Source: The Guardian
The winner of this year’s TS Eliot prize explores how race, masculinity, and immigration influence his understanding of Othello, one of Shakespeare’s most iconic characters.
Learn more about the first ever United States Census and the population of the thirteen colonies when it was taken in 1790.
There is currently a surging trend in young preteen girls buying expensive make-up and other beauty products. Some older shoppers are complaining that they are rude and messy while doing it. Others think kids that young should not be be so obsessed with beauty products to begin with. Regardless, it shows a changing trend in who the consumers for these products are. Talk in your class about the trend and politely debate why this is a good or bad thing.
“Describe a time when you failed,” is a common and tricky prompt that often comes up in job interviews — and for good reason.
According to a new study out of Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, your past experiences with failure could predict your career success in the long run.
Read about four Houston-based artists whose works of art shed light on immigrant experiences.
Source: AP News
These international K-pop legends paused their music careers to serve their country.
Source: Jewish Telegraphic Agency
Rebecca Rubin, the first ever Jewish American Girl Doll, educates a new generation on the Holocaust.
Like it or not, artificial intelligence is here to stay–and it is making its way into every part of our lives. With self-driving cars using A.I. to make split-second steering decisions, A.I. helping to sort job and college applications, and companies using A.I, to sway customer behavior, a lot of people are growing fearful of the technology. People used to fear monsters in the darkness, but in modern times, some of our scariest monsters are lines of code in a machine.
Source: Have Fun With History
How much do you know about Hera, one of the original Olympians, wife of Zeus, goddess of marriage and fertility, and fan of peacocks and cows? There’s a lot more to this goddess than most people think. Check this article out to learn 10 fun facts about Hera that most people probably aren’t familiar with.
Did you know that this famous lady could have ended up in Boston or Philadelphia, or further afield? These ten interesting facts might surprise you.