You’ve heard about it, but do you really know it? In 3 minutes, we help you understand the true meaning behind the trends, concepts and acronyms that are making headlines. After listening, you will really know for sure.
What are hikikomori?
Mercredi 01 Avril 2020
: What are hikikomori?A hikikomori is a reclusive person who withdraws from society and lives in their own home all the time. This isolation...
What are GINKs?
Lundi 30 Mars 2020
: What are GINKs?The acronym GINKs stands for “Green Inclinations - No Kids”, referring to those who consciously decide to forego having...
What is revenge porn?
Samedi 28 Mars 2020
: What is revenge porn?Revenge porn is the intentional sharing of private sexual content, without the consent of the person in that content....
What is a sedentary lifestyle?
Jeudi 26 Mars 2020
: What is a sedentary lifestyle?A sedentary lifestyle is one which involves little or no physical activity. It’s one of the major global...
What is CBD?
Mercredi 25 Mars 2020
: What is CBD?CBD is short for Cannabidiol, which is one of the chemical components found in cannabis. Not being psychoactive, CBD is legal in...
What is a narcissistic pervert?
Dimanche 22 Mars 2020
: What is a narcissistic pervert?It seems like we hear about narcissistic perverts pretty often these days. They are charming manipulators who...
What is Flygskam?
Samedi 21 Mars 2020
: What is Flygskam?Flygskam is a Swedish neologism, which literally translates into English as “flight shame”. Confronted with the high...
What is Asperger Syndrome?
Jeudi 19 Mars 2020
: What is Asperger Syndrome?Asperger Syndrome is an autism spectrum disorder, characterised by difficulties in social interactions and...
What is the Halo Effect?
Mercredi 18 Mars 2020
: What is the Halo Effect?The Halo Effect is a form of cognitive bias, whereby we base our overall opinion of a person on a single...
What is a power nap?
Lundi 16 Mars 2020
: What is a power nap?A power nap is a short sleep which is long enough to give an energy boost, but not so long that you enter deep sleep....
What is Deep Learning?
Vendredi 13 Mars 2020
: What is Deep Learning?Deep learning is a machine learning method based on artificial intelligence. With deep learning, machines are able to...
What is a pension fund?
Jeudi 12 Mars 2020
: What is a pension fund?A pension fund is a retirement scheme created by a company or public employer in order to save money for its...
What is 5G?
Mercredi 11 Mars 2020
: What is 5G?5G is the fifth and newest generation of mobile connectivity. Its commercial rollout has already begun, with the four major US...
What is blue light?
Lundi 09 Mars 2020
: What is blue light?Blue light is a type of high-energy visible light, with a wavelength between 400 and 450 nanometers. It is emitted by...
What is the Green New Deal?
Samedi 07 Mars 2020
: What is the Green New Deal?The Green New Deal is a proposed package of legislation in the United States, designed to tackle climate change....
What is Stendhal syndrome?
Jeudi 05 Mars 2020
: What is Stendhal syndrome?Stendhal’s syndrome is a rare and unusual psychological disorder. It’s a psychosomatic condition whereby...
What is solastalgia?
Mercredi 04 Mars 2020
: What is solastalgia?Solastalgia is the distress we feel when our local environment is transformed, mainly due to climate change. These...
What is computer vision syndrome?
Lundi 02 Mars 2020
: What is computer vision syndrome?From our smartphone screens first thing in the morning to an evening spent in front of the TV, electronic...
What is berberine?
Samedi 29 Février 2020
: What is berberine?Berberine is a natural alkaloid, which means it’s an active compound of plant origin. It’s found in a lot of dietary...
What is conversion therapy?
Jeudi 27 Février 2020
: What is conversion therapy?Conversion therapy, also known as homotherapy, is a pseudoscientific practice that seeks to convert homosexuals...
What is digital sobriety?
Mercredi 26 Février 2020
: What is digital sobriety?Digital sobriety is all about reducing the ecological footprint of our daily digital lifestyles. That’s right,...
What is slashing?
Lundi 24 Février 2020
: What is slashing?Don’t worry, there’s nothing barbaric about this kind of slashing. In fact, the origin comes from the forward slash...
What is batch cooking?
Samedi 22 Février 2020
: What is batch cooking?Batch cooking is a technique of preparing meals in large quantities, to be stored for consumption over several days....
What is aquaponics?
Jeudi 20 Février 2020
: What is aquaponics?OK, from the start I can tell you aquaponics isn’t related to aquabike, aquagym or any other Sunday morning aquatic...
What is serotonin?
Mercredi 19 Février 2020
: What is serotonin?Serotonin is a neurotransmitter which is widely associated with feelings of happiness and well-being, although it does...