To effectively quash all aspirations of independence, as sought by 90 percent of voters in a recent referendum, Spanish officials are attempting to invoke unprecedented powers against semi-autonomous Catalonia — up to and including the dissolution of its parliament and removal of President Carles Puigdemont — in continued actions deemed reminiscent of the dictatorial reign of Francisco Franco.
Scientists are baffled by a giant hole – the size of one of the Great Lakes – that has appeared on the surface of Antarctica.
Laughter was likely developed as a primitive, yet effective social evolutionary tool. It releases tension in arguments, builds bridges in disagreements, and makes it easier for us to forgive one another’s short-comings.
“Movies have these transcendent moments where everything is just right, from the dialogue to the music to the lighting to the narrative context; everything is just perfect, and something magical happens – the film breaks through the screen and does something to you.” ~Jason Silva “The whole of life is just like watching a film.
Eco-friendly and lavish? You bet. While a yacht is an out-of-reach investment for many, there’s no harm in appreciating the world’s first fully-electric yacht which was designed by Hinckley.
Alternative homes are all the rage nowadays. And why not? Not only are tiny abodes more affordable than traditional housing, in many instances, they are transportable, are environmentally-friendly, and can help you reduce clutter from your life.
Though the health risks of smoking cigarettes are well-known by the common populace, millions of people still consume them in haste.
Let’s be clear, we already have gun control in America, but after the Las Vegas shooting, a predictable debate is re-emerging about more gun control, including possible bans on certain firearms and legally sold accessories.
Meet Rocky Luedeker, a 62-year-old woman who holds 13 world records in powerlifting in the 97 pounds-and-under class.
Jesus Campos — the Las Vegas security guard shot in the leg upon confrontation with suspected mass shooter, Stephen Paddock — hasn’t vanished.
Did you know? According to an analysis by the Heriot-Watt University for Crisis, the number of homeless people in the UK is expected to double to half a million by the year 2041.
Kids are taught from a young age that milk is a necessary — and nutritious — addition to any meal. (Note: this has since been debunked.
If you’re a book lover who happens to be a bit of a pyromaniac, you’re bound (pun intended) to enjoy a new version of Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451.
Recently, a few studies were released that claim to identify the missing matter in the Universe. They say the missing matter in their calculations may come from a kind of energy that connects galaxies: filaments of hot gas that link galaxies together.
Want to lose weight and keep it off? You’re in the right place. I’ve put together the most comprehensive list of ways to lose weight… without any “miracle” potions, crazy diets or other scams you usually come across.
To be sure, of all the recent human trials to come out showing the promises of psilocybin – the hallucinogenic compound found in magic mushrooms – it’s only the scientists who are surprised by the stunning brain changes from psychedelics.
The night one of the worst mass shootings in U.S. history, 29-year-old marine veteran Taylor Winston was presented with a choice: he could flee the scene, where 64-year-old Stephen Paddock was firing bullets into a crowd of 22,000 people, or he could stay and help the wounded.
The flowers were in place, the music was playing, and the guests were patiently waiting for the wedding between Marília and Matheus Pieroni to commence.
With only minutes to escape a devastating wildfire in California, Natasha Wallace grabbed the most important thing to her: a 70-pound dog named Bentley.
Did you know? Most of the cuddly, adorable puppies found in pet stores were sourced from puppy mills.