Modern Civilization

Providing Policy Guidance for Long-term Global Food Security

Providing Policy Guidance for Long-term Global Food Security

More than 820 million people worldwide go hungry, and climate change and increased competition for land and water are raising concerns about the future balance of food demand and supply. The findings of a new IIASA-led study can be used to benchmark global food security projections and to inform .....

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Racial Mortality Gaps are related to Economic Mobility

Racial Mortality Gaps are related to Economic Mobility

If health is a causal factor in economic status and spreads from generation to generation, it may have an impact on intergenerational mobility. Genetics, parental behaviors, and the home environment, or a combination of these factors, can all pass on health from parent to child. Epidemiologists .....

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Self-Sustainability

Self-Sustainability

Self-sustainability and self-sufficiency are two overlapping states of being in which a person or organization needs little or no outside assistance or contact. There are several issues that different communities throughout the world confront, including a lack of adequate drinking water, poverty,.....

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Study Finds Children who get Financial Support from Parents have Greater Career Success

Study Finds Children who get Financial Support from Parents have Greater Career Success

The home is a child’s first learning institution. Children absorb the most information from their parents and the environment in which they grow up. Needless to say, parents play an important role in their children’s education. According to a recent study, young people who receive fin.....

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Educational Intervention and Photovoice Activities may improve Student Learning

Educational Intervention and Photovoice Activities may improve Student Learning

Researchers at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health discovered that students exposed to Photovoice, an educational intervention, improved their STEM-capacity and environmental awareness scores more than a group of youth who were not exposed to the activity in a study of low-income,.....

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Research shows current methods used for Oil and Gas Pipelines are not safe during earthquake

Research shows current methods used for Oil and Gas Pipelines are not safe during earthquake

Recent earthquakes have highlighted the vulnerability and risks associated with natural gas transportation and distribution systems. The study demonstrates that the current methods for calculating the stress received by underground pipelines during an earthquake are incorrect. Underground pipelin.....

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Living in a country with four seasons is better than living in the tropics – an open Speech

Living in a country with four seasons is better than living in the tropics – an open Speech

This has been a long-time tussle between the people of cooler climates and the natives of the tropics. I feel neither is better as each has its advantages and disadvantages. The cooler climates of the northern and southern hemispheres have their appeal in that they make picturesque postcard mater.....

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Urban Design

Urban Design

Urban design is the design of towns and cities, streets, and spaces. It is the process of designing and shaping the physical features of cities, towns, and villages and planning for the provision of municipal services to residents and visitors. It is the collaborative and multi-disciplinary proc.....

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Architectural Drawing

Architectural Drawing

Architectural drawing is simply the technical drawing of a house, a building, or any kind of structure. An architectural drawing or architect’s drawing is a technical drawing of a building (or building project) that falls within the definition of architecture. As the foundation of any archi.....

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Architectural Designer

Architectural Designer

Architectural designers create plans, drawings, and layouts for buildings and landscapes. They are typically less qualified than architects and are not recognized by a statutory body. The term architectural designer may refer to an architect, architectural technologist, or any other person that i.....

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World Press Freedom Day

World Press Freedom Day

World Press Freedom Day or just “World Press Day” is annually observed on 3rd May to inform the international community that freedom of the press and freedom of expression are fundamental human rights. The day was proclaimed by the UN General Assembly in December 1993, following the recommend.....

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Difference Between Cost of Living And Standard of Living

Difference Between Cost of Living And Standard of Living

The cost of living is a cost that maintains a specific level of living, in a given geo-location. On the other hand, the standard of living is a measure of how wealthy and comfortable people in a geographical location, indicated by their material property, and the goods they need. Definition of Co.....

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