Halloween is a holiday that can sometimes get a bit too dressed up with unnecessary additions like expensive costumes, large sacks of candy that eventually harden and get chucked in the trash around Christmas, and herds of gourds that grow feet of mold and run away in springtime.
By Pamela Hunt When visiting a city that is up and coming in the tourist world, I expect to see the unfortunate trapping of newfound popularity—souvenir shops brimming with cheap knickknacks, exhaust fumes pouring from innumerable buses, and tossed-away wrappers fluttering down sideways like leftover parade confetti.
As of late, Upworthy has been promoting a special series that talks about saving The Great Barrier Reef—- in case you didn’t know, it’s expected to be completely gone by 2050.
By James Franklin Whitehead They are the band of online sweethearts roaming the social sphere, heating lonely hearts, and fueling China’s rising hormone economy: the untouchable lovers.
The name of the game these days is finding a job with purpose. It never hurts to snag a spot at a company that offers ping pong and a nap room, but most of us would be more than happy to be a part of an organization that gives back to the world in a positive way.
Curated by Seanna Pratt It’s easy to get caught up in our daily routines and forget how expansive our world is.
If the bustling metropolitan life isn’t for you, then consider the following North American cities that have seen a larger growth in job opportunities than their more populous cousins.
Emmanuel Boyah, the International Rescue Committee’s primary health manager stationed in Liberia confronts the harsh reality of the Ebola outbreak in hard-hit Lofa County.
By Devon Delfino We arrived on a Wednesday evening, four girls on break from studying abroad in London, our mission: find some gelato (not exactly a tall order over there, on a five minute stroll you’ll probably pass just as many gelato shops), and get a real feel for the city.
According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations “Global food production must increase by 60% by 2050 in order to meet the demands of the growing world population.
“Snippets of Serbia” is a cultural illustration series based in Serbia. The illustrations provide fleeting glimpses of the country that, when assembled into their larger context, provide a more holistic view of Serbian life.
Curated by Seanna Pratt The issue of Climate Change has created quite a buzz among people worldwide. We see protestors standing up against large corporations and campaigns to help spread awareness.
By Colleen Hagerty For many, family vacations are the first taste of travel—the first time trying out a foreign tongue, sampling exotic cuisines, and really understanding that there is a world outside of your neighborhood.
This post comes courtesy of Margot Tuchler and Danielle Nierenberg of Food Tank: The Food Think Tank Innovations in agriculture don’t just come from veteran environmentalists or food industry heavyweights.
By Suhana Sol The next time you dine out in Canada, you can help feed someone in need simply by picking the right item off a menu.
A city as alive with creativity, color and culture as Cape Town is bound to have an assortment of unique cafes.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.― Eleanor Roosevelt Imagine a social media platform where you communicate with people based on your passions, with genuine and enduring relationships being forged.
Sustainable initiatives are sweeping grocery stores worldwide, with the aim to zap excess food and packaging into zero waste.
Curated by Seanna Pratt Boulder, CO. is well known for its “green” community, and this campaign for local power is another step in the right direction.
By Morgan Sullivan The month I graduated university was also the month I decided to leave home. For years, my life had seemed to be growing ever narrower: my thoughts, my relationships, my perspective, all had shrunk until often I felt as though I was simply experiencing the same few days on repeat, on repeat.