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Monthly Archives: December 2015

Plastic Eating Worm Might Be The Solution To Global Crisis

New research could have staggering implications for plastic waste pollution: An international team of researchers found that the Darkling Beetle larvae, the mealworm, can subsist on a diet of Styrofoam and other forms of polystyrene. In an ongoing worm study, Stanford engineers collaborated with researchers at the University of China and found that microorganisms in […]

A 10-Minute Walk Reverses The Vascular Damage of 6 Hours of Sitting

We’re constantly hearing about how dangerous prolonged bouts of sitting down can be, so it’s heartening to see some research suggesting that the harmful effects of sitting can be negated – and with considerable ease, too. New research suggests that while vascular functions can be impaired by sitting down for long stretches, a short walk […]

This Is The World’s Most Amazing Clock, It’s Movement Is Completely Mesmerizing

Time literally flows in designer Damjan Stankovic’s new clock, called Rhei. The beautiful piece uses a series of magnets to control a display of liquid ferrofluid. Almost like magic, numbers flow from one digital form into the next. Until recently, controlling liquid was something found exclusively in CGI simulations: “Never before has a liquid substance […]

8 Amazing Inexpensive Countries To Live In For A Year

Have you ever thought about chucking it all and moving to a place where the greenback goes farther? Though many of us do, the spots we used to consider cheap—the Bahamas in the 1970s, Paris in the ’60s—aren’t so inexpensive now. Don’t worry. There are still plenty of places where the slightly well-heeled can live […]

Magic Mushrooms Do To Heal Cancer Patients

Why has the Western world only just started to pay attention to this truly awesome medicinal combination? Recently we reported the amazing story of an Australian woman who cured her stage 4 terminal lung cancer with cannabis oil.  The doctors had said nothing could save her life, and didn´t offer any hope at all. Chemotherapy would […]

Make a Bottle Disappear In This Science Experiment You Can Try At Home

Knowing a few physics principles may be the most surefire way to impress your friends. We dug up this simple trick from brusspup’s YouTube channel that you can use to make a bottle disappear – using supplies from your local drug store. It uses properties of light to trick our eyes into thinking there’s only liquid […]

Keeping Your Goals Secret May Help You To Achieve Them

We’ve all done it at least once, come up with that great idea or plan and exuberantly have told everyone we know about it. I’m going to write a book, get fit at the gym for that marathon, start a new inspired school for the town! No harm in sharing the excitement right? Shouldn’t you announce your goals, […]

Company Wants to Resurrect Humans with Artificial Intelligence Within 30 Years

Remember the sci-fi movie Transcendence where the main character dies and his consciousness gets transferred into a computer? It is possible that something like this may soon become a reality; at least, this is what one company claims. Well, at the moment, such a possibility still belongs to the category of science fiction, but it […]

Mother Reverses Autism Symptoms in Daughter by Eliminating MSG From Diet

A biochemist located in the San Francisco Bay Area believes that she has drastically improved, if not cured, her daughter’s autism through eliminating monosodium glutamate, or MSG, from her diet. Katherine Reid, Ph.D., says her daughter Brooke began exhibiting symptoms of autism at age two. Brooke’s communication capabilities were far below average, and she failed […]

San Bernardino Shooting Has All The Signs of a Staged Government Operation or ISIS...

It’s early in the news cycle on this story, so everything stated here may be subject to new information as it becomes available, but from what we know so far, the shooting in San Bernardino appears to be either a staged government false flag operation or an ISIS terrorist attack. From what we know so […]

16 Frugal and Fabulous Uses for Citrus Peels

Oranges, lemons, limes: we juice them, we slice them for drinks and desserts. But what on earth can you do with all those peels? For heaven’s sake don’t just throw them away! From homemade cleaners to delicious desserts, try our 16 frugal and fabulous uses for citrus peels. Citrus peels are antibacterial and antimicrobial, making […]

6 Toxic Habits That Block Happiness

Positive change comes from within, and happiness can only be found through yourself. Unfortunately, we’re taught all these toxic habits that can keep us from true happiness. These are thoughts you should seek to change. 1. Envy. Take a moment and look around you. Chances are, you’re staring at a screen on an expensive device, […]

