These Two Industries are Becoming the Biggest Polluters on the Planet

It’s safe to say that the cheeseburger is one of the most popular menu items in the world. Unfortunately, that popularity comes with a high cost. The ugly truth behind our love of burgers and...

This Underground Temple is the Alps’ Best Kept Secret

Around 30 miles north of the Italian city of Turin in the foothills of the Alps, lies the valley of Valchiusella. Picturesque and dotted with medieval villages, the site is also home to what has...

Video of Ants Having a Funeral For a Bee Baffles Scientists

Ants bringing flower petals to a dead bumble bee might just be the closest thing we get to a live reenactment of A Bug’s Life. The unusual video was captured in Minnesota by Nicole Webinger...

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...

VIDEO: Malnourished Elephant Forced to Perform to an Empty Crowd and People Are Pissed

Back in the day and in some parts of the world today, elephants are dab hands at a circus routine. Despite their size, they can blur the line between an enormous, bumbling mammal and a...

Construction Worker Finds the Most Genius Way to Cheer up Kids in Hospital

Construction worker Jason Haney just earned himself some major cool points with the kids at South Bend, Indiana’s Memorial Children’s Hospital. For the pasts few weeks, the kids have awoken from their hospital beds and...

On This Tiny Island of Japan, People Live to 100+. Here’s How.

Beyond the southernmost tip of Japan lies an island known as the “Island of Immortals”. They haven’t found the fountain of youth, but the elders of Okinawa seem to know the secret for living a...

Scientists Say Listening to This Song Reduces Anxiety by 65%

Life is hard. It’s stressful and seems to grow increasingly more so with every passing year – especially this year, dare I say. Managing stress is important, as too much of it can have adverse...

This Cop Found an Awesome Way to Support Kids Fighting Cancer

Fort Worth police officer Damon Cole wears a different kind of uniform on his days off. Instead of kicking back and relaxing when he’s not patrolling the streets, Cole dons a superhero costume and spends...

For Years, We’ve Been Told Milk is “Essential.” It’s not.

If you want to grow up to be strong, you have to drink your milk. That’s what we learned growing up, and our parents before us. Calcium, they said, makes our bones healthy and strong,...

Report Reveals China and Russia Collaborated to Manipulate Earth’s Atmosphere This Year

China and Russia quietly teamed up in June to conduct experiments on the earth’s atmosphere, it has been revealed. The tests involved manipulation of the ionosphere above Europe. Reports suggest that scientists measured the potential...

Christmas Ad Showing Muslim Family Brings Out All the Internet Grinches

In addition to asking for the standard “peace on Earth and goodwill toward men” this season, let’s tag on another holiday wish – chill with the outrage to holiday advertising. Seriously, every year it’s a...

Anonymous Donor Gives Kids at Goodwill an Early Christmas Surprise

Last Saturday at her local Goodwill store, six-year-old Tarryn Henkelman reached into a giant blue bin filled with free toys and pulled out a folded-up scooter. Her face glowed with happiness. It was just what...

Girl’s Terminal Brain Tumor Vanishes, Baffling Doctors and Western Medicine

An 11-year-old girl’s inoperable brain tumor has disappeared without a trace – and doctors have no explanation for it. Roxli Doss, from Hays County in Texas was diagnosed with Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG) in...

New Documents Reveal CIA Used Brain Surgery to Create Remote Control Dogs

The idea of dogs with remote control transistors implanted in their brains sounds like something out of an Orwellian nightmare. Sadly, this scenario wasn’t the plot of a dystopian sci-fi novel, but an actual government-funded...

A Cheap 10-Minute Test Can Detect Cancer Anywhere in the Body

Thanks to new research, a day when you can learn whether or not you have cancer in less than the time it takes to get a pizza delivered might soon be here. Yes, invasive biopsies...

Native Americans Used to Recognize Not Two, Not Three… But Five Genders

When European settlers first began to colonize North America, they called it the New World. Over time, America came to be called many things: land of the free, or land of opportunity. But in the...

VIDEO: Adorable Best Friends Have a Message to the Country We All Need to Hear

Do you remember your childhood best friend? Whether or not you’re still pals or have grown apart, you probably remember the bond you had with that person: how you celebrated birthdays; spent the summers; and navigated...