Source: Discover Corps
Learn about the benefits of volunteering as a family and the positive impact it has on our communities.
Source: Empathy Museum
Watch a video explaining what empathy is, how it enriches our lives, and why it brings us together.
Read about reactions to the Easter Bombings in Sri Lanka, and watch the video about effects this tragedy has had on the local Muslim community. In the midst of this tragedy, the country searches for ways to bring people together despite religious differences.
Source: The Washington Post
Along with opportunities for women excel in athletics comes the struggle to be paid fairly. Learn about the discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Women’s Soccer Team, who are paid far less than their male counterparts despite being much more successful on the world stage.
Do you think you’ve heard all the stories about Romeo and Juliet? Think again! Read about a frog named for Romeo and the search to find him his very own Juliet.
Source: Discovery News
This video explains the relationship between the risk/reward sections of the brain, how dopamine factors into people wanting to take outrageous risks, and the benefits of taking risks every day.
Source: Business Insider
This article lists eight advantages, including benefits for your health and mental well-being, of spending time in nature.
Source: BBC News
This article details the life of people in Albania impacted by generations-long “blood feuds.”
If you’re reading this, you’re probably part of “Gen Z.” Find out how you compare with the generations before you, like the Millennials, and ask yourself whether you think this list is accurate.
Source: The New York Times
What does it mean to be human? In this opinion piece, artist Ai Weiwei stresses the importance of asking ourselves this question. He believes it is crucial for people to examine and re-examine who they are in a rapidly changing world.