A nurse did “how it started/how it’s going” and it’s a reminder of the pandemic’s toll on healthcare workers

The U.S. Surgeon General credits the new surge in COVID cases to “pandemic fatigue,” but it’s nothing compared to what healthcare workers on the frontlines are going through. TIME recently reported that nurses are experiencing burnout, but it often goes unseen. A nurse recently employed a social media trend to draw attention to the behind […]

Chris Nikic is the first person with Down syndrome to complete an Ironman triathlon

While many of us have understandably let the challenges of 2020 get under our skin and bring us down, a young man from Florida was securing his place in the Guinness Book of World Records. Chris Nikic became the first person with Down syndrome to complete a full triathlon. For the majority of people, a […]

Never heard of Cecelia Payne, the woman who literally discovered what the universe is made of? You’re not alone.

We probably wouldn’t have The Beatles without Chuck Berry, Buddy Holly and Elvis Presley. And we wouldn’t have rock and roll as we know it without The Beatles. If you agree with the school of thought that we build off the accomplishments of our predecessors, then Cecelia Payne is as rock and roll as they […]

When a rescue dog refused to eat, this veterinarian nursed him back to health with pure love

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Man gets his cable bill reduced by serenading customer service with a catchy song

Do you know that guy who has never had an issue with his TV/internet provider? Neither do I. If you claim you have never had issues with your bill going up without warning, then you are either lying or you own the cable company. Jake Lawson apparently does not own a cable company, and was […]

Obama’s post-election lunch with the former presidents is what America should look like

I’ve never been a fan of politics. I’ve always made conscientious decisions when I vote and engaged in discussions about challenges facing society, but the world of politics itself has always been a turn off. The partisan bickering, the power of expensive lobbyists to sway leaders who are supposed to work for the people, the […]

German ad campaign salutes the lazy couch potatoes saving the country from COVID-19

COVID-19 has upended a lot of conventional wisdom as it pertains to fighting back against a deadly crisis. These days, for most people, the best way to step up to protect the health of yourself and others is to do as little as possible. This flies in the face of the old adage that “evil […]

Biden’s ‘fair and humane’ immigration plans are a breath of fresh air

“It is a moral failing and a national shame when a father and his baby daughter drown seeking our shores. When children are locked away in overcrowded detention centers and the government seeks to keep them there indefinitely. When our government argues in court against giving those children toothbrushes and soap. When President Trump uses […]

The Oxford Dictionary just updated their definition of ‘woman’ to make it less sexist

<p>The Hispanic Star campaign is rooted in a firm belief that “we don’t win until we all win,” and is viewed as both a unifying symbol and a nonpartisan, inclusive, inspirational, and unifying footing in order for Hispanics living in the United States to view themselves and help them act as a unified force for […]

Mississippi State player proudly waves the state's new Confederate-free flag on game day

When Mississippi State ran onto the field on Saturday in a game versus Vanderbilt they did so while proudly waving the state’s new flag. On Election Day, 68% of Mississippi voters approved “The New Magnolia” by graphic designer Rocky Vaughan to be the state’s new official symbol. The flag replaces a 126-year-old banner that incorporated […]