Muslim-Owned Restaurant Will Serve the Elderly and Homeless for Free on Christmas

Back in November, an elderly women stopped by Shish restaurant, located in southeast London, to ask for a simple favor. She was struggling to close a window at her nearby home, and wondered if someone...

This Sleep Paralysis Sufferer Recreates his Dreams in Haunting Photos

Nicolas Bruno is a New-York based photographer who has been haunted by sleep paralysis most of his life. For some, this could lead to insanity – but Nicolas uses his unusual condition as fuel for...

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...

These Hyperrealistic Food Paintings Are Like Nothing You’ve Seen Before

Painter Eric Wert has forever been fascinated with the complex patterns within nature. His background in scientific illustration lends to a new and powerful style of still-life painting – one that makes his fascination truly infectious. We...

This Easy Daily Practice is Scientifically Proven to Improve Your Health and Happiness

Most of the world’s greatest religions and philosophies teach the value of gratitude. “Always find something to be thankful for, even in the hard times,” the Bible says in 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18. The Buddha once...

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...

Tribe’s Kids Can Literally Swim Underwater Like Mermaids & See Like Dolphins

Every kid (and let’s be real, probably every adult) dreams of being able to swim like a mermaid, or see through the ocean like a dolphin. Over the years, we’ve invented equipment to help us...

Scientists Explain Why We Should Ditch Kindles and Get Back to Paper Books

There are plenty of great reasons to prefer reading an eBook over a paper book; but there’s also something very satisfying about cracking the cover on a paper book and smelling the irresistible combination of...

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...

Why Do Some People Remember Their Dreams and Others Do Not?

In 1964, Paul McCartney woke up with a melody in his head that came to him in a dream. He sat down at his piano and played the tune to avoid forgetting it. He then...

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...

This New Glove Translates Sign Language Into Speech and Text

A new piece of wearable technology could finally bring sign language to the digital era. Saudi designer and media artist Hadeel Ayoub‘s SignLanguageGlove is outfitted with five flex sensors and two accelerometers that interpret what...

Street Artist Spreads Powerful Message About the State of the World

Spanish artist Pejac creates art in various forms and contexts, all with a simple, yet perspective-shifting quality that makes it distinctly his own. His street interventions often involve simple silhouettes, placed in a way that...

What Do The Blind Think of Racism? These Answers Might Surprise You

We often depend on visual cues such as height, weight, age, and skin color to make judgments about people we meet. But how would you judge a stranger if you couldn’t see how he or...

This Japanese Test Will Help You Figure Out Your Life’s Purpose

One’s overall health can be dictated by a number of factors, be it your diet or the amount of exercise you take. One Japanese theory boils it down to one very simple factor; our purpose...

Jewish and Muslim BFFs Win Halloween With Their Awesome Costume

Throw out your cat ears and your witch hat, folks. There’s a new costume in town, and it’s doing a lot more than just winning Halloween. The costume designed by best friends Casey Pearlman and...

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...

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...