The backbone of our agricultural system and food supplies depends in great part on plants and the microorganisms that surround them. However, these days we’re facing a biodiversity loss that is affecting the production of crops, and the problem is going mostly unnoticed.

According to a report from the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the biodiversity for food and agriculture at a genetic level is in decline.

This means that farmers, both at a local and industrialized levels, are harvesting less variety of organic resources for their crops, putting at risk the survival of some agricultural plant species…


The issue of the long shifts doctors work has always been a constant debate, but the reason for it is entirely selfless, howbeit damaging.

The medical profession is highly revered, and doctors have one of the most tasking and sacred jobs in the world, which is saving lives.

To do this, they work incredibly long hours, with very little sleep. Before 2003, when the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, reduced the work-time of doctors, residents worked about 100 to 120 hours per week.

Two young doctors sitting in corridor tired after operation | Shutterstock

After complaints about the horrendous working time, the ACGME cut it down and set 60 hours…


5 Ways to Make Your Commute Less Miserable In the Mornings

Commuting can be such a chore, which is quite unfortunate because a chore is the last thing we all want to deal with on our way to work.

For some, their commute is that insane period spent fretting over the workload waiting at the office, while for others, it’s the time spent fuming over traffic, bad drivers, or if you’re on a bus or train, annoying people.

If you hate the time spent commuting to and from work, you’re not alone. A 2015 Ford survey revealed that workers find…


Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton shocked the world when they started dating in 2016 but they surely are a darling couple. The lovebirds, who claim they saved one another, share an enviable fairytale romance, but things were much complicated for them before they hit it off.

A couple that makes it through hard times together, stays together. Such is the case of Stefani and Blake, who were going through pretty tough times when they met after Gwen joined Adam Levine, Pharrell Williams, and Blake as a coach on “The Voice.”

Gwen and Blake were starting to become good friends…


They say morning shows the day, but your coffee is what really does it. Starting your day off with a good cup of coffee can make you feel great all day long. You don’t need a barista to treat yourself to a good cup of coffee — all you have to do is follow some simple steps!

Making a great cup of coffee is simpler than you think. It doesn’t matter what kind of coffee you drink, simply follow these expert-recommended steps to make yourself the best cup of coffee you’ve ever had. Bragging rights are just an added bonus!

Pouring coffee into a cup. | Source: Pexels


Insulin is the lifeline of people with Type 1 diabetes. Without it, millions of lives would be exposed to life-threatening risks. Although it is included on the Model List of Essential Medicines formulated by the World Health Organization, insulin is not readily available. Moreover, the prices of insulin have tripled in the United States, making it hard for people to afford it.

Inventor Frederick Banting, the man who discovered insulin, refused to put his name on the patent because it was unethical for a doctor to profit from a life-saving discovery. …


Meghan Markle came, fought, and conquered the royal fashion world when she became a part of the royal family in 2016. When she got pregnant, her roll didn’t slow down in the least.

Of course, her fellow royal fashionistas like Kate Middleton, not to mention her dedicated arm candy Prince Harry, are also killing it in London and throughout the world.

The Duchess of Sussex, however, received lots of attention when she and her husband announced that they were expecting. Now, she’s almost ready to pop, and to tell the truth, we’re going to miss those pregnancy outfits.

Meghan Markle | Getty Images

So before…


Meghan Markle came, fought, and conquered the royal fashion world when she became a part of the royal family in 2016. When she got pregnant, her roll didn’t slow down in the least.

Of course, her fellow royal fashionistas like Kate Middleton, not to mention her dedicated arm candy Prince Harry, are also killing it in London and throughout the world.

The Duchess of Sussex, however, received lots of attention when she and her husband announced that they were expecting. Now, she’s almost ready to pop, and to tell the truth, we’re going to miss those pregnancy outfits.

Meghan Markle | Getty Images

So before…


Whether you’ve watched all seasons of “Game of Thrones” or are just getting into it thanks to the endless hype surrounding the final season, you’d do well to focus on a few episodes which best carry the show’s main storyline.

Without a plot, the show’s action is not nearly as hard-hitting and intense as it could be. So for all you “Game of Thrones” newbies, don’t do yourself the disservice.

Seven seasons would be hard to watch in the remaining days before the final season of the show stars. …


For some of us, seasonal allergies make it impossible to enjoy the springtime with its vibrant colors and clear skies. There might be a few ways to successfully combat our body’s reactions though.

If at springtime you find yourself sneezing, coughing, having a runny nose or itchy eyes, nose, or mouth, you may be a victim of seasonal allergies. The technical term for this pesky illness is hay fever or allergic rhinitis.

You may have tried a few other things to overcome allergic rhinitis, perhaps traditional fixes or over-the-counter medicine. …

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