Side-By-Side Photos Show How Tragically Different Life is in War-Torn Countries

News broadcasts and stories on social media highlight the casualties and destruction of war in the Middle East. It’s a sad truth that daily life in the Middle East is the polar opposite of the...

Why You Don’t Need to Drink 8 Glasses of Water a Day

Maybe it was your mother reminding you or some long-forgotten high school gym teacher, but you’ve probably heard that you need to drink eight glasses of water a day. Some call it the 8×8 rule,...

Was Freud a Joke? New Study is Shifting Our Understanding Of Dreams

Freud thought dreams were the “royal road to the unconscious”, as it is in them that the ego’s defenses are lowered, enabling repressed material to come through to awareness, though in distorted form. A dream about a house,...

MIT Just Created a Star-Trek Style Aircraft That Flies Without Fuel

The future of aircrafts is in motion with the help of scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Their vision of tomorrow is of planes that are powered by an “ion drive”, instead of...

Harvard Neurosurgeon: “I Have Proof of an Afterlife”

Most people believe in a religious or spiritual afterlife, which we can’t prove exists. But what about an afterlife where one is physically present? Dr. Eben Alexander, a neurosurgeon, recently claimed that he experienced life...

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...

A Growing Number of Indigenous Healers Are Now Working in Hospitals

For thousands of years, people around the world have used traditional healing methods to heal the sick and wounded. Before the advent of modern medicine, indigenous healers used natural therapies, and plant and animal-based remedies....

How A Refugee Family Built What Was Voted “the Nicest Place in America” This Year

Disneyland may tag itself as “The Happiest Place on Earth,” but according to a recent Reader’s Digest contest, the “nicest place in America” is a falafel restaurant run by a Syrian refugee in the unsuspecting...

We Could Cut 99% of Methane Emissions By Feeding Cows This Simple Ingredient

The agricultural industry is responsible for a staggering amount of greenhouse gas emissions each year. Roughly 25% of man-made global warming comes from the gas methane, and much of that methane comes from the stomachs...

Bombshell Study Shows Common Pesticide Causes Brain Damage in Children

A new study carried out by an expert panel of toxicologists has concluded that an entire class of pesticides must be banned to protect children’s health. Organophosphates (OPs), which are widely used in US agriculture,...

Disabled Athlete Learning He’s Nike’s New Spokesperson Will Make Your Day

Nike recently signed their first professional athlete with Cerebral Palsy. The inaugural athlete is Justin Gallegos, a University of Oregon club runner who was unexpectedly presented with the contract upon finishing practice. The emotional moment was...

Stunning Poll Suggests Many Trump Voters Actually Support Left-Wing Views

According to America First Policies, a nonprofit organization affiliated with America First Action – a super PAC devoted to promoting and supporting Donald Trump – nearly one in four Trump supporters is actually in support...

“Trump on Steroids” Brazilian Candidate Could Set the Country Back Decades

A controversial, far-right political candidate has won the first round of Brazil’s political elections this year. Jair Bolsonaro, of the Social Liberal party (PSL), could effectively set his country back decades with his racist, misogynistic...

Want to Fix Any Relationship? Try This 15-Minute “Last Letter” Exercise

Take this moment to think about someone in your life who is special—let’s say your father. He could be present or absent in your life. Picture him in your mind. See yourself walking towards him....

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...

Putting Aside Our Differences: 7 Bipartisan Efforts That Actually Worked

Midterms are coming, and right now, everything is a competition. Mudslinging and political campaigning is everywhere we turn, and much of it is overwhelmingly negative and divisive. There are two definitive sides in the US...

“Space Elevator” is Looking More and More Like a Reality

Researchers from Japan’s Shizuoka University are taking the next step towards building the first space elevator by launching their Space Tethered Autonomous Robotic Satellite-Mini elevator, or STARS-Me from the International Space Station (ISS). “It’s going...

Video of Girl Learning She’s Getting Adopted Will Give You All the Feels

Some people wish for clothes or money on their birthday. Others may wish for a day of fun with their friends. All ten-year-old Ivey wanted, after being in foster care for three years, was to...