Houseplants are powerful air purifiers and give the home a relaxing and cosy atmosphere. However, many houseplants need a lot of light, so having them in the house can be a problem.
Fortunately, there are some plants that thrive without a lot of light. These plants are a great way to improve the look of your home, enjoy good air purification and bring a bit of greenery into your daily life even when there is little light.
Here are 10 examples of house plants that do not need light.
Rising global temperatures also mean rising ocean temperatures, as well as their pollution due to human activity. For years now, it has been observed how water temperatures are slowly killing coral reefs around the world.
The warm water causes the algae that cover the corals, the ones that give them their typical bright colour, to detach. Once the algae have detached, the corals suddenly turn white and then die. Many of the world's coral reefs are now dead and irrecoverable.
Some Italian researchers may now have discovered a new turmeric-based method to save corals from discolouration and thus death.
Fantasy, educational novels and thrillers: the Top 10 best-selling novels ever offers some surprises, but also many very famous works, which have often been turned into movies.
Among the best-selling books in history are many sacred texts such as the "Bible" and the "Koran," for which making an estimate of sales is very difficult (but we are talking about billions of copies).
Excluding sacred texts and literary works initially published peridically in several separate volumes (such as "Lord of the Rings" and "Don Quixote"), here are what are the best-selling novels in history.
These museums offer a unique experience that combines art, science and optical illusions to challenge visitors' perception of reality.
Here you can experience walking on a ceiling, becoming a giant, or disappearing into a swirl of colors.
Illusion museums are designed to stimulate the mind and make you challenge your perception of reality. In this article we will take you on a journey through some of the best illusion museums in the world, from New York to Istanbul to New Delhi. You will discover what their most amazing attractions are and how they can change your perception of the world.
Are you ready to be surprised and enchanted? Then take a seat and let's begin our journey through the 10 incredible museums of illusions in the world.
The Pomodoro technique (also known as Tomato Technique) is designed to help people concentrate on their work by breaking it down into manageable chunks.
By working in short, focused intervals, people can avoid distractions and maintain concentration. The technique also encourages people to take regular breaks, which can help prevent burnout and increase creativity.
By using the Pomodoro technique, people can increase their productivity and achieve more in less time. Find out more about this interesting technique.
Every language has its own characteristics that make it unique and special, even in pronunciation. Interesting, from this point of view, to know which Italian cities are the most difficult for foreigners to pronounce.
This is revealed by Preply, a global language learning platform, which has carried out a study on the Italian cities, provinces and regions where people have the most difficulty in correct pronunciation, so much so that it would take more than one listening before they are assimilated and repeated correctly.
Let us therefore discover in detail which Italian cities are the most difficult for foreigners to pronounce.
Cats have always inspired artists of all ages and genres, often becoming the protagonists of works of art of great historical and cultural significance.
In this photo gallery we will take you on a discovery of five famous paintings in which felines are the absolute protagonists, admiring how their beauty, majesty and mystery have inspired great artists of all times. You will discover how these animals have been represented through the centuries, in different forms and styles, creating works of art of great visual and emotional impact.
Are you ready to enter the magical world of cats in art? Let's get started!
Climate change is presenting us with greater and different challenges than ever before. In fact, the lack of rainfall and snowfall is pushing the world towards water shortages. Of course, we are not only talking about drinking water, which is used to quench our thirst, but also the water needed for energy plants and agriculture.
Some of our behaviors in fact, still linked to the old habits of abundance of our parents, are totally detrimental to the environment, as well as useless for practical purposes. Of course, there is a lack of proper environmental culture in schools in the first place, and that is where we step in.
In this little guide, we want to give you 10 quick tips on how to save water in everyday life.
The luxury market has historically been one of the most profitable sectors of the world economy.
Over the years, a number of companies have consolidated their position as industry leaders through high-quality products, strong branding, and a focus on design and customer experience.
In this article, we will explore the luxury brands with the highest turnover in 2022, analyzing their successful strategies and the factors that have led to their leading position in the industry.
If you are interested in the world of luxury and would like to find out which companies have the best results in 2022, this article is for you.
It often happens, especially during adolescence, that one realizes that one is more gifted in languages than in mathematics, or vice versa. Or that one's thought processes are different from those of a friend or classmate. This aspect depends not only on personal interests, but also on the way our brains work.
In fact, the way to process information is different from person to person, but it can be grouped into some predefined categories. Some are more predisposed to creative work, others to relationships with other people, and still others can hear and understand music in a way unthinkable for others.
According to a study carried out since the 1980s by the American psychologist Howard Gardner, we have as many as nine different types of intelligence, to which the tenth would be added. These intelligences could also theoretically be linked to certain types of jobs.
Food has undoubtedly been of paramount importance in the development of our modern civilization. Food in particular made our bodies stronger and helped extend the average lifespan of early humans by many decades.
The ability to create particular foods and dishes, in short, to process food, is still valued today, and, interestingly, many of the things that are the basis of our meals go back to ideas far into the past. Bread, wine, beer, oil, cheese, so many things go back even thousands of years.
In this short article, we will take you along with us to discover the origins of our most common foods.
A surprising scientific research conducted in 2021 and published in the journal Frontiers in Psychology revealed that pigs can play video games with their snouts.
Hamlet, Omelette, Ebony and Ivory, the pigs involved in the experiment, were trained to use an arcade-style joystick to drive an on-screen cursor against walls.
The researchers stated that the pigs' understanding of associating the stick and the game "is no mean feat".
We asked the artificial intelligence to try to imagine pigs playing video games, and here is the result.