João Pires

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Why Being an Introvert May Be Better for Your Mental Health

We value extroversion in education and work, but a recent study shows alone time may have earned an unnecessarily bad rep.<p>It's official: we're worn out. Scientifically knackered. Two-thirds of adults told researchers at Durham University that they need more rest, in a global study that surveyed …

Psychology

From Diesel to Compressed Natural Gas – Press Releases on CSRwire.com

SYOSSET, N.Y. , Apr. 05 /CSRwire/ - Emerald is proud to announce its conversion to Penske Truck Leasing compressed natural gas (CNG) fueled trucks. …

Can you power a business on 100% renewable energy? Ikea wants to try

An increasing number of big businesses including Google and Mars are opting to get their power from renewables – helping the planet and their profit margins<p>In 2012, Ikea made headlines with its pledge to completely power its stores with renewable energy by 2020. Last week, HP, the US-based …

Renewable Energy

You Don’t Need More Free Time

AMERICANS work some of the longest hours in the Western world, and many struggle to achieve a healthy balance between work and life. As a result, there is an understandable tendency to assume that the problem we face is one of <i>quantity</i>: We simply do not have enough free time. “If I could just get a …

Stanford University

A Universal Basic Income Is The Bipartisan Solution To Poverty We've Been Waiting For

What if the government simply paid everyone enough so that no one was poor? It’s an insane idea that’s gaining an unlikely alliance of supporters.<p>There’s a simple way to end poverty: the government just gives everyone enough money, so nobody is poor. No ifs, buts, conditions, or tests. Everyone …

Income Inequality