A Short Film That Shows You How Your Brain Breaks When You Do Something You're Not Supposed To Do

I know, I know. Everyone talks about this issue all the time. And yet people keep on doing it. Maybe a weird animated brain can persuade you to stop by explaining what happens. Read more: http://upworthy.com/a-short-film-that-shows-you-how-your-brain-breaks-when-you-do-something-youre-not-supposed-to-do

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77 Million Girls Have The Same Dream. This Is What Happens When It Starts Coming True.

I am so proud and so happy for all these girls. They’re not just going to change the world … simply by virtue of getting their educations, they already have.  Read more: http://upworthy.com/77-million-girls-have-the-same-dream-this-is-what-happens-when-it-starts-coming

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A Man Shows Us A Day In The Life Of An Abusive Relationship

It might be surprising to some of you to see who the victim is at the end of this video, but unfortunately, too many out there will find it familiar. Trigger warning for depictions of physical and emotional abuse. If you need support, please call the National Domestic Violence Hotline …

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What's Going On With Honeybees Is Kinda Weird. Like, Horror Movie Weird.

It’s time to learn about the bees. I’d just hit play and learn all the science. You’ll thank me later. I knew the bees were mysteriously dying out of the blue, but what I didn’t realize is just how incredibly weird the whole thing is … and how super important …

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If You Drink Coffee, Here's A Fact You Need To Wake Up To

Everything leading up to your morning coffee is the absolute worst — from standing in line to the person in front of you ordering a half-soy-half-skinny double shot with cherry syrup and a pinch of cinnamon, to the barista getting your name wrong. (Is that a job qualification?) But as …

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How Blaming The Media For Eating Disorders Is Bad For People Who Have Eating Disorders

Here’s an analogy: Eating disorders are to dieting as depression is to sadness, or anxiety to stress. Like she says, note the difference. There is a relationship to the media in all of these, but it’s not what you think. This is a tricky concept, so focus in on what …

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Meet A Tribe That Isn't Waiting Around For Someone Else To Make Our Energy Clean

For years, the Moapa Band of Paiute Indians had been fighting to get a coal-fired plant out of their backyard and make the switch to clean energy. Watch what happens when you fight the good fight with your neighbors. While the Moapa Band has been successful in closing almost all …

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