Hirola: Africa’s Rarest Antelope

Africa’s Rarest Antelope On the border of Kenya and Somalia lives a beautiful creature that is critically endangered: the Hirola, or “Hunter’s antelope.” The global population is around 600 animals, and it is the only existing member of its genus, Beatragus. “The loss of the Hirola would be the first extinction of a mammalian genus…

South Africa’s Solar Powered Airport

  In a huge stride forward in green energy and sustainability, South Africa has unveiled the continent’s very first solar powered airport. George Airport — located halfway between Port Elizabeth and Cape Town — has set new standards for sustainable air travel. The airport will meet 41% of its energy demand from 200 square meters…

Rewire Your Brain for Positive Thinking

  The human brain is a system of electrical impulses, the map of which is the shape of your thoughts. Neurons communicate by transmitting electric signals between them and these signals are created by the exchange of chemicals in the synapses. And the more times you think a certain thought, the more it is electro-chemically…

All About Bicycles Against Poverty

  The mission of Bicycles Against Poverty is all about ensuring sustainable transportation for an underprivileged community. Their mission states: “Bicycles Against Poverty utilizes bicycles to increase accessibility to critical resources, facilitate community cooperation, and build financial management skills among low income entrepreneurs.”   The organization has focused their attention on East Africa, specifically in…

Marco Rubio sees Sunset

  It looks like Marco Rubio’s dream of becoming President might be all but a distant mirage of the past. The once fresh faced favorite got himself dirty brawling in the mud with Donald Trump who emerged unscathed, but it doesn’t seem to have done the Florida Senator any good. Rubio trails Trump 26% to 40% in his home…