They Can’t Fly, But These People Have Weird Superhuman Abilities

There is no doubt that human beings are incredible creatures. But every now and then, one is born that boggles even the brightest minds. Below are 10 people from around the world with superhuman abilities that will blow your mind. 1. Superhuman Memory Stephen Wiltshire is an autistic genius. He is able to draw entire...

She Creates Coats That Turn Into Sleeping Bags – and Hires Homeless to Make Them

The National Alliance to End Homelessness in America reported almost 500,000 people were homeless last year—a decrease in past years, but still an issue that plagues our nation. As a result, extraordinary individuals like Veronika Scott are standing up to help remedy the situation. Six years ago, Veronika Scott was sitting at Detroit’s College for...

Here’s What Happens to Your Body When You’re Sleep Deprived

In 1965, Randy Gardner, a 17-year-old high school student broke the record for consecutive days without sleep by going 11 days and 24 minutes with zero shut-eye. Gardner’s friends helped him stay awake during the ordeal by taking him on long drives, blasting loud music, and making frequent trips to the local donut shop. By...

They Can’t Fly, But These People Have Weird Superhuman Abilities

There is no doubt that human beings are incredible creatures. But every now and then, one is born that boggles even the brightest minds. Below are 10 people from around the world with superhuman abilities...

She Creates Coats That Turn Into Sleeping Bags – and Hires Homeless to Make Them

The National Alliance to End Homelessness in America reported almost 500,000 people were homeless last year—a decrease in past years, but still an issue that plagues our nation. As a result, extraordinary individuals like Veronika...

Here’s What Happens to Your Body When You’re Sleep Deprived

In 1965, Randy Gardner, a 17-year-old high school student broke the record for consecutive days without sleep by going 11 days and 24 minutes with zero shut-eye. Gardner’s friends helped him stay awake during the...

Ancient ‘Computer’ Proves Greeks Had Everything Figured Out Way Before Us

In the year 1900, a group of sponge divers were exploring the ocean floor off the coast of Antikythera, a Greek island in the Aegean Sea. There they came across an ancient ship wreck that...

This Glove Steadies Shaky Hands Caused by Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s disease affects one in every 500 people. It’s a nervous system disorder that causes hand tremors that can make simple tasks such as using a computer, stepping into a bathtub, or eating with a...

7 Real Life Mysteries Science Hasn’t Been Able to Explain

Modern science has been solving some of the world’s most important problems; but not all of them. The 7 incredible mysteries below have eluded our brightest minds, leaving us with questions still beyond our grasp....

‘Muxes’: Meet the Highly Respected Third Gender Celebrated in Mexico

Every November in Juchitán, Oaxaca, the four-day long celebration ‘La Vela de las Auténticas Intrépidas Buscadoras del Peligró’ (The Celebration of the Bold Seekers of Danger) takes over the streets, as locals gather in honor of the...

The U.S. Cancer Death Rate Just Had The Sharpest Drop Ever Recorded in a Year

The news is so saturated with negative stories that it’s sometimes hard to realize that we actually live in the most peaceful and prosperous time in world history. Worldwide poverty is on the steep decline...

Why Everything we Know About Addiction Might be Wrong

100 years ago, drugs were banned in the United States, yet this ban hasn’t done anything to reduce or eradicate addiction. How did that happen? In recent weeks, an animated video, adapted from Johann Hari’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...

10 Inventions That Will Actually Make a Difference For The Planet This Year

Every day, it seems that creative and forward-thinking people are responding to the rising demand for inventions that are both useful and ecologically conscious. Some products seem to be straight out of Black Mirror—with their...

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...

This is What Earth Might Look Like in a Billion Years

It’s impossible to accurately predict the future. Science, however, can make a pretty well calculated estimation. Youtube Channel RealLifeLore recently published a video that packs the next billion years of reasonable, science-backed predictions for the...

For The First Time in Over 20 Years, Congress Will Fund Research On Gun Violence

In 1993, the New England Journal of Medicine published a study by Arthur Kellermann that found that guns in a home increase the risk of homicide happening in that house. According to the study, having...

Elon Musk Claims a 10,000-Square Mile Solar Farm in the Desert Could Power America

Elon Musk is known for having big ideas. He pioneered the electric car market with Tesla. Sold flamethrowers to help raise money to develop tunneling machines. He wants to colonize Mars, make space tourism a...

10+ Striking Photos That Every Climate Change Denier Should See

Warnings and statistics surrounding climate change are everywhere. Species extinction, habitat destruction, rising sea levels, drought and natural disasters present tangible evidence of mankind’s assault on the planet. Below are a few recent photographs from all around...

10 Food Myths That Just Won’t Die, Debunked by Science

There is a fair number of circulating misconceptions out there about proper nutrition; some based on misinformation, and others on outdated research. Here are the ten biggest common food myths – and how they have...

Finally, an Eco-Village That is More Than “Theory”

As Earth’s population continues to swell, it becomes increasingly clear that the dominant model for resource management and distribution is not designed to cope. A global crisis rages around a shortage of healthy food, clean...