• 10 Tree Roots Winning Their Battle Against Concrete


    Mankind’s relationship with nature is a difficult one – we must use it, live in harmony with it, protect it and protect ourselves from it. These visually striking images that we collected of tree roots colliding with concrete are beautiful symbolic representations of this complicated relationship. It’s hard to say what it is exactly about […]

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  • What This Father Did For His Daughter Saved Her Life, But Now He’s In Jail

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    Adam Koessler is currently living every father’s worst nightmare. His 2-year-old daughter, Rumer Rose, is fighting Stage 4 neuroblastoma, a type of cancer with a just a 50 percent survival rate. Koessler tried everything to help his little girl, including a natural treatment involving organic/gluten free home-cooked food, alkaline water, and essential oils. Unfortunately, this […]

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  • The Speed Of Light Can Vary In A Vacuum


      Light can change speed, even in a vacuum, a new paper reports. The discovery could change the way we think about one of the constants of the universe. The importance of the speed of light to physics can hardly be overstated. The number 2.997 x 108 m/s governs our lives, even if we seldom notice it. It […]

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  • Stem Cell Transplant Improves Physical and Cognitive Symptoms In Half Of MS Patients


    Multiple sclerosis, or MS, is an autoimmune disorder that affects the brain and spinal cord. The immune system destroys the patient’s own myelin, the protective membrane wrapped about the nerves, thus disrupting communication with the central nervous system. About 50 percent of patients are unable to walk 25 years after their diagnosis. Rather than suppress the immune […]

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  • 4-Year-Old Australian Boy Receives World’s First Artificial Pancreas


    In 2013 alone, over 79,000 children around the globe were diagnosed with type 1 diabetes: an autoimmune disorder that affects the amount of insulin produced by the pancreas. Receiving insulin therapy through a traditional pump or injections can require a lot of work to ensure blood sugar levels are safe, particularly during the night. A […]

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  • 7 Survival Hacks That Can Save Your Life


    In today’s technology-driven world, most people wouldn’t know how to find their way around without their smartphone, purify their water without a Brita filter, or cook a meal without a stove or microwave. Because modern innovations have made once difficult tasks simple, it’s hard to trust ourselves to know what to do if we were […]

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  • Cutting A Gum Wrapper In Half Is A Survival Technique That Everyone Should Know


    Many people think that “Doomsday preppers” are pretty big oddballs. They are people who are preparing for end of the world scenarios now instead of later. Although they may be getting ready a bit early, who can really know for sure? All we can really know is that they have some pretty ingenious ideas up […]

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  • One Officer Saved Hundreds Of Suicidal People At The Golden Gate Bridge


    The Golden Gate Bridge is an iconic landmark of San Francisco. It’s also, sadly, one of the most popular places in the world to commit suicide. Few know this better than Kevin Briggs, a sergeant with the California Highway Patrol. Briggs talked hundreds of people out of committing suicide off the bridge, preventing them from […]

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  • This Toddler Had An Argument With Her Father, And It’s Adorable


    Lots of people have disagreements with their parents. But I’m not sure any have ever been this adorable. One little girl and her father got into an argument about whether or not she was allowed to stand up on a table. The one problem: She can’t quite speak yet. She really has a bone to […]

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  • 20 Signs It’s Time To Let Go & Move On


    We find out how strong we are in the moments of uncertainty life inevitably gives us. The unplanned events – layoffs, death, disease or divorce – can come crashing into our world at any moment. Then the questionable life changes crop up. Should I stay or should I go? Should I buy or save? Should […]

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