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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 closer together, builds tensions between communities, people and more recently, brings about political disharmony. Whilst social media affords everyone free...

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 designed for children diagnosed with life-threatening illnesses. For the last 12 years, he hasn’t gone a day without someone asking...

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 Medical Association publication JAMA, provides some of the clearest research into the life expectancy of Holocaust survivors – and the...

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 underwear at the Elvis impersonator on stage. Men in their suits sipping on champagne while dancing to MC Hammer. A...

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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...

“Medical Detectives” Solve the Unsolvable for People Suffering Mysterious Conditions

Sufferers of rare undiagnosed diseases are being given life-changing health advice, thanks to a dedicated team of medical detectives. Since being founded in 2014, The Undiagnosed Disease Network (UDN) has diagnosed and treated hundreds of...

Memories Are Passed Through DNA From Your Grandparents, Say Scientists

Some people receive family heirlooms from their ancestors: historic jewelry, trinkets, vintage clothes, sentimental photographs, and other mementos which are passed down from generation to generation. But scientists are beginning to discover that we may...

The 10 Protests That Changed the Course of History Forever

The U.S. has lately seen a spate of protests, from the Women’s March on Washington last year to the recent March For Our Lives last month. Those protests have been impressive in their size, speed...

10 Products Proven to Be Linked to Cancer to Remove From Your Home

Not everything that’s in our homes is good for us. There are many everyday items that are downright dangerous and contain chemicals that are linked to cancer. Some you might have heard of, while others...

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...

This Petition is Putting Pressure on Supermarkets to Stop Abusing Plastic

Plastic has been making big news in 2018. Earlier this year, National Geographic published an issue titled Planet or Plastic?, which drew attention to the massive amount of plastic waste in our oceans and around...

These Two Industries are Becoming the Biggest Polluters on the Planet

It’s safe to say that the cheeseburger is one of the most popular menu items in the world. Unfortunately, that popularity comes with a high cost. The ugly truth behind our love of burgers and...

This Underground Temple is the Alps’ Best Kept Secret

Around 30 miles north of the Italian city of Turin in the foothills of the Alps, lies the valley of Valchiusella. Picturesque and dotted with medieval villages, the site is also home to what has...

Video of Ants Having a Funeral For a Bee Baffles Scientists

Ants bringing flower petals to a dead bumble bee might just be the closest thing we get to a live reenactment of A Bug’s Life. The unusual video was captured in Minnesota by Nicole Webinger...

A Million Children Meditated Together to Raise Awareness on One Key Topic

Getting one child to sit still is a challenge in itself, but to get a million to do it is pretty unprecedented. Not in Thailand, however. Here, the Wat Phra Dhammakaya Buddhist Temple plays host...

VIDEO: Malnourished Elephant Forced to Perform to an Empty Crowd and People Are Pissed

Back in the day and in some parts of the world today, elephants are dab hands at a circus routine. Despite their size, they can blur the line between an enormous, bumbling mammal and a...

Construction Worker Finds the Most Genius Way to Cheer up Kids in Hospital

Construction worker Jason Haney just earned himself some major cool points with the kids at South Bend, Indiana’s Memorial Children’s Hospital. For the pasts few weeks, the kids have awoken from their hospital beds and...