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Life In Chernobyl After The Accident: Nature Wins The Battle Against Civilization


Pripyat. There are so many people who haven’t heard of this town. The great are of Chernobyl was completely evacuated after the nuclear accident in 1986. The Internet is full of slightly creepy photographs from the ghost town with crumbling buildings and rusting machinery.

However, we’d like to show you some different Pripyat. Pripyat – where in less than 30 years nature becomes predominant. No monsters from gruesome video games live there, only birds sing and the nature thrives.

38 Maps They Didn’t Teach You At School


When we collected a list of 40 maps that you never would have seen in school, you guys totally loved them, so we’re back with more. If maps are one of the main ways that we understand the world we live in (and how people elsewhere in the world live), then it’s no surprise that people are always coming up with new ways to use them to display information.

Every single one of these maps reveals different fun and interesting facts, from which we can make some interesting inferences. There’s usually no better way to illustrate the economic, social and cultural differences between different parts of the world than by displaying them on a map.

10 underrated herbs and spices and their health benefits

10 underrated herbs and spices and their health benefits

We often think of herbs and spices as just a way to make a meal tastier or prettier to look at but did you know they're jam-packed full of health benefits? That's right - your spice rack is a nutritional wonderland and it's high time you took advantage of it. Here are the best herbs and spices to incorporate into your diet according to nutrition expert, Lisa Guy. 


10 underrated herbs and spices and their health benefits


Sage has many wonderful health benefits including being an excellent memory enhancer. Sage has also been shown to benefit mild Alzheimer’s suffers with word recall. Sage is rich in rosmarinic acid which helps reduce inflammation in the body and has a potent antioxidant action. This health-promoting herb can also help lower cholesterol and triglyceride levels, and has been traditionally used by menopausal women to ease hot flushes.

10 underrated herbs and spices and their health benefits


This lovely warming herb helps stimulate digestion and appetite. It can help sooth an upset stomach, relieve indigestion, excess wind, and nausea, and is beneficial for alleviating diarrhoea. Cinnamon has been found to help keep blood sugar levels balanced, making it an ideal spice for diabetics. Cinnamon is also very high in antioxidants, containing the super antioxidant glutathione, and helps improve10 underrated herbs and spices and their health benefits

How to Increase Red Blood Cell Count


If you are feeling weak and lethargic, it could be that you are suffering from anemia. A lack of iron and other nutrients is the most common cause of a low red blood cell count. Low hemoglobin levels and a low red blood cell count are two of the hallmark signs of malnutrition, nutritional deficiencies and, in some cases, detrimental diseases like leukemia. To increase your red blood cell count, start with Step 1 below.

A lack of self-confidence is related to a number of other emotional and mental well-being issues that affect all aspects of one’s life. People with low self-esteem have more trouble dealing with failure, or what they perceive to be failure. They tend to experience social anxiety, making social interaction more difficult and stressful than they should be. This self-confidence related anxiety will make people view society as a whole more pessimistically. Needless to say, a lack of self-confidence causes a lot of problems.

The quotes below won’t fix your self-esteem for you, but they may give you a new perspective on what fuels low self-confidence and how you can reshape the way you think about yourself.

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