"Dusking" entails sitting and observing dusk, embracing the tranquil transition between day and night. The term stems from waiting for darkness before using lights, fostering a communal end to the day.
Behavior Science Explains Why the Japanese Practice of Kaizen, or Continuous Improvement, Will Accelerate Your Success
Kaizen is widely associated with Toyota, which made the practice famous in its factories. The term literally translates as ‘good change’, and the general concept dates all the way back to ancient Rome.
10 money mistakes to avoid on the path to financial wellness
The author gives an American view on money matters, highlighting mistakes like insufficient savings, overemphasis on cash, undiversified investments, neglecting estate planning, ignoring tax liabilities, and excessive fees to money managers.
Speedy new species of snake uncovered in Australia
Australia boasts the world's largest number of reptile species, and among them is the desert whip snake, which is the 15th species of whip snake found in arid habitats and outback towns across the country. This unique reptile is characterized by its bluish body and distinctive copper head and tail.
Comparing superagers to typical older adults reveals significant lifestyle and brain structure differences
The study identifies "superagers" with youthful memory abilities, showing they have distinct brain structures, better mental health, faster movement speeds, and specific lifestyle factors.
Australia's first 'wellbeing budget' shows mixed results across health and environment
Australia's first "wellbeing budget" shows mixed results in health and environment. Other countries, like Scotland, New Zealand, and Germany, already use wellbeing measures in their budgets, employing 50 indicators for evaluation.
Here's The Real Reason You Need to Take Your Laptop Out at Airports
Laptops and electronic devices must be out of bags for more effective screening as batteries and mechanical components are dense, which hinders effective X-ray penetration.
Chronic back pain isn't influenced by 'good' posture. The brain plays a bigger role than expected, experts say
One in six Australians live with chronic back pain—a distressing and life-changing condition. Researchers are now dispelling a long-held myth about the cause.
A rose in every cheek: 100 years of Vegemite, the wartime spread that became an Aussie icon
This article describes Vegemite's evolution from its World War I origins to its enduring status as an Australian cultural staple, highlighting early challenges, its World War II popularity boost, and its ongoing prevalence in Australian homes.
South Koreans become a year or two younger as traditional way of counting age scrapped
South Korea has implemented new laws mandating the international method of age calculation, replacing the traditional system, effectively making South Koreans legally a year or two younger.