Rachelle Brouns

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As Bombs Fell on Paris, Marie Curie Went to War

August 1914 should have been the height of Marie Curie's career. After all, she had discovered two elements, pioneered the science of radioactivity, …

Anthropologist Margaret Mead on Female vs. Male Creativity, Gender in Leadership, Equitable Parenting, and Why Women Make Better Scientists

Margaret Mead is celebrated as the world’s best-known and most influential cultural anthropologist, having not only popularized anthropology itself but also laid the foundation for the sexual revolution of the 1960s. She brought the essential tools of anthropology — the art of looking, coupled with …

What I've Learned Living with Cystic Fibrosis

When you’re in your 20s, you usually find yourself in the workforce putting all effort and dedication towards a budding career. Making a name for …

Get Out of Jail, Inc.

Does the alternatives-to-incarceration industry profit from injustice?<p>On a cold November afternoon, Harriet Cleveland, a forty-nine-year-old mother of three, waved me over from the steps of her pink cottage in Montgomery, Alabama. She was off to her part-time job as a custodian at a local day-care …

Discover How Technology Is Dramatically Affecting Your Life

Following on from our revealing story''The Web Is Actually Making You Less Social & More Lonely' comes a stylish new commentary on how our unhealthy …

online televisie voor vrouwen | Ziezózon

Pauline van Aken, die eerder presenteerde bij het actualiteitenprogramma Hart van Nederland, specialiseerde zich in communicatie- en …

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Volgens Dr. William Davis, cardioloog, schrijver en expert op het gebied van tarwe, is tarwe het ‘perfect chronische gif’. Omdat, volgens Davis, …

Grassprieten Post-it’s | Ziezózon

Stresshulpgids nu ook als e-book<p>Hoe voorkom je overprikkeling en stress? Op die…<p>Eerlijkwinkelen lanceert Fair Fashion Flyer<p>EerlijkWinkelen.nl, bekend …

Mode-illustrator Cate Parr | Ziezózon

Stresshulpgids nu ook als e-book<p>Hoe voorkom je overprikkeling en stress? Op die…<p>Eerlijkwinkelen lanceert Fair Fashion Flyer<p>EerlijkWinkelen.nl, bekend …

Een postkaartje is een warme omhelzing | Ziezózon

En dat is nu juist het punt waar Cardcetera en Stichting Postvriend elkaar gevonden hebben. Stichting Postvriend wil op eenvoudige wijze de …

DaWanda: Products with Love | Ziezózon

De website is heel handig ingedeeld. Zo kun je rondstruinen in de categorieën Wonen en Accessoires. Ook vind je er alles voor mannen, vrouwen, …

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Terwijl je je horloge draagt, wordt de kracht van de zon benut om licht in energie om te zetten. Dat gebeurt via een klein zonnepaneeltje dat in de …

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Goji bessen zijn de helder oranje rode vruchten van de struik Lycium Barbarum, die behoort tot de familie van de nachtschades. De bessen komen …

Emotionele werkbelasting: het kan flink doorwegen | Ziezózon

Stresshulpgids nu ook als e-book<p>Hoe voorkom je overprikkeling en stress? Op die…<p>Eerlijkwinkelen lanceert Fair Fashion Flyer<p>EerlijkWinkelen.nl, bekend …

Mijn writer’s block | Ziezózon

Ik heb bijvoorbeeld een (veel te lange) <i>post</i> geschreven over ‘onze WK-babe.’ Over de wisselwerking tussen sociale en traditionele media die hypes …

Turkse vrouwen lachen zich een deuk. Via Twitter | Ziezózon

Bülent Ar?nç van de regerende AK-partij sprak op een bijeenkomst om het einde van de Ramadan te vieren over de volgens hem algemene ‘morele …

Els en Koen wandelen Dodentocht voor Een Hart voor ALS | Ziezózon

Els Van Bosbeke zal de 100 kilometer afleggen met Koen Van Gijseghem. Samen willen ze voldoende geld bij elkaar sprokkelen voor Een Hart Voor ALS. …

Glimmers of Hope: Here’s Proof Middle East Peace Is Possible

There’s an odd duplicity when it comes to peace. When absent in the face of war, peace feels like a dream made impossible by unforgivable violence. …

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20 Things You Didn’t Know About Homeless People

It's getting harder to be homeless in the United States. In nearly 43 percent of U.S. cities, you can be arrested for sleeping in your car, sitting …

The scribe of Bamako

<b>There are a thousand ways to say "I love you". Alassane Maiga's job is to pick the right one for each customer, reports Alex Duval Smith from Bamako, the capital of Mali.</b><p>He is one of 10 public scribes that sit on benches outside La Grande Poste, the city's main post office. In a country with 70% …

On World Population Day, Unpacking 9.6 Billion by 2050

How do demographers devise projections for global population?<p><b>As of Thursday, which the United Nations has declared World Population Day, there are 7.2 billion people and counting on planet Earth.</b><p>By 2050, demographers from the United Nations project that the population will reach 9.6 billion.<p>But …

Genocide Of The Native American Peoples- Post Civil War Years America.  “kill the Indian and save the man”

<b>Genocide Of The Native American Peoples- Post Civil War Years America.</b> <b>“kill the Indian and save the man”</b><p><b>The Indian boarding school movement began in the post Civil War era when idealistic reformers turned their attention to the plight of Indian people. Whereas before many Americans regarded the native people with either fear or loathing, the reformers believed that with the proper education and treatment Indians could become just like other citizens. ie “Assimilation” = (Genocide)</b><p>One of the …

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Today’s activists should heed the story of Assata Shakur

When the FBI announced last year that Assata Shakur had been placed on the most-wanted terrorist list at the age of 65, it felt like a new generation of activists was being given a glimpse of what happened during the heyday of the US counterintelligence programme. The security service clearly still …

How Syrian Refugee Children Are Trying To Simply Be Kids While Overcoming Hardships Of War

Attempting to live a normal childhood in refugee camps, Syrian children aggrieved by hardship, loss and violence are the definition of resilience.<p>The conflict in Syria has produced about 1.1 million children refugees who've been displaced by war, according to the United Nations. Many of these …

The hungry and forgotten

THE propaganda message, scrawled in white paint on the side of a wood-frame house, could hardly be more blunt: “Cure stupidity, cure poverty”. The …

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Hunger in America: Tracie McMillan’s National Geographic story on food insecurity.

In 2006, the U.S. Department of Agriculture adopted the term <i>food insecurity</i> to describe the “economic and social condition of limited or uncertain …

The New Face of Hunger

Millions of working Americans don’t know where their next meal is coming from. We sent three photographers to explore hunger in three very different parts of the United States, each giving different faces to the same statistic:<p>One-sixthof Americans don’t have enough food to eat.<p>Click below to …

Shelter: World’s Tallest Slum

Photo by Saúl Briceño.<p>The unfinished tower soars above Caracas’s financial district. Below its half-glassed windows the city spreads, magnificent. …