Have you ever felt a connection with others while singing, dancing, or listening to music together? Psychologist Robin Dunbar says moving in sync can create strong bonds between people. He believes it helped early humans make larger groups and better communities. Dunbar thinks humans found a way to get in tune with many people at […]
In 1992, Annette Herfkens and her fiancé were on vacation in Vietnam when their plane crashed. Annette was the only survivor. She found herself alone and badly injured in the jungle. At first, she panicked, but then she focused on her breath. She didn’t have time to worry about tigers or dying. She needed to […]
Worldwide, it’s estimated that one out of every three women has been a victim of violence. Also, women are paid less than men, and they are less likely to hold positions of leadership. Female babies are even aborted at a higher rate than male babies. This phenomenon is so common in some countries that it even has a name: femicide.
In some cultures, such as in the US, having a front yard of green grass is not only considered beautiful, it’s also a status symbol. In fact, it’s so important that some towns actually make it illegal not to grow grass. But what if we were to use this land for something more useful? What if we saw the land in our communities as a resource that could provide free food to everyone?
Imagine entering a world hidden from the naked eye. From where you stand, everything looks normal. Cars roll by, people cross the street, but then suddenly you see a face pop up from underground. Just as quickly as it appears, it vanishes.