On May 1, Join a 24-Hour Global Live-Streaming Event of Inspiration and Sharing: The Call To Unite (Sneak Peak)

On May 1, Join a 24-Hour Global Live-Streaming Event of Inspiration and Sharing: The Call To Unite (Sneak Peak)

On Friday night, a 24-hour global event will begin live-streaming all over the internet with 200 cultural, spiritual, and community leaders hoping to unite people across the world and celebrate our common humanity. Sharing inspirational messages or music from their homes will be Oprah Winfrey, Tim Shriver, Yo-Yo Ma, Julia … Read more

Pakistan Hires Thousands of Newly-Unemployed Laborers for Ambitious 10 Billion Tree-Planting Initiative

Pakistan Hires Thousands of Newly-Unemployed Laborers for Ambitious 10 Billion Tree-Planting Initiative

Although the novel coronavirus pandemic has driven thousands of workers into unemployment, the Pakistani government has found a way to provide jobs to their citizens while also reforesting the nation. According to Reuters, Pakistan has created more than 63,000 jobs for unemployed day laborers by relaunching the nation’s ambitious 10 … Read more

On This Day in History – April 30

On This Day in History – April 30

Happy 35th birthday to Gal Gadot, the Israeli actress who gained worldwide fame portraying Wonder Woman. After winning the Miss Israel beauty pageant in 2004, she served two years in the Israel Defense Force as a fitness/combat readiness instructor, and began studying law, while pursuing acting. Gadot’s first big film … Read more

For the First Time, Researchers Make Plants That Glow Sustainably—And They Could One Day Light Up Our Homes

For the First Time, Researchers Make Plants That Glow Sustainably—And They Could One Day Light Up Our Homes

Photo by Planta Although glowing plants may seem like a work of science fiction, researchers have succeeded in creating plants that produce their own visible luminescence—and they say the possibilities for how we can use these plants are endless. This week in Nature Biotechnology, the scientists revealed that bioluminescence found … Read more

Countries Hit Hardest By COVID-19 Are Starting to Lift Social Restrictions After Encouraging New Recovery Rates

Countries Hit Hardest By COVID-19 Are Starting to Lift Social Restrictions After Encouraging New Recovery Rates

As the world continues its fight to curb the novel coronavirus outbreaks, several countries have announced significant recoveries this week. France, Italy, and Spain—the countries with the highest numbers of confirmed cases outside of the US—outlined their plans for slowly lifting their various social restrictions as rates of infection and … Read more