By: Lauren Saccone
We typically see war as the ultimate catastrophe. It destroys communities, takes lives, and leaves entire countries in ruin. But 2013 took this belief and spun it on its head. Because last year the greatest crisis that hit people was not war, but the weather.
According to a report compiled by the Norwegian Refugee Council and the... Read More
By: Nicole Capo
If you’re someone who drives to work every day and find yourself feeling grumpy or blue about life in general, it may be time to ditch the steering wheel.
A recent British study tracked 17,000 commuter surveys over a period of 18 years and found that those who did not drive to work did better when it came to their mental well-being.... Read More
By: Chris O'Shea
You already knew that the FBI is watching you, but now, thanks to its Next Generation Identification (NGI) system, it just got a whole lot easier for the agency to do so. The federal law enforcement announced announced that with NGI complete, they can now use its Interstate Photo System (IPS) whenever they please. As mundane that IPS... Read More
By: Danielle Thillet
In recent years, American schools have become increasingly obsessed with safety and security. And can you blame them? It seems as though shootings on school grounds, or college campuses are happening on a near-constant basis. Many of the statistics on such chances have been conflated by the media, but where people’s children are concerned,... Read More