Category: STORIES

Mar 24, 2016

The Doomsday Seed Vault Near the North Pole With Over 850,000 Seed Varieties

The Doomsday Seed Vault Near the North Pole With Over 850,000 Seed Varieties

The global initiative is a ‘backup to the backups’. In case of global catastrophe, go here

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Mar 22, 2016

Picture of the Day: Officer Runs Marathon in Full Tactical Gear for Charity

Picture of the Day: Officer Runs Marathon in Full Tactical Gear for Charity

Last month LAPD officer Kristina Tudor not only completed the Los Angeles Marathon, she ran the 26.2 mile course in full tactical gear

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Mar 22, 2016

Baby Announcement Gets Texted to Wrong Number. Guy Shows Up With Gifts Anyway

Baby Announcement Gets Texted to Wrong Number. Guy Shows Up With Gifts Anyway

If it wasn’t for the group pic at the end I wouldn’t have believed it!

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Mar 9, 2016

New Program Lets Kids Practice Reading While Shy Shelter Dogs Learn to Socialize

New Program Lets Kids Practice Reading While Shy Shelter Dogs Learn to Socialize

The innovative program increases the pets’ chances for adoption

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Mar 7, 2016

Boaters Find Sandbar in the Middle of the Ocean. Turns Out to Be the Live Birth of an Island

Boaters Find Sandbar in the Middle of the Ocean. Turns Out to Be the Live Birth of an Island

On August 12, 2006, the crew aboard the ‘Maiken’ were sailing in the South Pacific when they came across a truly bizarre sight…

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Feb 29, 2016

90-Year-Old Woman Chooses Epic Road Trip With Family Over Cancer Treatment

90-Year-Old Woman Chooses Epic Road Trip With Family Over Cancer Treatment

She told her doc, “I’m 90-years-old, I’m hitting the road”

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Feb 25, 2016

A Handy Guide to Steaks and the Different Ways Beef is Cut Around the World

A Handy Guide to Steaks and the Different Ways Beef is Cut Around the World

12 common steak cuts in North America plus 7 diagrams that show how different countries around the world cut their beef

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Feb 22, 2016

Inside an Olive Oil Soap Factory in Syria

Inside an Olive Oil Soap Factory in Syria

Widely considered the first soap ever made, Aleppo olive oil soap uses only three ingredients

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Feb 17, 2016

How Einstein Went from ‘Lazy Dog’ to Nobel Prize Winning Scientist

How Einstein Went from ‘Lazy Dog’ to Nobel Prize Winning Scientist

“The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination” – Albert Einstein

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Feb 3, 2016

Inside the Eye: Nature’s Most Exquisite Creation (10 Photos)

Inside the Eye: Nature’s Most Exquisite Creation (10 Photos)

Ed Yong discusses the anatomy and evolution of eyes, assessing how a creature’s environment contributes to its function, form and appearance

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