Is it really the Phone that we’re addicted to?

Phones and technologies are a major part of our everyday lives, most of us even spend several hours a day scrolling down and tapping on the screen of our devices. So do I, but the question is, are we sure it’s really the phone we’re addicted to?

I, a well integrated 15-year-old teenage boy, would like to ease into this topic by confirming that I personally also do waste a lot of my spare time using social media or playing video games. Pretty much all year one could call me a “phone-dependent” and I’m sure that I’m not the only one who’ll feel the same way. My parents and teachers keep telling me to put my phone away.  Continue reading Is it really the Phone that we’re addicted to?

My Views on Honesty

Every child is told by its parents to tell the truth. Being truthful is actually moral in the human society. I mean, even in the ten commandments it says: You must not lie. So one could say humanity started to tell the truth right from the start, which would mean that lying would turn around this whole society. I was told that lies rip apart friends, destroy families and other bonds. That lies would destroy governments, cause the apocalypse… that lies will send you straight to hell. So let me be honest: Continue reading My Views on Honesty

Why you should go to school by bike?

Why you should go to school by bike?

It is good for your health in general, for your fitness, is cheap and it wakes you up in the morning. Are you one of these people who are too lazy to ride your bike in the morning or after school? I kind of can understand you but still there are so many positive aspects who argument for riding your bike. I started to ride the bike to school 3 years ago and now I nearly go every day by bike. I’m much faster and I don’t waste any time as I would if I took the bus instead, for example, because there I would just have to wait until I can get off again. Still you are not convinced? No problem, just read on:) Continue reading Why you should go to school by bike?

Why you should use Linux

Most of the people reading this article are probably reading it on a pc running windows. In fact almost 90% of all the pcs are running windows. But there are alternatives. Of course there is MacOS, but it is very similar to Windows in many Instances. One operating system which not many people use or even know is Linux. It is hard to describe, but Linux is actually not an operating system on its own which you can use kind of out of the box. There are hundreds of very different versions of Linux called “distributions”. They all are different operating systems based on different  which you have to install and use differently. The most renowned ones are: Ubuntu, Debian, OpenSUSE, Linux Mint and ArchLinux but there are many more, and you will definitely find one that fits your needs.   Continue reading Why you should use Linux

Are we made of Stardust?

“You are all stardust. You couldn’t be here if stars hadn’t exploded, because the elements – the carbon, nitrogen, oxygen, iron, all the things that matter for evolution and for life – weren’t created at the beginning of time. They were created in the nuclear furnaces of stars, and the only way for them to get into your body is if those stars were kind enough to explode.  The stars died so that you could be here today.” Continue reading Are we made of Stardust?

A Society Addicted to Palm Oil?

We eat it, we shower with it, we clean with it and we drive with it. Palm Oil is a primary ingredient used in every other food. Nevertheless, it is included in more products than you would think, because food is not the only product that contains Palm Oil. You can find it in our cosmetics, in shampoo, in cleaning products and of course in fuels. Actually, Palm Oil has become an essential part in our lives, without us noticing it. It is pretty cheap for the companies and you can use it for various things. However, considering how dependent we are of it, and how much of it we consume every day, we need to be aware that it is destroying the rainforest incredibly fast.   Continue reading A Society Addicted to Palm Oil?

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