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Andreea Udescu

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Andreea is a recent graduate of the University of Bucharest, where she earned a Bachelor's degree in American Cultural Studies. She's currently enrolled in a Master's program in the same field with a particular interest in literature and media studies. She makes the most of her leisure time by reading mystery novels, playing video games and pursuing her greatest passion, photography.

Physical inactivity is costing us billions of dollars, study finds

Experts agree that physical inactivity has become a global pandemic that requires urgent global measures. From loss of productivity to healthcare costs for major diseases such as diabetes and cancer, physical inactivity is to blame for hurting the global economy to a large extent. Dr. Ding, who led the study in question, suggests that such research aims to raise awareness of the dangers of this pandemic and urge governments to invest more in programs that encourage physical activity. Read on to find out more about this worrisome study.

Mayan tomb holding the secrets of the “snake dynasty” discovered in...

The find is a game changer for archaeologists who have been working in the area for over a century. A royal tomb, treasures and panels covered in hieroglyphics give us a glimpse into the history of the mysterious "snake dynasty", which ruled over several areas of Belize during the seventh century. Read on to find out all about this grand archaeological discovery!

Apple will be paying hackers thousands of dollars, here’s why

In September, Apple will be joining a large group of tech companies that have implemented bug-bounty programs to take care of the critical bugs that appear in their software. The tech giant is offering up to $200,000 to hackers, depending on the vulnerability they find. Read on to find out more about Apple's bold endeavor!

4 ways to avoid food poisoning on your summer travels

It's easy to lose sight of health precautions when you're having fun traveling, and to make mistakes that may eventually lead to indigestion, food poisoning and the like. Here are 4 ways in which you can prevent these problems, check them out!

Samsung unveils the new Galaxy Note 7 phablet, and its features...

With the same high-end, premium design that made Galaxy S7 Edge extremely popular and lots of high-end features, Samsung's new release aims to take the phablet market by storm. Read on to find out all about it!

A 3000 year-old Bronze Age settlement has been unearthed in England

History is made as a 3,000 year-old community is unearthed in England, UK, by an archaeological team working at the site. The discovery invites us to expand our knowledge about the Bronze Age, so read on to find out all about it!

Solar plane completes first zero-fuel flight around the world

Solar Impulse 2 aims to show that renewable energy sources and clean technology can potentially alter the way we travel. Read on to find out all about this historical flight!

Erasmus may exclude British students from now on

As Britain faces potential exclusion from the popular student exchange programme, Erasmus UK director Ruth Sinclair-Jones evaluates the situation and voices her concern for the future. Read on to find out more about this disheartening turn of events for British academia.

Erdoğan declares 3-month state of emergency following the failed coup

On Wednesday, Turkish president Recep Erdoğan has declared, in a public address, a 3-month state of emergency in Turkey, following last week's failed coup. Read on to find out why Erdoğan's move is considered dangerous and controversial, and what experts have to say about it!

The psychology behind the new ‘Pokemon Go’ craze

Psychologists explain why is it that Pokemon Go has turned into a global craze practically overnight. Read on to find out what they have to say about it!