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By the Golden Thrill | Inspiring magazine stressing the importance of the cultivation of a humanitarian perspective by delivering mindful news highlighting the beauty of social progress, world spirituality & conscious artistic expression
The country has great potential to be a mover and shaker on the world stage, and I’m sure the people we met will continue Zambia’s recent progress. …Zambia
A shocking report released by the Associated Press shows that at least 786 children died of abuse or neglect in the U.S. over a six-year span, all in …Neglect
Every year, thousands of teens are held in solitary confinement in jails, prisons and juvenile halls nationwide. This is the story of Ismael “Izzy” …Solitary Confinement
The number of child soldiers in the Central African Republic (CAR) has more than doubled – and possibly quadrupled – since sectarian conflict erupted last year, putting them at risk of long-term psychological damage, Save the Children warns.
An estimated 6,000 to 10,000 boys and girls are currently …Central African Republic
How a $2.50 experiment turned into one of the best places on the internet.
Angela was on call when a young boy with autism — who I’ll call Tim — came up to her for help. Tim’s friend had recently committed suicide, and it was clear he was shaken and upset. Within minutes of talking, Angela …
Ugandan activist saves orphans
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(CNN) -- In 2010, Ugandan journalist Gladys Kalibala embarked on a …Africa
If 11-year-old Lexie ran the world children would have a voice and they’d be heard.
If six-year-old Emily ran the world, families would be a priority …
One year since fighting broke out in South Sudan, UNICEF looks back at the some of the inspiring and resilient children involved in the Learning for …South Sudan
India's newest heroine is a rape survivor, breaking the country's taboos about speaking out from the pages of a comic book.
A beautiful woman, wrapped in a sari, sits calmly on top of a ferocious tiger. This is how much of the world meets Priya, India's newest superhero and a rape survivor.
Created by Indian-American filmmaker Ram Devineni, 'Priya's Shakti', a comic with futuristic augmented reality features, combats the …India
Solar sunflower inspired by nature could bring clean energy anywhere
(CNN) -- Imagine a transportable solar power station that tracks the sun like a sunflower and cools itself by pumping water through its veins just like a plant.
The Sunflower Solar Harvester, developed by the Swiss company Airlight …Renewable Energy
One night last week, I had a conversation over dinner with a student who is as puzzled as I am about why people seem so unworried by online surveillance. What would it take, we wondered, to wake people up? If the Snowden revelations did not constitute a “Milly Dowler moment”, then what would?
Another day, another animal given a new lease on life thanks to 3D printing. This time it’s Derby, a dog born with deformed legs who, with the help of some folks at 3DSystems, now runs alongside his owners with gleeful abandon. Derby’s front legs have been augmented with two blade-like attachments …Animals
The antidote to racism partly lies in empathy, or the willingness to "walk a mile in someone else's shoes," as the saying goes. But scientists from universities across Europe are taking the maxim one step further, providing people an opportunity to experience life in someone else's skin by …Race & Ethnicity
Make no mistake the Democratic Republic of the Congo is one of the most dangerous places to live in the world, particularly if you're a woman.
The 1,000-square-mile exclusion zone in Chernobyl, Ukraine (established in the wake of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster) has been virtually …Ghost Towns
On his Facebook page, Samuel L. Jackson posted this short video, encouraging celebrities to speak out on “police racism.”
He started out making …Policing
In an effort to raise awareness of the situation of children in South Sudan, UNICEF embarked on an unusual kind of campaign.
We sent an actor, a film …