Awesome Grandpa Gives Love to Premature Babies When Parents Can’t

Baby Logan was born three whole months early. Determined severely premature, he has been in the hospital’s ICU for six weeks. While Logan’s mother wishes she could be there day and night for him, she...

Portugal Treats Addicts as Patients, Not Criminals, and the Results Are Staggering

In 2001, in the midst of a heroin crisis, Portugal’s government took the radical step of decriminalizing the possession and consumption of all illegal drugs. At the time, around 1 in 100 Portuguese suffered with...

Is This For Real? Water Bottles That Decompose in a Couple Weeks Are Here

With our oceans in a state of disrepair and the world bordering on an environmental crisis, could James Longcroft be our knight in shining armour? Saving the world one bottle at a time James Longcroft,...

Should the Vatican Sell its Assets to Help the Poor?

Though no official number is publicly confirmed, financial institutions the world over estimate the Vatican’s wealth to be between $10 and $15 billion, making it one of the richest, tax-exempt organizations on the planet. The...

This 3D-Printed Home is Built in 24 Hours For Less Than $10K

First, Dutch design firm DUS Architects created a 3D-printed canal house out of the largest portable 3D printer. Then, Russian company Apis Cor made a 3D-printed house in less than 24 hours out of unique...

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...

The 20 Most Elaborate Pranks of All Time

When it comes to pranks, it’s go big or go home. Sometimes pulling off a prank of epic proportions can require complex logistics, incredible props and an army of manpower to pull off. Other times,...

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...

This Man Was Almost a School Shooter. Here’s What Stopped Him.

On the afternoon of Wednesday, February 14, a 19-year-old man stepped out of an Uber outside Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. At precisely 2:21pm, he opened fire inside a school building with...

Piano Virtuoso Missing 6 Fingers Inspires Thousands on Youtube

Darrius Simmons was born with just four fingers and had to have his legs amputated when he was a toddler. But the 17-year-old doesn’t let his disabilities stop him from pursuing his passion: playing piano....

This Woman Fits a Year of Trash in a Mason Jar. Here’s How You Can, Too.

Think living a completely zero-waste lifestyle in New York City is impossible? Think again! Lauren Singer—environmental activist and co-founder of Trash is for Tossers blog and The Simply Co. eco-cleaning products—has been proving for the...

New Glow-in-the-Dark Bicycle Lane is Powered Entirely by the Sun

A creative company has recently installed a new solar-powered, glow-in-the-dark bicycle path in Poland. The luminous path is made from a synthetic material which contains blue luminophores, which soaks up the sun rays all day, and gives off...

Too Good to be True? “Food is Free” Movement Turns the Food Industry on its Head

In a capitalist society, it’s easy to think that anything with a “Free” sign attached to it is a hoax. After all, the saying goes, “There ain’t no such thing as a free lunch.” But...

Iceland Gets Away With Plan to Kill More Than 2,000 Whales?

More than 2,000 whales will be killed in Icelandic waters over the next five years, the nation’s government has announced. Icelandic authorities have given the green light for 209 fin whales and 217 minke whales...

First Quadriplegic Treated With Stem Cells Showing Incredible Progress

After suffering a traumatic injury to his cervical spine in a car accident on March 6, the first quadriplegic to be treated with stem cells has successfully responded to the treatment, substantially regaining functions of his...

Elderly Club Skips Bingo for Tea Party Raves to Fight Loneliness

Step inside a certain South London church hall at 2 pm on a Tuesday afternoon, and you may be surprised at what you find. Women dressed in their finest frocks and flowery hats, whipping their...

A Million Children Meditated Together to Raise Awareness on One Key Topic

Getting one child to sit still is a challenge in itself, but to get a million to do it is pretty unprecedented. Not in Thailand, however. Here, the Wat Phra Dhammakaya Buddhist Temple plays host...

Mesmerizing “Rainbow Art” is Taking Over Museums & Instagram

Gabriel Dawe creates seemingly magical, indoor rainbows that stretch between the inner structures of buildings. His works are visual representations of the full spectrum of natural light, harnessed by stretching and layering miles of colored...