Wednesday, February 20, 2019

7 meaningful ways to celebrate MLK Day- MASHABLE

Too often, Martin Luther King Jr. Day is seen as a day off — and little else. Aside from grade school lessons painting a vague picture of King's life and activism,...

President Obama tweets inspiring New Year’s message- MASHABLE

President Barack Obama with an inspirational tweet to get 2019 started.Image: Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Robert F. Kennedy Human RightsBy Rebecca Ruiz2019-01-01 18:54:29 UTC Barack Obama doesn't have to say...

11 speeches that got the internet fired up in 2018- MASHABLE

It's one of the oldest forms of communication in the book, but a powerful speech can seriously light a fire under the internet. Some speeches may be interrupted, like that of...

14 innovations that helped make the world a better place in 2018- MASHABLE

People across the world may face a variety of challenges, but innovators, activists, and organizations worked together in 2018 to find impressive solutions. In no particular order, here are 14 innovations...

2018 was the year of the youth activist- MASHABLE

These are the young activists who made their voices heard this year. Read more...More about Mashable Video, Activism, Unicef, Immigration, and Gun Controlhttps://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js MASHABLE

The youth activists who proved critics wrong in 2018- MASHABLE

In 2018, youth activism became synonymous with the gun control movement created by Florida high school students, who survived a mass shooting that killed 17 people.  Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School...

Digital tools are vital for refugees hoping to start a new life- MASHABLE

When Lily Eftetahi arrived in Greece three years ago as a refugee from Iran, she spoke neither Greek nor English. She had countless questions about how to start a new...

Neil DeGrasse Tyson being investigated for sexual misconduct- MASHABLE

Image: Erik Pendzich/REX/ShutterstockBy Proma Khosla2018-12-01 18:31:52 UTC Fox and Cosmos are investigating Neil deGrasse Tyson for allegedly engaging in sexually inappropriate behavior, Variety reports. This comes on the heels of...

Starbucks says it’s going to block porn on its public WiFi- MASHABLE

Maybe watch some movie trailers over your Frappuccino instead, hey?Image: Zhang Peng/LightRocket via Getty ImagesBy Shannon Connellan2018-11-29 06:03:47 UTC If you've been pairing your peppermint mocha at Starbucks with a...