Luminous Infrared Images Show That Butterfly Wings Have Hearts

Butterfly wings have always been one of nature’s most beautiful creations. Like everything under the sun, they aren’t just pretty for the sake of being pretty, it’s all about survival. Butterfly wings use patterns as...

10 Accidental Inventions That Ended Up Changing Our Lives

Scientists and innovators often work for years on their new invention. Sometimes however, all it takes is a little bit of luck, timing and careful perception. The revolutionary inventions listed below were all discovered by...

Remember This Nigerian “Witch Boy”? He’s Happy, Healthy and Off to School

Last year, a starving toddler was left for dead by his parents in a small village in Nigeria before being rescued by Danish aid worker Anja Ringgren Loven—the woman who gave him his name. “I...

“Robin Hood Restaurant” Charges the Rich to Feed the Poor

Move over Disney, step aside Sir Connery and Russell Crowe—there’s a new Robin Hood in town, and it is serving up a feast of altruism. The eponymous restaurant stands stalwart among the hustle and bustle...

This Woman Discovered Her Grandfather was One of the Nazis From Schindler’s List

Every family has a few skeletons in the closet, but Jennifer Teege discovered a whopper of a skeleton when she learned that her grandfather was one of the most villainous Nazis in history. When Teege...

These Paralyzed Musicians Can Play Music With Their Brainwaves

The mind really can do incredible things. For those who suffer from severe motor impairments, their brain is their most valuable asset (Stephen Hawking is someone who has this type of paralysis). Their thoughts, expressed...

Good News Allergy Sufferers, The World’s first Cat Allergy Vaccine Is Coming Soon

I have a cat allergy that’s so sensitive that I have to load up on Claritin or Allegra before going to any house with a feline resident. Sometimes, if it’s a new place and they...

Why Does Time Seem To Speed Up As We Age?

When I was a child, my family lived about 40 minutes from Disneyland. I remember the car ride to get the Magic Kingdom felt like it took forever. These days, now that I’m in my...

Beer Company Designs Edible Six-Pack Rings That Feed Animals, Rather Than Harm Them

Saltwater Brewery of Delray Beach, Florida is making a strong environmental change for the better… one six-pack at a time. The company, known for Screamin’ Reels IPA and Sea Cow Milk Stout, has partnered up...

17-Year-Old Climate Activist Greta Thunberg Nominated For The Nobel Peace Prize

Everyone on the planet should be more than concerned about climate change. However, the world’s youth are the most concerned because they have the most to lose. Someone in their 70s will probably never live...

These Illustrations are a Rare Version of Alice in Wonderland Made by… Salvador Dali

It’s pretty baffling to think that Lewis Carroll first shared Alice in Wonderland with the world 150 years ago. The story still transcends time and continues to ignite the imaginations of both young and old. The psychedelic tale of Alice,...

How Did This Giant Spiral in the Middle of the Sahara Desert Get There?

In the middle of the Sahara desert, 400 kilometres from Cairo near the Red Sea, exists a monumental art installation that at first glance looks like the mark of an alien visitor. The immense crop-circle-esque artwork, called Desert...

Young Cancer Fighter Redefines Beauty in Inspiring Photoshoot

“Cancer doesn’t stop me being from being a princess.” Last month, 17 year-old Andrea Sierra Salazar made this empowered statement on Twitter to accompany a series of beautiful photographs. Image source: gerardogarmendia.com The brave Texas teen posed...

This Animal is the First Confirmed to Understand Humans

We may think our dogs know what we mean when we say “out” or “treat”, but a new study describes a bird that actually listens to and understands humans who communicate with them. The unique...

This Ball of Butter is 2,000 Years Old – and it’s Still Edible

Forget about those “I can’t believe it’s not butter” commercials. How about “I can’t believe it’s 2,000-year-old butter”? A farmer in Ireland uncovered a giant gob of butter estimated to be 2,000-years-old, and get this,...

Generation Sober: How Millennials Trade Booze for Mindfulness

From a very young age, millennials have earned a reputation for being the most coddled generation in American history. So as they hit their twenties, it was fair to assume a generation raised by over-attentive...

The Most Powerful Pictures of People Demanding Change

At great times of conflict and unrest throughout history, it is the power of the human spirit that shines through to make change. The below photographs show a collection of moments in time where human...

10 Everyday Habits That Are Actually Bad for You

It’s now common knowledge that smoking is bad for your health, but of course, that wasn’t always the case. Most of us would like to try and live healthier lives, but might be sabotaging ourselves...