>Tweet<p>Share34<p>+11<p>Shares 61<p>Books are a terrific source of inspiration, a distillation of years of wisdom, a constant friend, a flight of the …

5 habits worth cultivating in 2017, according to a dietitian

Whether you make formal New Year’s resolutions or not, the changing of the calendar often leads to contemplating what changes we might like to see in our lives. On the nutrition front, these are my top five picks for habits worth cultivating in 2017.<p>Cook more<p>Creating and serving even the simplest …

Plant-Based Diet

Top 10 South African Campsites.

<i>First published in Sawubona Magazine September 2017.</i><p>There’s really no better place to unwind, commune with nature and bond with family than in a …

South Africa

5 Ways To Tweak Your Dinners For Weight Loss

Despite your best intentions every morning, you somehow find yourself inhaling entire containers of pad thai and shrimp fried rice on the couch at the end of the day. How come your healthy eating goals always seem to fall by the wayside come dinnertime?<p>"People tend to do more emotional eating at …

10 Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your Startup's Millennial Workers | Inc.com

Millennials suffer from an undeserved bad rap. I see a lot of workers from "older generations" look down on them. They're often deemed to be disloyal, entitled, or just plain lazy, but the way I see it, <b>they're simply misunderstood</b>.<p>This is nothing new.<p>Every generation has differed from the one that …

The Workplace

This Is Exactly How To Work Your Way Up To A Handstand

Ask any yogi, and they’ll tell you the handstand is one of the most (if not <i>the</i> most) intimidating poses. To accomplish this move, you need a lot of …