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 is Google Stadia?
Lundi 17 Février 2020
: What is Google Stadia?Stadia is the name of the cloud gaming service launched by Google in late 2019. The American tech company observed the...
What is the Mozart Effect?
Samedi 15 Février 2020
: What is the Mozart Effect? What if listening to 10 minutes of Mozart could increase your IQ? That’s exactly what Frances Raucher and her...
What is freeganism?
Jeudi 13 Février 2020
: What is freeganism?Freeganism is a portmanteau word made up of the words “free” and “veganism”. As you may already know, vegans...
What is carbon footprint?
Mercredi 12 Février 2020
: What is carbon footprint?A carbon footprint is the total amount of greenhouse gases emitted by the energy and raw material consumption of a...
What is zetetic?
Lundi 10 Février 2020
: What is zetetic?Zetetic is the practice of giving a scientific explanation to apparently paranormal activity. In other words, zetetic is the...
What is biomass?
Samedi 08 Février 2020
: What is biomass?Biomass is organic matter, mainly coming from plants or animals, used for energy production. European governments consider...
What is cyberbullying?
Jeudi 06 Février 2020
: What is cyberbullying?Cyberbullying is the practice of repeatedly insulting or threatening a person online. Anyone can become a victim of...
What is juice jacking?
Lundi 03 Février 2020
: What is juice jacking?Juice jacking is a type of cyber attack which involves hacking a smartphone or tablet through a public USB charging...
What is pinkwashing?
Samedi 01 Février 2020
: What is pinkwashing?Pinkwashing is a practice used to appear LGBT-friendly for political or business gains. The choice of such a strategy by...
What is phage therapy?
Jeudi 30 Janvier 2020
: What is phage therapy?Phage therapy refers to the use of bacteriophages to treat bacterial infections. While it has been used scarcely in...
What is Generation Z?
Lundi 27 Janvier 2020
: What is Generation Z?The term Generation Z refers to people born from around the end of the 1990s onwards. Like all generations, the group...
What is foie gras?
Samedi 25 Janvier 2020
: What is foie gras?Foie gras is a French delicacy often eating during the holiday season. The words foie gras literally translate to “fatty...
What is gamification in the workplace?
Jeudi 23 Janvier 2020
: What is gamification in the workplace?Human beings love playing games. They stimulate our hormones, our brains and our emotions. Now, games...
What is the keto diet?
Lundi 20 Janvier 2020
: What is the keto diet?The ketogenic diet is a high-fat, low-carb diet which allegedly helps weight loss and fighting diseases such as...
What is endometriosis?
Samedi 18 Janvier 2020
: What is endometriosis?Endometriosis is a chronic inflammatory condition which affects one in ten women. The main symptom is pelvic pain,...
What are skin-whitening creams?
Jeudi 16 Janvier 2020
: What are skin-whitening creams?Believe it or not, the market for skin-whitening creams is rapidly expanding. Many people are using these...
What are bed bugs ?
Lundi 13 Janvier 2020
: What are bed bugs ?Bed bugs are insects that feed exclusively on blood. They often live on furniture or bedding and bite humans during the...
What is HAARP ?
Samedi 11 Janvier 2020
: What is HAARP ?The acronym HAARP stands for High Frequency Auroral Research Program. It’s an American research project dedicated to...
What is greenwashing ?
Vendredi 10 Janvier 2020
: What is greenwashing ?Greenwashing is a marketing practice used by corporations to convince consumers that their business is environmentally...
What is FGM ?
Jeudi 09 Janvier 2020
: What is female genital mutilation ?Female genital mutilation (or FGM) is an operation whereby some or all of the external female genitalia...
What is sharenting ?
Lundi 06 Janvier 2020
: What is sharenting ?Sharenting is a portmanteau word, made up of “sharing” and “parenting”. It’s used to refer to parents who...
What is the No Bra movement ?
Samedi 04 Janvier 2020
: What is the No Bra movement ?For women, wearing a bra to support their breasts may seem vital from puberty onwards. However, it’s claimed...
What is mental load ?
Jeudi 02 Janvier 2020
: What is mental load ?Mental load, or emotional labour, is a sociological concept often relating to the daily management of a household....
What is lyme disease ?
Lundi 30 Décembre 2019
: What is lyme disease ?Lyme disease is a vector-borne disease, which means it’s spread by an intermediary. It’s actually the most common...
What is polyamory ?
Samedi 28 Décembre 2019
: What is polyamory ?Polyamory means having romantic or sexual relationships with more than one partner. It differs from the traditional model...