Articles (Summer)

Tips for Safe Picnicking
(Safe Summer)

Spending time outdoors has several health benefits, and food always makes gatherings more enjoyable! If you plan on picnicking, it is easy to get distracted; we have, thus, gathered these handy tips to help you safely prepare for your next trip.


Sizzling Summers Ahead
(Environment and Climate Change)

We are all aware that summers are getting much longer and much, much hotter with every passing year. This does not just impact our wellbeing negatively; it is becoming more and more life-threatening.


Why Do Beach Sand Look Different?
(Safe Summer)

The sand of different beaches differs in color, size, and composition. To understand the science behind these differences, we invite you to read the following lines.


The Science behind Waterslides
(Safe Summer)

As summer approaches, we eagerly await our chance to take a break from our hard work throughout the year. To beat the heat, we often head to water parks, but have you ever wondered how water parks and water slides work?

Summertime and Dry Eyes
(Safe Summer)

Dry eyes could spoil all family plans due to the constant burning sensation of the eyes, which makes summer daytime a torment and can ruin the whole holiday.


Ice Cream and Dental Health
(Safe Summer)

As temperature and humidity levels rise during the summer, many adults and children crave iced snacks which help them mitigate the heat. Ice cream is one of the most popular summer snacks; eating ice cream is a summer habit favored by everyone.

Indoor or Outdoor? A Choice for Your Health
(COVID-19 Pandemic)

The COVID-19 pandemic has restricted hanging-out, social gatherings, and spending time outdoors; if you belong to the indoor generation with no deep understanding of what you are missing, this article is for you.


Air Conditioners and the Spread of Viral Infections
(COVID-19 Pandemic)

Air conditioners have become a necessity, especially with global warming; nearly all public places use air conditioners. At this point, everyone wonders: Can air conditioners spread viruses?


Coronavirus Travel Tips
(COVID-19 Pandemic)

Can our routine be the same during the coronvirus pandemic? Can families travel and enjoy nature? Or should they abide by the rules of social distancing and home quarantine to avoid infection.


Deodorants: What they do and what they do not do!
(Safe Summer)

During summer, the sweating rate increases and some often use deodorant to prevent unpleasant smell; however, there have been more allegations trying to link the use of deodorants to some diseases.


Achilles Heel
(Safe Summer)

Whenever I read this story, I ask myself: Is this part of the body really so vulnerable that the Ancient Greeks created a myth about it?


The Sun: the Source of Life
(Energy and Water)

In summer, we always complain of the Sun’s heat, sometimes wishing it would just disappear! Can we live or even imagine life without a Sun?


How to Have a Productive Holiday
(Safe Summer)

Is it possible to feel free and productive simultaneously?

Healthy Fasting
(Agriculture, Food, and Nutrition)

Although Ramadan is a great opportunity to lose excessive weight, most of us, on the contrary, gain weight at the end.


Chemistry of Summer
(Safe Summer)

Becoming a science communicator has made me curious about the chemistry behind everything I use. As we approach the summer, I found myself compelled to how to enjoy it while staying healthy.


Forever Young!
(Chemistry: Our Life, Our Future)

Getting wrinkles is a natural process; it is something we cannot avoid, and it starts happening in our twenties and thirties. Thankfully, there are affordable and effective ways to hold back the formation of wrinkles and keep our skin looking younger for a longer time.


The Mystery of Shark Attacks
(Oceans and Marine Life)

Back in 2010, a series of bloody shark attacks terrorized the normally serene beaches of Sharm-Elsheikh. The attacks were so ferocious that experts were at a loss explaining the unprecedented behavior.


Chemistry and Beauty
(Chemistry: Our Life, Our Future)

Women pay a lot of attention to their looks without considering the potential harm of using some products for a long time, the result of which may be the destruction of their beauty, or even illness.


Summer Bites
(Safe Summer)

Having my legs and arms covered with insect bites indicates that summer has arrived. With summer’s heat, buzzing bees, marching ants, and swarming mosquitoes invade our world.


The Day Summer Starts
(Safe Summer)

It is during the summer that we get to relax and travel around. But, when exactly does summertime start?


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