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Chickens Are Really Smart And Feel Emotions Just Like Us

This clip is taken from documentary film Fowl Play, in which animal behaviorist Jonathan Balcombe explains how chickens are sentient animals and have complex social interactions. They feel a range of emotions, including fear or distress, and have over 35 different calls to communicate specific messages to each other. In the past we assumed that […]

10 Female Revolutionaries That You Probably Didn’t Learn About In History class

10 Female Revolutionaries That You Probably Didn’t Learn About In History class

By Kathleen Harris / whizzpast.com via filmsforaction.org We all know male revolutionaries like Che Guevara, but history often tends to gloss over the contributions of female revolutionaries that have sacrificed their time, efforts, and lives to work towards burgeoning systems and ideologies. Despite misconceptions, there are tons of women that have participated in revolutions throughout history, […]

This Is How Education Kills Creativity

This Is How Education Kills Creativity

Is it a coincidence that pretty much all children love to write stories, have fantastic imaginations, enjoy getting messy, painting, making music, inventing characters, acting out plays, drawing and making things? Why don’t we carry this natural capacity throughout adulthood? Why would nature intend us to lose these gifts? Eight years ago, a man named Ken Robinson made […]

In Love And Peace, Muslims Reach Out To Jews While Condemning Islamist Extremists

In Love And Peace, Muslims Reach Out To Jews While Condemning Islamist Extremists

After thirteen long years of the so-called War On Terror, which has seen an increase in both Jihadism and Islamophobia on both sides of the Atlantic, Muslims have continuously been criticized for not doing enough to condemn or counteract extremist factions within their religion. Now, with ISIS‘s reign of terror in the Middle East and Fox […]

Turkish Men Wear Skirts In Protest To Sexual Violence

Turkish Men Wear Skirts In Protest To Sexual Violence

When Özgecan Aslan was mutilated and murdered for resisting rape in her home country of Turkey, enraged citizens – both male and female – banded together to protest the acceptance of sexual violence and assault. – Magazine.Good.Is Women have been recounting their own stories of personal assault by raising awareness through social media platforms, sharing their […]

Gay Activist And Author: In This Messed-Up World, We’re All Queer

Steven Thrasher is an award-winning gay journalist who has made a fantastic video for The Guardian‘s Comment Is Free opinion vlog, pointing out all of the world‘s messed-up concepts and questioning them one by one. In it, he argues that if he is queer, so is everyone else. In fact, the whole world is queer. […]