The United States lags behind the progress made elsewhere on the globe when it comes to equality in leadership. Read about fourteen recent female heads of state and their thriving nations.
Faced with the death of a parent and subsequent homelessness, Tupac Mosley created his own inspiring success story. Watch his valedictory speech and read about his bright future.
What’s the most futuristic job you can imagine? Nanotech Engineer? Android Relationship Counselor? Explore these and other jobs of the near and distant future.
An opinion writer ponders why Anne Frank’s words still resonate with teenagers today.
Sometimes it takes a teenager to spur adults to take action. Watch young activist Greta Thunberg explain what she asks from adults and why.
Poet and nature essayist Camille T. Dungy ponders the importance of diversity as she transforms her sterile yard to a more natural state.
The daring exploits of a legendary hero have captured human imagination for centuries. Read about why Beowulf stays with us.
A recent production of Shakespeare’s great tragedy puts the viewer at the center of the intrigue and revenge.
Whether in Europe, the Middle East, or South America, movements of people rising up in protest have grown recently. Read about what links these far-flung demonstrations.
Stephen Crane’s novel The Red Badge of Courage is so realistic that readers tend to assume it’s based on his own experiences in the war. Spoiler alert: It isn’t.
Even though the first Godzilla movie was made over half a century ago, this hulking monster has staying power because it can represent the most modern of threats.
Catch the excitement of “rez ball” and learn about what an important part of culture basketball is on Native American reservations.
Rollercoasters, haunted houses, scary movies — we enjoy being scared, but have you ever wondered why? Some scientists think being scared is good for us!
Learn about the intensive research project that definitively showed the bonds among all humans.
The struggle for full equality doesn’t just show up in history books—it’s happening in hospitals every day.
Some Americans disagree about whether we should take in refugees fleeing war and disaster in other countries. This is far from the first time.
Think it’s crazy that the Capulets and Montagues got so carried away with the feud between their families? Here are some examples of long-running and deadly family feuds closer to home.
The horrors perpetrated by the Nazis during World War II may be familiar to most of us, but one writer argues that we don’t really understand them.
The negative effects of Macbeth’s overpowering ambition are obvious, but striving for success at all costs can be detrimental in smaller ways to all of us.
Read about why heroes from Odysseus to today continue to inspire us.