• The Evolutionary Human Family Tree

    The Evolutionary Human Family Tree0

    The Smithsonian Institute Of Natural History put together an interactive human family tree to show how the human species has diverged throughout the evolutionary history. After decades of collecting evidence for the evolution of species, scientists are now able to understand our closest relatives and the common ancestors between humans and other primates. The Human

  • How Much Do We Eat In One Week?

    How Much Do We Eat In One Week?0

    In Chad, $1.23 is enough to feed a family for one week. In the US, a family from North Caroline will spend almost 300 times more to feed the same amount of people. Peter Menzel and Faith D’Aluisio travelled to 24 countries, photographing typical family meals. The result can be seen in the book ‘The

  • 8 Food Pyramids Around The World

    8 Food Pyramids Around The World0

    In 1974, the first pyramid was introduced to the public, in Sweden, with the motto: ‘Good wholesome food at reasonable prices’. Today, every country has its own version of the food pyramid. In China, the food pagoda pays special attention to vegetables as sources of protein. In France, the traditional pyramid is replaced by a

  • School Lunches From Around The World

    School Lunches From Around The World0

    At lunchtime, American children will be fed fried chicken, peas and a chocolate chip cookie. On the other side of the planet, south-Korean will eat tofu, kimchi and fresh veggies. Take a trip around the world on a school food tray, in this series of school lunches. Sources: Huffington Post Sweetgreen

  • Harbin Snow and Ice Festival0

    Most of us have made a snowman and maybe even an igloo that stays standing for about 24 hours, but in Harbin, China, each January, they build a city of snow and ice.  As a city with an average winter temperature of -16.8C, the beautiful images from this event have landed it a spot on

  • The Perfect Christmas Tree, From the Lab

    The Perfect Christmas Tree, From the Lab0

    Healthy noble firs on a Washington farm. Did you know that most Christmas trees are grown on farms? Or that live trees have been carefully bred for smell, color and needle retention (they’re usually cut to make that perfect conical shape, of course). Gary Chastagner, a plant biologist at Washington State University, studies firs, pines