Thred Daily – How Accurate are ‘Best Before’ Dates?
Hands up if you’ve ever thrown away food because it had outlived it has ‘best before’ date? Don’t worry, us too. In an effort to reduce food waste, supermarkets are considering removing ‘best 'before’ labels from selected products, and encouraging customers to use their common sense when assessing freshness. Can customers...
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Thred Daily – Why are Gen Z choosing self-care over self-improvement?
#thatgirl, #goblinmode, or #feralgirlsummer, which trend are you jumping on this summer? Not sure? Why not let Sofia fill you in on the latest trends Gen Z are adopting, and how they're heralding in the unhinged era.
Thred Daily – Gene-editing and designer babies explained
Dressing your baby up in a Gucci bodysuit is one thing, but deciding their eye colour before birth is another. Jess gives us a rundown of the scientific breakthroughs and potential benefits of gene-editing, as well as guiding us through the moral minefield of designer babies. Don't' forget to let us...
Thred Daily – The future of eco-friendly manufacturing?
Is plastic made from sperm and clothes created from human hair the answer to achieving a circular economy, or a sustainable step too far? To put it more simply... Would you drink tea from a mug made from salmon semen?
Thred Daily – Can we fuel planes with plants?
Would you fly 30,000 feet in the air on a plane powered by vegetable oil? The correct answer is yes, because it's far more sustainable than traditional fuel. But if you still need convincing, in this video Jess breaks down all the details about sustainable aviation fuels and how they...
Thred Daily – Was COP26 a success?
COP26 was already being called the most important climate summit of our lifetime, long before it even began. After two weeks of statistics and speeches, you'd be forgiven for coming out of the conference a little confused. Luckily the team at Thred has kept a close eye on proceeding and...
Thred Daily – 5 ups and downs from past COPs
COP26 is underway and there’s reason to believe this conference of the parties could be the most important one yet. With that in mind, Elliot looks back at the 5 biggest ups and downs from previous summits to see what we can learn from the hits and misses of the past to ensure a better future for everyone.
Thred Daily – The problem with posthumous albums
Anderson .Paak and Lana Del Rey have publicly declared that if heaven doesn’t have a recording studio, nobody back here on the mortal plain should touch their music after they’ve gone. Though a bit morbid in subject matter, the topic has sparked a debate about posthumous albums being a careful and considerate creation, or an exploitative cash grab? In this video, Jess explores some of the most extreme examples on both...
Thred Daily – Turn your e-waste into gold
E-Waste is fast becoming one of the world’s most pressing issues. Luckily, clean-tech start-ups like Mint Innovation are coming up with clever ways to recycle our old technology. But the responsibility to keep our planet healthy rests with everyone who lives on it. In this video Elliot explores three simple ways we can all reduce our e-waste.
Thred Daily – How should we tackle child obesity?
The revelation that the UK is the world’s child obesity capital has led the government to implement a myriad of measures to combat the problem. But how do we keep the focus on health and avoid a generation of body conscious kids? Sofia is here to talk us through the new initiatives - from helpful apps to banning Big Macs on the small screen. Is it really a good idea...