A New York Pizzeria Is Attaching Photos Of Shelter Dogs To Pizza Boxes To Help Them Find Forever Homes

The Just Pizza & Wing Co. franchise in Amherst, New York is serving up more than hot slices and spicy chicken these days. On Friday, February 28, its owner and dog lover, Mary Alloy, started...

Antibody Effective Against 99% of HIV Strains Could Finally Eradicate the Virus

A major breakthrough from collaborating scientists at the US National Institutes of Health and the pharmaceutical company Sanofi means that we could be just a few years away from the worldwide eradication of HIV. HIV...

10 Famous Immigrants Who Made America Great

Immigration, more than ever, generates political debate and polarizes communities – especially in the USA. With President Donald Trump at the helm, much of the conversation around immigration today is negative. Racist generalizations and stereotypes...

People Are Freaked Out To Learn Not Everyone Has An Internal Monologue

It’s impossible to get inside someone else’s mind to see how they think. It’s even difficult to quantify or describe the combination of imagery, words, sensations, and emotions that run through our own brains sometimes....

Pilot Takes Photos of Storms From Cockpit Like We’ve Never Seen Before

Santiago Borja is a 31-year-old pilot who works for Ecuador Airlines. After spending 800 hours per year for the first five years of his career above the clouds, Santiago decided to share some of the...

How This Acid Attack Survivor Became a Fashion Ambassador

In India, acid attacks are a notorious method for men seeking revenge against women who have rejected their marriage proposals and unwanted sexual advances. In 2014 alone, 309 acid attack cases were reported, but according...

Meet the New Hero in the War on Plastic: Mealworms

The world has a plastic problem. Every year, the U.S. generates over 33 million tons of plastic waste and only 10% is recycled. The rest is buried in landfills where the average Styrofoam cup takes...

This Man Befriends KKK Members and Convinces Them to Leave the Group

Daryl Davis is an electrifying musician. The accomplished blues piano player has performed with rock n’ roll icons like Chuck Berry and Jerry Lee Lewis. These days though, Davis is also known for associating with...

In This Isolated Village, Little Girls Are Turning Into Boys at Puberty

For most boys and girls, puberty is an awkward and difficult time. Voices drop, moods swing, and hair grows in places it never did before. But in an isolated village in the Dominican Republic, 1...

NASA Engineer Thinks Drones Will Save the Earth. Here’s How

A company known as BioCarbon Engineering has developed a way to use drone technology as a solution to the relentless devastation of the Earth’s forests. The company, founded by ex-NASA engineer Lauren Fletcher, plans to combat...

Take A Peek Inside ‘The Most Beautiful Library In The World’

Next to the Charles Bridge, right in the historical center of Old Town Prague, Czech Republic, lies The Klementinum, which has been known as “the most beautiful library in the world.” It was first opened...

These Incredible Trees Have Won the Battle Against Civilization

Trees have been thriving on Earth for 370 million years. The oldest living tree on Earth is known as Old Tjikko, sprouting roughly 9,550 years ago in Sweden during the last Ice Age. There’s strong...

The Longest Trek On Earth No One Ever Took (Video)

People have been to the top of the tallest mountain, sunk to the deepest part of the ocean, and even stepped foot on the moon. But according to Joseph Pisenti of RealLifeLore, no one has...

Does This Photo Freak You Out? Your Evolutionary Survival Instinct is Kicking in

Does the image of a lotus pod give you the creeps and make you want to lock your bedroom door and hide under the covers? If so, well, you might suffer from trypophobia: the fear of...

10 Facts Proving the World is Getting Better, Despite the Negative News Cycle

If you spend a lot of time watching the news or listening to politicians, you might have come away with the impression that crime is at record highs, that more people are in poverty than...

The Mainstream is (Finally) Getting Behind the Current Psychedelic Renaissance

Psychedelic drugs were the “it” thing in the Western world of medicine back in the ‘50s. Word had spread that psychedelics could treat difficult psychological conditions like alcoholism, and researchers went into overdrive to confirm...

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...

Dog Running With Newfound Legs is the Cutest Thing You’ll See Today

Derby the husky wasn’t born to run like most other dogs. Due to a congenital disease, he was born with malformed forelegs and no defined paws. Even simply getting around the house was difficult for...