May 25, 2016

Farming Kindergarten Educates Preschool Children While Growing Vegetables on the Roof

If you plant the seed of environmental awareness into a child’s mind early on, there’s better hope that it will take hold, sprout, and grow. This is why a prototype of sustainable, educational space designed by Vo Trong Nghia Architects is so absolutely fantastic. The recently completed Farming Kindergarten comes complete with a green roof, safe outdoor playground, and interactive energy-saving features to help educate the young students on the importance of protecting our green earth.

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May 3, 2016

Misty Copeland Gets Her Own Barbie, Empowers a Generation with Hope

Barbie wears ballet slippers and bright red tulle in this new doll design–but that’s hardly the boldest thing about her. The fiery feminine figure is modeled after Misty Copeland, the first black female principal dancer of the prestigious American Ballet Theater. Copeland collaborated directly with Barbie to create the purchasable mini-me, which challenges the white, blonde stereotype of the classic toy.

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