Arsenic In American Red Wine Exceeds Legal Levels For Drinking Water

It turns out that many American red wines contain levels of arsenic that actually exceedswhat’s legally allowed in drinking water. But before you panic and pour it all down the sink, the risk this poses to the majority of people is fairly minimal, and in part depends on what else you might be eating. “Unless […]

Department of Agriculture Sued For Withholding Safety Information On GM Crops

The Department of Agriculture has been violating the Freedom of Information Act for over thirteen years, according to the Center for Food Safety (CFS), who is now suing the Agency for withholding information on the (lack of) safety of GMO crops. CFS just filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant […]

10 Ways To Use Essential Oils To Improve Your Life

For even a basic collection of essential oils, the possibilities for use are seemingly endless: they can be extremely helpful for medicinal purposes, for beauty treatments, and for countless uses around the home and garden. Below are ten ways you can use these essential oils to help improve your life. Deodorizer If you want your […]

Dying Dog Found On Street Is Completely Transformed In Two Months

This sick dog was found by Indian organization Animal Aid Unlimited. It was suffering from mange, and clearly had had no human contact in a long time. They brought him to their shelter and tried to interest him in some food. “He was so exhausted and inward.” Animal Aid Unlimited hooked the dog up to […]

This New ‘Thirsty’ Concrete Absorbs 4,000 Litres Of Water In 60 Seconds

During the first few weeks of August 2007, the American Midwest was devastated by heavy and repeated flash flooding as a result of Hurricane Dean and Tropical Storm Erin dumping massive amounts of rain on several states. And of the US$549 million or so in property damage that came from it, more than two-thirds was […]

Sensory Deprivation: Meditating In An Isolation Chamber

An isolation chamber, or tank, is a capsule in which subjects float in salt water at skin temperature and without any light. These tanks are used for meditation and relaxation, sometimes with a bent on alternative medicine. Have you considered entering an isolation tank? It can be a real trip. It’s not some new-age fad […]

Who needs oil? World’s largest Solar Power Plant with 258,000 mirrors opens in Abu...

-100-megawatt plant will power thousands United Arab Emirates homes -It is hoped that it will also displace 175,000 tons of CO2 each year -Plant covers 2.5 sq/km of desert, equivalent to 285 football pitches You might think that as one of the world’s top oil producing nations, the United Arab Emirates would have little use […]

Ireland Refuses To Extradite Man To US Because Prison System Is Too Inhumane

Throughout the world, the U.S. prison system is often seen as inhumane and excessively large. The American prison system is so reviled, in fact, that Irish officials recently refused to extradite an alleged terrorist to the U.S. The court cited concerns that if he were sent to the U.S., he would probably be placed in Colorado’s […]

Ice vs. Heat: What’s Better For Your Pain?

 Ice vs. Heat: What’s Better For Your Pain? One size doesn’t fit all for treating your body’s aches and pains, and knowing what works best for different kinds will be the difference between a timely recovery or prolonged discomfort. Using an ice or heat pack is a common treatment for painas well as the swelling […]

Prosecutors Ban Soros Foundation as ‘Threat to Russian National Security’

The Russian Prosecutor General’s Office has recognized George Soros’s Open Society Institute and another affiliated organization as undesirable groups, banning Russian citizens and organizations from participation in any of their projects. In a statement released on Monday, prosecutors said the activities of the Open Society Institute and the Open Society Institute Assistance Foundation were a […]

9 Ways To Stop Overthinking

There is a fine line between thinking something through and overthinking. The problem is that not many people manage to control their thoughts efficiently and easily fall into the trap of overthinking. This kind of behavior can do more harm than you might think because it does not only prevent you from enjoying the present […]

Golden Retriever Puppy Gives Himself a Bath

Who doesn’t love a golden retriever puppy?  I mean all puppies are cute, but in my humble opinion Golden Retrievers corner the cuteness market!  Brady, the Golden Retriever puppy whom you are about to meet in this adorable video, is one of those puppies who just loves taking baths.  Many puppies get scared, but Brady is […]