The countries rounding out the top are all in Northern Europe, according to the World Happiness Report, a study commissioned by the United Nations, which found that those countries with a healthy balance between work and home life and even community features like bike trails can vastly improve our quality of life, the study found.
It’s the greenest clean: a shower that reuses water to wash your clothes. But before you turn off the tap on the idea, it’s not as dirty as you might think, and could save you more than money.
Each year, millions of dollars and billions of gallons of water go down the drain. Showers and washing machines account for just under half of our household water use. Washing clothes are the main culprit. A four-person household consumes about 12,000 gallons per year (30 to 40 gallons per load x 300 loads), according to the Alliance for Water Efficiency (although newer models cut that figure in half). Even a four-minute shower draws about 20 gallons of water.
Sweet Corn at the Farmer's Market (Heather Parlato/LAist) A study published today finds that rats with prolonged exposure to roundup-ridden corn found suffered health problems including mammary tumors and severe liver and kidney damage.
One step to fighting the obesity battle might just be printed on the back of your food package. New research published in the journal Agricultural Economics suggests that people who read nutrition labels tend to be slimmer than those who don't.
The grass may not always be green, but the pastures are certainly productive. The livestock of Mongolia are responsible for a third of that country’s GDP. In Morocco they deliver 25 percent. In Sudan and Senegal, 80 percent of agricultural productivity comes from pastures. The herds of alpaca, vicuña, llama, and guanaco in the Andes provide food, fuel, clothing, and transportation. Cashmere goats are moneymakers in Tibet. Cattle dung is the main fuel and fertilizer in rural India. Yaks feed millions in central Asia. The global market for camel milk is $10 billion. While minding their animals, pastoralists tend trees producing gum arabic that turns up in everything from Coca-Cola to paint; they harvest thousands of tons of medicinal plants and honey by the tanker-load; they escort desert tourists and guard wildlife. Oh, and they produce meat—the most popular foodstuff on Earth.
Sharing your scoops to your social media accounts is a must to distribute your curated content. Not only will it drive traffic and leads through your content, but it will help show your expertise with your followers.
How to integrate my topics' content to my website?
Integrating your curated content to your website or blog will allow you to increase your website visitors’ engagement, boost SEO and acquire new visitors. By redirecting your social media traffic to your website, Scoop.it will also help you generate more qualified traffic and leads from your curation work.
Distributing your curated content through a newsletter is a great way to nurture and engage your email subscribers will developing your traffic and visibility.
Creating engaging newsletters with your curated content is really easy.