Nic Turinski, founder of Chronic2Wear. Nic Turinski is a Lyme disease survivor of more than 30 years who is dedicated to sharing his story and spreading positivity through his clothing company, Chronic2wear. Through his designs, Turinski is channeling the “negative energy and emotions from suffering into the positive actions of creating joy and humor, “ he … [Read more...] about Spreading Positivity with Nic Turinski
Will hemp burgers be on menus in the near future? Photo credit: Hempfoods.com. Consumers are hungry for protein alternatives. In fact, studies show that demand for plant-based meat is one the rise, in part due to shifting consumer behavior, and the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on meat sales. One company is well on its way to creating alternative forms of protein … [Read more...] about Hemp Protein: the Next Meat Substitute?
Black athletes, including Naomi Osaka (pictured above at the Australian Open in Melbourne) face discrimination in sports. Photo retrieved from Reuters, taken by Loren Elliott. While sports can be a unifying force for many people, they can be a traumatizing experience for others. Over the years, micro-aggressions in sports have become more noticeable against members of … [Read more...] about Covert Bias and Discrimination: Micro-aggressions in Sports
Have the major sports leagues reduced penalties for pot? Photo credit: CannaMD. According to ESPN, “82% of NBA, NFL, NHL, and MBA teams play in a city where marijuana is either recreationally or medically legal.” Furthermore, a majority of Americans live in a state that has legalized adult or medical cannabis use, confirms Politifact. And nine-in-10 believe it should be … [Read more...] about Which Major Sports Leagues Have Relaxed Their Cannabis Policies?
Are plants sentient? Graphic: Ryan Kamber. Sound is an immensely important part of the human experience. We’re taught about the five senses at an early age, and our ability to hear is among the most valuable. Another big factoid we learn at a young age is that plants, much like everything else in the animal kingdom, are living things. A few weeks ago we did a profile on … [Read more...] about Plant Sentience: A Controversial History