While people may not typically look to the 13th-century medieval texts for shining examples of equitable representation, an old text about a knight in shining armor inspired author Alex Myers.
Would you take cryptocurrency in exchange for your personal biometric data? Is this a massive privacy breach or the high-tech future of equity? Read to learn more about the pros and cons.
Count Dracula, Nosferatu, the Cullens. What do they have in common aside from a shared aversion to sunlight? Their roots could be traced to similar vampire panics and folklore. Click to read more.
Read nine interesting, yet not-so-well-known stories about the people, places, and events surrounding one of America’s most important founding documents.
What role does social media play in creating conflict in our society? This article explains how online disagreements can lead to violence in real life.
Read about how six-year-old Ruby Bridges advanced the civil rights cause when she became the first Black student to integrate a southern elementary school.
Read about the controversy surrounding Matthew Henson’s claim as the first person to reach the North Pole.
Learn about how the legend of Paul Bunyan began and how it continued to grow over the years.
Fly along NASA satellites, go backwards and forwards in time, and so much more using these climate change interactive features available from NASA.
Muhammad was the first female Muslim-American to win an Olympic medal. Read about her life and career in this article.
In this article, Laura Wright Treadway, environmentalist and mom, talks about the importance of playing—and learning—outdoors.
Studies show that the thoughts of buying something new can provide as much pleasure as having that new purchase in the hand! And, for the materialistic, the happiness gained from a new purchase is short-lived.
Researchers study dopamine levels in adolescents to understand why they take many risks.
Journalist Leslie Garrett argues that adults shouldn’t tell children, “You could be anything,” but rather, “Be what you’re capable of.”
Do you know someone whose story should be heard—and remembered? StoryCorps is a spectacular project in which people just like you, your family, and your friends sit down to chat and record stories from their lives. Visit the site to hear some amazing tales and watch a few videos. When you’ve finished, click the “Record Your Story” link to find out how you, too, can see to it that the stories of your family and friends get heard.
The most you can control in any conflict is one side—your own. Learn ways to manage your emotions and use approaches that will help you work toward resolving conflicts with other people.
Go back in time to explore the hiding place of Anne Frank on this website. With background information on the people, places, and things that happened, as well as an interactive 3D model of the secret annex, this site provides a truly immersive experience.
Our emotions, such as shame, are largely determined by the environment and people in which we are surrounded.
In this podcast, you will hear about how to predict the possibility of failure, how to avoid actually going through the failure, and then what can you do to sidestep it. Listen in to learn how to think ahead before you act.
Aside from providing a little extra pocket money, what are the benefits of a summer job? Forbes Magazine lists ten jobs that will provide an opportunity for gaining lifelong, transferable skills.