Culture Of Kindness: Roskilde Festival – What Other Festivals Could Learn From Denmark’s Unique Event

In the middle of a crowded Danish field, a stone stands alone, standing guard over nine young trees. There is an inscription with a lyric borrowed from a song by Sting, ‘How fragile we are.’ It is testament to the tragedy of 2000, when nine Roskilde festival-goers were fatally crushed during a set by Pearl…

Here’s Why Everyone Is Going To Be Wearing This ‘Planned Parenthood’ Badge At New York Fashion Week

Forget handbags, the latest must-have accessory at New York Fashion Week will be a little pink badge. The Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) announced on Monday, via their Twitter page, that they have collaborated with Planned Parenthood.  The collaboration will see the CFDA handing out pink badges, designed by the Conde Nast Creative…

Young Mums More Likely To Experience Discrimination At Work: #PowerToTheBump Aims To Unite Them

Young mothers are “significantly” more likely to experience pregnancy and maternity discrimination at work, new research has shown. Six times as many mothers under 25 reported that they were dismissed after informing their employer of their pregnancy compared to older mothers, the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) found. In addition, 13% of mothers under 25 reported…

Biodegradable Silk-Based Clingfilm Could Cut Food Waste Around The World

Scientists have invented a new silk-based alternative to clingfilm they claim can preserve food without refrigeration for more than a week. Biomedical engineers, from Tufts University in America, say the edible, biodegradable silk solution is so thin it is virtually invisible to the eye.  They hope the material will be beneficial to the environment and…

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