Category: Inspiration

This District Is Trying To Improve Student Achievement By Making Kids Feel Good About Themselves

By Rebecca Klein Students who distract peers with stories and jokes aren’t labeled “class clowns” at Ducketts Lane Elementary School in Maryland. Instead,...

Girls who code

Karlie Kloss Announces #KodeWithKarlie Scholarship So Teen Girls Can Learn To Code

  By Taylor Pittman Coding classes have made such an impact on Karlie Kloss’ life that now she wants teen girls to have the chance to take them, too. Thanks...

This Cop Helped a Determined Runner Finish Her Race and Now the Internet Loves Him

By Kelly Bender Asia Ford finished the Rodes City Run in Louisville, Kentucky, in last place, but to her it’s one of her biggest wins. Ford set out on the 10K with one...

Orlando Bloom, UNICEF Ambassador, Shows Liberian Youth What They Can Do To Fight Ebola

By Eleanor Goldberg Actor Orlando Bloom said he couldn’t begin to “comprehend” the loss Liberians faced during the Ebola crisis. But he hoped his presence could at...

The Internet Is Helping 82-Year-Old Chinese Woman Meet Her Siblings For The First Time

By Kimberly Yam The Internet is helping bring together an 82-year-old woman and her long-lost siblings. Cui Mei Chen, originally from China, had been separated from both...

SPARK And Google Created An App That Highlights The History Women Made Right Beneath Your Feet

By Alanna Vagianos With some help from Google, a group of women are changing history by spotlighting herstory. The SPARK Movement has partnered with Google to create a...

The Water Crisis Creates A Gender Rights Problem. Here’s Who’s Solving It

By Eleanor Goldberg Globally, women and girls in developing countries spend an estimated 200 million hours every single day just collecting water in areas where potable...

Kelly Osbourne Applauds Angelina Jolie, Admits ‘I Have the Cancer Gene’

By ongreno8 Kelly Osbourne is one of the latest celebrities to speak out in support of Angelina Jolie‘s decision to have her ovaries removed – and she shared her...

These Brilliant Innovations Are Bringing Clean Water To People Worldwide

By Robbie Couch A little thinking outside the box can go a long way in helping bring clean H2O to those who need it most. About 89 percent of the globe had access to...

Man Loses 270 Pounds, Strips Down To Reveal Excess Skin: ‘It’s Important To Love The Bodies We’re In’

By Dominique Mosbergen In an emotional video posted online this week, a 22-year-old Brooklyn man revealed his body to the world for the first time — and received...