humanity

Advocates, icons, influencers, and more. All about humanity.

Benjamin Wareing3 years ago
Masculinity and Male Suicides
Suicide is the single biggest killer of men under the age of 45 in the UK. That introduction was my shortest ever, but it really needed to be for such a shockingly large statistic. When I first read i...
Sarah Quinn3 years ago
The Comfiest Organic Clothing Brands
If you’re anything like me, you occasionally realize that your closet is full of scratchy, stuffy, too-small shirts, pants, and dresses that you simply never wear. Whether you Konmari it (“does this s...
David McCleary3 years ago
How Exposed Is Your Immune System to Chemicals in the Air?
As citizens of the 21st century, we are guinea pigs in an unprecedented worldwide experiment. No one is in charge of the research, nor have we been asked to participate in the experiment. But we all h...
David McCleary3 years ago
The Cold War Against Aging
Mice spend several periods of the day in a torporlike state during which their body temperature dropped from a normal 102 degrees Fahrenheit to as low as 88 degrees Fahrenheit. Diet restriction have l...
Emily McCay3 years ago
Amazing Facts About the Human Body
Most people fart about 14 times a day. Now look around your office or home. How many farts occur daily in that space? *Cringe* I’m not trying to gross you out here! I’m trying to inform you with amazi...
Jillian Spruce3 years ago
Herb Magic
Think of Halloween and what comes to mind? Jack O' Lanterns, black cats, witches riding their brooms across a Sana moonlit sky, bats? Not too far-fetched, actually. Many traditions that we use to cele...
AC Glover3 years ago
How Meditation Can Change Your Life, According to Science
Most people’s vision of mediation is a guru seated lotus style on a peaceful mountaintop, but there’s way more to it than that. Scientists and doctors are starting to catch on that mindfulness can be ...
Sarah Quinn3 years ago
How the Wisdom of Confucius Can Help You Be Less of a Jerk
I’m sure you’re a pretty nice person. I like to think that I am too. But sometimes I let myself justify getting pretty snippy with the customer service rep - like it’s her fault that Comcast is stupid...
Alexa Curtis3 years ago
Depression
“I ate too much. I’m depressed.” “Damn, he didn’t answer my text. Now I’m depressed.” “The store already closed, I’m depressed!” People constantly use the word depression. I wasn’t aware of the proper...
Matt Cates3 years ago
Will You Make It to Immortality?
You think you're going to die some day? WRONG! Just hang in there; you’ve got this! This is already 2016…by 2045, give or take, we will all be immortal cyborg-things! No, really. We’ll be immortal cyb...
Benjamin Wareing3 years ago
What it’s like to be a Young Writer
Writers are either glorified in a romantic blaze of sexual poetry and moonlight skies under a French music serenade, or their vilified under immense stress, gross pay and little to no career-based rec...
Alexa Curtis3 years ago
How I Learned to Love Myself
"Can you put your hands up for me? Now suck in. What size pants are you wearing?” “A size 2.” “Impossible. You must be closer to a 4. Especially for runway, they need you at a size 0 since European de...
George Gott3 years ago
Mind-blowing Facts About Life You Never Knew
Have you ever stopped to think about the details of life we take for granted in our everyday lives? Probably not. Most people never really know why our world is the way it is. They just think it’s tha...
Banji Ganchrow3 years ago
Positive Effects of a Horrible Lifestyle
Life is full of vices. If you go through your day, how many things do you do that you could probably do differently or better? Do you park as close as you can to where you need to go or do you give yo...
Emily McCay3 years ago
Most Commonly Believed Myths About Life
Knowledge is power. The more knowledge you have, the more power you can obtain in your private and professional life. But what about the knowledge that you THINK you have. Sometimes, the facts that we...
James Porterson3 years ago
Movies about Eating Disorders
It is estimated that 10 million Americans, men and women, suffer from eating disorders. Eating disorders refer to conditions which involve various abnormal eating habits which range from eating too li...
Alissa Bourne3 years ago
How Veganism Helped Me Lose 50 Pounds and Change My Life Forever
Growing up, nutrition was not an elemental part of my life. I was an athlete, going from school to travel soccer practice to AAU basketball practice every night since elementary school, and I consumed...
Emily McCay3 years ago
What is Reiki Healing?
Energy medicine has been used to treat ailments in Eastern cultures for thousands of years. While there are many variations of energy healing, one specific one has been becoming more and more popular:...