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Astronaut Kate Rubins Wears Special “Courage” Spacesuit Decorated By Pediatric Cancer Patients

September 21, 2016 by

Expedition 49 Flight Engineer and cancer biologist Kate Rubins, who is currently living and working on the International Space Station, recently revealed COURAGE, an awesome, hand-painted spacesuit decorated by pediatric cancer patients recovering at the MD Anderson Cancer Center. ... [Read More]

Kristen Bell Stars In Spoof Video To Highlight Women’s Inequality In The Workplace

Kristen Bell Stars In Spoof Video To Highlight Women’s Inequality In The Workplace

September 15, 2016 by

“Why outsource all your production to far away countries like India, China and Narnia when we have the cheapest and best workforce right here in the good ole’ US of A: Women.” - Kristen Bell, Pinksourcing Pitchwoman In this premiere episode of Celebs Have Issues from HuffPost Originals, a video series that aims to put serious causes in the spotlight, “using wit and laughter ... [Read More]

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‘Know No’ Campaign Aims To Raise Awareness Of Sexual Consent

September 8, 2016 by

Consent: v. to knowingly give explicit permission or agreement to sexual activity. While it may seem obvious that when a person is unconscious they can’t consent to sexual activity, but based on recent headlines involving sexual assault and rape, it’s clear that there’s still a lack of clarity surrounding the topic. ... [Read More]

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This 13-Year-Old CEO Has Put Over 18,000 Books Into The Hands Of Kids Who Need Them

August 31, 2016 by

A book. One single book. Many people don't realize how important having one book in their life can be to a child. But believe me, just one book can mean the world to a child. I know this because I have seen the joyous expressions on children's faces as they receive a book, not just any book, but their very own book. My name is Meagan Warren ... [Read More]

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New Campaign Challenges Google To Change Its “Objectively Sexist” Word Definition Examples

August 30, 2016 by

United by a desire to make a difference for women’s equality, Georgia Patch and Kiah Nicholas have started #redefinewomen, a social movement that turns to the power of the people to “help change the way women are perceived, by changing the way women are defined.” As two ... [Read More]

Happy 98th Birthday To The Brilliant NASA Mathematician Katherine Johnson

Happy 98th Birthday To The Brilliant NASA Mathematician Katherine Johnson

August 26, 2016 by

“2000 steps. 120 miles. 5 honorary degrees.” These are just some of the numbers that have defined the brilliant and trailblazing Katherine Johnson’s legacy. Katherine is the NASA mathematician who served as the brains behind one of the greatest space missions in US history: ... [Read More]

The Street Librarian: Laura Moulton Brings Books To People Living Outside

The Street Librarian: Laura Moulton Brings Books To People Living Outside

July 25, 2016 by

Founded in 2011, Street Books is a bicycle-powered mobile library, serving people who live outside in Portland, Oregon. Laura Moulton, a writer, artist and adjunct professor at Marylhurst University and Lewis & Clark Colleges, started the project because "everyone should have the right to read, no matter if you have a home address ... [Read More]

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“Let’s Fix The Future”: 10-Year-Old Launches Public Participation Kindness Initiative

July 21, 2016 by

On Monday, Fox40 News, a local Sacramento affiliate, ran a story on Leah Nelson, a 10-year-old girl from West Sacramento, who has embarked on a mission to “fix the future” with a public participation, pay it forward-style initiative she dreamed up in her bedroom called “Becuz I Care”. Designed to make the world a better ... [Read More]

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