Hatred is borne from many factors, both neurological and sociological; it can lead people to seek vengeance and leaders to implement large-scale atrocities such as the Holocaust.
A study found that jobs that pose high risks of injury or death don’t often have a high wage to match.
Schools in Finland regularly score among the best in the world. In this interview, the Finnish minister of education discusses how her country built this success story from scratch.
Teens may be more immersed in the digital world than their parents, and that’s a good thing for their brains. This article explores how technology is making teens’ brains more flexible and better able to adapt to change.
Read about the start of the environmental justice movement, when activists protested the location of hazardous waste sites in low-income and minority communities.
Traveler and writer Amy Ragsdale shares how exploring both the parks and building-lined streets of New York City can trigger an examination of the relationship between man and nature.
Every teen is in the process of establishing a unique identity, but things are more complicated for identical twins. This blog written by a twin discusses the challenges he and other identical twins face in differentiating themselves from the person closest to them.
Children and teenagers can be targeted for identity theft and other “cybercrimes.” Read to learn about risky online behaviors and to get tips on how to avoid identity theft.
Telling scary stories around a campfire is an American tradition. In many modern summer camps, however, scary stories are being phased out in favor of activities that have more identifiably “positive outcomes” for everyone. Read this article and decide how you feel about the issue.
What is peace in action? Watch a profile of a young peacemaker as he carries out the work of his “Gotta Have Sole” mission. To gain a fresh perspective of what it can mean to be a peacemaker, see who benefits from this youth’s actions and how.
This segment discusses the work Jacob Riis did, the tactics he used to communicate his message, and the books others have written about him. View the images Riis took and choose a book excerpt to read.
Edgar Allan Poe’s legacy continues to pervade American culture to this day. His work and ideas not only helped to create an entire genre of literature but also changed the way many Americans thought and spoke about the human psyche. Watch this short biography of one of America’s most influential Dark Romantics.
Culture can help people to learn to share freely. Listen to this report comparing people in modern economies like those of the United States to hunter-gatherers.
Explore the plot and significance of a popular Greek myth.
In this article, Damon Darlin uses the New York Times’ word usage tool to measure the language used about immigrants during different times in history. Look at the charts to see the United States’ immigration rates and the terms used to describe the people who came to the country.
The Internet of Things is a movement to make the objects around us, from umbrellas to traffic lights, internet capable. Learn about the technology that already exists and what the future holds.
After over 300 copies of Anne Frank’s diary and related books were vandalized in Japan, Israel and the Japanese Jewish community reached out to replace the books.
Did you know about 6,909 distinct languages are spoken worldwide? However, some experts predict that half of current languages will be gone by 2100. So, what is the future of language? Are we headed toward a world where everyone speaks the same language?
Got an idea that you’d like to turn into a job? Get advice from ten top Kidpreneurs on making the most of opportunities, taking advantage of the many free resources at hand, and putting every minute of the day to good use.
Psychologist Ben Newell explains how previous experience affects risky decisions.