10 African-American Inventors Who Changed Our World

10 African-American Inventors Who Changed Our World

These inventors have made incredible contributions to science, industry and human life.
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Just 100 Companies Are Responsible for 70% of Global Emissions

Just 100 Companies Are Responsible for 70% of Global Emissions

100 companies control the future of our world and environment as we know it.
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10 Ailments Cannabis Can Help With According to Science

10 Ailments Cannabis Can Help With According to Science

Smoking weed might be able to help you with some of these illnesses and maladies.
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Top 10 Hardest Prisons to Escape From

Top 10 Hardest Prisons to Escape From

They may not be Azkaban, but these prisons are still a hard place to escape.
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200 Years Old: The World Longevity Record

200 Years Old: The World Longevity Record

People are lucky-they can lie about their age. Whales hunted by the Inuit that over decades get hunks of harpoon stuck in them? Not so much.
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The 'Lucky' Japanese Man Who Survived Two Atomic Bombs

The 'Lucky' Japanese Man Who Survived Two Atomic Bombs

The story of 'Lucky' Yamaguchi who survived both the Hiroshima and Nagasaki nuclear bombs in 1945.
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Top 10 Animals Brought Back From the Brink of Extinction

Top 10 Animals Brought Back From the Brink of Extinction

Thanks to some scraps of DNA and a lot of scientific ingenuity there's hope that some long-extinct creatures may walk the Earth again.
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Moscow's Stray Subway Riding Dogs

Moscow's Stray Subway Riding Dogs

If you happen to be riding the subway in Moscow be sure to bring along a dog biscuit or two. Strays in the city know how to get around on the subway, which makes it official: commuting is for the dogs.
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10 Hero Animals From History

10 Hero Animals From History

A hero can come in many shapes and sizes, and as we like to point out sometimes they can also be covered in fur or feathers. #awesome
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Top 10 Most Surprising Foods From Around the World

Top 10 Most Surprising Foods From Around the World

These foods might be unusual to you, but they're common in other cultures.
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Top 10 Conspiracy Theories That are Actually True

Top 10 Conspiracy Theories That are Actually True

Some conspiracies might be full of malarky, but these theories turned out to be not-so-crazy.
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The U.S. and Mexico Billion-Dollar Border Wall

The U.S. and Mexico Billion-Dollar Border Wall

A fence along the U.S./Mexico border is nothing new, but why all the insistence now about turning this molehill of security into a mountain?
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The Indian Man Who Planted a Forest to Save an Island

The Indian Man Who Planted a Forest to Save an Island

This man spent 30 years planting a forest bigger than Central Park to create a new ecosystem and save his island home.
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This Is the Longest Traffic Jam In the World

This Is the Longest Traffic Jam In the World

Think you've been stuck in some ridiculous traffic jams? You won't believe what drivers in China are dealing with.
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How Our Changing Climate is Making Hurricanes Stronger

How Our Changing Climate is Making Hurricanes Stronger

Wondering why hurricanes seem to be getting worse over the years? Guess why.
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10 Really Epic and Thrilling Things You Can Do While on Vacation

10 Really Epic and Thrilling Things You Can Do While on Vacation

Have a bucket list started and need to fill a couple of spots? Take a look at some of the worldly epicness awaiting you out there.
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10 Disturbing Facts You Never Wanted To Know About Animals

10 Disturbing Facts You Never Wanted To Know About Animals

These animals will be forever ruined for you.
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The Amazing Escape That Lead a Slave and His Family to Freedom

The Amazing Escape That Lead a Slave and His Family to Freedom

Robert Smalls was a slave desperate for freedom for he and his family. When a dangerous opportunity to escape presented itself, he took it.
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These 10 Deep Sea Creatures Seem To Come From Another World

These 10 Deep Sea Creatures Seem To Come From Another World

The waters around Australia are hiding some bizarre creatures in the depths, and some of them look like they're not from this planet.
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The Slave Who Helped Create Jack Daniel's Whiskey

The Slave Who Helped Create Jack Daniel's Whiskey

The legacy of Jack Daniel's original master distiller was unknown for a century, shrouded in the South's slave-labor past.
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10 of the Most Creative Homes in the World

10 of the Most Creative Homes in the World

Tired of the same old houses? Check out these more creative approaches to living.
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The Top 10 Most Brazen Bank Robberies

The Top 10 Most Brazen Bank Robberies

There's a subtle way to rob a bank, and then there's a full-tilt, no-holds-barred way to rob a bank.
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America's Female Pilots That Were Forgotten By Their Country

America's Female Pilots That Were Forgotten By Their Country

Women were vital to America's war effort during the 1940s, & the country's female pilots notched 60 million miles in the air proving it.
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The Great Boat Lift of 9/11

