Looking for an outlet to be heard, people have increasingly gone to Yelp to offer satirical and straight-forward critiques of business owners who have made political statements.
Source: Voice of San Diego
Because most gang violence can be attributed to retaliation, the city of San Diego has implemented a program in which former gang members intervene with victims and persuade them not to seek revenge.
Matt Moniz was named “Adventurer of the Year” in 2010 by National Geographic when he was just 12! At 17 years old he realized his dream to climb Mount Everest but was also caught up in a deadly avalanche.
Source: National Geographic
Paul Salopek is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who is retracing our ancestors’ migration out of Africa on foot. This epic journey began in Ethiopia in 2013 and will end this year at the tip of South America. Explore the walk and some of the latest stories from the journey.
Source: The Washington Post
In this opinion piece, Eric Schlosser, the author of Fast Food Nation, outlines why sustainable farming is the opposite of elitist.
In a rapidly-changing digital world, traditional cultural institutions like symphonies and museums are struggling to remain relevant. Find out how some are trying to keep up.
For teens thinking about forging their own career paths, the technology sector can be both alluring and intimidating. At a recent conference in California, tech professionals and teens met to discuss some of the truths and misconceptions surrounding today’s tech careers.
Source: The Brennan Center for Justice
Explore the maps and links on this page to see how fair access to the ballot box is across the United States.
Source: The Boston Globe
Telling scary stories around a campfire is an American tradition. In many modern summer camps, however, scary stories are being phased out in favor of activities that have more identifiably “positive outcomes” for everyone. Read this article and decide how you feel about the issue.
Source: U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Explore this site to find out how to prepare for all kinds of disasters, from drought to winter storms.