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Africa Is Not a Country and Other Things You Need to Know About the Continent
Africa Is Not a Country and Other Things You Need to Know About the Continent

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Africa Is Not a Country and Other Things You Need to Know About the Continent

A lot of misconceptions surround Africa, partly because we most often hear about its struggles. But the continent is far more than the sum of its...

Discover the foreign language you didn’t even know you can speak, plus other news for a smarter week
Discover the foreign language you didn’t even know you can speak, plus other news for a smarter week

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Discover the foreign language you didn’t even know you can speak, plus other news for a smarter week

Did you know you use Quechua words all the time? Learn about the Quechua culture you didn't know you already know, plus take a deeper dive into...

Eco-Friendly Back-to-School-Shopping Made Easy & Other Good News
Eco-Friendly Back-to-School-Shopping Made Easy & Other Good News

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Eco-Friendly Back-to-School-Shopping Made Easy & Other Good News

Back-to-school shopping can be stressful, wasteful and expensive, but it doesn’t have to be. These tips will make it all a little easier on the...

Vibrant Quechua fashion mixes ancient craftsmanship & European influences
Vibrant Quechua fashion mixes ancient craftsmanship & European influences

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Vibrant Quechua fashion mixes ancient craftsmanship & European influences

From jaunty bowler hats to gorgeous shawls and elegant high heels, the fashion of the Quechua communities in the Andes Mountains is striking. The...

We don't hear enough about women and LGBTQ migrants at the border - journalist Alice Driver is working to change that
We don't hear enough about women and LGBTQ migrants at the border - journalist Alice Driver is working to change that

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We don't hear enough about women and LGBTQ migrants at the border - journalist Alice Driver is working to change that

Too few women are covering the humanitarian crisis at the border, and that means stories about women, girls and families get left out. Let's fix that.

Try this punch recipe from Paraguay & other tips to make life sweeter
Try this punch recipe from Paraguay & other tips to make life sweeter

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Try this punch recipe from Paraguay & other tips to make life sweeter

This fresh fruit punch from Paraguay is delicious and foolproof! Plus, reducing your dog's carbon pawprint, discovering the best of Oaxaca and...

Meet the BFFs in Zambia Who Mobilized Their Community to Overcome Poverty
Meet the BFFs in Zambia Who Mobilized Their Community to Overcome Poverty

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Meet the BFFs in Zambia Who Mobilized Their Community to Overcome Poverty

In 2007, 20 Zambian women in Kamisenga joined forces. The group started by convincing retired teachers, who had returned to the community, to teach...

A guide to surviving the heat & more tips for summer
A guide to surviving the heat & more tips for summer

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A guide to surviving the heat & more tips for summer

If you’re traveling someplace with high temps or experiencing a heat wave at home, we’ve got you covered on how to deal with getting...

Young Artist Raises $5K for Heifer International by Painting Cards
Young Artist Raises $5K for Heifer International by Painting Cards

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Young Artist Raises $5K for Heifer International by Painting Cards

With each stroke of her paintbrush, high school freshman Shea Tomac thinks about the people she can support around the world by selling her...

Save energy by avoiding these pitfalls, plus more fresh tips for greener living
Save energy by avoiding these pitfalls, plus more fresh tips for greener living

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Save energy by avoiding these pitfalls, plus more fresh tips for greener living

There are a lot of misconceptions out there on how to save energy. We’ve busted a few myths to make your planet-saving endeavors a little less...