Planet

 · 7 min read

The rare plants that ‘bleed’ nickel

Though necessary for many of the products we use on a daily basis, traditional nickel mining is not very environmentally-friendly. This soil biologist has been working tirelessly since 2004 to find these special plants that naturally “mine” nickel to work on an alternative called phytomining. So far, the results are promising. (1) The Search for […]

Julie Hambleton

Julie Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team

 · 4 min read

Man Gets More Than Bargained For From Black Leopard After Spending $150 For Pay-to-Play “Encounter”

Petting zoos can be a really fun experience and creates long-lasting memories. However, there are certain animals that probably shouldn’t be petted. Especially big endangered cats. For 50-year-old, Dwight Turner, this became all too much of a reality for him. Located in Davie, very near Fort Lauderdale, Florida, resides in an animal sanctuary. On August […]

Cody Medina

Cody Medina

Environmental Activist

 · 3 min read

Welcome to the Underwater “Town that Drowned”

What was once a popular destination for the wealthy and famous people of Argentina is now known as The Town That Drowned. Completely flooded with water, today stands only ruins – and one resident who returned nearly 25 years later. (1) Villa Epecuén: The Town that Drowned Along the shore of the salty Lago Epecuén […]

Julie Hambleton

Julie Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team

 · 9 min read

40 Towns You Haven’t Heard of But Should Visit ASAP

Most of the time when we think of places to go to for a vacation, we automatically think of the popular destinations: The ones we see on TV and in movies, big cities, and well-known tourist destinations. These are the lesser-known American towns you should visit, even though you’ve probably never heard of them. 40 […]

Julie Hambleton

Julie Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team

 · 1 min read

This GoPro Camera Recorded Itself Being Swallowed By Lava – And Survived To Tell The Tale

We’ll probably never get tired of throwing things in lava. It’s something that’s almost certainly taken place since time immemorial, and although there’s no practical way to turn lava lakes or flows into insane trash incinerators, it’s certainly a lot of fun to watch people try. The latest victim of a fresh Hawaiian lava flow appears to […]

Chantel Brink

Chantel Brink

Freelance Writer

 · 4 min read

Is Oat Milk a Scam?

Oat milk is a non-dairy alternative that has gained a lot of popularity in recent years. Recently, however, questions have arisen about its nutritional value and whether it’s actually good for you. Let’s look at what oat milk is, how it’s made, why it exists, and the pros and cons of drinking it. Then, you […]

Julie Hambleton

Julie Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team