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Donning Lab Coat And Heels, Camille Schrier Wins Miss Virginia Pageant With Colorful Science Experiment

Donning Lab Coat And Heels, Camille Schrier Wins Miss Virginia Pageant With Colorful Science Experiment

"[Women and little girls] can look to me and say OK, she’s a woman who is able to be successful in an organization like the Miss America organization, but she’s also a scientist."
Researchers Drop 17,000 Wallets To Test Human Honesty — And Are Pleasantly Surprised By The Results

Researchers Drop 17,000 Wallets To Test Human Honesty — And Are Pleasantly Surprised By The Results

The international experiment showed that people are certainly better than we thought.
Taiwan’s Rainbow Village Is A Testament To The Power Of Art

Taiwan’s Rainbow Village Is A Testament To The Power Of Art

When the local government in Taiwan threatened to demolish Huang Yung-Fu's home, he began painting — and created the world-famous Rainbow Village.
One Beach, 23,000 Soldiers: The D-Day Invasion Of Utah Beach

One Beach, 23,000 Soldiers: The D-Day Invasion Of Utah Beach

The D-Day invasion of Utah Beach was far more successful — and far less deadly — than the one in neighboring Omaha Beach.
German Circus Roncalli Fights Wildlife Abuse, Replaces Animals With 3D Holograms

German Circus Roncalli Fights Wildlife Abuse, Replaces Animals With 3D Holograms

Circus Roncalli founder Bernhard Paul spent more than $500,000 of his personal finances to perfect this modern, humane approach.
25 Animal Bridges That Are Keeping Wildlife Safe From Humans And Their Cars

25 Animal Bridges That Are Keeping Wildlife Safe From Humans And Their Cars

Because the bridges are so effective, the United States and Canada have upped the construction of these crossings in the last 30 years.
75-Foot Mural Of Jacinda Ardern Hugging A Muslim Woman Sparks Reverence And Rage In Australia

75-Foot Mural Of Jacinda Ardern Hugging A Muslim Woman Sparks Reverence And Rage In Australia

The mural depicts a compassionate embrace between New Zealand's prime minister and a Muslim woman following the tragedy at Christchurch, but not all locals are pleased with it.
Pakistan Fights Climate Change By Forcing People To Plant Two Trees On Every New Property

Pakistan Fights Climate Change By Forcing People To Plant Two Trees On Every New Property

Lahore, Pakistan is among the 10 most polluted cities in the world. And now lawmakers have a simple solution for fighting back.
Ecuadorian Court Rules In Favor Of Land Rights For Indigenous Tribe Threatened By Oil Drilling

Ecuadorian Court Rules In Favor Of Land Rights For Indigenous Tribe Threatened By Oil Drilling

Since 2012, the Waorani tribe had been under threat of having their territory opened up for oil drilling by the Ecuadorian government.
Meet Stephen Wiltshire: An Autistic Artist Who Can Draw Entire Cities From Memory

Meet Stephen Wiltshire: An Autistic Artist Who Can Draw Entire Cities From Memory

Diagnosed with autism, Stephen Wiltshire was nonverbal until age seven. Now, he draws entire cities from memory.
Anonymous Do-Gooders Are Going Around Oakland Fixing The City’s Potholes

Anonymous Do-Gooders Are Going Around Oakland Fixing The City’s Potholes

Two unidentified men have been fixing Oakland's numerous potholes and hailed by frustrated residents as heroes.