In response to the educational challenges presented by the pandemic, students are arming themselves with data.
Read one author’s take on our “age of fear” and the rise of the zombie.
A former competitive chess player challenges the widely-held belief that men are innately better at chess than women.
People don’t need to be old to make history. In this talk, Brad Meltzer encourages young people to change the world by following three simple principles.
Back in 2005, the Gallup organization took a poll to discover what frightened American teens. Check out that poll’s results and compare them to the fears of teens today. What fears do today’s teens share with teens in 2005? What fears differ? Take a poll among your friends and classmates to find out.
Constructive conflict fuels progress far better than passive agreement does. Learn how great ideas and strong results can stem from disagreement.
It’s said that hindsight is 20/20; looking back, the horrors of the Holocaust are clear. But what did Americans think at the time?
Everyone wants to feel accepted and respected. Read this article to learn how to be a better ally to friends who change their pronouns.
Bernard Marr, a futurist, offers his opinion on changes he expects to see in a post-COVID-19 world. Read the article to see if you agree with his insights.
While Thanksgiving can mean many different things to different people, it is important to acknowledge the truth of the holiday and not perpetuate historical inaccuracies.
Being misled, whether purposefully or accidentally, can leave a bitter taste in your mouth. Watch the video to learn more about your tongue’s taste receptors, and learn how to avoid being misinformed and misled.
The death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg impacted millions of people who have benefitted from her work for equality. Read about her life and monumental successes.
Success will look different for the Class of 2021. Read a parent’s perspective and hopes for this year’s high-school seniors.
Learn how city geography can affect protests and their outcomes.
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.
Current events are changing the landscape of vacations as we know them. Enter the rise of the “staycation.” Read more about creative vacation opportunities.
Read this article to learn how inequalities were perpetuated after slavery was abolished. Consider this researcher’s opinions on generational wealth and systemic poverty.
Read a current journalist’s thoughts on journalism of the past as it pertains to sentiments on refugees.
Can you trick yourself into being positive? One researcher thinks so! Read about her strategies here.