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Man using smartphones to stop illegal logging (Courtesy of Rainforest Connection)

Mobile phones can surf the Internet, take photos, play music and…protect...

Money doesn’t grow on trees, but timber thievery is thriving. Every year, swaths of forest the size of Panama are cut down. Some of...
Houses built up vertical surface (AP Images)

All people deserve a roof over their heads…on this day

What if you woke each morning not knowing if you’d find shelter that night? That's the daily reality for more than 100 million homeless...
A woman stares up at a chalkboard above her with speech bubbles suggesting all the advice for businesswomen available today

Advice for businesswomen: the good and the bad

An estimated 126 million women started or were running a new business in 2012, according to the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor report (GEM). Have your...
Michigan State forward Jon Horford slams a dunk. (AP Images)

Want to talk like an American? It’s a slam-dunk with these...

Americans are crazy about sports. So if you want to talk like an American, it's important to learn some of the sports phrases that...
Headshot of Kenneth Shinozuka, Google Science Fair participant

This 15-year-old wanted to keep his grandfather safe. What he came...

Science fairs are where young minds break molds and push new ideas out into the world. Kenneth Shinozuka from New York landed a finalist’s place...
Pacific walruses affected by Arctic climate change (AP Images)

Photo of the day: Walruses face an uncertain future

What would you do if your home melted? It happened to these Pacific walruses, when rising Arctic temperatures liquified their icy abode. The 35,000...
A man in a suit stand with a baseball behind his backvideo

Make the perfect pitch…and get your business into the big leagues

A lot of people have good ideas, but it takes more than ideas to start a business. You need money. That’s why knowing how...
Justice Thurgood Marshall

Marshall breaks racial barrier as first U.S. Supreme Court black justice…on...

A major civil rights activist and noted jurist, Justice Thurgood Marshall became the first African American to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court and...
Elephants killed to feed illegal ivory trade

Killed for their tusks, elephants could be extinct in 100 years

The numbers tell an alarming story. More than 60 African elephants were slaughtered every day in 2012 to feed the illegal ivory trade. Within...