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Mesmerizing “Rainbow Art” is Taking Over Museums & Instagram

Gabriel Dawe creates seemingly magical, indoor rainbows that stretch between the inner structures of buildings. His works are visual representations of the full spectrum of natural light, harnessed by stretching and layering miles of colored embroidery thread in a continuous overlay. The effect is ethereal and illusory, like a shimmering mirage that distorts perceptions. They...

60,000 Year-Old Indigenous Healing Techniques Make Their Way Into Hospitals

For thousands of years, people around the world have used traditional healing methods to heal the sick and wounded. Before the advent of modern medicine, indigenous healers used natural therapies, and plant and animal-based remedies. Can traditional and modern go hand in hand? Nowadays, modern medicine and traditional techniques are sometimes considered to be at...

Without These Women, the #MeToo Movement Would Have Never Been a Thing

Helen Keller, the famous author and political activist, once said, “Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.” For many years, women have suffered in silence after enduring sexual harassment and abuse, worrying that if they decided to fight back, they will have to fight alone. The #MeToo Movement has finally...

Famous CEOs Share Morning Routine Tips That Turned Their Life Around

Beep! Beep! Beep! That’s your morning alarm, aka the most dreaded sound in the whole universe. But what if we told you that it needn’t be the sound of terror? Mornings are famously the most productive part of the day and all it takes is a simple routine to get your day off to the...

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The Water We Drink Has Lead & Chemicals in it. Here’s What to Do About It.

The last few years have highlighted a true crisis in America related to a very basic human need: clean water. From the lead that contaminated Flint’s drinking water to the rural counties of Kentucky experiencing...

Oregon Figured Out a Way to Make Recycling Easy, Lucrative and Efficient

Nowadays, recycling is more important than ever. According to Greenpeace, at least 10 percent of the 260 million tons of plastic produced each year ends up in the ocean. Trash is slowly but surely destroying...

To Cut Plastic Overload, Big Brands Are Betting on an Idea From The 50s

We use plastic packaging for just about everything: from yogurt to toothpaste, to ice cream tubs and shampoo. It’s nearly impossible to live a zero-waste lifestyle and still purchase mainstream products available in the average...

My Hormonal IUD Ruined a Year of My Life

It was 2016, and I had been suffering from excruciating periods for months when I was diagnosed with endometriosis, a disorder in which tissue that normally lines the uterus grows outside the uterus instead. The...

Iceland Gets Away With Plan to Kill More Than 2,000 Whales

More than 2,000 whales will be killed in Icelandic waters over the next five years, the nation’s government has announced. Icelandic authorities have given the green light for 209 fin whales and 217 minke whales...

These Child Prodigies Stepped Up to Change the World We Live In

Unbridled creativity, fearlessness, optimism, sharp senses and a fresh outlook on the world. These are the qualities that make children so special, and that adults often spend their lives trying to regain after they are changed...

In Virginia, Students Live in Trailers While Amazon HQ Gets a Huge Tax Cut

McLean High School in Virginia is less than fifteen miles away from National Landing Area, the site slated to become the new Amazon Headquarters. The state of Virginia fought hard against some of the biggest...

Husband Spent Years Planting Thousands of Flowers For His Blind Wife

Mr and Mrs Kuroki moved to a dairy farm in rural Japan shortly after marrying in 1956. They began their life together, raising two children and looking after a herd of 60 cows for 30...

Internet Comments Are Ruining the World

In this age of hard hitting viral content, are we still having rational discussions about the things that matter most? The viral age It’s ironic that the internet, something that was designed to bring us...

This Theme Park is Designed to Lift the Spirits of Sick Children

Neal McCord works a job that most people at first glance would think twice about having. He is the vice president of project management at the Give Kids The World Village, a nonprofit all-inclusive resort...

Why Do Holocaust Survivors End Up Living So Long?

A landmark study has concluded that Holocaust survivors are likely to enjoy a longer-than-average life expectancy, in spite of their greater susceptibility to serious illnesses. The study, published in the January 2019 issue of American...

Elderly Club Skips Bingo for Tea Party Raves to Fight Loneliness

Step inside a certain South London church hall at 2 pm on a Tuesday afternoon, and you may be surprised at what you find. Women dressed in their finest frocks and flowery hats, whipping their...

1,000 Year-Old Book Full of Plant-Based Remedies Now Digitized and Put Online

A 1,000 year-old manuscript called the Cotton MS Vitellius C III, which outlines the medicinal benefits of plants and animals, has been digitized and put online. Nature over nurture Sometimes when we’re feeling under the weather, pills...

This Ancient Japanese Test Can Help You Figure Out Your Life’s Purpose

One’s overall health can be dictated by a number of factors, be it your diet or the amount of exercise you take. One Japanese theory boils it down to one very simple factor; our purpose...

This War Hero is Following His Dreams & Paying it Forward

44-year-old Bobby Henline is a stand up comedian and aspiring restaurateur. Rewind 9 years, however, and his life looked very different. In 2007, Bobby was a soldier on his fourth deployment in Iraq when an...

First Quadriplegic Treated With Stem Cells Showing Incredible Progress

After suffering a traumatic injury to his cervical spine in a car accident on March 6, the first quadriplegic to be treated with stem cells has successfully responded to the treatment, substantially regaining functions of his...

Costa Rica’s Quality of Life is Through the Roof. How Did They Pull it Off?

In today’s political climate, it can be more tempting than ever to run away from it all, to escape life by sitting on a beach somewhere warm and distant. Asking for that beach to be...

These Patients Beat Cancer Without Western Medicine and Doctors are Stumped

It’s the disease that causes the most heartbreak, tearing away loved ones unexpectedly. With researchers still pressing on to find a cure and trying to understand this illusive condition, there have been some remarkable cases...

“I Built an App That Finally Tackles Detroit’s Horrifying Water Problem”

Half a century ago, the city of Detroit was one of the largest in America. Detroit was the center of the American automobile industry in its heyday, and its economic growth during the mid-20th century...

Well-Known “Conversion Therapist” Admits He’s Gay and Turns His Life Around

David Matheson, a former conversion therapist who designed numerous programs that sought to demolish gay feelings or tendencies, has come out as gay. He apologized for his previous actions and has even announced he is...