In elementary school, NPR's Malaka Gharib visited her dad in Cairo each summer. It was hot, there was no AC — but she coped. In this age of global warming, she wonders: How are Egyptians getting by?
Learning about climate change? Here's a comic for kids about what it is and how it's affecting the planet — as explained by kids who are experiencing it. And find out how to print this comic at home!
For forager Alexis Nikole Nelson, who has a very popular TikTok with more than 4 million followers, there's something soul-nourishing about connecting with your food.
Over 3.45 million Americans celebrate the Islamic holy month - here are a few tips to get you acquainted!
Xiye Bastida was raised in the highlands of Mexico with an understanding that she had to thank the Earth for everything it provided. Now, she's dedicated her entire life to the issue of protecting it.
Akau Jambo just staged the first international comedy festival in a country that the U.N. calls a place of suffering. Talking about the role of laughter, he says, "Life doesn't stop – we keep living."
Cases are surging in some regions but dropping in many places. If you're in the latter situation, is it OK to go back to living as you did pre-pandemic? Print our handy zine with advice from experts.
Computer scientist Joy Buolamwini is on a mission to fight bias in algorithms. In this comic, Buolamwini discusses the way biased algorithms can lead to real world inequality — and what we can do.
Cardiologist Sandeep Jauhar has been obsessed with the heart ever since he was young. He's seen firsthand how trauma, heartbreak, and grief can impact our hearts in shocking ways.
In D.C. and across the country, people gathered by the thousands in coordinated rallies to demand reproductive justice for all. The main message? Everyone loves someone who's had an abortion.
The first vaccine required for school was for smallpox, over 200 years ago. And for decades, all states have required that kids be vaccinated against contagious diseases like polio to attend school.
Dog and cat adoptions climbed in 2020. Pets have been constant companions — easing our grief and fears. Now it's our turn to ease dogs' separation anxiety, as we head back out into the world.
Hollywood director Jon M. Chu got his start splicing VHS tapes of home videos, but it took him two decades — and acceptance of his cultural identity — to realize what stories he really wanted to tell.
It's been a year since teachers were handed an unprecedented request: educate students in entirely new ways amid the backdrop of a pandemic.