All eyes are on the brutality of Russian President Vladimir Putin's unprovoked war on the sovereign nation Ukraine. As protesters around the world call for an end to the aggression and raise donations to support the fighters on the ground, the crisis has thrown into dramatic relief the interconnectedness of Europe and Russia. Specifically, many European nations are dependent on Russian energy supplies.
Posts by Madeleine Muzdakis
Most people know about the ballooning plastic waste program our planet is facing.
Scotland's Isle of Skye is known for its beautiful rocky cliffs and brilliant green fields.
In 2018, Google put their impressive artificial intelligence to use in a new way. People took selfies and uploaded snaps on the Google Arts & Culture app. The app then analyzed your appearance and found doppelgängers throughout hundreds of years of art history. Even celebrities jumped on the trend by posting their unlikely look-alikes. Now, your beloved pets can use the app with a new feature called Pet Portraits.
While dramatic music sounds, a torch-bearing woman dressed like a Roman goddess appears on screen against heavenly clouds.
Lots of people have thought about the apocalypse, including what they might eat when society or the environment collapses.
Though traveling the world became more difficult since the pandemc closed borders and raised risks in 2020, some young adventurers found a way to explore the world and connect with other cultures while remaining safely at home. Several classes of fifth graders from Rye Junior High School in New Hampshire spent two years crafting a small boat filled with mementos and loaded with a GPS tracker.
Levi's is renowned for its beloved blue jeans.
Spending time outdoors can offer myriad health benefits.
Calling in sick to work is apparently an ancient tradition. Whether its the sniffles or a scorpion bite, somedays you just can't make it. As it turns out, Ancient Egyptian employers kept track of employee days off in registers written on tablets. A tablet held by The British Museum and dating to 1250 BCE is an incredible window into ancient work-life balance.
There are few toys—and few fictional characters—as iconic as Barbie.