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New Research Proves that Your Brain Can Still Regenerate Even in Old Age

Maybe old dogs can’t learn new tricks, but what about elderly people? There’s no denying that as humans get older, we seem to slowly lose our brain capacity. For decades, we’ve been told that aging naturally leads to the death of brain cells, but new research is challenging this myth. The big question is can the human brain continue to regenerate even as we age?

>>New Research Proves that Your Brain Can Still Regenerate Even in Old Age

An Elderly Night Club Organizes Tea Party Raves

There’s a lot that can be said about the problem of loneliness for older people in the Western World. There seems to be a new and innovative solution, however, as Tea Party Raves are growing in popularity. The Posh Club in South London has been organizing these rave parties for the elderly and they include much more than just lukewarm tea and talking cones. Instead, there’s music blasting from the speakers and alcohol on the tables!

>>An Elderly Night Club Organizes Tea Party Raves

There Is No Healthy Type of Soda

Who doesn’t enjoy a can of soda while watching Tv or eating dinner? We as Americans consider this habit as our special way of relaxing after a stressful day. However, you’ve probably heard someone on the news, or a friend tell you these beverages are not healthy for you; and they are right. You may love drinking soda, but there’s no denying that it’s bad for your health. In fact, strong evidence says that the habit of consuming soda regularly can have long-lasting negative consequences on the body…

>>There Is No Healthy Type of Soda

Organic Burial Pods – A New Alternative to the Traditional Graveyards

Burials may not be a fun subject to talk about but with nearly 8 billion people on the planet right now, it’s definitely important. And given how many different types of burials people have come up with so far, it’s actually quite a “lively” conversation to have.

>>Organic Burial Pods – A New Alternative to the Traditional Graveyards

The Irwin Family Opens an Elephant Sanctuary

Steve Irwin has accomplished a lot of great things for wildlife awareness and preservation in his life. Together with his wife, Terry Irwin, he created the edutainment series, “The Crocodile Hunter” and founded the “Steve Irwin Conservation Foundation.” He did pass away in 2006, however, too soon to have accomplished everything he wanted.

>>The Irwin Family Opens an Elephant Sanctuary

Having more trees around us reduces stress

A research done by the University of Illinois and the University of Hong Kong has determined something that’s hopefully not a surprise to many people – having more trees around us can help reduce stress. The researchers showed several 6-minute long 3D clips to 160 participants after first subjecting them to various stressful situations – delivering speeches, performing tests, etc. The video clips showed cities with varying densities of tree covers.

>>Having more trees around us reduces stress

Scientists Explain How Losing Your Will To Live Can Lead to Death

Have you heard about “give-up-itis”? It’s not some made-up term but a real medical condition that is different from suicide or depression. Give-up-itis is a medical condition that occurs when a person loses their will to be alive which suddenly leads to death without any physical cause.

>>Scientists Explain How Losing Your Will To Live Can Lead to Death

A converted bus provides low-income neighborhoods with fresh produce

Every big city has plenty of neighborhoods that are often ignored. Many low-income neighborhoods have residents who find it difficult to put food on their tables despite working full-time jobs or multiple jobs at once. In such places, having access to an affordable source of fresh vegetables and fruits is a godsend. One good example is Old Meadow Lane in Lawrence Heights, Ontario. In that neighborhood, there are quite a few overpriced grocery chains.

>>A converted bus provides low-income neighborhoods with fresh produce

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