In November 2013, government officials and women’s rights activists gathered for the National Women’s Dialogue. In a glittering hotel ballroom in Yangon, they discussed the role of women in peace building
The “mountain” is apparent from afar, greeting onlookers with a swarm of flies and a pungent smell. Trucks line up from morning until afternoon, bringing to the dumpsite all the trash consumed by residents
Mahatma Gandhi, commonly called India’s ‘Father of the Nation’, is known globally for being the non-violent leader from Gujarat who fuelled the nationalist movement in India to kick out the British colonisers.
Almost 20 years ago, a construction crew was building a road about seven miles east of Tel Aviv, Israel, but the project came to an abrupt stop when the workers realized that they'd discovered a large
A 12-year-old girl mimed a gun shape with her fingers last month at her Kansas middle school and pointed the “gun” at four other students and herself. For that, she was hauled off school property in handcuffs.
Lee Tilghman, an influencer better known as “Lee From America,” has built up a following in the hundreds of thousands with her wellness-oriented content. Think: ads for products like charcoal and collagen
The northern snakehead, an invasive fish that can breathe air and survive on land, has been spotted for the first time in the state of Georgia, prompting officials to warn the public to destroy the species
California became the first state in the country to require its public universities to provide medication abortion on campus after Gov. Gavin Newsom signed the “College Student Right to Access Act,” or
Surprised that Ellen DeGeneres was seen yukking it up with George W. Bush at a football game last weekend? Don’t be! Rich people love hanging out with other rich people. So, since Ellen’s a multimillionaire,
The Philippines is the world’s third largest marine polluter despite a waste management act that was approved over a decade ago. This is attributed to poorly enforced laws and no regulations on packaging
Korean YouTubers are really rich. So rich that even a six-year-old Korean YouTuber managed to buy a home worth $8 million. But does anyone actually know how YouTubers and influencers are taxed? Apparently,
I've never once said "I could really use a photo of a dog right about now" in the middle of a truly bad day, or tweeted a request that said something like "please send cute pet pics." But a certain subcategory
All around the world, radio antennae in remote landscapes are scanning the sky for the same faint signal from the “cosmic dawn,” a time when the first stars shone more than 12 billion years ago. If detected,