Young people are largely unrepresented in policymaking, but some countries and organizations are looking to change that.
Read about the story behind one of the most banned books for children.
With the advent of more “personalized” ad experiences and the increasing value of personal data, companies have dirty tricks up their sleeves to manipulate users.
Gender, age, and socioeconomic status play a part in how well someone performs in school. Read about the complicated and layered issue “redshirting” could help solve.
Read this in-depth article about the Tulsa Massacre.
Don’t let this optical illusion fool you. You won’t need to press play when you see this skyline illusion.
Read about different kinds of activism.
Scientists don’t understand exactly how rogue waves form, but they predict these types of waves will only get bigger.
Read one author’s take on our “age of fear” and the rise of the zombie.
Read about Alok Vaid-Menon’s thoughts about gender and gender deconstruction.
Space trash is another manmade pollutant humans must address before it is too late. Read about one company’s efforts.
The Battle of Yorktown was a victory for American forces, but not everyone was celebrating.
Read about how one choir director set immigrant poetry to music, with the proceeds benefitting charity.
Read about the history of New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day traditions for Black Americans.
The luxury shopping experience is moving from intimate boutique to widely available livestreams.
Many times, it is not the natural world mimicking the manmade world, but rather the other way around. Read about how mantis shrimp are inspiring new photography technology.
Look at the top illusions of the past year.
Next time you throw something at a sibling or friend in annoyance, think about how this is an example of advanced social dynamics. Read about how octopuses are capable of this act as well.
While the Gilded Age is remembered by many, the time period’s presidents are often overlooked. Read about them here.
Men and women are still not guaranteed equal rights in the U.S. Constitution Read about concrete actions which thought leaders suggest we take in order to achieve equality.