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Michelin-Star Chefs Prevent Olympic Food Waste by Giving to the Poor

You’d be surprised by the amount of food that an Olympic athlete can put away, but the chefs chosen to prepare food in the Olympic Village have a pretty good idea of how much is needed to serve over 11,500 of them, plus their coaches and trainers. One meal alone contains over 250 tons of...

The Confusing Logic Behind Latinos Supporting Trump

A recent study reports that 37% of Hispanics have a positive opinion of Trump, compared to Clinton’s 41%. Given that Trump makes inflammatory statements against Hispanics on a regular basis, many are wondering how this number could be so high. Survey conducted on affinity by cultural groups for presidential candidates Trump Courts Legal Immigrants For many...

The Future of Agriculture: Vertical Farming Uses 95% Less Water, and No Pesticides

Often known for its turnpike and gangsters, New Jersey is reclaiming its crown as the Garden State. Newark-based company AeroFarms has recently turned its headquarters into the world’s largest indoor vertical farm, with its first round of seeds expected to be sown in September this year. The farm is in a 69,000 square foot warehouse...

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park2 The Latest Innovative Devices Helping Those with Parkinson’s

According to the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation, there are as many as one million Americans living with the central nervous system disorder, with another 60,000 people in the US diagnosed each year. Although there is no...

Screen Shot 2016-08-20 at 2.12.04 PM The Most Ridiculous Things That Happened Because of Pokemon Go

Pokémon Go has changed the face of mobile gaming forever, sending players out into the real world to catch the virtual creatures on their phones. It’s been criticized for turning people into a horde of...

Gun 950 Gun Safety Measures Won’t be Enough When People Can 3D Print Guns at Home

In the wake of June’s fatal mass shooting in Orlando, Florida that killed 49 people in an LGBT nightclub, Democratic lawmakers set out to pass new measures to curb gun violence. Although polls showed the...

R 950 Finally, a Judge Who Dispels the Myths of Rape ‘Once and For All’

Last month, a judge in California sparked outrage after sentencing 23-year-old Stanford student, Brock Turner, to a six-month prison sentence after he was indicted on five charges of sexually assaulting an unconscious woman. While the...

Screen Shot 2016-08-15 at 3.48.01 PM Artist Creates Incredible Miniature Worlds Using Everyday Items

As a child, Japanese artist Tatsuya Tanaka became very resourceful at playtime. His imagination grew stronger and stronger and didn’t stop in adulthood. His miniature installations use household items like toilet rolls and stalks of...

News 950 Should we Avoid the News for the Sake of our Sanity?

Violence, sensationalism, conflict and fear-mongering have always dominated the nightly news. But recently, coverage of the attacks in Paris, Orlando, and Nice have shown something we’ve never seen before: a world paralyzed by terror. As...

390-faces-0608 What Will Humans Look Like in 100,000 Years?

No one really knows what the future holds, but isn’t it fun to speculate? Nickolay Lamm is an artist and researcher who has made a career out of doing just that. In a recent project, Lamm...

maxresdefault Virtual Make Up: Good for the Industry, Bad for the Ego?

Companies are using face recognition technology to create makeup try on apps which, though they have their benefits, may also lead to problems with self-esteem and self-worth. Makeup try on apps have become increasingly popular...

pillscartoonaday Scientists Have Discovered What May Be the First Safe Opiate

According to the CDC, from 2000 to 2014 nearly 500,000 people died of drug overdoses in the U.S. 2014 had a record high of 47,055 deaths, with opioids being involved in 61 percent of fatalities....

Screen Shot 2016-08-18 at 4.40.37 PM The Surreal, Hypnotic GIF Art of Bill Domonkos

Bill Domonkos is an artist, film maker and stereoscopist who uses archival film footage and stills to create thought-provoking GIFs. Making the past and future collide with his clever juxtapositions, Domonkos explores dreamlike notions of time,...

singapore-chef-Michelin Street Food Vendor Makes History by Earning a Michelin Star

Going to a Michelin Star restaurant isn’t cheap. A prix-fixe lunch at New York City’s Le Bernardin will cost you at least $85. Now, if you’re in Singapore, things are quite different and you can get...

forzen No Pulse & Frozen for Hours. Yet, he Survived.

Lucky would be an understatement to describe Justin Smith. The 26-year-old Pennsylvania man not only beat the reaper after being nearly frozen to death, but defied the odds and emerged from his icy coma without...

article-2566885-1BC7A68F00000578-651_964x632 Finally, Some Amazing News Regarding the Amazon Rainforest

Brazilians have a lot to be happy about this month with not only the Olympic games going on in Rio, but a huge win for the country’s most cherished natural wonders – the Amazon rainforest....

porn-dog-1 Meet URL, the First Porn Sniffing Dog

The days are numbered for peddlers of child pornography – there’s a new snout of justice on their trail, ready to sniff them out. Meet URL, a police dog that is specially trained to sniff...

redspinksx4 These Mesmerizing Sculptures are Made of… Old Books

Bronia Sawyer is an artist whose dyslexia and obsessive compulsive disorder gave rise to a fascination with books. This interest grew into an art form, one that is both an exploration and meditation for her. Her sculptures of manipulated...

wiwila1 Next Level: Students Grow a Chicken With no Eggshell

A group of Japanese school students have completed an experiment that could be straight out of a futuristic sci-fi movie. The miraculous technique allows a baby chick to grow inside an egg without its shell, therefore...

Google's prototype for a smart lens that measures glucose levels of the user's tears. Smart Contact Lenses Let You Record & Relive Best Moments of Your Life – But Should You?

Sony has filed a patent for smart contact lenses capable of capturing, storing and even playing back photos and videos. According to the patent, Sony’s invention will cram a bunch of tech into one tiny...

waldo-constructionthumb-970x450 This Construction Worker Found the Best 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...

prosthetic-arm-tattoo-artist-jc-sheitan-tenet-jl-gonzal-fb This Amazing Prosthetic Arm is Also a Tattoo Machine

Skilled French tattoo artist JC Sheitan Tenet tragically lost his lower right arm 22 years ago. You would think this event ended his career forever, but last month, things changed for JC. He was fitted with...

lor-k-french-artist-street-food-discarded-mattresses-designboom-07 Street Artist Lor-K: ‘Why I Turn Old Mattresses Into Food Sculptures’

“I am passionate about the urban area and everything it entails… I think the city is an experimenting ground where it’s possible to interact with the real. I like the freedom of action that exists outside.”...