November 18, 2019

Motorola Revamps Classic Razr as Cutting-Edge Foldable Smartphone

Anyone who had a cell phone in the early 2000s will remember the Motorola Razr fondly. With its ultra-thin profile and the satisfying snap it made when closing, it was the height of fashionable technology. Of course, a lot has changed since the original Razr debuted in 2004 and Motorola has long been overshadowed when it comes to smartphones.

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November 8, 2019

Italy Becomes First Country to Make Climate Change Education Mandatory

Italy is stepping up to the plate when it comes to climate change by ensuring that their youth is educated on the topic. When the 2020 school year starts, Italy will be the first country in the world to include mandatory teaching hours about matters linked to climate issues. According to Lorenzo Fioramonti, Minister of Education, there will be 33 hours a year built into the curriculum regarding this urgent topic.

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November 4, 2019

Microsoft Japan’s 3-Day Weekend Experiment Boosted Productivity by 40%

People in Japan are known for their extreme work culture, but working around the clock is harmful for both the mental and physical health of many employees. The country has even coined its own term for the issue, karoshi, which translates as “death by overwork.” That’s why Microsoft Japan decided to experiment by introducing the Work Life Choice Challenge, giving its 2,300 employees a reduced, 4-day work week (every Friday off)

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October 30, 2019

Morgan Freeman Turns His Ranch into a Honey Bee Sanctuary

As an actor, film director, and philanthropist, Morgan Freeman is quite the busy bee. Now, it seems the multifaceted man can add “beekeeper” to his impressive list of vocations. The star first mentioned his beekeeping passion project back in 2014 on an episode of The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, during which he stressed the importance of preserving wild bees to maintain a balanced environment.

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