Tuesday, 22 October, 2019

The enormity of our world's needs is overwhelming, and without a compassionate heart, distressing news can appear to be just black and white. A few intractable issues mentioned here may require our prayers, and possibly, action.

The National Orchid Garden (Part 2)

The National Orchid Garden: Part 2

The Singapore Botanic Gardens is a 160-year-old tropical garden located at the fringe of Singapore’s Orchard Road shopping district. It is one of three gardens, and the only tropical garden, to be honoured as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Botanic Gardens has been ranked Asia’s top park attraction since 2013 by TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards. It was

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Angelshark

Angelshark

The angelsharks are a group of sharks in the genus Squatina in the family Squatinidae, which are unusual in having flattened bodies and broad pectoral fins that give them a strong resemblance to rays. Most species inhabit shallow temperate or tropical seas, but a few species inhabit deeper water, down to 1,300 m (4,300 ft). Angelsharks are sometimes called monkfish, although this name is

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Countries With The Best Work

Countries With The Best Work-Life Balance

If you’re frustrated with your work-life balance, you might consider moving to the Netherlands. Dutch people don’t tend to work very long hours and spend more time on leisure activities, as well as sleeping and relaxing, according to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development’s (OECD) latest Better Life Index. The index ranks

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Inside Copenhagen's Race To Be First Carbon-Neutral City

Inside Copenhagen’s Race To Be First Carbon-Neutral City

We call it hedonistic sustainability,” says Jacob Simonsen, of the decision to put an artificial ski slope on the roof of the £485m Amager Resource Centre (ARC), Copenhagen’s cutting-edge new waste-to-energy power plant. “It’s not just good for the environment, it’s good for life.” Skiing is just one of the activities that

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