“You have been negotiating all my life!” This powerful cry from a 21 year-old female Dutch activist set a precedent for the way citizens deal with the false promises, corruption and greed of their political leaders. Today, for the first time in history, people have bypassed their local representatives in power and headed directly for the […]
By: Anna Lemind, With the decreasing rates in new volunteers in the developed world, this idea is a good way to attract more people to donate blood. According to the BritishNHS Blood and Transplant organization, the number of new blood donors in the UK has reduced by 40% during the last 10 years and the blood […]
Through touch, we experience the world. But when any sensation is lost, pain and/or grief can fill its place. Not only can phantom limb syndrome cause aggravating pain and frustration, but the inability to connect through a previously gifted sensation can be confusing to the mind. Thanks to a breakthrough in Austria, however, such woes […]
(ANTIMEDIA) While some American authorities scratch their heads and blame social media for a sharp uptick in syphilis, British school children have invented a condom to help reduce the proliferation of sexually transmitted infections. Thirteen-year-old Muaz Nawaz and fourteen-year-olds Daanyaal Ali and Chirag Shah of London’s Isaac Newton Academy created a condom that changes color […]
The Wireless featured Auckland-based artist Toby Morris who recently created an illustration breaking down the upbringing differences depending on socioeconomic status. Please visit The Wireless for the rest of the comic.
(ANTIMEDIA) At 10 months of age, Kalel Santiago of Puerto Rico was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer called neuroblastoma. He endured chemotherapy, radiation treatments, and surgery for two years—and survived. Then he was diagnosed with something permanent: severe autism that disabled him from speaking. “While he was in the hospital, we noticed he […]
Javier Senosiain is a Mexican architect who designs amazingly beautiful homes that look like something out of a fantasy world. He works with principles of Architectura Organica (Organic Architecture), a way of integrating buildings with the surrounding landscape and inspiring those who live there to be in tune with nature. The idea is to create […]
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