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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

“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...

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...

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...

The Most Powerful Pictures of People Demanding Change

At great times of conflict and unrest throughout history, it is the power of the human spirit that shines through to make change. The below photographs show a collection of moments in time where human...

Think You’ve Seen it All? Try Utah’s Epic Ice Castles

Ice Castles is an organization that builds incredible structures with secret tunnels and caves completely out of ice. Based in Utah, the company has created their magnificent buildings all across North America, and use elaborate lighting...

This Awesome Glass House Works with Nature Instead of Against it

Deep in the woods of Almaty, Kazakhstan, stands a humble fir tree that seems no different from the hundreds that surround it. A. Masow Design Studio, however, has big plans to build an incredible glass...

Construction Workers Discover 1,700-Year-Old Roman Mosaic

A few months ago in Lod, Israel, construction workers were building a visitor centre when they stumbled across something that captured their attention. A 1,700-year-old roman mosaic of incredible beauty and intricacy, an example of exceptional...

20+ Crazy Facts About Animals Your Biology Teacher Forgot To Tell You

Examples of nature’s sheer beauty and intelligence exist all around us. If one chooses to pause for a moment and look, fascinating and beautiful systems can be found everywhere. Animals with incredible resilience and clever design...