70 Years of BS: Why We Don’t Need to Drink 8 Glasses of Water a Day

Maybe it was your mother reminding you or some long-forgotten high school gym teacher, but you’ve probably heard that you need to drink eight glasses of water a day. Some call it the 8×8 rule, meaning eight 8-ounce glasses of water a day. What’s so special about eight and how important is this particular number...

Was Freud a Joke? New Study is Shifting Our Understanding Of Dreams

Freud thought dreams were the “royal road to the unconscious”, as it is in them that the ego’s defenses are lowered, enabling repressed material to come through to awareness, though in distorted form. A dream about a house, for example, might be a representation of worries about one’s security or appearance. As a result, Freud is known to...

Harvard Neurosurgeon: “I Have Proof of an Afterlife”

Most people believe in a religious or spiritual afterlife, which we can’t prove exists. But what about an afterlife where one is physically present? Dr. Eben Alexander, a neurosurgeon, recently claimed that he experienced life after clinically dying. In 2008, Dr. Alexander was diagnosed with bacterial meningitis and was in a coma for 7 days....

70 Years of BS: Why We Don’t Need to Drink 8 Glasses of Water a Day

Maybe it was your mother reminding you or some long-forgotten high school gym teacher, but you’ve probably heard that you need to drink eight glasses of water a day. Some call it the 8×8 rule,...

Was Freud a Joke? New Study is Shifting Our Understanding Of Dreams

Freud thought dreams were the “royal road to the unconscious”, as it is in them that the ego’s defenses are lowered, enabling repressed material to come through to awareness, though in distorted form. A dream about a house,...

Harvard Neurosurgeon: “I Have Proof of an Afterlife”

Most people believe in a religious or spiritual afterlife, which we can’t prove exists. But what about an afterlife where one is physically present? Dr. Eben Alexander, a neurosurgeon, recently claimed that he experienced life...

A Growing Number of Indigenous Healers Are Now Working in Hospitals

For thousands of years, people around the world have used traditional healing methods to heal the sick and wounded. Before the advent of modern medicine, indigenous healers used natural therapies, and plant and animal-based remedies....

We Could Cut 99% of Methane Emissions By Feeding Cows This Simple Ingredient

The agricultural industry is responsible for a staggering amount of greenhouse gas emissions each year. Roughly 25% of man-made global warming comes from the gas methane, and much of that methane comes from the stomachs...

Bombshell Study Shows Common Pesticide Causes Brain Damage in Children

A new study carried out by an expert panel of toxicologists has concluded that an entire class of pesticides must be banned to protect children’s health. Organophosphates (OPs), which are widely used in US agriculture,...

Stunning Poll Suggests Many Trump Voters Actually Support Left-Wing Views

According to America First Policies, a nonprofit organization affiliated with America First Action – a super PAC devoted to promoting and supporting Donald Trump – nearly one in four Trump supporters is actually in support...

“Trump on Steroids” Brazilian Candidate Could Set the Country Back Decades

A controversial, far-right political candidate has won the first round of Brazil’s political elections this year. Jair Bolsonaro, of the Social Liberal party (PSL), could effectively set his country back decades with his racist, misogynistic...

Putting Aside Our Differences: 7 Bipartisan Efforts That Actually Worked

Midterms are coming, and right now, everything is a competition. Mudslinging and political campaigning is everywhere we turn, and much of it is overwhelmingly negative and divisive. There are two definitive sides in the US...

“Space Elevator” is Looking More and More Like a Reality

Researchers from Japan’s Shizuoka University are taking the next step towards building the first space elevator by launching their Space Tethered Autonomous Robotic Satellite-Mini elevator, or STARS-Me from the International Space Station (ISS). “It’s going...

Should We Teach Yoga in Schools? New Evidence Shines a Light On Growing Trend

Move over, gym class. A new trend has arrived in schools, and this time it involves a centuries-old practice. Yoga, a physical, mental, and spiritual discipline, is now being taught to students in some U.S....

One-of-a-Kind City Abandoned Religion, Politics, and Economy. Here’s How it Works

Imagine a place where people from all nationalities work together in harmony, regardless of skin color, gender, ethnicity, or religion. A place where cash has no value, and local farms keep citizens mostly self-sufficient in...

Not Scared of Hurricanes, These People Abandon Logic and Stay Put. But Why?

Hurricane season is here, and as usual, it has entered the party with a bang. As it makes landfall in the Carolinas, Hurricane Florence has been downgraded to a Category 1, but with the crawling...

Changing History: CT Scans Used to Unravel Mystery of 2000 Year-Old Scrolls

Rising from the ashes of an ancient volcanic eruption, 21st century technology is helping to uncover the mystery locked inside scrolls that are over 2,000 years old. When Mount Vesuvius erupted in 79 A.D, it...

What Do The Blind Think of Racism? These Answers Might Surprise You

We often depend on visual cues such as height, weight, age, and skin color to make judgments about people we meet. But how would you judge a stranger if you couldn’t see how he or...

Video Shows Ants Having a Funeral For a Bee and the Internet Has Questions

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...

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...

We Are Killing 100k+ Dolphins and Whales a Year For No Reason and It Has to Stop

A report released earlier this month has revealed that over one hundred thousand dolphins and whales are killed each year to be used as food or bait. The practice of killing cetaceans, a species group...