A clip from a new PBS series called Spy in The Wild shows an orangutan sawing through tree branches. The curious apes apparently learned the skill by watching nearby humans and then borrowing their tools.
Spy in the Wild features look-alike animal robots spy on wild animals in their natural habitats to discover their “natural” behaviors. The series premieres Feb. 1.
In a clip from the new documentary film Human, an aboriginal Australian man says his people never used words like “please” or “thank you” or “mine” until recently:
While there are countless studies about what makes people sad, depressed, addicted and mentally ill, there aren’t many studies on what makes people happy.
This, Maor says, is because people are so focused on running away from what makes them unhappy, they never stop to ask themselves what will make them happy.
The ag industry just got caught feeding cows tonnes of Skittles. Hundreds of thousands of red Skittles were found spilled on a rural Wisconsin highway January 18. It was later revealed the truck that spilled the candy had been on its way to a local dairy farm:
Psychedelic medicine, long taboo, is moving toward the mainstream. Medical marijuana recently became legal in 28 states, and now doctors at prestigious medical institutions are studying the effects of magic mushrooms and ecstasy on depression and anxiety with fantastic results.
“There should be somewhere on earth a place which no nation could claim as its own, where all human beings of goodwill, who have a sincere aspiration, could live freely, as citizens of the world, and obey one single authority – that of the supreme Truth.“ ~ Mirra Alfassa, 1954
Today, there is such a place, where people of all colors and creeds live harmoniously without politics, religion or money. It’s called Auroville:
No plastic, No Chemicals, No Conditioner, Less Money + Beautiful, Shiny, Healthy Hair
It’s almost impossible to find a shampoo without toxic chemicals. Even the expensive brands are made almost entirely of impossible-to-pronounce synthetic ingredients. So-called “natural’ brands have replaced cancer-causing preservatives like parabens with phenoxyethanol, which isn’t much better. And you pretty much can’t find a brand – no matter how organic – without alcohol, which totally dries out and damages your hair, causing your scalp to go into overdrive producing oils to heal it.
‘It looked like someone from Star Trek was trying to beam people up’
An Ontario man was unsure whether he was witnessing the Northern Lights or an alien invasion when he woke up to soothe his crying toddler at 1:30 a.m. on January 6. After getting Baby back to sleep, he ran outside to capture these magnificent photos: