For many of us, the last earnest attempt at journaling we made was somewhere very painful in our adolescence. And it probably had something to
Looking out at the landscape of 2020, it’s clear that there will be a new normal. Will we all wear masks all of the time?
Even holistic health advocates can barely keep up with health food news. And for good reason – those waters can get really murky. Is avocado
Evidence suggests that laziness doesn’t exist at all. Laziness exists only for the person throwing the stone, and not for the person at which the
Up to 40,000 years ago, an important evolutionary shift occurred — dogs stopped being foes and began being friends. They began lurking around the outskirts of human settlements, waiting for scraps (and ear scratches.)
Perhaps 20,000 years ago, dogs started to travel with humans as companions, helping to hunt, herd, keep watch, and (presumably) snuggle.
Conversely, cats sort of… domesticated themselves (in a very feline way.) Perhaps 12,000 years ago, a specific cat species had a genetic mutation which encouraged them not to fear humans. (Plus, they’re born pest hunters.)
So if you think about it…
For tens of thousands of years, we as a race have continuously decided we’d rather live with our canine and feline pals than without them.
Around 2,700 B.C.E., King Shen Nong of China made a mistake.
They say it’s just a legend, but if it’s true…
King Shen Nong changed the world forever with an oopsie.
He made tea.
And it only took the Chinese another 700 years to figure out that tea had healing properties and could be applied to herbal medicine. (A much shorter time than it took the rest of us.)