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This Genius Has Produced Digital Art Every Day for the Past 3,416 Days

American artist Mike Winkelmann has been creating digital art consistently since childhood, when his parents bought him a computer to keep him busy. For the past ten years, he has committed himself to creating and publishing an artwork every single day, in a series called ‘the Everydays.’ We caught up with Mike for an insight...

Welcome to Pandora, the New Amusement Park Dedicated to Avatar

After years of fervent participation, Pandora: The World Of Avatar has been set to open its gates to the public at Disney World in Orlando, Florida in the summer of 2017. The largest expansion in Disney Animal Kingdom’s history (where the park is located), Pandora has been the subject of countless rumors, distant photographs through construction...

These Paralyzed Musicians Can Play Music With Their Brainwaves

The mind really can do incredible things. For those who suffer from severe motor impairments, their brain is their most valuable asset (Stephen Hawking is someone who has this type of paralysis). Their thoughts, expressed through a series of eye movements, are how they communicate with the world. But more recently, it’s how they are...

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Buddhist Monks Praying at Wedding Ceremony Explained: How Tibetan Monks Use Meditation to Raise Their Body Temperature

In a remote Buddhist monastery in Northern India, a group of monks sit calmly, lightly dressed and unaffected by the shockingly low temperatures of their surroundings (40 degrees Fahrenheit / 4 degrees Celcius). They are...

screen-shot-2016-12-21-at-10-57-45-am Trump’s Immigration Policy: Who Needs Facts When You Have Lies

In the lead up to this year’s election, we have heard a lot of numbers bandied around when it comes to immigration. It’s hard to understand just how politicians found these figures and what those...

circus-elephant-fb Ringling Bros Circus Calling it Quits. Who is Next?

After more than 100 years in business, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey will be shutting its doors for good. CEO Kenneth Feld of Feld Entertainment (the company that has owned the circus for the...

screen-shot-2017-01-13-at-10-40-42-am These Photographs Show Us What Happens When Science Meets Art

“Ultimately, science can tell us the how of the universe, but never the why. I hope to place these images somewhere in the gap that falls between these two cardinal questions.” Laura Skinner sits somewhere between self-taught...

drinkable-book This New Water Filter Kills 99% of Bacteria & Helps Millions of People

Across the world, 663 million people do not have access to clean water. 1,000 children per day die due to preventable water and sanitation related diseases. For people in developing nations, finding clean water is a...

Screen Shot 2016-06-23 at 3.04.56 PM Crazy Facts About Animals – and Yes, They’re All True

Examples of nature’s sheer beauty and intelligence exist all around us. If one chooses to pause for a moment and look, fascinating and beautiful systems can be found everywhere. Animals with incredible resilience and clever design...

1000509261001_2008586720001_bio-barack-obama-sf-fix-retry What Obama Has Really Accomplished in 8 Years in Office

America has changed a lot since eight years ago, when Barack Obama was inaugurated as 44th President of the United States. How much of that change is down to the man in the Oval Office?...

plant_you_mac_macfire_monsieur_plant_2016_2 This Artist Creates Awesome Mini Ecosystems Inside Old Mac Computers

French artist Monsieur Plant has been fascinated with vegetation from a very young age. By repurposing old computers into thriving terrariums, he makes a bold statement about the relationship between modern mankind and nature. His sculptures...

screen-shot-2017-01-10-at-11-20-01-am This ‘Bionic’ Suit Can Help People with Disabilities Walk Again

The concept of a lightweight bodysuit that amplifies human strength and mobility whilst healing the body may well strike you as outlandishly futuristic, and perhaps a little frightening for its destructive superhuman potential. However, Superflex,...

dachau-christian-picciolini How This White Supremacist Had a Change of Heart and Turned His Life Around

After a decade of preaching and spreading hate, Christian Picciolini did a spiritual 180° at the age of 22. Today, Picciolini works as a producer, director, author and public speaker, and the man he is...

screen-shot-2017-01-06-at-11-31-45-am This Photographer Wants You to Dive Into His Ethereal Underwater Art

When artist and photographer Kim Keever grew tired of traditional painting methods, he began looking for ways to create interesting landscapes to shoot in the confines of his studio. One day he decided to build a...

anonymous-vs-trump What Happened to Anonymous, Who Promised a War on Trump a Few Months Ago?

Back in March 2016, international computer hacking group and perpetual nightmare of every corporate IT employee Anonymous announced they were planning to wage war on then Republican candidate Donald Trump. Then April rolled around, and...

cbdproductsoiltincture_1280px_aa9cf3f1dfe1419195ea708ba7c4e586 The DEA Just Classified CBD Oil Into the Same Category as Heroin. Here’s Why.

Last week, the DEA amended the classification of cannabis, finally making an official distinction between the weed that gets you high and its medicinal extracts, in particular cannabidiol (or CBD). That could have been a...

harnaam-story_647_090816105839 This Young Woman is Rocking her Beard to Draw Awareness to a Rare Disease

Harnaam Kaur, age 26, cheerfully introduces herself as “a little different from other women.” While she could easily be making reference to her reputation as an outspoken body confidence advocate, her nascent modeling career, or...

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The discussion of human consciousness is renowned for its tendency to be problematic. Philosophy has attempted for centuries to unravel the root of consciousness with a definition that satisfactorily comprehends the mystery of it, whilst...

12_the-jolly-flatboatmen-twerking-like-a-boss This Artist Combines Classical Paintings & Memes, and the Result is Hilarious

Artist Shawn Huckins is fascinated by the evolution of human communication. His paintings depict this timeline of evolution, brought on by the immediacy of technology, in a way that will truly make you laugh. We...

583ec45918000093143108e8 This New ‘SkinGun’ Helps Burn Victims Regrow Their Skin in Just a Few Days

A new system developed by New York-based biotech firm RenovaCare is offering a glimmer of hope to burn victims nationwide. The system harvests a burn victim’s stem cells, and sprays it onto the wounds and...

screen-shot-2016-12-29-at-1-58-27-pm The Top 100 Photos of 2016 by TIME Magazine

Each year, Time Magazine curates the top 100 photographs captured throughout the 12 months preceding. The images that make the cut are chosen for their heartbreaking, confronting, uplifting or influential nature. From the US presidential...

screen-shot-2016-12-27-at-12-31-44-pm New Start-Up Uses Social Media to Reunite Homeless People with Their Families

Each new year, families around the world celebrate their health and happiness with the people they love the most. But what about the 160 million people sitting in shelters or huddling for warmth on a...

screen-shot-2016-12-27-at-2-29-15-pm This Artist Creates Alternate Realities With Mind-Bending Photos

Photographer Erik Johansson creates surreal scenes from his imagination using only his camera and some clever computer skills. He layers countless photographs into one final, mind-bending image that seems to come straight from a bizarre...