Homelessness is a problem all over the world, but Finland is leading the way with an initiative that could provide a long-term solution. In 2008, the Northern European nation introduced the “Housing First” policy. The concept is simple: everyone is entitled to a small apartment, even those with mental health and financial issues. Since then, the number of homeless people has fallen drastically, and continues to decline.
The United States is gearing up for the 2020 Presidential election where the country could see a woman as the...
On Sunday, January 26, 2020, the world lost basketball legend Kobe Bryant.
Vincent van Gogh is known for both his extreme talent and tumultuous history. Plagued by mental illness, he had periods of great suffering, which eventually led him to sever part of his left ear. Aside from famous works like Starry Night and his Sunflowers series, he is also known for the 35 self-portraits he created. Now, experts have confirmed an additional self-portrait and, interestingly, it’s the only one he ever painted during a bout of psychosis. Self-Portrait (1889)
Libraries are one of the best parts of any community.
Embed from Getty Images There’s finally some relief for those battling against the Australian bushfires, which have been raging since...
It’s no secret that the bushfires raging across Australia have been devastating for all walks of life. Nearly 30 people have lost their lives and several thousand homes have been destroyed. But no one has felt the heat of these wildfires more than the animals who thrive in nature.
Who doesn’t look forward to a long weekend? Well, what if every workweek included a three-day break?
Anyone who has ever had a piece of luggage stolen knows what a nightmare it can be.
Thanks to changes to Washington state law, people will soon have a new option when it comes to how their bodies are treated after they’ve passed. Recompose is a company that will begin offering an alternative to traditional burial or cremation called “natural organic reduction.” Through this process, the human body is gently converted into soil as a way to continue the cycle of life long after one has passed.
It’s been a whirlwind year for 16-year-old Greta Thunberg.
There’s more than fluffy snow and the holidays to look forward to in the winter.