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How One Man with Epilepsy is Conquering Seizures Through Yoga

Yogi Rodney Ji wants people battling epilepsy to know his healing secret: thirty-seven years ago, he conquered his convulsions through yoga. By breathing and meditating, he instinctively discovered a way to suppress most of his seizures. This set him free. And the Manhattan native wants others suffering from epilepsy – and many other conditions for...

This Woman Went From Being a Hasidic Rabbi to an Inspiring Trans Activist

Abby Stein always considered herself a girl at heart, in body and mind. It wasn’t until she realized everyone else thought she was a boy that she knew something wasn’t right. As she wipes lipstick from her coffee cup and dabs mascara flecks from her eyes, Stein recounts the difficult memories of being born and...

Trailblazers 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...

This Moving Company Moves Domestic Abuse Victims For Free

When a domestic abuse victim courageously decides to leave the house where she’s been battered, time is of the essence. Also paying for the move shouldn’t be an additional cause for worry, which is why one California-based moving company, Meathead Movers, is assisting women in leaving their abusive situations—for free. The company, started in 1997 by...

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“ICU Grandpa” Gives Love to Premature Babies When Parents Can’t

Baby Logan was born three whole months early. Determined severely premature, he has been in the hospital’s ICU for six weeks. While Logan’s mother wishes she could be there day and night for him, she...

Why Some People are Still in Denial Over Climate Change & Evolution

Author Jonathan Swift once said: “You cannot reason someone out of something he or she was not reasoned into.” Three hundred years later, man hasn’t changed much. Today in America, where you can access information...

16-Year-Old Prodigy Paints Delicate Landscapes on Autumn Leaves

Joanna Wirazka is a self-taught, 16-year-old Polish artist who is taking the world by storm with her incredible miniature landscape paintings. Not only is her skill astounding for a person of her age, but her...

Move Over, Impossible Burger. Lab-Grown Meat is Just a Few Years Away

Human meat consumption is both a massive environmental problem and, for many, a moral issue. Livestock farming is one of the biggest contributors to climate change, accounting for 18% of manmade greenhouse gas emissions worldwide....

How a Child’s Heartfelt Letter Inspired a Toy Company to Make Army Women Figures

Little green plastic army men have been a staple in just about any child’s toy box since the 1930s. While America has been through numerous conflicts over that period, the most popular figures are still...

Why Do Humans Believe in God? It’s Evolution.

At first glance, the premise of this piece seems counter-intuitive. Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution has been the biggest blow to the idea of creationism by supplanting the concept of a creator with a confluence...

Mexico’s President is Seriously Considering Legalizing Drugs

Countries are beginning to wake up to the idea that drug wars may enact a much greater cost on society than the drugs themselves. In hindsight, the drug war in America has cost trillions that...

Breakthrough Device Can Take Your Thoughts and Turn Them into Words

Our world is shaped and defined by language. However, our thoughts are a mishmash of images, sensations, and words that work together to create a never-ending internal dialog. Sometimes these thoughts manifest as internal verbalizations...

Soda Drinkers Beware: New Study Confirms it Helps Cancer Cells Grow

There’s no debate that drinking soda and sweet drinks containing high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) is terrible for one’s health. Sugary drinks are a leading cause of obesity which, in turn, can lead to cancer....

Dog Running With Newfound Legs is the Cutest Thing You’ll See Today

Derby the husky wasn’t born to run like most other dogs. Due to a congenital disease, he was born with malformed forelegs and no defined paws. Even simply getting around the house was difficult for...

10 Ways to Slowly But Surely Shrink our Obsession With Plastic

Plastic over the years has slowly been killing animals and ecosystems, and destroying much of the beauty of our planet. A recent study estimated that almost 12 million metric tons of plastic enter the ocean every year....

These Fluid Art Videos are so Hypnotizing We Can’t Look Away From Them

California-based artist Crystal Ma creates mesmerizing artworks with a simple yet genius method. She uses a large cup to mix paint with a pouring medium and water. Then she adds a small amount of silicone...

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...

The One Thing to Convert Conservatives to Liberals, According to a Yale Study

Yale scientists recently conducted a study about politics and psychology that had some interesting results. While the university’s scientists have long been aware of the power to shift liberal thinking to the right through fear...

Some Native Americans Recognized Not Two, Not Three… But Five Genders

When European settlers first began to colonize North America, they called it the New World. Over time, America came to be called many things: land of the free, or land of opportunity. But in the...

1/3 of Food is Wasted Worldwide, and France Has a Solution

Take a moment to consider this staggering figure: Of all the food produced in the entire world, roughly one third is wasted or lost each year, according to the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)....

These Psychedelic Paintings Explore a Higher Dimensional Reality

From a very young age, visionary artist Myztico knew he was different. A powerful connection to spirit is something that has been with him forever, and shines powerfully through his art. His psychedelic paintings are...

Scientists Say Listening to This Song Reduces Anxiety by 65%

Life is hard. It’s stressful and seems to grow increasingly more so with every passing year – especially this year, dare I say. Managing stress is important, as too much of it can have adverse...

A Haunting “Dead Whale” Has Washed Up in Manila

You probably know that plastic pollution is a big problem for the oceans; but most of us don’t see its detrimental effects and truly grasp just how dire the situation is. Single-use plastic is an...

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...