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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.
As Britain decides to leave the European Union, the world reacts in shock, confusion, disappointment but also support. Analysts and common people alike throw in forecasts, trying to anticipate what the local and global consequences of 'Brexit' will be. Read on and you'll find out all there is to know about this historical referendum!
Languages can be tricky, and idioms that make sense only for the people living in their country of origin even more so. But it's also a fun adventure to try to decode them, or better yet, illustrate them. This series of beautiful illustrations created by artist Elly Walton will surely make for a fun, insightful "lesson". Check it out!
The new report issued by the World Health Organization is serious cause for concern. It shows that over 80% of the world's population lives in heavy polluted areas and stresses the grave dangers they are exposed to as a result of that. Read on to find out what else they found and what can we do to stop or at least delay this phenomenon.
According to a 2016 ranking of the world's best universities based on reputation and perceived status, some of UK's universities have slipped down. Read more about what are the reasons behind this and what other universities you can find at the top of this ranking.
The recent spike in global temperatures is further proof that global warning is by no means slowing down. Learn more about NASA's findings on the matter and what this new record means for our planet's future.