Artist Calls Attention To Street Harassment By Taking Powerful Selfies With Catcallers

Street harassment isn’t harmless flirting. It’s a serious problem that needs more attention. A study published by Stop Street Harassment found that 65% of all women had experienced street harassment. Among them, 23% had been sexually touched, 20% had been followed, and 9% had been forced to do something sexual. The most common form of...

How an Indonesian Slum Has Been Turned Into the Gorgeous ‘Rainbow Village’

A small Indonesian village has been transformed from a slum into an art-filled wonderland of color by having all of its buildings and walkways painted with vibrant designs. The Central Java community of Kampung Pelangi or ‘Rainbow Village’, located in a southern district of Semarang, was tired of the squalor in which they lived. They wanted to...

Jupiter’s Brilliant Auroras Are Some Of The Most Stunning Sights In The Solar System

The stunning colors, storms, and natural phenomena on Jupiter make it one of the most fascinating objects in the solar system. It’s by far the largest planet in the solar system and more than twice the size of as all others combined. For some perspective, if the Earth was the size of a grape, Jupiter...

This Family Won $429 Million at the Lottery, and Used it in the Best Possible Way

A New Jersey family is taking the expression “pay it forward” to heart and plans to use their lottery winnings to do some real good in their hometown. While many squander lottery winnings on frivolous things like sports cars and gaudy jewelry, Pearlie Mae Smith and her seven children want to use their winnings to...

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These Smart Illustrations About Modern Life Will Make You Rethink How We Live

Eduardo Salles is a celebrated advertiser, designer, illustrator, writer and professor at the Miami Ad School. Prolific in an array of professions, Salles also runs a blog called Cinismoilustrado, where he posts ingenious, cynical illustrations about the reality of...

Science Finds Proof We Might Live in a Parallel Universe

By now, I’m guessing you’re probably rather well versed with the Multiverse Theory; whether you’ve been introduced to the concept by the television series Fringe, Star Trek, or perhaps Rick and Morty, we are all...

Russian Fisherman’s Photos Of Deep-Sea Fish Will Give You Nightmares

The deep ocean is the Earth’s final frontier. As of the year 2000, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration estimated that 95% of the world’s oceans and 99% of the ocean floor, has yet to...

Inside the Life of People Married to Robots

Zheng Jiajia is an engineer and a graduate of Zhejiang University. He is 31 years old and married to a beautiful young woman named Yingying – who he built in his apartment. Yingying is a...

These Half Human, Half Plant Portraits Look so Real it’s Disturbing

French photographer and creative retoucher Cal Redback has released a haunting new series of manipulated portraits that will make your skin tickle. ‘Treebeard’ is a series of human-botanical hybrids. Each portrait shows a person whose...

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...

This is What Happened to My Body When I Cut Sugar and Alcohol for a Month

A man in Holland has demonstrated firsthand the impact of a healthy diet by cutting out alcohol, sugar, additives, and preservatives from his consumption for a month. Correspondent Sacha Harland filmed himself for a whole...

Watch This Spinach Leaf Carry Blood to Grow Human Tissue

At any given time in the United States, there are approximately 120,000 patients waiting for a lifesaving organ donation and on average, 22 patients on this list die every day. The lack of available tissue...

Luminous Infrared Images Show That Butterfly Wings Have Hearts

Butterfly wings have always been one of nature’s most beautiful creations. Like everything under the sun, they aren’t just pretty for the sake of being pretty, it’s all about survival. Butterfly wings use patterns as...

10 Accidental Inventions That Ended Up Changing Our Lives

Scientists and innovators often work for years on their new invention. Sometimes however, all it takes is a little bit of luck, timing and careful perception. The revolutionary inventions listed below were all discovered by...

Remember This Nigerian “Witch Boy”? He’s Happy, Healthy and Off to School

Last year, a starving toddler was left for dead by his parents in a small village in Nigeria before being rescued by Danish aid worker Anja Ringgren Loven—the woman who gave him his name. “I...

“Robin Hood Restaurant” Charges the Rich to Feed the Poor

Move over Disney, step aside Sir Connery and Russell Crowe—there’s a new Robin Hood in town, and it is serving up a feast of altruism. The eponymous restaurant stands stalwart among the hustle and bustle...

This Woman Discovered Her Grandfather was One of the Nazis From Schindler’s List

Every family has a few skeletons in the closet, but Jennifer Teege discovered a whopper of a skeleton when she learned that her grandfather was one of the most villainous Nazis in history. When Teege...

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...

Good News Allergy Sufferers, The World’s first Cat Allergy Vaccine Is Coming Soon

I have a cat allergy that’s so sensitive that I have to load up on Claritin or Allegra before going to any house with a feline resident. Sometimes, if it’s a new place and they...

Why Does Time Seem To Speed Up As We Age?

When I was a child, my family lived about 40 minutes from Disneyland. I remember the car ride to get the Magic Kingdom felt like it took forever. These days, now that I’m in my...

Beer Company Designs Edible Six-Pack Rings That Feed Animals, Rather Than Harm Them

Saltwater Brewery of Delray Beach, Florida is making a strong environmental change for the better… one six-pack at a time. The company, known for Screamin’ Reels IPA and Sea Cow Milk Stout, has partnered up...

17-Year-Old Climate Activist Greta Thunberg Nominated For The Nobel Peace Prize

Everyone on the planet should be more than concerned about climate change. However, the world’s youth are the most concerned because they have the most to lose. Someone in their 70s will probably never live...

These Illustrations are a Rare Version of Alice in Wonderland Made by… Salvador Dali

It’s pretty baffling to think that Lewis Carroll first shared Alice in Wonderland with the world 150 years ago. The story still transcends time and continues to ignite the imaginations of both young and old. The psychedelic tale of Alice,...

How Did This Giant Spiral in the Middle of the Sahara Desert Get There?

In the middle of the Sahara desert, 400 kilometres from Cairo near the Red Sea, exists a monumental art installation that at first glance looks like the mark of an alien visitor. The immense crop-circle-esque artwork, called Desert...