Zach Sobiech is a 17 year old who was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a rare form of bone cancer, at the age of 14. When he was told that he has less than a few months to live, Zach turned to music to say goodbye. Zach turned 18 years old on May 3rd, 2013 with a … Read more
If the world were a village of 100 people, what would its composition be? Sometimes we can get caught up in what is directly around us, seeing only what is within our own immediate reach. Sometimes, however, we need to take a step back to see that the world is far different then we think. This … Read more
Everyone faces some of those days full of: Stress. Anger. Exhaustion. Maybe you are not exactly sure how you are feeling or why you are feeling a certain way. Not to worry. Xpression, an app developed by U.K.-based EI Technologies set to release within the next year, will help you identify and track your moods. … Read more
The downfall of most peoples’ attempt to maintain a balanced daily diet is the mysticism of portion sizes. Curious what 200 calories looks like? Below is a collection of foods – from apples to tootsie pops – in 200 calorie portions.
Written by: Anna Callaghan On a blustery Sunday in the middle of Central Park, thousands of people gathered around the skeleton of the NYC marathon finish line. The finish, usually a point of excitement, was reduced to a steel structure cloaked in blue and orange, the colors of the marathon. The sun broke through gaps … Read more
Famous chef and meat lover Michael Symon has released his newest cookbook called “Michael Symon’s Carnivore.” This book includes over 100 recipes for all different types of meat and each section of the book includes lessons on how to prepare each part of the animal being used.
Global advertising agency, DDB, takes the reigns in stunting an on-going Twitter trend known as #FirstWorldProblems in order to create awareness of more detrimental global issues – like the lack of clean water. This trend, intended to be funny, gives tweeters the leeway to complain about the smallest inconveniences in daily life as a ‘first … Read more
A new report from Nike reveals that, for the first time in history, the younger generation is expected to die 5 years younger than their parents. Why? Inactivity. The research revealed that in just two generations, the rate of active play, physical education and overall physical activity has dropped by 20% in the U.K., 32% in … Read more
A record 5 million Apple iPhones 5′s were sold in the first weekend on their release. What happens to all of the left over 3′s, 4′s, and 4S’s that new 5 users throw away? Sure there are clean waste programs but how efficient is that process really? This infographic by Vouchercloud shows how just everyone smartphone, … Read more
Not only does Olympic runner, Nick Symmonds, run a 5 minute mile. He stops to chug a beer at the start of each lap.
Each day Americans waste enough food to fill up the Rose Bowl stadium. According to a report released by National Resources Defense Council, food waste in America costs $165 billion annually, as roughly 40% of food goes to waste. This is a major problem, considering 15% of the U.S. population is considered “food insecure.” Food waste has … Read more
“If people say it’s impossible we have to prove them wrong.” Swedish design students Terese and Anna are attempting something no one has ever done before: creating an invisible bike helmet. These inventors raised over 10 Million dollars from venture capitalists in their pursuit of a technology to revolutionize human transportation. If they are able … Read more