Protesters Kick Off a Week of Global Climate Action

Thousands of protesters around the world took to the streets as part of a wave of coordinated action. The protesters want the world’s governments to stop sleepwalking through humanity’s last best chance at ecological salvation.

Thousands of Amazon employees call to tackle climate change

In an unprecedented public push to change Amazon policies, nearly 4,500 employees have put their names to a letter asking CEO Jeff Bezos Jeff Bezos and its board of directors to become global leaders in fighting climate change.

Emma Haruka Iwao smashes pi world record with Google help

Emma Haruka Iwao, a Google employee from Japan, found the new digits with the help of the company's cloud computing service. The value of the number pi has been calculated to a new world record length of 31 trillion digits.

14-Year-Old Kid Is The Youngest Person to Achieve Nuclear Fusion

U.S. teenager Jackson Oswalt is not your average 14-year-old. The budding nuclear engineer has been working on this project since he was 12, and on 19 January 2018 he reportedly achieved his mission.

Schoolkid Who Went On Strike And Sparked A Global Movement

Greta Thunberg skipped her lessons to encourage politicians to act on climate change. Just a few months after students all over the world started walking out of their classrooms in the name of climate change.

Guardian Of The Golden Gate Bridge, U.S. Has Saved More Than 200 Lives

For more than 20 years, Kevin Briggs has been preventing people from jumping off the Golden Gate Bridge through compassionate conversations.

Famous Men Who Boldly Stood Up for Women in 2018

The gender pay gap persists, women are most likely to live in poverty and sexual violence remains rampant. But here are 13 famous men who stood up for women in 2018.

A 19-year-old developed the code for the AI portrait

Robbie Barrat, from US, developed the code for the AI “Portrait of Edmond Belamy” that sold for $432,500 at an internationally celebrated art auction.

School-in-a-Box brings the gift of learning to Papua New Guinea

Architects worked with the non-profit SEAM to create School-in-a-Box, a portable school that helps bring accessible education to remote areas.

23-Year-old Invents Method to Break Down Unrecyclable Plastic

Miranda Wang has found a simple way to break down polyethylene and turn it into an essential ingredient for nylon, which otherwise uses petroleum.

German 12-Year-old Boy Plants 1Million Trees

Felix Finkbeiner is on a mission to get children around the world to plant a million trees in every single country for his booming Trillion Tree Program.

These 2 Men Helped 10 Million Children With Malnutrition

David Nabarro and Lawrence Haddad, who were awarded this year's World Food Prize, are credited with cutting the number of stunted children in the world by 10 million by lobbying governments to improve nutrition.

6th grader invents device that hunts for ocean microplastics

A creation is an underwater device that uses light to detect harmful pollution in the ocean and it does so without harming living organisms.

A 10,000-km swim across the Pacific to spotlight pollution

In early June, Ben Lecomte will enter the waters to begin a 10,000-km swim across the Pacific Ocean that seeks to shine a light on ocean pollution and plastic contamination.

Australian man has saved the lives of over 2 million babies

Because of a rare antibody that is found in James Harrison’s blood, his donations have directly contributed to saving over 2.4 million Australian babies.