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Two Rival HBCUs Compete In Trivia Challenge At Circle City Classic

Posted 11.26.2014 | Black Voices

Comedian Jordan Rock challenges two rival HBCUs to "The Big Showdown" trivia challenge at the 2014 Circle City Classic. Watch the first of four episod...

A Virtual Friend For Pregnant Women Everywhere

Geetanjali Jha Chakraborty | Posted 11.26.2014 | Impact
Geetanjali Jha Chakraborty

Not only does a woman die during childbirth every ten minutes in India, but more than 300,000 infants died on the day of their birth in 2011. Addition...

How To Take Great Photos, According To A National Geographic Channel Photographer

Posted 11.26.2014 | Technology

Have you ever wondered what it takes to be a National Geographic Channel photographer? What it’s like to go to far-flung locales and bring stories t...

Why ‘Family Bonding' During The Holidays Actually Matters, According To Science

Posted 11.26.2014 | Healthy Living

Thanksgiving marks the beginning of the official “Holiday Season,” a time of year that is focused on family as well as fun. But in recent years, s...

Solving the "STEM Paradox" With the Global STEM Alliance

Jeanne Beliveau-Dunn | Posted 11.26.2014 | Technology
Jeanne Beliveau-Dunn

Earlier this year, U.S. News & World Report released its STEM Index of the United States. It revealed that student aptitude for and interest in science, technology, engineering and math has been essentially flat for more than a decade, at the same time that the need for STEM skills continues to grow.

Meet The Men Who Are Saying 'No' To Violence Against Women

Katja Iversen | Posted 11.25.2014 | Impact
Katja Iversen

Gender-based violence can take many forms and have different names. Rape, domestic violence, female genital cutting, sex selection, child marriage, se...

9 Tricked-Out Dog Parks That Will Make Your Pup Go Wild

Posted 11.25.2014 | Travel

If you haven’t immersed yourself in at least one viral dog video in the past 48 hours, we’ve got some bad news: you’re a cat person. But don...

15 Emotional Stages of a Black Friday Shopping Trip

Posted 11.24.2014 | Comedy

You’ve got your list in your hand and you’re in a crowd of eager shoppers, armed with coffee and the holiday spirit. For you, Thanksgiving week is...

The Moment I Knew I Was Turning Into My Parents

Posted 11.24.2014 | Parents

From the time you were a little peanut up until, well, your last phone call, your parents have dispensed pearls of wisdom and ushered you into adultho...

7 Experts Spill Their Go-To Travel Hacks For Better Trips

Posted 11.24.2014 | Travel

Traveling for the holiday season? We thought so. Guess who else will be, too?! Annoying armrest hoggers, loud cell phone talkers, and that guy who...

Where 'Family Man' And 'Soldier' Meet

Ed Shock | Posted 11.21.2014 | Impact
Ed Shock

When I signed up to serve in the United States Air Force at age 23 in 1985, I knew that serving my country also meant I would sacrifice some precious ...

How To Stay Serene (And Smart) On Black Friday

Brittney Bowen and Bethany Delk | Posted 11.20.2014 | Technology
Brittney Bowen and Bethany Delk

Whether you wholeheartedly embrace the deals or consider yourself more of a passive shopper, Black Friday madness is just around the corner. Howeve...

Do You Live In One Of The Best States For Clean Energy?

Posted 11.24.2014 | Green

No matter where you live in the United States, everyone should have the freedom of choice when it comes to making clean and efficient energy decisions...

The Untold Story Of Orphans and Ebola

Carolyn S. Miles | Posted 11.20.2014 | Impact
Carolyn S. Miles

Last month I took a trip to see our Ebola response programs in Liberia, a country filled with a plethora of financial and health problems. Diseases such as Ebola have afflicted the country with one of the gravest social issues: orphaned children living day-to-day without any sort of parental guidance.

5 Things We Learned From Visiting A Football Helmet Factory

Co-hosts of 'Made Right Here' | Posted 11.20.2014 | Sports
Co-hosts of 'Made Right Here'

In November, football is at a fever pitch in America at every level of the sport – in high school bleachers, collegiate stadiums and professional do...

Can National Service Save the Economy?

Tae Yoo | Posted 11.20.2014 | Impact
Tae Yoo

Last year at a conference on national service, I heard a young man named Johann Shockency speak. Johann said that as a child, he had one goal: to serve his country through the armed forces.

The Key To Creating A Healthy, Hygienic Environment -- No Matter Where You Live

Karin Krchnak | Posted 11.19.2014 | Impact
Karin Krchnak

Like many people, I take my good health for granted. When people around me fall ill--with a stomach bug, for example--I make extra trips to my nice, c...

Your State Might Be Offering These Awesome Perks For EVs And You Don't Even Know It

Posted 11.19.2014 | Green

Buying an electric car is not as scary as it might seem. Between the charging stations that are popping up across America and government incentives an...

Stir-Crazy Solutions: 7 Inventive Indoor Family Games

Posted 11.18.2014 | Parents

For some people, a rainy Saturday means camping out in pajamas with a large supply of baked goods and a carefully curated movie streaming lineup. ...

These Performance Art Experiences Prove That The Future Of Theater Is Now

Posted 11.24.2014 | Arts

Sure, going to a play or musical can be riveting, but it can lack a certain element of surprise. Though the words and faces and costumes may change, a...

6 Things Pregnant Women Can Do To Lower The Risk Of Premature Birth

Joy Marini, MS, PA-C | Posted 11.21.2014 | Impact
Joy Marini, MS, PA-C

Baby Nga was born at home in her mother's bed. They weren't sure exactly what day she was due to arrive, but they knew that this day was too early; the midwife shook her head with fading hope that the infant would make it.

The Insane New Technology Harnessing The Ultimate Green Energy Source: The Human Body

Posted 11.18.2014 | Technology

Forget about your smartphone or your Google Glass: The most sophisticated piece of machinery that any of us tote around on a regular basis is the huma...

These Numbers Reveal The Harsh Road Home For Wounded Service Members

Posted 11.18.2014 | Impact

We'd imagine that homecoming would bring service members a range of emotions: relief, pride and perhaps excitement. But for many returning home from ...

8 Awesome Etsy Shops To Get Your Vintage Jewelry Fix

Posted 11.14.2014 | Style

Putting on a piece of vintage jewelry, whether it's from the 50s or the 80s, is a simple, yet eye-catching way to take your look from trendy to timele...

12 Street Performances That Are Better Than Anything You'll See On TV

Posted 11.12.2014 | Entertainment

Step right up, folks! And welcome to the oldest, grandest, most splendiferous show on Earth. Matriculants of this ancient open-air university include ...