Pumpkins Are Out. Autumn 2014 Is All About Decorating Funky Gourds.

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Pumpkins Are Out. Autumn 2014 Is All About Decorating Funky Gourds.

Pumpkins get so much love in the fall. Pumpkin spice this, pumpkin ale that, it’s like pumpkins are the only Cucurbitaceae on this planet. This is a family of plants that include pumpkins, squash and gourds (yet we only give pumpkins love each fall). When you’re putting out your autumn spread, do you rely only on […]

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You’d Really Have To Love Where You Live To Know It Could Kill You Any Day… Kinda Like This.

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You'd Really Have To Love Where You Live To Know It Could Kill You Any Day... Kinda Like This.

If someone were to tell me that they were living on or even near a live volcano, I’d look at them like they were crazy (because they would be). However, that’s exactly what hundreds of people are doing on the tiny Japanese island of Aogashima. Every day, they are risking their safety so that they […]

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The Crazy Things Your Brain Does To Keep Your Life Interesting.

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The Crazy Things Your Brain Does To Keep Your Life Interesting.

The next time you flunk a test or forget where your keys are, don’t blame your brain. You can’t blame that wrinkly thing in your skull for anything. It is trying super duper hard to keep you happy every day. Even if you’re bored, it works to alleviate that boredom. It’s hard to believe just […]

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These Incredibly Smart People Somehow Predicted Every Aspect Of Our Life.

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These Incredibly Smart People Somehow Predicted Every Aspect Of Our Life.

People always say, “You can’t predict the future.” While that may be true in some instances, but either by pure chance or some kind of cosmic intelligence, there have been people who have made bold predictions and they came true. You won’t believe how accurate some of these real-life prophets were.    1.) In 1914 science […]

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You Won’t Believe Which Animals Medieval People Just Couldn’t Figure Out.

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You Won’t Believe Which Animals Medieval People Just Couldn’t Figure Out.

Back in Medieval times, people didn’t have access to information and science like we do today. Be that as it may, it’s a little insane to see the mistakes and misconceptions that were so common back then. Sure, maybe they didn’t have Internet (in fact, they couldn’t have had many books, either). But it’s hard […]

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I Know This Happens All The Time But Actually Seeing It Will Blow You Away. Amazing.

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I Know This Happens All The Time But Actually Seeing It Will Blow You Away. Amazing.

Since you were a child, you probably have accepted the fact that animals migrate. Birds fly south during the winter and salmon swim upstream so that they can spawn. No big deal, right? Well, when you see these magnificent natural phenomena with your own eyes, you’ll realize it’s a bigger deal than you could ever […]

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Astronaut Releases Amazing Photos Taken From The International Space Station.

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Astronaut Releases Amazing Photos Taken From The International Space Station.

As if he hadn’t done enough to get the public at large interested in space with his zero-gravity version of David Bowie’s “Space Oddity”(video below), Col. Chris Hadfield has released a book of photographs taken from the international space station called You Are Here: Around the World in 92 Minutes, published by Little Brown. These photos […]

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