Facts to amaze the world

„Good News“

MERLIN Technology will have nothing to do with negative headlines. After all there are so many positive stories to bring you about our world and man's power of invention. In fact, did you know that…

  • people's desire to help their fellow man is almost universal? In Germany alone each year some 3 to 4 billion euros are donated to charitable causes.
  • the infant mortality rate has almost halved in the last 20 years?
  • an environmental activist in the Columbian highlands is using vast quantities of old tires that had been left laying around to build inexpensive, environmentally friendly and earthquake-proof housing?
  • Indian scientists have discovered a method to produce fuel, and therefore power car engines, from used plastic bags?
  • Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma was selected three years ago as the first woman to head up the African Union, which counts 53 countries as its members?
  • according to a longterm study from US researchers, a positive attitude towards life is good for the heart, and that optimists have a far lesser risk of suffering from heart conditions?

 

Sources:www.oeko-fair.de/www.faz.netGood News, 19. February 2015