Julie Hambleton has a BSc in Food and Nutrition from the Western University, Canada, is a former certified personal trainer and a competitive runner.
Julie loves food, culture, and health, and enjoys sharing her knowledge to help others make positive changes and live healthier lives.
We’ve got contactless credit cards, smartphones, and smartwatches, but did you know that we have microchips now, too? That’s right: Since 2017 in Sweden, thousands of people have been implanting microchips above their thumb so that they can do nearly everything with just a wave of their hand. Thousands Have Microchips Under Their Skin in […]
Snails are fascinating creatures that can be a delight to observe in their natural habitats. When they invade your house and garden, however, they can quickly become a nuisance. Not only do they leave a trail of slime behind them, but they also have a voracious appetite for plants. This causes damage to your garden […]
It’s hard to fathom how much money one billion dollars is, let alone $180.6 billion – Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos’s current net worth. Irish-American fantasy novel writer Theresa Searcaigh posted this question on her Twitter feed: If billionaires have so much money, why don’t they use it to end poverty? (1,2) Tumblr user Olivesawl responded, […]
Some say that everyone has a doppelganger, or a “twin”, if you will, somewhere in the world. Most of us never meet or know of them. For those of us, however, whose doppelganger is a celebrity, it is much more evident. Back in August of 2021, a photo of a man-made its way around the […]
Cancel culture is an ever-growing, ever-evolving part of today’s society. It seems as though no celebrity or famous person – no matter how adored – is safe from it. That is, all except for one: Snoop Dogg. The rapper and producer dared the world to even try and cancel him. According to him, his fan […]
Language and the words we choose have an incredible impact on people’s lives. This is where the push for gender-neutral and gender-inclusive terms comes in: making all people feel seen, heard, and included. The Australia National University (ANU) has released a new gender-inclusive handbook on their website that’s ruffling some feathers. In particular, they are […]
A South African trophy hunter is receiving a hefty amount of backlash after killing a giraffe, cutting out its heart, and posing with it in a photo she posted to Facebook. She has gone on to defend her position, claiming that trophy hunting benefits the economy and the animals. (1) Trophy Hunter Kills Giraffe, Cuts […]
Has a night spent stargazing in the mountains always appealed to you, except for that it would be really cold? This new hotel has got you covered. The amazing stargazing domes in the Cascade Mountains of Washington let you look up at the stars all night long, all while keeping cozy and warm inside. Stargazing […]
Virtually all medical interventions have both pros and cons. Taking medications is no different, and they always come with a risk of side effects. Usually, those side effects are less troublesome than the condition that you are trying to treat. Sometimes, however, they can be a whole lot worse. This is especially true when it […]
When you have an infection, what do you do? Go to the doctor and get an antibiotic prescription, right? The antibiotics then make everything better. Only, their ability to do so is waning to the point where a crisis is brewing – a superbug crisis. These are bacteria that no existing antibiotics can destroy, making […]
We put a lot of faith in our doctors, and with good reason. They spent years of their lives and hundreds of thousands of dollars studying medicine. They took an oath to do no harm and to always act with their patient’s best interest in mind. This is especially true for oncologists, who treat people […]
Giant Squid are so elusive, you may almost assume that they aren’t even real. In 2012, however, a group of Japanese scientists recorded an incredible video of one. Last June, researchers also finally recorded one in American waters. First Recording from 2006 Most of what marine biologists know of giant squids come from the large […]