What would civilization be without beer? A depressing experience, that’s what.
It’s a socket! It’s a road! It’s… both?
A skyscraper filled with food? Sign me up!
Earth is not a bathtub and some places actually experience a sea level drop due to climate change.
Sweden wants its citizens to become proficient in two important skills for the 21st century — and it’s working its way bottom-up.
Is going cashless really a benefit though?
A group of elderly-care nurses working at the Swedish Svartedalens elderly home participated in the first controlled trial of shorter work hours the country held for a decade now. In February, the they switched from an eight-hours to a six-hour working day for the same wage, in an effort to improve productivity and quality of life.
Recycling is still a field where we have much work to do; while you hear talks about it everywhere, it’s still not done at a satisfying scale in most parts of the world. But Sweden is not part of that group. Virtually all of Swedish garbage is recycled; as a matter of fact, they are so good at making garbage