Did you know 70% of the world's population does not have access to an electric washing machine? In order to cleanse their clothing, people hand-wash their clothes with available water. This chore takes a lot of time and is usually performed by women. In an effort to alleviate this burden, a British engineer named Navjot Sawhney has developed an efficient, hand-cranked washing machine which is easy to operate.
The U.S. celebrates Indigenous Peoples’ Day on October 11 of every year.
The 5th Women’s March took place on Saturday, October 2, 2021, in hundreds of cities across the U.S.
A project nearly 10 years in the making came to fruition this week on a rainy morning in Richmond, Virginia. On September 22, the long-anticipated Emancipation and Freedom Monument was unveiled and dedicated on Brown’s Island to a crowd of rain-soaked but dedicated onlookers. The arrangements were begun back in 2013 by the Virginia Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Most libraries have shelves overflowing with well-worn paperbacks and hardcover books encased in shiny plastic.
Afghan Women Are Sharing Photos of Colorful Traditional Dresses in Protest of Taliban Clothing Mandate
The Taliban's return to power has ignited widespread fear that Afghan women will be forced out of the professional and...
Mexico joins the long list of countries gripped in a post-colonial reckoning with problematic historical figures as its capital city puts plans in motion to replace a long-standing monument to Christopher Columbus. Previously located on one of Mexico City’s main thoroughfares, Paseo de la Reforma, the 19th-century bronze statue of the controversial explorer was removed by city officials last October for scheduled restoration.
My Modern Met was founded in 2008 with the idea of being one big city that celebrates creativity.
In recent years, many major sports league teams have garnered significant backlash for their outdated—and often racist—team names and logos.
The profusion of plastic waste is one of the major challenges facing our planet's oceans. Among the contributors to this problem are single-use plastics such as cutlery, balloons, plastic bags, and wrappers. These small items are often swallowed by sea life and their decay is slow. A plastic straw in the ocean can remain for 200 years, while a plastic cup can last up to 450 years.
It's obvious to many pet owners that their pets experience emotion and show affection.
In the United States, there has been a staggering increase in violence against the Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) community.