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.

Kindness to others greatly improve one's mood

According to a recent study, walking around and offering kindness to others in the world reduces anxiety and increases happiness and feelings of social connection.

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.

Building tolerance for other cultures starts in the classroom

Hate crimes in large cities have increased since 2014, but schools offer a place where students can gain a better understanding of people in other lands and cultures and learn to empathize with them.

The Retail Chain is Introducing Tables for Talking to Strangers

Loneliness is becoming a serious problem all over the world, and Sainsbury's is introducing 'Talking Tables' in its cafés. The tables will have signs saying 'Reserved for customers in the mood for having a chat'.

Denis Mukwege, Nadia Murad win 2018 Nobel Peace Prize

The duo were awarded for their efforts to curb sexual violence as a weapon of war and for seeking justice for victims.

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.

New Zealand to house country's entire homeless population

New Zealand's government has vowed to get the country's entire homeless population off the streets before winter hits the country next month.

These ‘Pollution Pods’ Have Sprung Up in London for a Great Reason

Each of the five pods simulates the air quality in a different city. The work is to mark Earth Day on April 22 — a global movement to raise awareness of the necessity of protecting the environment.

Cultural tolerance and its importance

The key to respect, acceptance and appreciation of our forms of expression, our ways of being human and of our rich diversity within cultures, is tolerance.

How ‘Cultural Evolution’ Can Give Us the Tools to Build Global-Scale Resilience

The goal of cultural evolution is to help us make ethical decisions about how to govern society.

City of Stockton is launching the first basic income experiment in the US

Stockton, US is starting a trial program known as Stockton Economic Empowerment Demonstration (SEED) to test how basic income may impact city residents and the local economy.

The world's first vending machine for the homeless is 100% free

New charity is installing vending machines with food and items like socks for the homeless in the United Kingdom.

How Technology Is Driving Us Toward Peak Globalization

Peak globalization could lead to an economy that puts people first while building a more economically and environmentally sustainable future.

Teaching kids to identify individual black people can reduce racial bias

Now an international team of researchers suggests one way to reduce racial bias in kids is by teaching them to identify individual faces of those of other races.