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Head of Earth Policy Institute Warns That Current Water Shortages Will Soon Threaten Food Supplies

<i>Image via Shutterstock</i><p>All over the world, wells are drying up and water tables are dropping low. Altogether, 18 countries around the world are …


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Clever Pop-Up Store Lets Homeless South Africans 'Shop' For Used Clothing

Most of us can’t imagine the stress and shame that come along with being homeless. Services that are meant to help those without a place to live mean …

Bullying/Cyberbullying/Online Impersonation

As noted in CSG Education Policy Analyst Tim Weldon’s blog, preventing bullying remains a top priority for educators and policymakers, whether it …


17 Improvised Toys That Prove Kids Can Have Fun With Anything

Redditor QuirkyLady posed the question, "What is a toy you used to play with as a kid, that was not actually a toy?" Wrapping paper tube swords, anyone?

11 jobs where an honest day’s work will leave you in poverty

Why should workers in the richest country on Earth toil for wages that would make Dickens recoil in horror?<p>Why should people in the richest country on Earth toil long hours for wages that would make Charles Dickens recoil in horror? A lot of Americans have been wondering the same thing.<p>The Bureau …

Underwater Project Helps Cancer Survivors Rediscover Their Beauty

<b>Nicki Curns Kominek, Hodgkin's Disease Survivor</b><p>San Francisco-based photographer Erena Shimoda combined her love of scuba diving and photography with the therapeutic properties of water for cancer patients in a beautiful portrait project known as <i>Underwater Healer – About Face</i>. By launching an …

Portraits Emerge from an Incredible Collage of Objects

New York-based artist Michael Mapes continues to expand his portfolio of meticulously assembled artworks made of thousands of collected specimens. Each piece in the artist's newest and laboriously executed collection consists of countless materials that have each been pinned to a board to form a …