The Great Boat Lift of 9/11

During the 9/11 attacks if it floated, it was needed. Half a million New Yorkers rescued by a Coast Guard-led fleet of tugboats and yachts.
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10 Inventors Who Lived to Regret Their Inventions

10 Inventors Who Lived to Regret Their Inventions

You know their creations, but these inventors aren't proud of their handiwork.
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Top 10 Weirdest Sports You Should Try Out

Top 10 Weirdest Sports You Should Try Out

Bored of soccer and hockey? Try out these more creative sports.
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Top 10 Unusual Classes You Can Take in School

Top 10 Unusual Classes You Can Take in School

Forget math and physical education, try these much more unique subjects.
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Pablo Escobar's Sex-Crazed Cocaine Hippos

Pablo Escobar's Sex-Crazed Cocaine Hippos

1980s cocaine kingpin Pablo Escobar left Colombia with a long-lasting parting gift: the hippo.
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The World's 10 Most Dangerous Festivals

The World's 10 Most Dangerous Festivals

If you don't mind severe burns, animal cruelty, concussion-by-cheese-wheel or even death then these high-risk festivals might be for you.
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This Japanese Theme Park Went From Fun to Frightening

This Japanese Theme Park Went From Fun to Frightening

Japan's Gluck Kingdom is an abandoned German-themed amusement park that mysteriously closed its gates 10 years ago.
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Where Did Hangover Cures Come From?

Where Did Hangover Cures Come From?

Hair of the dog? Chugging raw eggs? Here's where cures for the dreaded hangover originated.
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Top 10 Weirdest Medical Conditions

Top 10 Weirdest Medical Conditions

Watch out for these unusual medical conditions.
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Larry Brilliant-Hippie Doctor

Larry Brilliant-Hippie Doctor

Larry Brilliant is a rock 'n' roll doctor whose epic journeys have lead him from Grateful Dead tours all the way to helping cure smallpox.
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Dig This! Looking Down the World's Deepest Hole

Dig This! Looking Down the World's Deepest Hole

Some call it the Well to Hell, others say it's just plain deep. There's nothing else like it on Earth, but now we want to go even deeper.
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The 10 Fastest Moving Objects in Sports (Postmedia)

The 10 Fastest Moving Objects in Sports (Postmedia)

These objects might not be quite as powerful as a locomotive, but they might be faster than the average cheetah.
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China's Economic Masterplan That Could Lead to a New World Order

China's Economic Masterplan That Could Lead to a New World Order

China has a plan, & it's a doozy. It only involves trillions of dollars in potential spending & more than half the planet's population.
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The Hitler Who Was in the U.S. Navy

The Hitler Who Was in the U.S. Navy

No one is supposed to like Adolf Hitler or the Nazis. His family didn't, which is why his nephew joined the US Navy to fight against him.
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10 Extreme Places Where Life Exists

10 Extreme Places Where Life Exists

It's astounding what life will do to adapt and survive, no matter the environmental extremes it's surrounded by.
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Calcio Storico: The World's Most Violent Game

Calcio Storico: The World's Most Violent Game

54 men beat & kick one another senseless on a dirt field while fighting for a ball. Sound like fun to you? Check out Calcio Storico.
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Fifteen Badass Women of WWII

Fifteen Badass Women of WWII

They came, they saw, they kicked some serious Nazi ass. These amazing women all went beyond the call of duty in their fight for freedom.
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America's Underground Chernobyl Waiting To Happen

America's Underground Chernobyl Waiting To Happen

There's a $110 billion nuclear clean-up waiting to happen in America. Welcome to the Hanford Nuclear Site, the most toxic place in America.
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Our World With No Bees: Robots to the Rescue?

Our World With No Bees: Robots to the Rescue?

Sure, bees may sting us on occasion but it's a small price to pay for all the great stuff we get to eat because of them. It's not just about the honey-if bees were to disappear our diets would never be the same.
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New York City and the Oyster

New York City and the Oyster

New Yorkers are a hardy breed, & the amazing fact that their not-too-distant relatives used to eat raw oysters from the Hudson proves it.
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10 Human Emotions You Didn't Know Had Names

10 Human Emotions You Didn't Know Had Names

We all feel them, even if we don't know what to call them. Let us give those feelings a name so at least you can stop worrying about it.
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Let There Be Light Brings Fusion Energy to Life

Let There Be Light Brings Fusion Energy to Life

Can we bring the nuclear fusion power of the sun & stars to Planet Earth? The new documentary Let There Be Light follows the scientists who think we can.
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Top 10 Biggest Opportunities to Fight Global Warming

Top 10 Biggest Opportunities to Fight Global Warming

We all know we need to be doing more about global warming, but the question is how exactly do we do that? Here's 10 ways we can start.
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10 Stories That Make You Feel Better Now

10 Stories That Make You Feel Better Now

Wrapped up in all the negativity that's on the news right now? Here's a friendly reminder of the awesome stuff that's also going on.
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