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Browse to a Better World

There are thousands of charitable non-profit organizations that are out helping the needy and less fortunate in the world. With scattered resources and undeveloped infrastructure, coupled with bureaucracy, hunger, famine and wars, most nations are not able to protect the rights of each and every citizen leaving some to suffer

Prioritizing Others #payitforward

Prioritizing Others

 By Pyro The whole notion of putting others over oneself – inspiring stuff right? Be it helping someone up if they have fallen or helping someone find something they’ve lost – it may often seem rather minor or insignificant. But it adds up. The problem is that we as a society have

8 Ways to Go Green at Home

Going green does not involve you making huge changes in your life and routine, like some may think. In fact, it’s mostly the thought that counts, because once prepared and determined, you can easily make these small and tiny changes in your life for the sustainability of the earth. Going

Help refugees thrive, not just survive [VIDEO]

Help refugees thrive, not just survive

Ted Talk by Melissa Fleming 50 million people in the world today have been forcefully displaced from their home — a level not seen since WWII. Right now, more than 3 million Syrian refugees are seeking shelter in neighboring countries. In Lebanon, half of these refugees are children; only 20% are in

How the Animal Agriculture Industry Impacts the Planet

The animal agriculture industry is one of the biggest players in climate change to date. Our growing population, coupled with the increasing demand for animal products, is putting pressure on agriculture farms to expand and cater to the needs of the world. Many of the world's resources are also used

The Human In Us [poetry]

The Human In Us

By Ishmael True story, envision it as if it is happening as I tell you now. Traffic on the freeway, a little girl is eating a chocolate mint ice cream in the back of an SUV. A business man looks over at the child in his fresh off the lot BMW. He smiles

Effective Altruism: The Why and the How [VIDEO]

Effective Altruism: The Why and the How

TED Talk: By Peter Singer If you're lucky enough to live without want, it's a natural impulse to help others in need. But, asks philosopher Peter Singer, what's the most effective way to give charitably? He talks through some surprising thought experiments to help you balance emotion and practicality -- and

Help End One of the Most Tragic Childbirth Injuries

Recenty a forklift removed a statue of 19th century surgeon J. Marion Sims from New York City’s Central Park, relocating it to a cemetery in Brooklyn where Sims is buried. He is controversial. For some, Sims is the “father of modern gynecology” – he developed the speculum, a device used

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