Posts Categorized: Body

Smartphones are perfectly designed to disrupt sleep

The mobile phone is possibly one of the most important tools we’ve ever developed, allowing us almost ubiquitous access to information and communication. And oddly, it’s also one of the most harmful, keeping us up late into the night working, answering emails, texts or just playing on social media. Because they keep us mentally engaged… Read more »

Yoga Joes – Kickstarter project to get the army men doing yoga

Little plastic army men doing yoga? You bet. Introducing the Yoga Joes – a set of six yoga poses done by little army guys dressed like they are in World War II. The little yoga fellows are designed by Dan Abramson who created the Brogamats (remember the originality of a yoga mat that looks like… Read more »

Self discovery through fasting

An interesting and thoughtful post about fasting on Mondays. It’s interesting not only because intermittent fasting seemed to really help Marius keep his weight under control, but also because it raises some thoughtful questions about our relationship with food. We live, for the most part in the West, in a society where food is always… Read more »

Should you stop washing

We’ve all heard the stories – don’t wash your hair for long enough and it becomes “self-cleaning”. It sounds tantalizing, but not many of us are brave enough to actually try it. Well it turns out the hippies might have been right – washing might not be the answer. Soaps, perfumes and other cosmetic products,… Read more »

Could air bubbles help eradicate malaria

Malaria still kills. It’s hard to believe living in Western Europe where the disease poses almost no threat at all. Here’s an ingenious and cheap solution to the problem though; generate air bubbles at regular intervals in stagnant water to basically curb the breeding grounds for mosquitoes.