Scientists Hunt For Secrets Of Poison Arrow Use By African Archers

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As social, politicaland technological advances continue to revolutionize the way in which humans live, certain traditional modes of existence face the prospect of becoming lost forever and with them, a wealth of indigenous knowledge that may be of use to future generations. In an attempt to preserve some of this ancient wisdom, a new study […]

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When Wolves Kill Deer, It's Actually One Of The Most Environmentally Friendly Things They Could Do

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Wolves are such mystical and bad-ass creatures. Aside from being my favorite characters in “Game of Thrones,” they also play a crucial role in the environment. This video explains what happened when wolves were reintroduced to Yellowstone National Park in 1995. The results will change how you look at these majestic animals (and every other […]

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An Astronaut's Suggestion On How To Fix Politics Would Be Expensive But Probably Pretty Effective

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According to those who have actually done it, seeing the Earth from space has a profound effect on a person. Unfortunately, those people aren’t usually the ones in charge. Read more: http://upworthy.com/an-astronauts-suggestion-on-how-to-fix-politics-would-be-expensive-but-probably-pretty-effective

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#Whaling Is The New #Planking And The New #Twerking And This Is The Only Video You Need

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And people say lawyers have no sense of humor! Well these lawyers and scientists got together and joined in the latest silly Internet video craze, all to bring us an important reminder: Whales are seriously wonderful creatures and they — the real ones — need our protection. As for the whales in this video, they’re […]

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A Bunch Of Young Geniuses Just Made A Corrupt Corporation Freak Out Big Time. Time For Round Two.

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When you’ve got giant energy companies this scared, you must be doing something right. At 3:38, I snorted. Just sayin’. And at 4:43, he explains brilliantly what’s in it for you. For more information on how you can help this amazing nonprofit win, you could go here. And you might want to Like New Era […]

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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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Everything You Need To See To Convince You That Climate Change Is Happening (In 14 Seconds)

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Here’s a visualization of climate change that really hits home. You don’t need to be a scientist to know those red spots that pop up in the later years are bad news. Try not to cringe in the last few seconds. Read more: http://upworthy.com/everything-you-need-to-see-to-convince-you-that-climate-change-is-happening-in-14-seconds

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