At age 9, Linda Brown was at the center of a landmark school desegregation fight. Learn about her life and accomplishments.
The weather extremes associated with our rapidly changing climate sometimes seem paradoxical. Here’s the explanation for how global warming can put some locations into a deep freeze.
The author of the Harry Potter series threw herself a birthday party that featured a “lost manuscript” displayed in an unexpected way.
If you attend a school with a Student Council, consider getting involved! Here are some ways to make a big impact in student government.
Even when it doesn’t seem to benefit them, dolphins will often go to great lengths to help and interact with humans. Read about some well-known examples and possible reasons for this behavior.
Read about a recent study that links in-depth cross-cultural relationships with higher scores on measures of creative thinking.
A middle-school student shares her thoughts about the challenges today’s teenagers face.
Why do you love the songs you love? In some cases, the cause might be concern about whether your friends like the same songs.
How do rideshare companies attract drivers to work unpredictable hours for minimum wage? By turning work into a game.
If it’s true that those who forget the past are doomed to repeat its mistakes, then young Americans may have a big problem.
Pundits from both political extremes sometimes bring up the idea of the United States having a new civil war. Here’s why that’s not going to happen.
Have you ever wanted to write your own horror story? Get some practical tips to jump-start your ideas.
Early amusement parks may not have had high-tech thrill rides, but they managed to frighten people in simpler ways. Find out about the horror potential of a dangling string and other tricks of “dark rides.”
Before he was a Supreme Court Justice, Thurgood Marshall argued the Brown v. Board of Education case, achieving an end to legal school segregation.
Read about the startling recent rise in neo-Nazi sentiment in one German city.
Most of the stories we remember hearing as young children avoid content that is gruesome or unsettling. But some writers feel that it’s healthier to share stories with a more frightening side.
Being an adult is less about obvious markers like driving a car or owning a home and more about the way a person approaches life.
Maybe you’ve always wanted to express yourself through art but didn’t feel talented enough. No problem! Technology isn’t just a shortcut to creating art; it’s the basis of whole new forms of art that you can explore.
The Civil War wasn’t only confined to battlefields. Find out how the war directly affected the lives of children on both sides of the battle lines.
What’s work without a weekend? Get an overview of the evolving idea of the weekend, over time and around the world.