The Top Tweeters to Follow in 2014

The Wild World of Twitter Back in 2006 when Twitter was created it introduced a whole new way for people to use social media. It essentially took the concept of blog posting and smashed it together with Facebook. Users can easily subscribe to each other, share information, and stay up to date with their own personalized feeds. A Diverse Selection [...]

By |January 9th, 2014|Culture, Current Events, Featured, Lists|19 Comments

The decline of Mummyji

Mother-in-law, 'Saas', 'Mummyji'; regardless of what you call her, there's no denying that the mum-in-law always had a vital role in the Indian family dynamics. Flip to any Indian channel on the television and you'll come across a soap opera that replays a version of the age old story of the battle between mother-in-law and daughter-in-law. But the tide is [...]

By |January 7th, 2014|Culture, Featured|18 Comments

Why do I do that? 5 Fascinating Facts About the Human Brain

Is it possible our memories aren't as reliable as we think? Is it possible that men and women think in entirely different ways? Many of life's misunderstandings could be avoided if we simply understood one thing—how our own brains work. Below, you will find the reasoning behind 5 fascinating behaviors, reactions, and misconceptions our brains engage in on a daily [...]

By |January 7th, 2014|Featured, Health, Lists, Nature|1 Comment

Mission to Mars: Call Yourself the First Martian

Calling All Potential Martians! A century ago, if you told someone that a human would walk on the moon they would have probably said you were crazy. A hundred years and six successful moon landings later, the question is no longer whether or not we can make it there. Instead, we find ourselves asking: What next? Humans don’t like stopping [...]

By |January 6th, 2014|Featured, Role models, Technology|1 Comment

Is the organic wool being pulled over our eyes?

With information flowing freely over the internet, an increasing number of people have been getting on the organic bandwagon. However, do we know what organic really means and if it is actually worth the hype? Let's find out. What does organic really mean? Organic produce is grown without using ionising radiation, genetic modification, sewage sludge or artificial fertilisers. Organic poultry, [...]

By |January 6th, 2014|Featured, Health, Nature|19 Comments

PolyHeme: The New “Super Blood” Substitute

New “Super Blood” Taking the Medical Scene by Storm A new breakthrough in medical treatment in America is showing promising benefits when it comes to replacing blood. The scientists at Northfield Laboratories have developed an amazing new artificial blood substitute called PolyHeme. Since fresh blood is not always readily available, people in the health industry have searched tirelessly to find [...]

By |January 5th, 2014|Featured, Health, Technology|1 Comment

12 Years a Slave, Are We Still Slaves?

A Realization Through Film Since its release in November of 2013, the film 12 Years a Slave has wowed the critics and raised the bar for slavery movies. Django was great, but it felt more like an action packed glorification of slavery rather than a historical account. Steve McQueen did an awesome job directing the tale of Solomon Northup, a [...]

By |January 5th, 2014|Culture, Featured, Movies|4 Comments

Milestones in History: World Changing Inventions and Discoveries

Throughout the centuries, creative minds have presented us with countless astounding inventions and discoveries. Now, milestones such as the internet, electricity, and computers subsist as the cornerstone of today's society. Likewise, there are many other breakthroughs, long-standing as well as newly developed, that have made a significant impact on the world. Here are just a few. The Printing Press: 1400's [...]

By |January 4th, 2014|Featured, Technology|2 Comments

10 Weirdest myths and their truths

We're logical, realistic people who believe only in facts. Regardless of what we prefer to believe, there are countless myths that we've believed in over the years that have no logical or scientific proof backing it up. These are some of the weirdest myths we've believed in and the truth behind them: 10. Hair and fingernails grow even after death.   [...]

By |January 3rd, 2014|Culture, Featured, Lists, Ten Things|2 Comments

3 Amazing People That Will Restore Your Faith In Humanity

People for a Better Tomorrow As we frequently discuss on this site, the society we live in is changing at an unbelievable rate. We have seen a lot of good changes but unfortunately have had to live with tragic ones as well. Fighting is happening around the world as citizens clash in ideology with their governments. The rich are getting [...]

By |January 2nd, 2014|Featured, Good Deeds, Lists, Role models|1 Comment