iOS app Android app


Here's Why We're Actually Still Watching Crime Shows

James Duff | Posted 06.10.2015 | Entertainment
Read More: Entertainment News
James Duff

Since I write television, allow me to begin by stating the obvious: America has become more polarized than at any time since the 1960s.

Filipino Entrepreneurs Share Stories of Typhoon Recovery

Jomay Liu | Posted 08.13.2014 | Impact
Jomay Liu

It's been six months since Typhoon Haiyan, one of the most powerful typhoons ever recorded, tore through the Philippines and displaced 4 million people.

Why Dads Matter, According To Science

Shari Margolese | Posted 02.18.2015 | Healthy Living

By Shari Margolese From the way you were reared as an infant to how Mom and Dad treat you as an adult, your relationship with your parents is one o...

The 9 Questions To Ask Before Taking Your Business To The Next Level

Posted 06.10.2015 | Small Business
Read More: Small Business News

So you've been in business for a couple years and you're drowning, but in the best way possible. People love your products and they can't get enough o...

Why Pets Actually Make Us Better People

Melissa Galloway | Posted 06.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Read More: Healthy Living News
Melissa Galloway

At some point, a pet snuggled, wiggled, slithered, flapped or bubbled its way into all of our hearts - and we were all better for it. In moments large...

6 Common Questions Business Owners Ask, Answered

Posted 06.10.2015 | Business
Read More: Business News

Being an entrepreneur can at times be confusing. Every businesses is unique, so there’s no road map that works across the board. But, there are some...

Three Ways For You To Stay Competitive In The New Economy

Leila Chirayath Janah | Posted 08.12.2014 | Impact
Leila Chirayath Janah

Landing a 9-to-5 job with a pension is harder today than ever. In order to thrive in the 21st century, you have to be a savvy citizen of the digital economy or risk being left behind.

You Have To Check Out These Public Artworks This Summer!

Posted 08.25.2014 | Arts

Believe it or not, some of the best art in the world is free. You may not be able to hang it on your wall or revel in it at a revered museum, but ...

INFOGRAPHIC: The Incredible Wildlife Of The Gulf Shore

Posted 06.16.2014 | Travel

So you’re planning a trip to Florida. Chances are, you’re already dreaming of sun and surf, but we’re here to direct your attention to the wild ...

Why It's Never Too Early To Teach Kids The Skills They Need For Tomorrow

Eric Schwarz | Posted 08.11.2014 | Impact
Eric Schwarz

Some might think that middle school is too early to talk about preparing for the skills needed for tomorrow's technology, but at Citizen Schools we think that the middle years are the best time.

How Big Laws Are Affecting Small Businesses

Posted 06.12.2014 | Business

Against a backdrop of health care mandates, changes in minimum wage and other laws affecting the nation's workforce, how are small businesses faring? ...

Making The Case For Midwifery

Amy Boldosser-Boesch | Posted 08.10.2014 | Impact
Amy Boldosser-Boesch

Midwives, like Fatimata, can be a profound and powerful voice for change in their countries. If their services were available and accessible to all women and babies who need them, midwives could help avert two-thirds of the nearly 300,000 maternal deaths and half of the 3 million newborn deaths that occur each year.

The Ultimate Guide To Throwing A Party For The Big Game (PLAYLIST)

Posted 12.30.2014 | Latino Voices

So you want to have a party for the big game in Brazil. Sure, you could make do with the barebones basics: a few bags of chips, some dip, a few friend...

When School Is Out, Hunger Comes To Visit

Colleen Callahan | Posted 08.10.2014 | Impact
Colleen Callahan

After a brutal winter, summer has finally arrived. While everyone is surely thrilled, America's children are probably the most excited of all. Summer means they can shed the confines of the classroom for days of popsicles, sun and freedom. For most kids, it's the best time of the year. But sadly, not for all.

7 Lessons Businesses Can Learn From Lemonade Stands

Posted 06.09.2015 | Business

For many of us, our first foray into entrepreneurship took the form of a lemonade stand. We got our first capital investment from mom and dad in the f...

QUIZ: What Kind Of Beer Are You?

Posted 06.09.2015 | Entertainment

Beer: I like it, you like it. You may have your own go-to brew, but have you ever thought about which beer represents you down to your very core? ...

9 Life Lessons Kids Can Learn From Awesome Adventure Movies

Posted 12.30.2014 | Entertainment

So you're taking a road trip with the whole family. You've played the license plate game, you've run through every podcast and Kidz Bop CD you have, a...

What Do Factory Workers In Asia Want?

Heather Franzese | Posted 08.06.2014 | Impact
Heather Franzese

What do factory workers want? They sew our clothes and assemble our mobile phones -- things we use every day -- but they remain a mystery to us. Most are working thousands of miles away behind secure company gates.

11 Gifts For Sports Loving Fathers, According To Real Dads

Posted 06.12.2014 | Sports

From always being up for a catch in the backyard and his encouraging (and okay, maybe a little embarrassing) chants from the sidelines, dad was always...

What African Drums Can Teach Us About Motherhood

Hester C. Klopper | Posted 06.10.2015 | Impact
Hester C. Klopper

Drums always make me think of Africa and the ways we celebrate. In fact, we will go out of our way to find a reason to celebrate. Drumbeats accompany marriages, births, graduations, protests, celebrations . . . pretty much any major milestone. The birth of a child is celebrated with drums that have a particularly special meaning. After all, when an unborn child is developing, the first sound it hears is mother's rhythmic heartbeat.

How The Internet Of Everything Is Changing The Game For Tomorrow's Tech Workers

Jeanne Beliveau-Dunn | Posted 08.05.2014 | Impact
Jeanne Beliveau-Dunn

It has been predicted that everything in the future will be connected and "communicate" with one another. There is even a phrase for it: the Internet of Everything (IoE).

The Four Skills That The Workforce Of The Future Really Needs

Chingwell Mutombu | Posted 06.04.2014 | Impact
Chingwell Mutombu

To hold and keep a job in the 21st century economy, workers will have to be innovative, solve problems creatively, work in teams, communicate clearly in various media and deal appropriately with the ever-changing nature of information flow.

We Have The Perfect Gift For Your Dad, Quirks And All

Posted 06.05.2014 | Style

So you think your dad's a special guy. If you're anything like us, you always want to get him the perfect gift for Father's Day, but June arrives and ...

How My Great Grandmother Influenced Thousands Of Lives

Sharon D'Agostino | Posted 08.03.2014 | Impact
Sharon D'Agostino

When my dad was a kid, he would have the same conversation over and over again. He would patiently listen as people shared the stories about the events surrounding their birth and the role his grandmother, a midwife, had played. It surprised my dad that she had delivered so many babies, and that so many years later, they wanted to express deep gratitude.

Making the world kinder, one "digital hug" at a time

Laura Howe | Posted 08.03.2014 | Impact
Laura Howe

While we train digital volunteers, ultimately what we do isn't very complex. We help people feel more connected when something scary is happening. We offer some basic human kindness.