Why Everyone Should Learn American Sign Language

American Sign Language is the 3rd most used language in North America after English and Spanish and it is the primary sign language in use with an estimated 2 million people who are deaf or hard-of-hearing, using it as a means of communication. American Sign Language (ASL) is a complete language made up of signs by … Read more

I Love You, Te Amo, Habibi, Wō Ài Nī

The power of expressing love can move mountains or destroy lives.  But what if they were expressed in a different language? The answer may surprise you. JAPANESE: There is no exact comparison to I love you in Japanese. Instead in Japanese culture, people use like (suki  -好き) or affection (aijō -愛情.) Watashi wa, anata o … Read more

10 Interesting American Independence Day Facts

American Independence Day, celebrated annually on the 4th of July, is a federal holiday in the United States of America commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence in 1776. The Continental Congress declared that the thirteen American colonies regarded themselves as a new nation — the United States of America, and were no longer part of the British … Read more

Events that Led to the Moon Landing 50 Years Ago

The moon landing was watched by roughly 600 million people, according to CNN. Not only the country, but the World followed along in anticipation as Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins embarked on their 76 hour mission to land on the moon. Obviously, putting someone on the moon takes time and patience but in 1961, President Kennedy announced plans to put … Read more

Why Doing Good is Important

When you think of “doing good,” what do you think of? Maybe you think of donating to charity, volunteering at a soup kitchen, or even ditching your plastic bags for reusable ones. Whatever your something good is, have you ever really thought about why you’re driven to do it? Why Should I Be Doing Good? Besides the … Read more

Making The World a Better Place Through Education

Education can be described in simple terms as the process of giving or receiving systematic instructions about any given subject. Everything that we see around us, from the cars we drive to the roads we drive them on, even the device that you’re reading this article on, can be attributed to education. All of the … Read more

Micro-Entrepreneurs and Their Role in the Growth of Developing Countries

The term micro-enterprise is used for a small business that appoints a very limited number of individuals as employees. To be more precise, these businesses usually have less than ten people working for them. This makes the very basic definition of a micro-entrepreneur pretty simple; he or she is a person who runs or sets … Read more

Knowledge is Power: The Power of Education

Knowledge opens worlds of opportunities for you and me which is why the power of education is so important. Read on to learn what education can do for you. Remember yourself as a ten-year-old? Sitting in school listening to your teacher who you likely adored. She was reading you that really good chapter book and … Read more

10 Barriers to Education and How to Overcome Them

Education, a basic human right in most developed countries around the world, and yet there are children who do not have the opportunity to learn, especially if they live in poverty or are from an economically backward country. There are many barriers to accessing education in poorer countries, such as not having a school or … Read more