Accidental Discovery May Lead To A One-Size-Fits-All Cancer Treatment

Some of the greatest inventions of all time were created by accident. The inventor of the microwave oven was researching magnetrons when the candy bar in his pocket melted. This strange phenomenon inspired him to...

Body Hacking: Futuristic, Creepy and Totally Unregulated

A man walks into a large room and finds his place in line behind others waiting for their turn. When he arrives at the table, he sits down while a man in everyday clothes swabs...

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...

Zombie Genes: Why Do Mysterious Genes Come Alive After We Die

There more we learn about human death the stranger and creepier it gets. It’s widely known that bodies can move and twitch after death, but did you know it can happen for up to a...

Finally, Something Amazing is Happening to the Amazon Rainforest

Brazilians have a lot to be happy about this month with a huge win for the country’s most cherished natural wonders – the Amazon rainforest. Both human rights groups and environmentalists have been fighting for...