Source: How Stuff Works
Have you ever wondered just what, exactly, money is? We earn it. We spend it. But why do we all agree that one little piece of green paper is only worth a bag of chips and a different piece of green paper is worth a full, fancy dinner? This article takes a look at currency, what it is, how it got started, and what forms it might take in the future.
Source: USA Today
In the wake of a tragic fire, migrants rally to end the suffering caused by detention centers.
Source: SciShow Psych (YouTube)
If you can recognize when you’re being persuaded, it’s a lot easier to make sure your opinions are actually your own.
Source: Ars Technica
It seems artificial intelligence is everywhere these days, and the world of art is no exception. This has led to many questions, such as “can AI-generated art be copyrighted?” Courts have started to weigh-in and so far, the answer seems to be that machine generated art should not get the same protections as human-created images.
Source: Nonprofit Quarterly
Read this in-depth article about the Tulsa Massacre.
Source: Good Good Good
Read about different kinds of activism.
Source: Science Alert
Scientists don’t understand exactly how rogue waves form, but they predict these types of waves will only get bigger.
Source: CBS News
Due to severe political and economic
instability in Haiti, the Department of Homeland Security will allow thousands
of Haitian immigrants to remain in the US for longer periods of time.
Source: USA Today
At age 13, Mary Beth Tinker wore a black armband to school and ended up in court over her freedom of speech. Now, 48 years later, Tinker is traveling the country to talk to students about their first amendment rights.
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.