March 10, 2023

One Man Is Increasing Wheelchair Accessibility in Iceland a Ramp at a Time

Icelandic entrepreneur Haraldur Thorleifsson—known as simply Halli—has recently been in the news because of a dramatic online exchange with Elon Musk. It started when Thorleifsson, who was recently employed at Twitter, couldn't access his work computer. Was he laid off? After nine days of no answer about whether or not he was still employed, Thorleifsson tweeted at Musk to ask him.

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March 8, 2023

50 Inspirational Quotes by Powerful Women in History

Throughout history, women have been working hard to ensure that the female voice is heard. Whether that means working in politics, becoming a social activist, or breaking barriers in athletics, women have gone the extra mile to gain equality and advocate for a better world. Regardless of age, race, or nationality, powerful women like Malala Yousafzai, Michelle Obama, Ruth Bader Ginsberg, and Jane Goodall provide inspiration to millions of girls and women.

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March 7, 2023

Cheerleading Squad’s Music Is Cut Off During Routine So Supportive Crowd Steps in To Help

Cheerleaders spend months perfecting their choreography, but anything can happen during a performance. The Cheer Athletic Panthers were in the middle of their routine at the NCA All-Star Cheer Competition in Dallas, Texas, when their music suddenly cut out. But rather than succumbing to the pressure, the whole team stayed focused on what they needed to do. Fortunately, the supportive crowd carried them through the remaining minute by chanting along.

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March 4, 2023

Reboot of ‘The Proud Family’ Cartoon Dedicates an Episode to Autism Awareness

The early 2000s animated series The Proud Family celebrated Blackness and represented Black families on screen. Airing on the Disney Channel, it also tackled serious subjects such as bullying, religion, and homelessness. Its new reboot The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder is no different. One episode, in particular, has recently gained traction online for its representation of the autism spectrum and its candid conversation on autism diagnoses.

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