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Scientists Have a New Theory on Why Aliens Haven’t Communicated With us Yet

Here is a thought: there are billions upon billions of stars in the universe similar to our sun. There is also a high probability that a number of these suns are orbited by planets very similar in mass and composition to our Earth. If we can assume that the ecological history of our Earth is...

Billions in Student Loan Debt May be Wiped Away. Here’s Why

Imagine walking into a court and announcing that Warren Buffett, Donald Trump, and Mark Zuckerberg all owe you money. Sounds pretty fantastic, doesn’t it? That is, until you are told to prove it. Across the country, lending companies are finding themselves in this same situation, due to their inability to produce the critical paperwork declaring...

Why is the U.S. the Only Developed Country Without Paid Maternity Leave?

The United States’ failure to provide federally-mandated paid parental leave is undoubtedly one of its greatest social and economic oversights and has grown to become an issue with a great deal of political heft in recent years. The current state of paid parental leave in the U.S. is dismal, to say the least; with only...

Scientists Have a New Theory on Why Aliens Haven’t Communicated With us Yet

Here is a thought: there are billions upon billions of stars in the universe similar to our sun. There is also a high probability that a number of these suns are orbited by planets very...

Billions in Student Loan Debt May be Wiped Away. Here’s Why

Imagine walking into a court and announcing that Warren Buffett, Donald Trump, and Mark Zuckerberg all owe you money. Sounds pretty fantastic, doesn’t it? That is, until you are told to prove it. Across the...

Why is the U.S. the Only Developed Country Without Paid Maternity Leave?

The United States’ failure to provide federally-mandated paid parental leave is undoubtedly one of its greatest social and economic oversights and has grown to become an issue with a great deal of political heft in...

Does This Photo Freak You Out? Your Evolutionary Survival Instinct is Kicking in

Does the image of a lotus pod give you the creeps and make you want to lock your bedroom door and hide under the covers? If so, well, you might suffer from trypophobia: the fear of...

This New Digital Urn Makes us Approach Death in a Radically Different Way

The traditions of burial and cremation after death are near universal practices that have come to be recognized as fundamentally human signs of respect for our dead. We have buried our dead for over 100,000...

This Circus Program Aims to Bring Back Smiles on Refugee Kids’ Faces

The journey of the refugee is a tumultuous and unpredictable experience, plagued by complex and multi-faceted issues that can prove disastrous socially, economically, and psychologically for the individuals facing them. For the first time in...

Trump’s Apprenticeship Program Should Retrain Coal Miners to Solar Energy Jobs

President Trump signed an executive order last week aiming to boost the current number of apprenticeships in the U.S. The executive order removes federal restrictions that have prevented industries from implementing apprenticeship programs in the...

A Tan Without Actual Sun? We Dreamt About it, Scientists Made it Happen

Good news for all the pale-skinned redheads that burst into flames the second they step onto the beach – you might be able to have a tan after all. Scientists have developed a drug that...

The Eighth Wonder of the World May Have Been Rediscovered

Throughout the 19th century, New Zealand boasted one of the most famous tourist attractions in the world, a site widely recognized as the “eighth wonder of the world” that drew crowds on the treacherous journey over...

Courageous Woman and Her Rapist Campaign Together to End Sexual Violence

Thordis Elva never expected to write a book, let alone speak on the same TED Talk stage, with Tom Stranger—the man who raped her in 1996. They now travel the world, telling their shared story...

These Teenagers Have Invented a Straw That Detects Date Rape Drugs

For college-age women in America, the risk of becoming a victim of sexual violence is 3 to 4 times higher than for any other women in the general population, according to RAINN (Rape, Abuse &...

How the Trump Organization Paid Itself With Kids-Cancer Charity Money

A breaking Forbes report alludes the Trump Organization took money dedicated for cancer-stricken kids, through a charity golf tournament happening each September at the Trump National Golf Club in Westchester County, New York. The golf tournament that...

America’s Lunch Shaming Issue is Disgusting and Easy to Fix. So Why Aren’t we?

20 million kids in America receive free school lunches, but many others struggle to pay the $2.35 fee. For those who can’t pay, “lunch shaming” has become all too common. Cafeteria staff in some states...

France Leads By Example and Welcomes Its First Gay Chechen Refugee

A Chechen gay man has escaped Russia without harm and made his way across the French border, according to Joël Deumier, president of the LGBTQ organization SOS Homophobie. “The first gay Chechen refugee arrived on...

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...

These 3D Printed Ovaries Could Restore Human Fertility

Using 3D printing in medical research so far, we have witnessed the development of the 3D-printed ear, jawbones, skeletal muscles, and vascular structures that are vital for the artificial growth of large internal organs. Now,...

This Teenager Says He Invented a Bra That Can Detect Breast Cancer Signs

In 2017, approximately 252,000 new cases of invasive breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed in American women; approximately 41,000 American women will die from breast cancer in the same period. Breast cancer is far...

Trump’s New Project: Legalizing Discrimination Under the Guise of Religious Freedom

With the election of Donald Trump came sweeping fear amongst the LGBT activist community that the President would act against their interests, and that America would quickly witness regressive reforms in the wake of Obama’s...