The Healing Power of Your Hands

Did you know that your hands hold an innate healing power that have been used for centuries? Mudras are positions of the hands that are said to influence the energy of your physical, emotional and spiritual body. Mudras have been used in the East for thousands of years and were practiced by many spiritual leaders…

These 16 Animals Have Huge Adorable Roly-Poly Pregnant Bellies

Jessica is a writer who lives in Queens. She spends most of her time listening to One Direction, watching TV and hanging out with her one-eyed cat, Rigby. The miracle of bringing life into the world can result in some, er, unusual looking animals. There just doesnt seem to be enough room in some of…

Vintage World War II Pictures And Pictures From Today

Though it ended nearly 70 years ago, the horrors and lessons learned from World War II still stick with us today. The physical landscapes of the places that served as a setting for the international conflict changed significantly over the decades. However, the haunting past of the war still lingers. This photography project is a…

15 Amazing Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Goats

Goats and humans have a long and productive history together. Over the millennia, we’ve found a range of interesting uses for these incredible animals—which are also capable of some unbelievable feats of their own. 1. Goats were one of—if not the—first animals to be domesticated. The great goat domestication took place about 11,000 years ago…

5 Year Time-lapse of the Sun by NASA

To celebrate the fifth anniversary of their Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO),NASA released this comprehensive time-lapse of the amazing sun. It took them 5 years to record this time-lapse which they squeezed into 3 minutes..   (via)

15 Quirks of U.S. Presidents You Didn’t Learn in School

We know all about George Washington’s knack for revolution, Thomas Jefferson’s wine cellar, and Teddy Roosevelt’s proclivity to bust the occasional trust. But those are merely the presidential pastimes that made headlines. Behind closed doors, America’s historic Commanders-in-Chief were just like the rest of us: riddled with odd habits, esoteric hobbies, and strange fears. 1.…

15 Animal Superlatives

  While just about every creature in the animal kingdom has some fascinating characteristic, only some can reign supreme when it comes to measurable grandeur. Earning distinction as the fastest, largest, loudest, or longest-living critter on the planet is no mean feat, and those denizens of the land, sea, and sky that have earned these…

The Famous ‘Social Experiment’: 5 Monkeys and a Ladder

“The most damaging phrase in the language is: ‘It’s always been done that way.'” ~ Grace Hopper A group of scientists placed five monkeys in a cage, and in the middle, a ladder with bananas on top. Every time a monkey went up the ladder, the scientists soaked the rest of the monkeys with cold…