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If You Have One of These Common Health Issues, You Might Want to Give Pot a Try

Currently in the US, medical marijuana is legal in 33 states, and more states could follow the wave once the next presidential election comes around. As a result, scientists are currently in overdrive to sort out which conditions pot works for, and to what extent, in a goal to keep building a case for the...

We Are Killing 100k+ Dolphins and Whales a Year For No Reason and It Has to Stop

A report released earlier this month has revealed that over one hundred thousand dolphins and whales are killed each year to be used as food or bait. The practice of killing cetaceans, a species group that includes dolphins, porpoises, and many smaller whales such as orcas and humpback whales is much more widespread than many...

California Gun Law Aims to Reduce Police Brutality. Here’s How

Stephon Clark. Michael Brown. Treyvon Martin. These are three of the many unarmed black men killed recently at the hands of police officers. How many more will lose their lives before lawmakers change the way police handle their weapons? In Sacramento, California, protests over Stephon Clark’s death have prompted lawmakers to consider revising laws that...

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...

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Study Explains Why Having a Dog Makes You a Better, Healthier Person

Good news, dog owners! Our furry friends are some of the most important beings in our lives— serving as pets, confidants, and highly valued family members. We spend a great deal of our time caring...

Colorado Found a Solution to Fix the $165 Billion Food Waste Problem

There is a stench in the air around LaSalle, Colorado, that stinks of rotting produce and cow manure. That unpleasant smell is methane gas and for Colorado it means money in the form of electricity....

“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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

“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...