The Real Reasons Behind Nixon’s War On Drugs


A few weeks ago, Harper’s magazine interviewed former Richard Nixon’s advisor John Ehrlichman, who admitted that President Richard Nixon’s war on drugs was in fact a political contrivance to criminalize and oppress the anti-war left and black people in post-Vietnam America. Though the administration claimed that it was the rise of…READ MORE

Would You Rather Be Buried In A Grave Or Those Pods? The Choice May Be Yours Soon


 A new project in Italy is rethinking the way you spend eternity and hoping to redefine the way we define death and purpose. Capsula Mundi wants to rethink gravestones and coffins and give purpose to the body after death by burying the deceased in organic pods that will grow into a tree. The trees would live together similar to a cemetery, but…READ MORE

Nootropics Might Help You Reach Your Max Potential, Without Negative Side Effects


Have you ever found yourself completely exhausted by mid-day, virtually incapable of finishing that lengthy to-do list you wrote up in the morning or simply feel too lethargic, unmotivated and uninspired to get started? As it turns out, there has been an answer to this common problem, circulating mostly around the 1% and Silicon Valley techies for…READ MORE

It’s Official: Being A Woman Is More Expensive Than Being A Man. Here’s Why


Have you ever wondered why a package of pink disposable razors costs more than a pack of blue disposable razors? Or why a men’s shirt costs less to dry clean than a woman’s blouse, even though the men’s shirt is larger and is made of the same material? The way retailers increase the price of products marketed for women…READ MORE


You’d be surprised by the amount of food that an Olympic athlete can put away, but the chefs chosen to prepare food in the Olympic Village have a pretty good idea of how much is needed to serve over 11,500 of them, plus their coaches and trainers. One meal alone contains over 250 tons of raw ingredients, and for the chefs in charge of …READ MORE

What Is “Lunch Shaming” & Why It’s A Huge Issue In America Right Now

tumblr_n3n4hsndra1rfwfq9o1_1280-970x450There are a few feelings worse than having to deny your children something that they want, but being unable to give your children what they need is one of them. For hundreds of thousands of parents living in the US, that feeling is experienced every single day, when they can’t afford to give their children money to buy food at lunch…READ MORE

We’re Fighting Zika, But Killing Millions Of Bees At The Same Time


Earlier this month, an elderly man in Salt Lake City died after contracting the Zika virus, making it the first Zika-caused death in the United States. The Zika virus, which is most commonly transmitted through mosquito bites, has been making headlines for well over a year now, and has sent the Center of Disease Control on a mission to not only…READ MORE…