The Colorado River toad (Incilius alvarius) secretes a substance called 5-methoxy-N,N-dimethyltryptamine (5-MeO-DMT). People in a research study at Maastricht University in the Netherlands "found that inhaling dried-and-powdered toad secretions resulted in increased life satisfaction, better mindfulness, and a decrease in psychopathological symptoms for the duration of the four-week-long study," according to ScienceAlert.
This electric yellow catfish looks like it could have been caught in the old fishin' hole outside the Springfield Nuclear Power Plant, but professional angler Martin Glatz actually reeled it on a lake in the Netherlands. It's a Wels Catfish, a species while known for reaching large size are "typically dark greenish-black with yellowish sides… READ THE REST
In this curious clip, the host attempts to tickle your ASMR fancy by "recalibrating your settings" which involves clicking buttons on your face. As one YouTuber commented half-jokingly (?), "She be coding us like robots." And if you're turned hip to the ASMR stim scene, here's Wikipedia's explanation: Autonomous sensory meridian response (ASMR), sometimes auto sensory… READ THE REST
Surgeons in New York successfully transplanted a pig kidney into a human subject, reports The Economist. The kidney, experimentally attached for three days ito a brain-dead patient, marks substantial advances in the science of xenotransplantation. In 2014, a firm called Synthetic Genomics in La Jolla, California, began work on a unique and radical project. The… READ THE REST
The way you arrange your home's interior is incredibly important, from using the color blue to encourage a more peaceful state of mind to implementing Feng Shui that brings your life good fortune. But if you're worried about deciding on a single decorating scheme, perhaps the versatility of light can help you see things a… READ THE REST
From social media posts to YouTube videos, you've got a lot of content to create these days. But sometimes the abundance of editing tools available today can feel a little overwhelming, especially if you don't have an art background. But perhaps it's just that you're not using the right software. No matter your experience level,… READ THE REST
You can watch every movie streaming on Netflix and even travel the world, but until you see the world from new heights, you don't know how much you're missing. That's just one of the reasons drone photography has become so popular — with over 900,000 currently registered in the U.S. — as it allows you… READ THE REST