If You Have One of These Common Health Issues, You Might Want to Give Pot a Try

Currently in the US, medical marijuana is legal in 33 states, and more states could follow the wave once the next presidential election comes around. As a result, scientists are currently in overdrive to sort out which conditions pot works for, and to what extent, in a goal to keep building a case for the...

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 that includes dolphins, porpoises, and many smaller whales such as orcas and humpback whales is much more widespread than many...

California Gun Law Aims to Reduce Police Brutality. Here’s How

Stephon Clark. Michael Brown. Treyvon Martin. These are three of the many unarmed black men killed recently at the hands of police officers. How many more will lose their lives before lawmakers change the way police handle their weapons? In Sacramento, California, protests over Stephon Clark’s death have prompted lawmakers to consider revising laws that...

If You Have One of These Common Health Issues, You Might Want to Give Pot a Try

Currently in the US, medical marijuana is legal in 33 states, and more states could follow the wave once the next presidential election comes around. As a result, scientists are currently in overdrive to sort...

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...

California Gun Law Aims to Reduce Police Brutality. Here’s How

Stephon Clark. Michael Brown. Treyvon Martin. These are three of the many unarmed black men killed recently at the hands of police officers. How many more will lose their lives before lawmakers change the way...

Mesmerizing “Rainbow Art” is Taking Over Museums & Instagram

Gabriel Dawe creates seemingly magical, indoor rainbows that stretch between the inner structures of buildings. His works are visual representations of the full spectrum of natural light, harnessed by stretching and layering miles of colored...

Colorado Found a Solution to Fix the $165 Billion Food Waste Problem

There is a stench in the air around LaSalle, Colorado, that stinks of rotting produce and cow manure. That unpleasant smell is methane gas and for Colorado it means money in the form of electricity....

“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...

How One Man with Epilepsy is Conquering Seizures Through Yoga

Yogi Rodney Ji wants people battling epilepsy to know his healing secret: thirty-seven years ago, he conquered his convulsions through yoga. By breathing and meditating, he instinctively discovered a way to suppress most of his...

This Moving Company Moves Domestic Abuse Victims For Free

When a domestic abuse victim courageously decides to leave the house where she’s been battered, time is of the essence. Also paying for the move shouldn’t be an additional cause for worry, which is why one...

Why Some People are Still in Denial Over Climate Change & Evolution

Author Jonathan Swift once said: “You cannot reason someone out of something he or she was not reasoned into.” Three hundred years later, man hasn’t changed much. Today in America, where you can access information...

Why Do Humans Believe in God? It’s Evolution.

At first glance, the premise of this piece seems counter-intuitive. Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution has been the biggest blow to the idea of creationism by supplanting the concept of a creator with a confluence...

Mexico’s President is Seriously Considering Legalizing Drugs

Countries are beginning to wake up to the idea that drug wars may enact a much greater cost on society than the drugs themselves. In hindsight, the drug war in America has cost trillions that...

Breakthrough Device Can Take Your Thoughts and Turn Them into Words

Our world is shaped and defined by language. However, our thoughts are a mishmash of images, sensations, and words that work together to create a never-ending internal dialog. Sometimes these thoughts manifest as internal verbalizations...

Soda Drinkers Beware: New Study Confirms it Helps Cancer Cells Grow

There’s no debate that drinking soda and sweet drinks containing high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) is terrible for one’s health. Sugary drinks are a leading cause of obesity which, in turn, can lead to cancer....

10 Ways to Slowly But Surely Shrink our Obsession With Plastic

Plastic over the years has slowly been killing animals and ecosystems, and destroying much of the beauty of our planet. A recent study estimated that almost 12 million metric tons of plastic enter the ocean every year....

1/3 of Food is Wasted Worldwide, and France Has a Solution

Take a moment to consider this staggering figure: Of all the food produced in the entire world, roughly one third is wasted or lost each year, according to the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)....

Costa Rica’s Quality of Life is Through the Roof. How Did They Pull it Off?

In today’s political climate, it can be more tempting than ever to run away from it all, to escape life by sitting on a beach somewhere warm and distant. Asking for that beach to be...

These Patients Beat Cancer Without Western Medicine and Doctors are Stumped

It’s the disease that causes the most heartbreak, tearing away loved ones unexpectedly. With researchers still pressing on to find a cure and trying to understand this illusive condition, there have been some remarkable cases...

Can Spraying Sulfur Into the Atmosphere Help Solve Global Warming?

Scientists have come up with several intriguing and innovative plans to halt global warming. Many of these plans involve reflecting sunlight away from the planet to lower global temperatures — broadly referred to as ‘solar...