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In 83 Seconds, You May Think World Leaders Are Deluded. You May Also Have A New Favorite Goofy Song.

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In 83 Seconds, You May Think World Leaders Are Deluded. You May Also Have A New Favorite Goofy Song.

It’s like an insanely big game of tag gone horribly wrong: “You’re it!” Countries have been playing it since 1992, and I’m not sure anyone’s having that much fun. The climate sure isn’t. Read more: http://upworthy.com/in-83-seconds-you-may-think-world-leaders-are-deluded-you-may-also-have-a-new-favorite-goofy-song

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This Interactive Map Is Pretty Cool, Until You Find Out What All The Bubbles Mean

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This Interactive Map Is Pretty Cool, Until You Find Out What All The Bubbles Mean

There’s no denying that there has been tremendous progress over the years in preventing child deaths across the globe. But a look at this interactive map shows that there are still too many children around the world who don’t make it past 5 years old. P.S. Make sure to use the “full screen” option in […]

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Guess Where The 'Most Dangerous' Place In The World Is To Be A Journalist

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Guess Where The 'Most Dangerous' Place In The World Is To Be A Journalist

Riding motorcycles, chasing ambulances, and dodging death threats? No, it’s not the plot of a new crime thriller — it’s the real story of a fearless few in search of a story few others would try to tell. Read more: http://upworthy.com/guess-where-the-most-dangerous-place-in-the-world-is-to-be-a-journalist

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The New High-Tech Medical Device That's Changing Lives For Little Money

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The New High-Tech Medical Device That's Changing Lives For Little Money

Take a second and think of a piece of technology attached to you at all times. Phone? Camera? Beeper? Just kidding on that last one (I think). Now check out this technology that takes that whole “attachment” feeling to a much higher level. It’s the kind of advancement in health care that is going to […]

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Every Year There's A Giant Sex Party In Australia. (Not That Kind.) And Now They Are Ruining It.

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Every Year There's A Giant Sex Party In Australia. (Not That Kind.) And Now They Are Ruining It.

“The Roast” is like an Australian version of “The Daily Show” but with heavier accents. These guys are clearly having a lot of fun here (you can find out about “nature’s most spectacular orgy” at 4:18). But the topic they’re taking on is in some serious need of attention: the Great Barrier Reef. Needless to […]

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Mommy, Why Does The Chinese Government Hate ‘Gangnam Style’?

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Mommy, Why Does The Chinese Government Hate ‘Gangnam Style’?

So a very political-minded Chinese artist named Ai Weiwei made his own “Gangnam Style” video in which he kinda sorta hinted — with handcuffs — that the Chinese government wasn’t very nice to him. Like that time they arrested him. Boom, his video is gone. So then his buddy, artist Anish Kapoor, organized a mega-music-video […]

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Can We Break These Stereotypes Already? Muslim Women Everywhere Deserve Better.

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Can We Break These Stereotypes Already? Muslim Women Everywhere Deserve Better.

This infographic woke me up. I’d pondered the prevalence of Muslim stereotypes before, but not necessarily stereotypes of Muslim women. The good news is we can all speak up about it and make some brand spankin’ new change! I love it when my world opens up a little bit more each day. Read more: http://upworthy.com/can-we-break-these-stereotypes-already-muslim-women-everywhere-deserve-better

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They Play Incredible Soccer, So We Don't Care If They're Gay, Do We? Apparently, Yes.

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They Play Incredible Soccer, So We Don't Care If They're Gay, Do We? Apparently, Yes.

When professional gay and lesbian athletes come out, we pay attention. How will the fickle fans react?! This map created from a survey of soccer fans from around the world might give some gay athletes pause — or not. It depends where you play. Read more: http://upworthy.com/they-play-incredible-soccer-so-we-dont-care-if-theyre-gay-do-we-apparently-yes

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