Incredible photos of remote and exotic locations as seen from space [12 pictures]

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A selection of photos from Yann Arthus-Bertrand’s new book Earth from Space, which showcases the amazingly varied and intriguing patterns, colors, and textures different landscapes can take… Itaipu Dam, Brazil-Paraguay Border   Bac Lieu Province, Vietnam Dasht-e Kavir, Iran Esperance, Australia Mount Everest, Nepal Florida Keys Ordos Desert, Inner Mongolia, China Ebro Delta, Spain Hoggar Mountains, […]

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She Was Raised To Believe Women Are Worthless. You Should See What Changed Her Mind.

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We’re trained to think about our basic privileges as having things like food, clean water, and a home. And then there are basic privileges we don’t talk about, stuff that’s so taken for granted we can’t even imagine what it’s like not to have. Here’s one of those. Read more: http://upworthy.com/she-was-raised-to-believe-women-are-worthless-you-should-see-what-changed-her-mind

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The Most Passive-Aggressive Way To Save Children Using Elizabeth Banks I Have Ever Seen

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CollegeHumor teamed up with Malaria No More to make a bunch of celebrities do hilarious things to help bring attention to malaria. I’ve watched them all. They are way funny. However, you can only see the trailer and one of the videos here. Poor Elizabeth Banks. BONUS: All the proceeds from these videos go to […]

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A Young Boy Shines Shoes To Get By, But That's Not What Keeps Him Up At Night

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We don’t get to choose the life we’re born into, but if we’re lucky, we can decide what we try to do from there. And for some, that just might mean starting fires in the middle of the night. Read more: http://upworthy.com/a-young-boy-shines-shoes-to-get-by-but-thats-not-what-keeps-him-up-at-night

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Gold Price Today? Rising Gold Spot!

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Gold Price Today? Rising Gold Spot! Serious Enquiries Only: http://thespottydogg.com/review/gold-bonus-card/ Additionally you will receive our FREE 100 $/€ Bonuscard Gold is one of the first metals to be processed by humans. With its striking bright yellow color, it was dignified, so as an element found in nature, could work very well mechanically and not corroded. […]

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Why Your Choice Of Snack Food Is An Important Part Of International Relations

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According to Israeli artist Noam Edry, Israelis and Arabs never disagree about their mutual love for sunflower seeds. Edry decided to bring people from Israel, the West Bank, and Jordan together to chew through 10 tons of seeds. Check out the pictures from some of the “chews,” and watch the video at the bottom to […]

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When She Found Out A Poor Mom Sold Her Baby, She Decided To Change Things A Little At A Time

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A wonderful story of how one visitor to Cambodia saw a way to make a difference in the lives of a few poor women and how that grew to affect many more people. It’s a little microcosm of the concept of “pay it forward,” I think. Read more: http://upworthy.com/when-she-found-out-a-poor-mom-sold-her-baby-she-decided-to-change-things-a-little-at-a-time

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Have Our Beauty Standards Gotten So Bad That They Affect Even Our Fruits And Vegetables?

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A few students in Germany have started advocating for ugly fruits and vegetables. Everyone needs their own advocacy group, right? Even strawberries! OK, so really what they’re advocating for is less food waste. Tons of food are discarded every day around the world because they don’t match the aesthetics of what someone decided fruits and […]

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