Could virtual reality lead to a more sustainable version of tourism and a safe way to “travel” during the pandemic? Read to learn more about the possibilities.
National parks are designated and protected by national governments for conservation purposes. Although the locations listed in the article are no longer national parks, their beauty and history make them worth a visit.
New research has discovered that dolphins share personality traits with humans despite evolving in a drastically different environment. Read about the interesting ways in which dolphins are similar to us.
A brother-and-sister team from the Whitesand First Nation, explore creatures from Indigenous oral histories in their horror-themed podcast. Read about their topics and approach.
At Zero Waste Daniel, New York-based designer Daniel Silverstein creates fashion that is both environment-conscious and socially responsible. Watch this short video to find out more.
Did you know that a popular brand of American cheese was invented by an immigrant from Canada? Learn more about this and seven other surprising, everyday inventions by Americans from different regions of the world in this brief article.
Read about one way that Anne Frank’s writing continues to inspire young writers over half a century later.
Although the current pandemic has disrupted the way parents work, childcare duties still often fell to women.
New gaming projects seek to help people build sympathy for others by allowing them to take on the role of someone else.
Watch this short TED video about the brave women who lead an underground revolution against one of the worst dictators in the Dominican Republic’s history.
Watch the short video and skim the article and images to find out more about what it took to get a giant container unstuck in Egypt’s Suez Canal.
D’Aulnoy helped create the fairytale genre we know and enjoy today. Skim the article to find out some interesting facts about her life and work.
Read about three African women who are contributing to space exploration programs on their home continent: a space engineer, a physicist and explorer, and a space law adviser.
Steel magnate Andrew Carnegie was also a dedicated philanthropist who used his wealth to establish hundreds of public libraries. Listen to the story here.
Musicians in the Continental Army did more than boost morale among the soldiers. Drumbeats and fife whistles also provided important instructions, on and off the battlefields. Learn more from this webpage. Click on the images to hear the signals and their special meanings
In this feature article, Howard Reich describes how the diverse musical traditions of immigrant Jews, Congolese Africans, Mexican mariachi artists and others have been combined to create unique American musical forms.
Hear Holocaust survivors describe their harrowing experiences in their own words.
After decades of land loss and lending discrimination Black American farmers struggle to reclaim the ability to sustain their ancestral farmlands.
Read about the history of the thriving Harlem film scene from the Harlem Renaissance to the present day.
The balance between humans and nature is a precarious one, and for some time nature has been telling us we are doing something wrong. Read about how both human and environmental health is intertwined.