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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Stanford Year In Review 2012

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The web has been peppered with 2012 year in reviews from nearly all genres, be it pop music, Twitter, rap, or unnecessary censorship.  But one genre was quietly left out. Academia. Thankfully, Stanford University has just published their own wrap up video, featuring all their greatest moments in science, athletics, and culture from the past year.    Read more: […]

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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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VIDEOS: The 3 Awesomest Standing-Up-For-Trayvon Videos

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In a country where race relations are often tenuous and bigots like George Zimmerman roam the neighborhoods playing cowboy dress-up, handing out street justice, and getting away with it, it’s important to see the leaders of our communities stand up for what’s right. Here’s some suspicious characters in hoodies, Howard University students: Here’s a suspicious […]

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Some Horrible People Were Afraid Of Becoming Extinct. They're Gone Now.

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This is a trailer for “Freedom Summer,” a documentary about the vicious 1964 10-week battle for civil rights that not only crushed Mississippi’s white supremacy, but led to the Voting Rights Act of 1965 as well. Read more: http://upworthy.com/some-horrible-people-were-afraid-of-becoming-extinct-theyre-gone-now

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There's More To Life Than Being Really, Really, Ridiculously Good-Looking

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We all have those days where we feel kinda rough-gross-want-to-curl-up-and-hide-ugly. But you know the best thing to do? Stop looking at model selfies on Instagram, avoid scrolling through websites full of photos of celebrities in bikinis, stop hating yourself for not going to the gym today, and just listen to this Upworthy original playlist. Honestly, […]

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Take All The #$!%-ing Out, And This Rapper Would Sound Exactly Like Every Other Gay Rights Supporter

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OK, so rapper T-Pain’s vocabulary is … well … colorful. Don’t play this out loud in an office setting unless you work for a bunch of sailors or put some headphones on. Despite the not-so-nice overuse of the b-word (among others), T-Pain delivers at the crux of this interview a well-intentioned, reasoned logic bomb on […]

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If You Like Big Ideas, Then This Guy Has Got THE BIGGEST Idea You've Ever Heard

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If this guy’s passion is as contagious as he says ideas are, then everyone who watches this will change the world (for the better) TODAY.  Read more: http://upworthy.com/if-you-like-big-ideas-then-this-guy-has-got-the-biggest-idea-youve-ever-heard-3

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