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This Awesome Rescue Dog Saved Dozens of Lives After Mexico City’s Earthquake

Mother Nature hasn’t shied away from displaying her power lately, with three hurricanes pummeling the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbeans, and a massive earthquake rattling Mexico City. You’ve likely seen the harrowing news footage of first-responders working to rescue those trapped in the rubble from the 7.1 earthquake that has toppled buildings and homes....

New Study Shows Big Pharma is Lying About Real Cost of Anti-Cancer Drugs

A recent study suggests that anti-cancer drugs in the US are significantly overpriced, and that even with research and development costs considered, these elevated prices cannot be justified. The extraordinary cost associated with cancer treatment is another burden that sufferers, and their families, are expected to carry. Typically, a yearlong course of anti-cancer drugs will...

Trump’s Ban is Already Ruining Transgender People’s Lives in the Military

The recent decision by President Trump to reinstate a ban on transgendered people serving in the military has stirred up widespread controversy both in and outside the military – and the President is likely to find himself on the wrong side of public opinion and American history. Trump’s announcement reversed a decision made in the...

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How You Can Help Fight the Repeal of DACA, in Three Easy Actions

Since President Trump announced an end to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA) earlier this month, the future of thousands of young immigrants has been up in the air. Set in place by...

AI Can Catch Alzheimer’s 10 Years Before Symptoms Show. Here’s How

Doctors might soon have a new tool to help them catch Alzheimer’s disease years before tell-tale symptoms emerge. A research team in Italy has developed a new AI algorithm that detects changes to the brain...

10 Famous Immigrants Who Made America Great

Immigration, more than ever, generates political debate and polarizes communities – especially in the USA. With President Donald Trump at the helm, much of the conversation around immigration today is negative. Racist generalizations and stereotypes...

Why We Probably Shouldn’t Send Messages to Search for Aliens in 2018

The search for extra-terrestrial intelligence (SETI) has witnessed some ground-breaking developments thus far in 2017. Between the continued technological commitments of the Breakthrough Listen Initiative, the detection of 15 mysterious fast radio bursts in a...

Tesla Self-Driving Car Crash Jeopardizes Credibility of the Brand – and the Industry

Autonomous driving cars are the way of the future, but they still have a long way to go. Though technologically advanced, these vehicles have design limitations that are deadly. On September 12, 2017, the National...

How King Beat the Men and Changed Women’s Sports Forever

On the evening of August 31st 2017 at the USTA National Tennis Center, Billie Jean King was wearing a grape colored blazer with matching pants, and her white namesake watch. We were in the Citizen...

America’s Clock is Already Ticking on the Next Natural Disaster

Hurricanes Harvey and Irma might be gone for good, but don’t relax just yet. There’s an earthquake overdue in California, and it could leave Los Angeles as epically battered as Houston or Florida Keys. Earthquakes...

A Notorious Website Has Found the Way to Stop Hate Speech Online

The self-proclaimed ‘front page of the internet’, Reddit, has had a problem for a while with hate speech on its ‘subreddits’, the name given to communities on the site. The problem was so bad that...

These Incredible Photos of the Amazon Show it’s the Most Precious Place on Earth

The Amazon basin is home to the largest rainforest on earth. One of the planet’s greatest treasures, it covers 6,000,000 square kilometers (2.72 million square miles). The Amazon is home to more species of plants...

Japanese Master of Balloon Art Makes the Most Elaborate Animals Ever

Masayoshi Matsumoto is a Japanese balloon artist who will put any other balloon animal in the history of kid parties to shame. Forget the humble balloon dog or giraffe – Matsumoto has twisted inflatables into...

How France Plans to Ban All Fossil Fuel Production by 2040

In a world first, France further solidified its plans to become carbon neutral when President Emmanuel Macron presented a bill to the French cabinet calling for a total ban on the production of fossil fuels....

New York City Schools are Now Offering Free Lunch for All Kids

The new school year in New York City brings with it one big change. Kids attending the public schools will have lunch served to them free of charge—regardless of income level. This amounts to a...

Photos of the Comedy Pet Awards Are the Funniest Thing You’ll See Today

From the people who brought you the Comedy Wildlife Awards, comes the first ever annual Comedy Pet Awards. Brace yourself for tears of laughter, as the jury just revealed this year’s hilarious, adorable and incredibly...

Dogs and Drones Are Teaming Up to Save Lives During Disasters

When natural disasters strike, a matter of minutes can sometimes make all the difference between life and death. In order to save the most amount of victims in the least amount of time, it is...

Pilot Takes Photos of Storms From Cockpit Like We’ve Never Seen Before

Santiago Borja is a 31-year-old pilot who works for Ecuador Airlines. After spending 800 hours per year for the first five years of his career above the clouds, Santiago decided to share some of the...

Scientists Have Developed a New Camera That Can See Through the Human Body

Doctors will soon be able to “see” through the human body, thanks to a new camera developed by scientists in Scotland. The cutting edge technology can detect light sources in the body and will allow...

Model Who Survived Acid Attack Shares Story of Her Incredible Recovery

In June this year, 21-year-old aspiring model Resham Khan was driving with her cousin Jameel Mukhtar in East London, when a man threw a corrosive substance through her car window and changed their lives forever. The...

Watch: This Mesmerizing Vine-Like Robot Can Grow 25,000 Times Its Size

On June 19, mechanical engineers from Stanford University and the University of California published a Science Robotics paper on a revolutionary new robot that looks and moves like a growing vine. Its lightweight design is inspired...

The Mysterious Reason Why These Trees Avoid Touching Each Other

Even at the mercy of the relentless prying of modern science, some of mother nature’s mysteries remain uncrackable. One such fascinating mystery is a phenomenon called ‘crown shyness’. Also known as canopy disengagement or inter-crown...

Artist Brings Boring Objects to Life and Brightens Everyone’s Day

There’s a cheeky street artist running rampant in the streets of New York City, brightening up everyone’s day. The artist, who goes by the name Tom Bob, finds the most mundane of street architecture and...