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Myopia epidemic: 5 prevention tips

articipate in more than 14 hours of outdoor sports per week reduce their risk of becoming myopic, regardless of family history. 2- Exposure to daylight The current epidemic of myopia is also explained by lack of exposure to natural light. Indeed, natural sunlight acts on our brain and boosts ...

22
Feb
2022

Gothic architecture: presentation and characteristics

are located outside the building: they rest on a buttress and support the wall where the strongest thrusts of the vaults are exerted. Buildings of light Thanks to the various technical innovations of Gothic architecture, light became so abundant in cathedrals that their builders were able to colo ...

25
Mar
2008

Almond and red fruit clafoutis: a light recipe

e end of the cooking time, sprinkle the almond and red fruit clafoutis with the vanilla sugar and put it back in the oven so that the top caramelizes slightly. Copyright: Audrey Vautherot To note: you can serve this dessert warm or cold. Copyright: Audrey Vautherot ...

17
Nov
2021

How to organize an aperitif: ideas and recipes

s. Organize it at the location of your choice To bring your wine, cheese and friends, use a garden, a rooftop, a room with many windows and natural light. It is even possible to go to the beach or a park, but in this case we advise you to check the municipal by-laws limiting the consumption of al ...

11
May
2022

The vanilla tree, the plant that produces vanilla

imilar to a large green bean, undergoes several treatments: it is scalded, steamed, dried in the sun and then stored in crates protected from air and light for several months! This long process requires a lot of work, which justifies the high price of this spice. It is indeed the most expensive s ...

15
Sep
2010

Chagall le passeur de lumière: an exhibition at the Centre Pompidou Metz

t to unfold his vision of the Bible, a source of inspiration that occupies a central place in his work. Today, Marc Chagall's stained glass windows light up buildings, both religious and non-religious, in the Grand Est region but also in Nice, Germany, Israel, the United States, England and Switz ...

16
Aug
2021

Mountain Law: what does it change for your vehicle?

This measure is intended to enhance road safety on mountain roads. What equipment is required? In the areas concerned by this new obligation, light vehicles, commercial vehicles and motor homes will have to : - either carry metal or textile snow chains in their trunks to equip at least ...

12
Oct
2021

Wall decoration: 4 creative ideas with photo prints

4- The photo garland The fourth of our creative ideas for displaying your best photo prints in a unique way is to create a photo garland. With a lighted garland and your best travel or family photos, you can make a stunning wall decoration on a budget. The material needed is limited to an LE ...

16
Dec
2021

Evolution in the process of being illuminated: the festival of lights at the Jardin des Plantes

A magical and educational walk For three consecutive years now, the Jardin des Plantes in Paris has held its Festival of Lights from the end of November to the end of January. Gigantic statues of colorful animals take over the place and light up at nightfall. Each year, several dozens of monu ...

21
Dec
2021

Navarin from the sea: a light holiday recipe

n of the navarin of the sea is rather easy. 1- Start by preparing all the vegetables. Wash and sort the leeks carefully, keeping the white and the lighter green parts. Thinly slice the leeks and set aside. 2- Peel and wash the potatoes and carrots. Cut the carrots into slices and the potatoes ...

22
Dec
2021

Heating with wood: 5 tips for a nice blaze

sized appliance for the size of your home. Oversized appliances are not more efficient, but generate more fine particles in the atmosphere. 3- Light the fire from above Another one of the 5 tips you need to know to make a great flare-up without polluting is about starting the fire. While ...

19
Jan
2022

World No Mobile Day: 5 tips to meet the challenge

m an outing, preferably outdoors rather than the movies! The goal of these 3 days of weaning is to do without screens as much as possible, whose blue light is harmful to our eyes. On the contrary, natural light is beneficial both for distance vision and the prevention of myopia and for sleep. So ...

03
Feb
2022

Holi: 5 things to know about the festival of colors

A post shared by Holi Mela (@dallasfestivalofcolors) 3- The festivities last two days Several days before Holi, Indians begin preparing wood to light a large fire called Holika. On the eve of the festival, huge bonfires are lit in every city in India, to ward off evil spirits and to remembe ...

16
Mar
2022

Gardening: what is an epiphytic plant?

opical rainforests, an environment where the vegetation is dense and the competition with other plants very tough. In tropical forests, only 3% of light reaches the ground. This explains why some plants cling to a support to gain height and enjoy better living conditions. Because of its abilit ...

23
Mar
2022

Sunstroke: symptoms and remedies

to sweating. Prevention consists in : - avoiding exercise during the hottest hours - avoiding napping in the sun, especially after meals - Wear light, loose-fitting, light-coloured clothing when in the sun - Protect your head with a cap or a white hat - Wet your forehead and the back of you ...

09
May
2008

The Statue of Liberty: the emblem of New York

Liberty Island south of Manhattan, was long the First image emigrants arriving at Ellis Island had of America. This statue representing Liberty Enlightening the World (Liberty Enlightening the World) was given to the United States by France in 1886, on the occasion of the centennial of American ...

25
Sep
2008

The Taj Mahal: one of the new seven wonders of the world

ul monument was built by the Mughal emperor Shâh Jahân as a token of love in memory of his wife Arjumand Bânu Begam, also known as Mumtaz Mahal, 'the light of the palace'. This colossal mausoleum of white marble changing colour according to the hours of the day has been a UNESCO World Heritage ...

15
Dec
2008

The Carob tree: the tree with small horns

vents fruiting. The tree is best grown in regions with a Mediterranean climate. The tree should be pruned regularly so that it opens up and air and light can penetrate. Young wood can be removed without affecting the yield of the carob tree as the flowers grow on wood that is at least 3 years old ...

20
Apr
2012

Christmas lights: the Montbéliard Christmas market

ons Every year from the end of November the city of Montbéliard is adorned with magnificent illuminations on the occasion of the well-named Christmas Lights! The emblematic monuments of the City of Princes such as the castle of the Dukes of Wurtemberg, the Halles or even the Temple Saint-Martin ...

17
Dec
2015

Health: 10 tips to regain energy

e following weekend. But that's not really the way to get your energy back... While hanging out in bed is nice, sleep during a sleepover is too light to allow for recovery. To recover physically, you need to sleep deeply, and to recover psychologically, you need to reach REM sleep at the en ...

08
Jan
2018