In India, Monkeys Are Taking Over. That’s Why People Are Being Hired To Scare Them.

India’s parliament added 40 employees to its payroll last week. That’s good news for the economy and great news for people who would like to make a career out of pretending to be a monkey.  That’s because all of the new hires will be mimicking the sounds of langur monkeys to keep macaque monkeys away from a government complex in Delhi. Previously, real langurs were used to keep the macaques–who roam…

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Ecologically-Minded Artist Creates Stunning Dreamscapes. So Surreal.

Amy Guidry’s landscapes almost look familiar, with blue skies, clouds and distant mountain ranges. But what’s populating them is entirely different. Her hybrid creatures, disconnected (though still alive-seeming) animal parts and eerily calm human faces let the viewer know that something else is going on here. Something much larger.  That’s the point, though. In her “In Our Veins” series, the Lafayette, Louisiana-based artist explores the inter-connectivity of life on this planet, the…

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This Girl’s Beautiful Tribute To Her Father Fighting Cancer Gave Me Chills

googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTBT_ATF’); }); After her father was diagnosed with colon cancer, 12-year-old Evie Clair decided to use her musical talents to inspire her beloved dad to fight through the illness, all while helping to raise money for treatments. You can easily tell how emotional Evie is in this touching tribute as she talks about her dad’s survival chances. That being said, this dedicated daughter is clearly not giving up….

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These 2 Were Inseparable. Then He Trusted Someone We All Know…A Mistake He’ll Never Forget.

A man by the name of Michael Jarboes spent all of his days with his beloved Mastiff named Bam Bam. The two went literally everywhere together, an inseparable pair. That’s when a tragedy struck that no one – especially Michael – expected. In the word of Michael from his Change.org petition: “On Aug, 28th, ‘12, on a flight from Miami to San Francisco, United airlines killed my 2.5 year old…

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What Is This Weird Object Captured In A Space Image?

googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.defineSlot(‘/37886402/VN_PG_DTBT_ATF’, [728, 90], ‘VN_PG_DTBT_ATF_58097fb42d461’).addService(googletag.pubads()) googletag.pubads().setTargeting(“NOVA_MB”, “VN_”); googletag.pubads().setTargeting(“NOVA_SC”, “VN_ORGN”); googletag.pubads().setTargeting(“NOVA_TS”, “TS_D”); googletag.pubads().setTargeting(“NOVA_AT”, “VN_ORGN_PG_D_REV_1.0_ASYNC_DEFAULT”); googletag.pubads().setTargeting(“NOVA_CC”, “VN_ORGN_D_UNK_118129_A”); googletag.pubads().setTargeting(“NOVA_PG”, “1”); googletag.enableServices(); googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTBT_ATF_58097fb42d461’); }); My obsession with aliens and UFOs all started with “The X-Files.” Like Scully and Mulder (and many of you), I truly want to believe that extraterrestrials are real. But if they are, why haven’t they made contact yet? One theory is that they are so incredibly advanced that they…

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They Were Singing A Folk Song In A Snowy Forest When The Most Magical Thing Happened

Folk singer Shawn James was on tour with his crew in Colorado when he was given the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to film a video in a wolf sanctuary. Jumping at the chance, he decided that he’d perform a cover of A.A. Bondy’s “American Hearts.” It was a very cold and snowy day, so they only had time for one take. What happened shortly after Shawn started singing gave everyone goosebumps. Now…

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Ever Talk About Something Then See Ads For It Online? Your Devices Are Listening.

You’ve probably experienced it at least once — you talk with a friend, then start noticing ads on your phone that coincidentally include key words from that conversation. Well, it’s probably not a coincidence. Those little microphones on your phone? They aren’t just used for making calls and giving commands to Siri. “Smartphones are small tracking devices,” Michelle De Mooy, Acting Director of the Center for Democracy and Technology’s Privacy…

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6 Wrongful Convictions Which Prove That The Avery Case Wasn’t The First

In 1985, Steven Avery was arrested by the Manitowoc County police department in Wisconsin for the sexual assault of a woman named Penny Beernsten. It wasn’t until 2003, however, that Avery was released from prison after DNA evidence proved that the culprit was another man. Avery is, of course, tied to another case that was made popular by the Netflix series Making a Murderer, and whether or not you believe…

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No Matter Where You Go On Earth, Here Are 12 Reasons Never To Visit North Korea.

There’s no way to sugar coat it. DON’T VISIT NORTH KOREA. Those travel obsessed friends of yours probably have their heart set on visiting every country in the world. However, we’re here to tell you North Korea might just be one you want to skip. Seriously, these 12 reasons are EXACTLY why, and they’re anything but travel photo worthy… 1.) Electricity (or lack thereof). Heavy See that one random light sitting by…

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Here Are 40 Very Easy Things To Stop Doing Immediately. Or You’ll Regret It… Big Time.

Every day, you’re probably engaging in extremely bad “life habits” without even realizing it. Negative thinking, over-thinking, holding grudges and closing off your mind are all the source of regrets later in life… and they are just a drop in the bucket. It might seem obvious, but participating in mentally negative actions can lead to huge regrets. Marc and Angel Chernoff are bloggers that try to inspire their readers to lead…

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