60,000 Year-Old Indigenous Healing Techniques Make Their Way Into 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....

Without These Women, the #MeToo Movement Would Have Never Been a Thing

Helen Keller, the famous author and political activist, once said, “Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.” For many years, women have suffered in silence after enduring sexual harassment and...

Famous CEOs Share Morning Routine Tips That Turned Their Life Around

Beep! Beep! Beep! That’s your morning alarm, aka the most dreaded sound in the whole universe. But what if we told you that it needn’t be the sound of terror? Mornings are famously the most...

The Water We Drink Has Lead & Chemicals in it. Here’s What to Do About It.

The last few years have highlighted a true crisis in America related to a very basic human need: clean water. From the lead that contaminated Flint’s drinking water to the rural counties of Kentucky experiencing...

Oregon Figured Out a Way to Make Recycling Easy, Lucrative and Efficient

Nowadays, recycling is more important than ever. According to Greenpeace, at least 10 percent of the 260 million tons of plastic produced each year ends up in the ocean. Trash is slowly but surely destroying...

To Cut Plastic Overload, Big Brands Are Betting on an Idea From The 50s

We use plastic packaging for just about everything: from yogurt to toothpaste, to ice cream tubs and shampoo. It’s nearly impossible to live a zero-waste lifestyle and still purchase mainstream products available in the average...

These Hairy Sculptures Are Like a Trippy Rapunzel Dream Come True

Australian artist Onejessa is creeping through the internet with her hairy creations that seem to have a life of their own. They each are somehow adorable and abhorrent at the same time, and we cannot...

My Hormonal IUD Ruined a Year of My Life

It was 2016, and I had been suffering from excruciating periods for months when I was diagnosed with endometriosis, a disorder in which tissue that normally lines the uterus grows outside the uterus instead. The...

These Child Prodigies Stepped Up to Change the World We Live In

Unbridled creativity, fearlessness, optimism, sharp senses and a fresh outlook on the world. These are the qualities that make children so special, and that adults often spend their lives trying to regain after they are changed...

In Virginia, Students Live in Trailers While Amazon HQ Gets a Huge Tax Cut

McLean High School in Virginia is less than fifteen miles away from National Landing Area, the site slated to become the new Amazon Headquarters. The state of Virginia fought hard against some of the biggest...

Husband Spent Years Planting Thousands of Flowers For His Blind Wife

Mr and Mrs Kuroki moved to a dairy farm in rural Japan shortly after marrying in 1956. They began their life together, raising two children and looking after a herd of 60 cows for 30...

Internet Comments Are Ruining the World

In this age of hard hitting viral content, are we still having rational discussions about the things that matter most? The viral age It’s ironic that the internet, something that was designed to bring us...

This Theme Park is Designed to Lift the Spirits of Sick Children

Neal McCord works a job that most people at first glance would think twice about having. He is the vice president of project management at the Give Kids The World Village, a nonprofit all-inclusive resort...

Why Do Holocaust Survivors End Up Living So Long?

A landmark study has concluded that Holocaust survivors are likely to enjoy a longer-than-average life expectancy, in spite of their greater susceptibility to serious illnesses. The study, published in the January 2019 issue of American...

1,000 Year-Old Book Full of Plant-Based Remedies Now Digitized and Put Online

A 1,000 year-old manuscript called the Cotton MS Vitellius C III, which outlines the medicinal benefits of plants and animals, has been digitized and put online. Nature over nurture Sometimes when we’re feeling under the weather, pills...

This Ancient Japanese Test Can 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...

This War Hero is Following His Dreams & Paying it Forward

44-year-old Bobby Henline is a stand up comedian and aspiring restaurateur. Rewind 9 years, however, and his life looked very different. In 2007, Bobby was a soldier on his fourth deployment in Iraq when an...

Costa Rica’s Quality of Life is Through the Roof. How Did They Pull it Off?

In today’s political climate, it can be more tempting than ever to run away from it all, to escape life by sitting on a beach somewhere warm and distant. Asking for that beach to be...