Seven of the world’s 20,000 or so species of bees were placed on the endangered species list over a year ago as a result of their population declining steadily since the 1990s.
Chocolate and coffee contain something called theobromine which is poison for dogs and cats, and lethal if pets eat it in high amounts.
I think part of the challenge is that people don’t see people; they see mental illness. People see differences in behaviour that they don’t understand, and they define people by their mental illness, as if mental illness is who they are, rather than a condition they suffer from that may or may not be permanent.
To most, particularly those who haven’t raised a child with ADHD, it is a behavioural issue hidden behind a “medical disorder”, when in truth, it is a medical disorder hidden behind a “behavioural issue” …
In World War II, the average age of a soldier was 26 and many were still only in their teens. That’s too young to understand the world and why you are in it, let alone to add the burden of war to the mix.
The tradition of dressing in costumes is a bit mixed. Some say it started by the Celts wearing demon costumes during Samhain, so that if they ran into a real demon, it would think that the costumed demon was one of them.