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...

New Facial Recognition Tech Reunites Missing Kids With Their Families

For many kids, being permanently separated from their parents is unimaginable. Sadly, it’s a reality for thousands of children in India who have seemingly disappeared in thin air. But thanks to a new facial recognition...

Eat Them While You Can: 10 Foods on the Verge of Extinction

As climate change wreaks havoc on the environment, food production is suffering, and farming is becoming more difficult. These 10 foods could soon disappear because of climate change, along with the pleasurable experiences that we...

First Ever Ocean Cleanup is About to Begin, and It’s a Big Deal

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is the largest area of accumulated ocean plastic on the planet, measuring 1.6 million square km or 617,700 square miles across – three times the size of France. Located at...

Veganism Has Gone Mainstream, But It’s Not Just About the Animals Anymore

Thirty years ago, veganism was iconified by hippies and animal rights protests. Going vegan used to mean it was extremely difficult to have dinner at a friend’s house or go out to a restaurant. Doing...

Do Newly ‘Leaked’ Docs Prove the Government Secretly Funded Mind Control?

The idea that the government could have the means to control a person’s mind is certainly an unsettling thought. It’s definitely the kind of fodder that can open the floodgates for discussion among even the...

Jail Time Might be Coming For Opioid Executives Who Profited From Addiction

With each passing day, more than 115 people in the U.S. die from opioid abuse. There were 63,000 opioid overdose deaths in 2016 alone— that’s more than the number of Americans killed in the Vietnam...

Why This Trump Supporter is Turning on Trump One Year Into His Presidency

During the 2016 Presidential campaign, Kraig Moss followed the campaign trail with a guitar and a cowboy hat. The amateur country singer attended 45 Trump rallies across the country, where he sang pro-Trump tunes to...

Teachers Have the Most Important Job. Why Aren’t We Fighting For Them?

In the aftermath of the recent teachers’ strikes in three states infamous for the lowest educator wages—West Virginia, Oklahoma, and Kentucky—teachers are planning to run for legislative offices next fall, students have transformed into outspoken...

This 12-Year-Old Epileptic Girl is Suing Jeff Sessions to Legalize Pot

Last year, Alexis Bortell’s book advocating the legalization of medical marijuana was published and distributed by Amazon. There’s nothing especially surprising about that: activists often write books about the causes they’re passionate about. Now, the...

10 Blatant Lies About Refugees in the U.S. People Believe

Refugees have gotten a bad rap recently, especially after President Trump signed an executive order barring Syrian refugees from entering the United States until further notice, justifying his actions by saying it was “to keep...

How Sick Children are Trying to Change Medical Marijuana Laws in the U.S.

Marijuana might not have the sordid reputation it once had, but it’s still illegal at a federal level and medical marijuana is only legal in about half the states. Hundreds of families are working to...

Scientists Might Have Just Accidentally Cured Our Plastic Epidemic

Plastic waste is creeping into every corner of the planet; but thanks to an unexpected ally in the form of a bacterial enzyme, we may have a chance at solving this growing pollution problem. Because...

New Childhood Cancer Treatment Has an Incredible 93% Success Rate

Two years ago, 13-year old Briana Ayala, an aspiring fashion designer, faced a life-changing dilemma. Doctors found a rare tumor wrapped around her aorta, the largest artery in the body. Although they were initially able...

This Carbon Negative House Produces More Energy Than it Consumes

By now, we all know how crucial it is for the well-being of our planet and survival of future generations to reduce our carbon footprint. But we all have busy lives, and sometimes, adopting a...

Yes, Africa is Splitting in Two. But It’s Not That Simple

With a land area of close to 12 million square miles, Africa is the second largest continent on Earth. Last month, a massive crack began to form in the eastern part of the continent —...

New 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...

The Debate on Cell Phones and Cancer Just Took a Turn

If you have a compulsion to put your phone in another room when you sleep, or you’re a guy who worries about what the device in your pocket is doing to your nether regions, I’m...