People say with age comes wisdom. With this in mind, photographer Karsten Thormaehlen photographed and interviewed centenarians. What can you learn about yourself and life?
With the recent release of the Hamilton movie, renewed backlash and criticisms have warranted a response from the cast.
Watch as immigrants create the “tree” of the United States.
Hear from essential frontline workers as they discuss the risks and challenges they face in order to keep everyone fed and healthy.
Current events are changing the landscape of vacations as we know them. Enter the rise of the “staycation.” Read more about creative vacation opportunities.
Microplastics, as its name suggests, are tiny pieces of plastic. As such, they can be found EVERYWHERE. Even fruits and vegetables are not out of microplastic’s reach.
Read this article to learn how inequalities were perpetuated after slavery was abolished. Consider this researcher’s opinions on generational wealth and systemic poverty.
Walt Whitman spent a great deal of his life in Brooklyn. Choose a part of Walt Whitman’s Brooklyn to explore, complete with commentary, photographs, and Whitman’s own words.
View one photographer’s powerful photo series where he recreates portraits of famous Americans with their descendants.
Read a current journalist’s thoughts on journalism of the past as it pertains to sentiments on refugees.
|Looking for ways to pass the time while traditional volunteer opportunities may not be available? Read about micro-volunteering opportunities that you can do straight from your smartphone or computer.|
While some companies are struggling during the pandemic, major snack companies are bringing in unforeseen profits.
Explore some of National Geographic’s highlighted adventure photos.
Can you trick yourself into being positive? One researcher thinks so! Read about her strategies here.
As much as humans have shaped nature, nature has also shaped the course of human history. Read more about how hurricanes affect us.
|See Earth like never before while also hearing first-hand accounts about the awe-inspiring view of our planet from space.|
Watch the video to see a real-life invisibility cloak! Thanks to innovative technology, humans are one step closer to achieving invisibility, which can have practical and military applications.
A Tribe Called Red brings their heritage to the dance scene to raise awareness and bring people together. Watch the video to see how this music group shares aspects of their culture with the public.
Ralph Lazo, a Mexican American, recognized the injustice of Japanese internment during World War II. He voluntarily stood in solidarity with his Japanese friends in their internment camp, leaving a legacy of bravery.
Normally, an inventor strives to create products that fill a need and solve a problem. Matty Benedetto does the opposite. Watch a video showing his delightfully useless creations.