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Was Freud a Joke? New Study is Shifting Our Understanding Of Dreams

Freud thought dreams were the “royal road to the unconscious”, as it is in them that the ego’s defenses are lowered, enabling repressed material to come through to awareness, though in distorted form. A dream about a house, for example, might be a representation of worries about one’s security or appearance. As a result, Freud is known to...

MIT Just Created a Star-Trek Style Aircraft That Flies Without Fuel

The future of aircrafts is in motion with the help of scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Their vision of tomorrow is of planes that are powered by an “ion drive”, instead of the moving parts and fuel we have now. Propellers and turbines will soon be a thing of the past, and...

Harvard Neurosurgeon: “I Have Proof of an Afterlife”

Most people believe in a religious or spiritual afterlife, which we can’t prove exists. But what about an afterlife where one is physically present? Dr. Eben Alexander, a neurosurgeon, recently claimed that he experienced life after clinically dying. In 2008, Dr. Alexander was diagnosed with bacterial meningitis and was in a coma for 7 days....

Tribe’s Kids Can Literally Swim Underwater Like Mermaids & See Like Dolphins

Every kid (and let’s be real, probably every adult) dreams of being able to swim like a mermaid, or see through the ocean like a dolphin. Over the years, we’ve invented equipment to help us get closer to these dreams, but in South East Asia, there are some incredible children who have actually managed to...

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A Growing Number of Indigenous Healers Are Now Working in 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....

How A Refugee Family Built What Was Voted “the Nicest Place in America” This Year

Disneyland may tag itself as “The Happiest Place on Earth,” but according to a recent Reader’s Digest contest, the “nicest place in America” is a falafel restaurant run by a Syrian refugee in the unsuspecting...

We Could Cut 99% of Methane Emissions By Feeding Cows This Simple Ingredient

The agricultural industry is responsible for a staggering amount of greenhouse gas emissions each year. Roughly 25% of man-made global warming comes from the gas methane, and much of that methane comes from the stomachs...

Bombshell Study Shows Common Pesticide Causes Brain Damage in Children

A new study carried out by an expert panel of toxicologists has concluded that an entire class of pesticides must be banned to protect children’s health. Organophosphates (OPs), which are widely used in US agriculture,...

Disabled Athlete Learning He’s Nike’s New Spokesperson Will Make Your Day

Nike recently signed their first professional athlete with Cerebral Palsy. The inaugural athlete is Justin Gallegos, a University of Oregon club runner who was unexpectedly presented with the contract upon finishing practice. The emotional moment was...

Stunning Poll Suggests Many Trump Voters Actually Support Left-Wing Views

According to America First Policies, a nonprofit organization affiliated with America First Action – a super PAC devoted to promoting and supporting Donald Trump – nearly one in four Trump supporters is actually in support...

“Trump on Steroids” Brazilian Candidate Could Set the Country Back Decades

A controversial, far-right political candidate has won the first round of Brazil’s political elections this year. Jair Bolsonaro, of the Social Liberal party (PSL), could effectively set his country back decades with his racist, misogynistic...

Want to Fix Any Relationship? Try This 15-Minute “Last Letter” Exercise

Take this moment to think about someone in your life who is special—let’s say your father. He could be present or absent in your life. Picture him in your mind. See yourself walking towards him....

Too Good to be True? “Food is Free” Movement Turns the Food Industry on its Head

In a capitalist society, it’s easy to think that anything with a “Free” sign attached to it is a hoax. After all, the saying goes, “There ain’t no such thing as a free lunch.” But...

Putting Aside Our Differences: 7 Bipartisan Efforts That Actually Worked

Midterms are coming, and right now, everything is a competition. Mudslinging and political campaigning is everywhere we turn, and much of it is overwhelmingly negative and divisive. There are two definitive sides in the US...

“Space Elevator” is Looking More and More Like a Reality

Researchers from Japan’s Shizuoka University are taking the next step towards building the first space elevator by launching their Space Tethered Autonomous Robotic Satellite-Mini elevator, or STARS-Me from the International Space Station (ISS). “It’s going...

Video of Girl Learning She’s Getting Adopted Will Give You All the Feels

Some people wish for clothes or money on their birthday. Others may wish for a day of fun with their friends. All ten-year-old Ivey wanted, after being in foster care for three years, was to...

Should We Teach Yoga in Schools? New Evidence Shines a Light On Growing Trend

Move over, gym class. A new trend has arrived in schools, and this time it involves a centuries-old practice. Yoga, a physical, mental, and spiritual discipline, is now being taught to students in some U.S....

One-of-a-Kind City Abandoned Religion, Politics, and Economy. Here’s How it Works

Imagine a place where people from all nationalities work together in harmony, regardless of skin color, gender, ethnicity, or religion. A place where cash has no value, and local farms keep citizens mostly self-sufficient in...

Science Nerds, Venture Into the First Ever Space-Themed Escape Room

If you have a kid, work with kids, or just enjoy binge watching episodes of NOVA, then you’ve no doubt heard of STEM. Short for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, there’s been a real push...

Mesmerizing Video Will Make You Sorry You Asked How Gummy Bears Are Made

Whether you’re a kid or an adult, you might have a soft spot for gummy candies. Best known in the form of gummy bears, the bite-sized morsels have been a sweet treat staple for nearly one...

Not Scared of Hurricanes, These People Abandon Logic and Stay Put. But Why?

Hurricane season is here, and as usual, it has entered the party with a bang. As it makes landfall in the Carolinas, Hurricane Florence has been downgraded to a Category 1, but with the crawling...

Artist Creates Incredible Portraits With the Palm of His Hand

California-based artist Russell Powell combines traditional oil painting techniques with experimental body art to create detailed portraits using his own palm as a stamp. First painting a picture onto the palm of his hand, Russell...

Mom Forgives the Unforgivable and Works With Men Who Took Her Daughter’s Life

It was August of 1993, and Amy Biehl, a bright young Stanford graduate, was working in South Africa as an activist. A 26-year-old Fulbright scholar, Amy’s work was focused on ending Apartheid with a focus...

Koko the Gorilla Delivers Powerful Last Message to Humans Before Passing Away

For kids who grew up in the 1980s, Koko the gorilla was a familiar face who made appearances on numerous TV shows. She challenged the way we look at animals and gave us some incredibly...