Do you remember Sim City? The video game, invented in the early 90s, made it possible to take oneself for the mayor of the city, and to build and then manage all the infrastructures necessary for the well-being of the inhabitants. The question remains relevant today, but it is not certain that Mohammed bin Salman, Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, played much in it.
The first mass-produced vehicle known as the Ford T-Model was powered by gasoline. This source of energy which is commonly utilized all over the world enjoyed an absolute monopoly until the first diesel-powered vehicle known as the Mercedes-Benz 260D brought about variety in the automobile world. The hybrid vehicle which was conceptualized in 1899 did not gain popularity until 1997 in form of the Toyota Prius.
Mankind has devised several innovative and incredible ways of managing space in the absence of it. From the building of skyscrapers to the construction of underground railway tracks and stations, humans have come a long way in these endeavours. There is a monorail system that exists in the Chinese city of Chingqing.
A road is a wide ground which is built between two locations where people can walk, ride or drive on, they are usually built-in open spaces. However, in this article I'll get to tell you about 2 different roads which were built to pass through buildings:
Following the years of exploration of mineral resources from the Ogoni Kingdom, the land that cover the area has been polluted with oil spillage. Photo: President Muhammadu Buhari, culled from the Nation The contamination has, grossly, affected that residents of the area to the extent that life could be considered miserable to them.
Fluorescent lighting has been around for over a century and is still a cost-effective way to update aging light fixtures. Fluorescent bulbs are often a more efficient and long-lasting means to give lighting over a big area; yet, simply depending on fluorescent lighting has been demonstrated to have detrimental ergonomic and health implications on both children and adults.
Ken Saro-Wiwa was from Ogoni in Rivers State, South South Nigeria. He was a playwright and environmental activist. He led a campaign against the Royal Dutch Shell Company and the Federal Government for the degradation, oppression, and the retardation of Ogoni land due to the oil exploration in the area.
The rate at which people purchase Sachet and bottled water is on the increase, including in the rural areas. Before now, the streams, Wells and Rivers etc, were the major source of drinking water. But through the civilization of mankind, these sources of drinking water have been polluted by chemicals from industries, microorganisms from refuse dumping and others.
One of the most common accidents that happen all across the globe is a gas leak! Yes, you read that right. You would be surprised to know how common a gas leak is and how it affects not one, but many. There are always several incidents relating to gas leakages on the news, and it is not a surprise when most of the victims are highly injured or even dead.
The Director General of the Bauchi State Environmental Protection Agency, Doctor Ibrahim Kabir has received awards of Excellence and Recognition by the Biological Sciences/Education final Year students of the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Bauchi. During presentation of the awards, The Chairman of the association comrade Aliyu Adamu said the awards were based on his outstanding performance in reshaping the Agency and for his commitments towards keeping the state clean and healthy.
Photo Credit: style craze Drinking hot water is one of the healthiest things you can do, but too much of it can be hazardous to your health. Rather than drinking hot water every time you turn on the faucet, it is preferable to drink warm water.
Over hundreds of thousands of plastic bottles are produced and sold every year, with a great number of the plastics ending up in landfills. You can make money from the plastics bottles while others simply throw them away. Here are ideas on how to make money from plastic bottles waste:
The lungs are a very important organ in the body although most persons do not really pay good attention especially when it had to do with how to keep the lungs cleaned and healthy. The lung is very vulnerable to diseases as a result of polluted air, poor hygiene in practice, and generally poor living habit.
The ability to hear well is something that most of us take for granted. Our ears are accustomed to hearing phones, alarms, doorbells, and other people's voices in our environment. Despite this, many people suffer from some hearing loss and don't even realize it.
Visitors enjoy the sight of maple leaves at the Dashi Lake in Benxi, northeast China's Liaoning province. (Photo by Zhang Jun/People's Daily Online) By Wang Jinhai, Liu Jiahua, People's Daily "We've heard so much about the beautiful maple leaves here.
The Lagos State Government has raised a rigorous warning to bars, lounges, and nightclubs over noise pollution, with a threat to close such businesses and punish defaulters. The Lagos State Government gave this strict warning via a post on its official Facebook page on Sunday 3rd October 2021 with the caption, “LASG reads riot act to bars, lounges, nightclubs over noise pollution”.
The words we choose, shape our lives and are indeed extremely and very powerful; especially when you know that they represent our beliefs, drive, behavior and without a doubt, create our world. Words have power. Its power arises from how we emotionally respond to things "when we read, speak, or hear them".
As you already know, lung cancer is a deadly type of cancer that is caused by excessive smoking. This type of cancer is known to record the highest rate of cancer deaths around the world, especially in the U.S. There are a lot of fun facts about the disease but here are three things you didn't know about lung cancer;
A giant panda is playing on a tree at the Shenshuping base of China Conservation and Research Centre for the Giant Panda in Wenchuan county, Aba Tibetan and Qiang autonomous prefecture, southwest China's Sichuan province, Oct. 3, 2021. (Photo by Liu Guoxing/People's Daily Online)
Photo taken on Oct. 4, 2021 shows an aerial view of a fish-light complementary photovoltaic power generation project in Digang village, Nanxun district, Huzhou city, east China’s Zhejiang province. (Photo by Zhou Hongfeng/People’s Daily Online) By Jiang Nan, People’s Daily