People around the world are in shock and saddened by the news of Australia’s bushfires. The blazes have been roaring for months and the effects have been devastating. Currently, the fires have taken more than 18 million acres of land, displaced thousands of people (and in some cases, caused their death), and injured or killed millions upon millions of wild animals.
Australia is burning like never before.
It can be easy to forget that getting to and from school can be a challenge for some children.
Nativity scenes are a long-held tradition to celebrate the holiday season, but one church is using theirs to send another message about compassion. In California, the Claremont United Methodist Church has set up a non-traditional scene that speaks to a timely topic—the treatment of refugees.
You might turn on the faucet without a second thought, but clean drinking water is not a guarantee for everyone.
Every year, over 2.5 million people make the journey to visit Angkor Wat, Cambodia’s enormous temple complex.
Leonardo DiCaprio has used his wealth and celebrity status to help educate and support projects that, among other things, aid in mitigating the negative effects of climate change. Two decades ago, he founded The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation to protect “all of Earth’s inhabitants,” and he’s been vocal about finding the best climate change solutions—like switching to 100% renewable energy.
Halloween is just around the corner, which means many kids are counting down the days until they can go trick-or-treating.
Do you have LEGO bricks from your childhood that you don’t know what to do with?
For centuries, the equestrian portrait has played a pivotal role in the politics of art. Originally reserved for members of nobility in Ancient Greece and Rome, portrayals of people on horseback eventually featured high-status sitters and, later, military figures—including Confederate soldiers in the United States. Given the controversial history of these statues, it comes as no surprise that celebrated contemporary artist Kehinde Wiley has harnessed this motif to craft his latest piece, Rumors of War.
Turkish artist Vahit Tuna has created a haunting installation to draw the public’s attention to an important issue—domestic violence.
It’s been one year and one month since Swedish teenage activist Greta Thunberg first skipped school to protest outside her...