Is Water Access Becoming a Privilege of the Wealthy?

Again, we see the wealth of the world reap privilege, it seems. Residents of Sao Paulo, 15 thousand men, and women to be exact, protested for their own rights to these privileges in March 2015. The things sought after the most were access to simple water. Enough is enough Dressed in MTST (Worker’s Homeless Movement)’s t-shirts, together with left-wing organizations, the underprivileged protested…

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5 Ways to Travel without the Fear of Terrorist Attacks

After the devastating terrorist attacks in Paris, France, the world has been shaken once again. A stark reminder that anything can happen at any time, wherever you are. Because it can happen literally anywhere, the key thing is not to stop traveling. Traveling is not the reason that attacks happen. By visiting different countries around the world you can make friends with people…

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These Clever Cartoons Show the True Face of Modern Society

It's not every day that you stumble across something that really changes your outlook on the world or maybe even just reaffirms what you already thought about the world – let alone in the form of a cartoon. Don't be fooled into thinking that cartoons are just for kids, cartoonist Steve Cutts has proved that adults can enjoy cartoons as well and even…

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This Socialist Utopia Town Has Full Employment, Free Housing & No Crime

Andalusia is a beautiful province in Spain. It's calm, picturesque, and filled with greenery, wheat fields, and acres of olive trees, like many areas in southern Europe, home of the Mediterranean people, as Italians, Spaniards, and Greeks are often called. But these regions, and especially Andalusia, located on the far south of Spain, have had their limits and morale severely tested for more…

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7 Powerful Illustrations That Will Make You Rethink Today’s Society

Real life isn’t always what we expect - sometimes it’s satirically hilarious, sometimes depressingly honest. Artist Eduardo Salles has created powerful illustrations, comical and in-depth, that give more insight into the truth of life. Our life, compared to human relationship and desire, can be divided between what we love, what we want and what we actually have. For instance, what we need, want and…

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This Social Experiment With 5 Monkeys Explains How Human Society Works

This thought-provoking social experiment with 5 monkeys reveals the true nature of human behavior and explains a lot about our society. A group of scientists placed 5 monkeys in a cage and in the middle, a ladder with bananas on the top. Every time a monkey went up the ladder, the scientists soaked the rest of the monkeys with cold water. After a…

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The Crucial Importance of Positive Thinking

According to British-German scientific research, negative thoughts are able to suspend the effectiveness of even the most powerful analgesics, as they don’t expect to reduce pain. In contrast, there was twice the physical or biochemical efficacy for medications combined with positive thoughts on the part of patients. In addition, psychology studies have shown that people are born with an appeal either towards negative…

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5 Movies That Will Make You a Better Person

This the season to be jolly, the season of mind-numbingly fattening dinners, and sometimes – of dodging mental bullets from nosy relatives. It is also the season when all TV channels present us with a barrage of feel-good movies that are supposed to inspire us, reveal the meaning of goodness and yuletide virtue in our hearts, and, ultimately, make us better people. I…

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Want to Change the World? Do This One Thing

How to Change the World? It seems like a big, unmovable feat that we all want to achieve but feels as though we never will. There are so many problems with our universe that we have no idea where to even begin to make a change. Although there are millions of people currently working towards creating a better world for ourselves and our…

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