Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Don't trust social media

You look at Facebook or Instagram and go like...'Oh, wow! I want a life just like my favourite rapper/friend/vlogger.' Well, don't envy them because what you see in the pictures might just be far from the truth:

And you? Are you living the insta lie?



On social media we pretend to feel like we don't feel. Of course, when we meet an old classmate on the street we tell him or her the absolute truth about ourselves. Right? Not really. Of course: when interacting with other people we almost always pretend we are doing great and everything is tippety top! If we are lucky there are a few people around us who we feel we can be honest with. People we can really talk to. In person, via telephone or...via social media.

What does Social Media do to us? The lady in this Ted Talk tries to answer that question:



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Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Harnassing the power of the sun

Traveling by train is often easier, cheaper and more environment friendly than traveling by car. In Australia they've taken the next step: a train that runs purely on the power of the sun.



And there are more ideas to harnass the power of the sun:



We are running out of oil, coals is something from the old days so we simply must convert to alternative energy resources. Unless we want to go back to living in the Dark Ages.




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Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Our world

Yes, the world would probably look a whole lot better without people on it. But who would smile watching people like this man?



But seriously: what would the world look like without you and me and everyone we know and don't in it?




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