What Ancient Greece gave us: Beauty (golden ratio) - Euclid’s ’Elements’ provides the first known written definition of what is now called the golden ratio: "A straight line is said to have been cut in extreme and mean ratio when, as the whole line is to the greater segment, so is the greater to the lesser". Through their explorations of geometry, the Greeks were the first to come up with a mathematical formula for aesthetic beauty. Artists have exploited it ever since.
Icelandic sheep: a very old, triple-purpose breed. Known for quality wool, meat and milk, productivity. Lesser-impact on the land allows a higher grazing density that is better for small farms and is not the case with larger ruminants. Icelandics are slow-growing breed that have never been genetically altered for fast growth and development. They are a very hardy breed that thrive well on pasture and need little grain for supplement.
What’s She Worth? The Slow Road to Equal Pay [Infographic] Women have been fighting for the right to equal pay in the workforce for decades. While developments have been slow, it’s obvious that time has been kind to the women who have fought to close the gap between the median wages received by men vs. women — but not kind enough.