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What Do Young Americans Want For the Future of Caregiving?

(This article appeared originally on NextAvenue.org.) “What’s wrong with young people today?” may be a time-honored trope that […]

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6 Culturally Relevant Films that Reflect Our World Today

D.W. Griffith’s controversial 1915 film “The Birth of a Nation” is among the earliest examples of the power […]

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Tech Industry Experts on the Next Big Thing

If you’re not in the industry, it can feel like the only technology news that bubbles to the […]

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A Beginner’s Guide to Living Car-Free

Owning a car in the city can be annoying. Sitting in traffic is stressful, cars require constant upkeep […]

Should we police the police?

The people of the United States are not united on how they view law enforcement officers. But the […]

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This Activist Is Helping Fund a Thriving Future for Women of Color

Lulete Mola is one dynamic person. At her St. Paul, Minnesota, high school, she started a women’s empowerment […]

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Why Are Instagram and YouTube Telling Us to Get Offline?

If you’ve been on Instagram in the past few days—and, let’s be real, a majority of Instagram users […]

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6 Small Ways to Improve Your Mood and Spread Positivity

Everyone wants to be happier. Whatever that means for you—whether your measuring stick is money, love or your own […]

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Discovering New (and Old) Worlds Through 3-D Tech

Most of us will never be able to stand in the interior rooms of an ancient temple, climb […]

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Would You Make and Use Your Own DIY Deodorant?

The deodorants we’ve used since puberty have gotten a bad reputation in recent years, as some researchers have […]

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Should we have more than 2 major political parties?

We blame a lot of our political dysfunction and polarization on our two-party system. So why do we […]