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Indoor Solar Cells That Can Generate Electricity From Home Lighting Could Power All Our Everyday Electronics

These inexpensive solar cells could power all of our household electronics without the need for disposable batteries.

Blind Man Develops Smart Cane That Uses Google Maps and Sensors to Identify One’s Surroundings

The walking stick has finally been given a modern makeover thanks to some Turkish engineers who developed a smart cane for the blind.

Rapper 50 Cent Just Sold His Mansion So He Could Donate All of the Profits to Charity

The 52-room mansion sold for almost $3 million – but rather than use the money for his own gain, he will be donating it all to charity.

Picture of Man Carrying an Older Woman Up Some Arena Stairs is Capturing Hearts

When this firefighter saw a woman struggling to climb a set of stadium stairs during concert, he did not hesitate to jump into action.

‘First-of-its-Kind’ Law Will Protect Lake Erie From Pollution By Granting it Civil Rights

Thanks to a 61% approval vote from the people of Toledo, Lake Erie now has legal protection against pollution and contamination.

Here Are the Best Foods You Can Eat to Get a Good Night’s Sleep

If you're having trouble getting some good shut-eye, don't go for the junk food – these foods are far better for your sleep than those high-carb snacks.

Austrian Government to Turn Hitler’s Birth Home into Police Station to Deter Neo-Nazi Pilgrims

Legislators are now holding an architectural redesign competition in order to ensure that the building is transformed into a more appropriate civil space.

Woman Quits Successful City Career So She Can Live in the Woods With Over 100 Rescued Animals

Even though she had been enjoying a successful career as a wedding photographer, Daria Pushkareva had always longed for something more.

Playing Traditional Games Protects Your Thinking Skills As You Age, Says New 68-Year Study

Playing cards, chess, or board games isn't just fun—this longitudinal study says it protects your thinking skills as you get older.

Man Transforms His Pub into the Most Festive Bar in All of UK So He Can Raise Money for Sick Children

With more than 60,000 Christmas lights and towering sculptures made of beer bottles, this may be the most festive pub in all of Great Britain.

Police Are ‘Happily Surprised’ to Report Zero Roadside Busts for Drunk Driving On New Year’s Eve

Contrary to what you might expect, the police officers of this major city were delighted to report that none of the drivers they breathalyzed...

Parkinson’s Researchers Now Have $24 Million To Keep Going Thanks to Funding From Michael J. Fox

Scientists now have over $24 million in funding for Parkinson's research thanks to the beloved Hollywood philanthropist.

Metal Brought to Earth by Asteroid That Wiped Out Dinosaurs Could Be Harmless Cure for Cancer

This rare material was brought to Earth by the massive asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs 66 millions years ago – and now, it could cure cancer.

Scientist Surprised to Find How Important it is to Have Visual Diet Rich in Kindness Over Cuteness

This new piece of research shows that people experience twice as much positive emotion with images of kindness compared to pretty pictures.

This Kindness App Pairs People With Problems to Neighbors Who Have the Specific Solution

The app has already racked up roughly 65,000 users who are eager to help their neighbors.

World’s Largest National Wealth is Now Being Withdrawn From Oil and Gas Stocks

Norway manages the world's largest sovereign wealth fund in the world – and they just announced the beginning of their phase-out of fossil fuel investment.

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Barista’s Simple Question Leads to Her Husband Extending the Life of a Stranger

It all started because Nicole McNeil noticed that one of her customers looked more sad than usual – so she worked up the courage to ask what was wrong.

Devoted Lunch Lady Encourages Students by Writing Sweet Messages on Fruit

As a means of encouraging her students, this lunch lady has started turning lunchtime fruit into makeshift fortune cookies. Stacey Truman, the cafeteria manager at...

Photographer Captures Magical Northern Lights Display Swirling Over Icelandic Game of Thrones Mountain

The 49-year-old Englishman was about to give up on ever catching a glimpse of the lights – but then the clouds parted just in time.