Learn about playright Eugene O’Neill in this short biography.
This article notes some of the key players in the passing of the Civil Rights Act. Roll over the hotspots in the image to find out more about each person.
This article inlcudes an overview of the importance of Ellis Island in the history of immigration in the United States. It then provides a more detailed timeline of happenings on the island.
Click this link to learn more about Sherman Alexie, author of “The Powwow at the End of the World,” who believes many Native American stories and voices need to be heard.
Why might singing be important for laboring slaves? Click this link to learn more about the important roles folksongs called spirituals played in the lives of slaves.
Volunteering in your community is a great way to prepare for your first job. Click to read a list of 20 valuable skills you can learn from volunteering.
The author of this article takes issue with the stereotype that teenagers engage in risky behaviors because their brains are out of control, as some researchers have suggested.
It might seem that careful thought about all of the options would drive our decision making. But researchers have found that confidence is a bigger driver.
Could talking about your fears actually lessen them? Find out what the research says.
Read about a national competition that is propelling one student toward a bright future on the strength of his dramatic interpretation.
Click through this photo gallery to learn where in the world people can expect to lead the longest lives.
An airline recently tackled Americans’ polarization head-on by challenging passengers to come to a unanimous agreement before their plane touched down.
What does a reimagined grocery store look like? Amazon, a name not associated with grocery stores up to now, opened “Amazon Go” in Seattle in January!
Would you like this new 21st century shopping experience?
On the scenic west coast of Ireland, in the late 1980s, a fossil was found by an Irish geologist. Recently, it’s been dated as 435 million years old and the oldest of its type in Ireland.
What is a mental map? Well, it’s a process both humans and animals use daily to find their way around. But, a mental map is more than spatial awareness. This article touches on the bigger effect of mental maps and how they can be influenced.
Check out this link to see why one blogger thinks it’s important for teenagers to have jobs.
Researchers at Penn State University are studying how young people who are going through puberty perceive the faces of others they encounter, and how these perceptions are related to social behaviors and relationships.
Two recent studies conducted by the Pew Research Center indicate that fewer Americans are identifying as Hispanic or Latino than in the past. This article examines the reasons for this trend.
In this scientific study, researchers explore the link between creativity and risk-taking.
Columnist Noah Smith outlines the findings of a study that shows human influence matters more than genetics when measuring intelligence and success. He argues that Americans should take note.