Crimes committed by police officers in charge of protecting the people

Crime has infiltrated its way to every part of our society today in small towns as well as large cities. We rely upon our society's heroes, cops, to ensure the streets are safe. But what happens when law enforcement officers are the ones committing crimes? Here are 4 such cases that make us wonder who we should be more afraid [...]

By |February 12th, 2014|Current Events, Lists, Role models|14 Comments

5 Bizarre Acts of Body Modification

I remember the first time I was desensitized to the concept of body modification. I was working at the register in a grocery store and an older looking biker plopped a basket filled with sirloin steaks on the counter. He was decked out in leather and the gallery of metal piercings jingled from his cartilage whenever he moved. When he [...]

By |February 12th, 2014|Culture|10 Comments

Gifted: 4 Prodigies that Challenge Society’s Perspective on Disability

All things splendid have been achieved by those who dared to believe something inside them was superior to their circumstances. It is often those who are brave enough to overcome adversity, and even see adversity as a blessing, who have a real impact on the world. Despite this, disabled people are often viewed as burdens, or deemed outcasts, because healthy [...]

By |February 11th, 2014|Culture, Lists, Role models|3 Comments

Animals In Captivity: Humanity’s Way Of Determining Natural Selection

The news of Copenhagen’s Zoo publicly executing a healthy giraffe, dismembering it, and then feeding it to the lions has sparked outrage among the public within the past several days. The zoo said they had no other choice, as it was required by the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria (EAZA), which informed the zoo that the giraffe, Marius, was [...]

By |February 11th, 2014|Current Events, Nature|6 Comments

5 Weird Things People are Actually Addicted Too

Addiction is a battle that nobody is exempt from fighting. It has the potential to touch nearly any aspect of your life, usually with unfavorable consequences. What we want to discuss today aren’t the type of habits that normally pop into your mind when you hear the word addiction. Not a man smoking a cigarette, a family mowing on fast [...]

By |February 10th, 2014|Lists, Nature|5 Comments

Innocent people jailed

According to the Innocence Project, a few studies have estimated that around 2.3%-5% of all U.S. prisoners are innocent. There are a few common themes that connect these cases to one another such as racial issues, poverty, eyewitness misidentification, invalid forensic science and law enforcement officers that are too eager to solve the case. An increasing number of stories are [...]

By |February 10th, 2014|Culture, Current Events|5 Comments

The things people pay for!

Recently the internet was abuzz about a female in Korea who was able to make a substantial living off of simply broadcasting herself eating food over the web. It shouldn’t be a surprise that people will pay money for odd services, so if you happen to be looking to make some extra money and are willing to take a couple [...]

By |February 9th, 2014|Employment, Lists, Online Income|3 Comments

This Week in Amazing: Futuristic Transportation That Exists Now

In this week in amazing we will be discussing the the innovation in transportation that is happening as you read this. Feel free to drop us a note about something worthy that we may have missed! Wind the clock back a few hundred years and first thing you might notice is the stench of horse faeces and the absence of [...]

By |February 9th, 2014|Amazing, Automotive, Technology|3 Comments

Does the War on Drugs do More Bad Than Good?

When I was younger, the War on Drugs seemed like a great concept. Drugs are bad after all; why not wage a war against them? Should we really place our faith in a concept coined by Richard Nixon? He isn’t known for being history’s most trustworthy leader. After further investigation into the battle on elicit substances, I realized that the [...]

By |February 9th, 2014|Culture, Current Events|19 Comments

Making Easy Money on the Internet

The internet has redefined nearly every aspect of human life. Communication, employment and marketing have all changed. Individuals use it to connect with friends, get informed and play games. The real question, however, is can you benefit where it’s most important? Your wallet! Many profitable business models have crept up using the internet and some of them require people like [...]

By |February 8th, 2014|Lists, Online Income|18 Comments