Posts Tagged ‘packaging’

EU wants device packaging to indicate reparability, durability

The European Parliament has been discussing how to encourage device makers to make their products more durable and easier to repair. Yesterday some recommendations were published which, if enforced, could see devices created with longer useful lifespan. Furthermore, planned obsolescence for physical goods, and software, looks like it is being tackled head-on as it will […]

Ancient Irish Musical History Found in Modern India

“Archaeology is usually silent. I was astonished to find what I thought to be dead soundscapes alive and living in Kerala today,” said the ANU College of Asia-Pacific student. “The musical traditions of south India, with horns such as the kompu, are a great insight into musical cultures in Europe’s prehistory. “And, because Indian instruments […]

Chemical preservative in baby wipes found to cause eczema-like rashes

(NaturalNews) The mainstream media is reporting that an adverse reaction to a chemical preservative chemical called methylisothiazolinone (MI) in baby wipes is causing a horrific rash due to an “allergic” reaction. MI is used exclusively to extend shelf life and has no other purpose. Experts have been raising the alarm on dangerous MI […]

America’s junk food diet could lead to fatal heart attacks in majority of children, suggests vegetarian doctor

(NaturalNews) Dr. Charles R. Attwood, a board certified pediatrician and Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, has spent 35 years teaching the world about the impacts of nutrition and fitness. His involvement in national health and nutrition policy is the reason the 1996 U.S. Dietary Guidelines for Americans acknowledged for the first […]

The Surprising History Of The Baskin Robbins Empire: Walking Away From Billions

Walking Away from Billions – How a man walked away from an empire, inadvertently saved his father in the process, and is now changing the world.  This is not a fairy tale, or superhero story. This is a true story about the Robbins Family. But before we get into that, here’s a quick question for you: What do […]

Mobile phones cook men’s sperm, causing drastic sperm reductions in nearly half of those tested

(NaturalNews) A new scientific study has revealed yet another health hazard associated with mobile phones: A drastic reduction in viable sperm cells was found in nearly half of men tested who carry their phones in their pants pockets or near their testicles. The study, which was conducted by a team of specialists at […]

delay in tobacco plain packaging law

HEALTH Minister Nicola Roxon has been embarrassed by delays to her tobacco plain packaging legislation caused by a government attempt to bring on the carbon tax debate in the Senate earlier. Ms Roxon issued a strongly worded media release mid-afternoon yesterday lashing opposition senators for their “delaying tactics”, saying they had “played into the hands […]

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