Scientists have created a robot that can be controlled with brain waves and subtle hand gestures. This paves the way for more responsive and intuitive robots. Are robot butlers and personal care workers in our future?
Would you volunteer to eat a dinner you knew was poisoned? That was exactly what a group of 12 volunteers did in the early 1900s. Watch the video to learn more about what they ate and how this influenced the food we eat today.
Explore a virtual exhibit of Emily Dickinson’s bedroom. Be sure to click on the information icons to learn more about the objects and surroundings in the author’s life.
Abigail Adams’s letter writing is well-known, but did you know she loved dogs and hated Alexander Hamilton? Read the article to learn more about the celebrated First Lady.
The non-profit Food Forward is dedicating to minimizing food waste and feeding their community. Watch the video to learn how the organization shares abundance.
The genocide of millions of Native Americans cooled the Earth and had devastating consequences all over the world. This article explains the profound effects people had on the Earth’s climate before modern times.
Do you want to win $10,000? Do you want to keep your immortal soul? This article details how companies sneak clauses into their terms and conditions knowing people do not read the fine print of their documents.
Though we typically think of archaelogy as occuring on land, subaquatic archaelogists explore ancient underwater sites. This article describes some of their important discoveries.
Dogs are humanity’s best friends, but we may have even more reason to love them. Read the article to learn more about how dogs could be the key to detecting cancer in people.
Has someone ever asked if you had a trick up your sleeve? The answer can literally be yes if you learn any of the 15 tricks detailed in this article.
Bessie Coleman defied all odds to become the first female African American pilot. She was as fearless in her personal life as she was in the air. Watch the video to learn more about her life.
Juneteenth celebrates when enslaved people in the deep Confederacy finally learned of their freedom years after the Emancipation Proclamation was signed. Read the article to learn more about the holiday and America’s history of oppression.
The World Wide Web recently celebrated its 30th anniversary. Read about how the internet as we know it was developed and how it transformed the world.
The Gilden Age, as its name suggests, was appealing on the surface, but many objectionable qualities laid below the exterior. Compare our current time period to the late 1800s.
Uncover the hidden stories of the suffrage movement from women who faced bias and marginalization during their lives and whose legacies still fight to overcome those same hurdles.
Emily Dickinson is taught in classes nationwide and read around the world, but she wasn’t always so widely known. Read the article to learn about the lesser-known forces behind her published poetry.
Before Agent 007, there was Agent 355 and a complex network of Revolution-era spies. Read about how these spies helped turn the tide of the Revolutionary War.
Read about the importance of a map which shows the land you are living on and which group of indigenous people lived there first. Explore the map here.
Read about how students walked out of school to demand a better future for themselves and for future generations.
Why do Americans distrust robots? Do we have anything to fear? Read information from both sides of the debate.