Inspirational

Well, That Pretty Much Disproves Everything I Thought I Knew About The Human Body

Well, That Pretty Much Disproves Everything I Thought I Knew About The Human Body

Community, Economy, Inspirational, Parenting
Tim Noakes is has spent years hunting for the most dangerous game of all: lies that have somehow become widely believed. Do you drink a lot of water or Gatorade during workouts? At 2:53, Noakes reveals how you could actually kill yourself by following the advice of many endurance runners. Do you think that your muscles give out during exercise? Skip to 7:54 to see why that's not actually the case. Could a human being survive a mile-long naked swim in the arctic? Go to 10:54 to find out. The real buzzkill comes at 12:24, and it explains why a vegan unfairly took breakfast away from America. If Tim Noakes has learned anything, it's that most of what he knows is probably wrong. How ironic. Read more: http://upworthy.com/well-that-pretty-much-disproves-everything...
This Is Why Humans Shouldn't Mess With Polar Bears

This Is Why Humans Shouldn't Mess With Polar Bears

Community, Inspirational, Parenting
Polar bears are one of the few animals on the planet that consider humans food. With climate change drastically reducing the polar bears' natural habitat, and commercial seal hunting destroying their food supply; humans are forcing polar bears toward our cities and villages in order to survive. I, for one, would like to admire them from a distance. The BBC's Gordon Buchanan risks a heart attack inside a (hopefully) polar-bear-proof cage. The BBC's expensive polar bear spy cams pay the ultimate price. Read more: http://upworthy.com/this-is-why-humans-shouldnt-mess-with-polar-bears
She Was Forced Into A Death March. She Survived By Leaning On Her Best Friends … Literally.

She Was Forced Into A Death March. She Survived By Leaning On Her Best Friends … Literally.

Community, Inspirational, International
Her best self-defense from the Nazis was her mind. Edith Eger couldn't control her circumstances, but she controlled how she responded. And today, as both a Holocaust survivor and psychologist, she shares her survival skills with us. Read more: http://upworthy.com/she-was-forced-into-a-death-march-she-survived-by-leaning-on-her-best-friends-literally