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4 Basic Factors to Consider When Choosing a Truck Tool Box

Adeyemi Adetilewa | Posted 09.23.2016 | Technology
Adeyemi Adetilewa

With so many options out there, it can be very time consuming to find a tool box that is best suited for your truck. Various truck tool boxes are ma...

Mobile Broadband: A Game-Changer For Sustainable Development Goals

Madison J. Salters | Posted 05.24.2016 | Impact
Madison J. Salters

"Business recognizes we can make the world sustainable... and business can't sit back and wait for government to set the rules. Business must lead." ...

What Kids Think About The Presidential Candidates

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 05.18.2016 | Parents

Kids may not be old enough to vote, but they have a few thoughts about the 2016 presidential election. In this video from The Toolbox, a group of kids...

The Cry For Media Freedom in Egypt

Melissa Jun Rowley | Posted 08.30.2016 | Media
Melissa Jun Rowley

For the sake of the Al Jazeera journalists and media freedom in Egypt at large, Amnesty International is working to resuscitate the lifeline between the truth and truth seekers.

Adorable Kittens Make Terrible Roommates

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 11.10.2014 | Comedy

Don't let that cute little face fool you. We've all had those kitten roommates. They start out adorable. They buy toilet paper and dish soap, and g...

I'll Never Forget the Moment New York Became One

Melissa Jun Rowley | Posted 11.11.2014 | New York
Melissa Jun Rowley

I'll never forget the pain and sorrow in the faces of people who posted countless Missing Person signs on the subway station walls. I lost my college roommate earlier that year in a tragic accident, and I still hadn't recovered. "How will an entire city and country ever recover from this?" I wondered.

5 Tools for Empowering and Protecting Citizen Journalists in Ferguson

Melissa Jun Rowley | Posted 10.18.2014 | Technology
Melissa Jun Rowley

This post was originally published on The Toolbox, a technology and social change site founded by Peter Gabriel. Since the fatal shooting of unarm...

Why 2014 Will See a Surge in Social Change

Melissa Jun Rowley | Posted 02.26.2014 | Impact
Melissa Jun Rowley

While groundbreaking inventions may not have been at the fore of the commercial tech sector this year, new movements and trends in the social change realm (some related to tech, some not) have definitely been beneficial to humanity.

Tool Maker: Ken Banks On Technology As The Great Democratizer

Melissa Jun Rowley | Posted 02.22.2014 | Technology
Melissa Jun Rowley

I think we need to be a little cautious that we don't look at problems with technology-tinted glasses. The solution to a particular problem might be a crayon, or a blackboard.