Homelessness takes many forms and has many causes. It affects over half a million people in the United States alone, and that number is on the rise. Learn about the depth of the problem and what is being done to combat it.
Read about the history of opposition to women’s suffrage and view historical documents and images pertaining to the issue in this resource from the National Women’s History Museum.
Read about the evolution of the concepts of the “self” and “self-care” as it pertains to society and the individual.
Slavery was a brutal institution in the era of the United States’ founding, but many historical sites fail to address the entwined legacy of former presidents and those they enslaved.
Statues of conquistadors are facing many of the same criticisms as Confederate statues. How should we treat these statues? Read the article for commentary on a complicated issue.
Photo IDs are a necessity for many vital services. Unfortunately, the system for obtaining an ID can be difficult for those experiencing homelessness. Read the article to learn how a group of entrepreneurs are using technology to help.
Many factors influence what Americans eat. Look at the infographic about food deserts to learn about one of these factors.
In 1974, our greatest minds gathered to craft a message broadcast to aliens. Look at a breakdown of what this message contained.
Poaching poses a significant danger to turtle eggs. Watch the video to learn how one group is trying to put an end to this practice.
Watch the video to see how augmented reality can be used to help kids with cancer.
Very few people expected Abby Sunderland’s yacht would be found intact after she abandoned it. Which makes its discovery 8 years after her journey so surprising.
One Holocaust survivor’s story is told after the jacket he wore at a concentration camp was found
After a devastating hurricane, the perseverance of students and teachers at one Texas school led it to succeed.
A decades-long study shows how children handle conflict early in life affects their health as adults.
Letters from World War II reveal a love story that ended in tragedy.
Read how the organiation Narrative 4 pairs people around the world to hear each other’s story and then retell them.
One negative effect of social media, at least for many people, is having the feeling that others are living better lives than they are. This article takes a deeper look at this phenomenon, known as the fear of missing out.
The American Psychological Association states that overcoming life’s obstacles requires resilience. Building up that trait is often a personal journey. This guide offers tips and advice to do so.
In a recent study, Stanford University researchers found that virtual reality technology can help people increase enduring empathy for others.
In this summary of Kate Tempest’s career as a rapper and poet, critic Michael Hogan praises her work.