Teachers start powerful #ArmMeWith movement to speak out against guns in classrooms

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In the wake of yet another tragic school shooting, teachers have started an eye-opening movement on social media to let the world know what preventative measures really need to be taken seriously to protect students. In response to the recent mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, President Trump suggested that […]

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A guide to achieving your 2018 self-care resolutions

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Admiring this gorgeous artwork can also be a form of self-care.Image: mashable/vicky leta Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps support our work. After an October week from hell — when allegations against Harvey Weinstein first began to unravel, Donald […]

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Here are the 2017 innovations that changed the world

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Image: Morgan’s Inspiration Island; eSight; Petit Pli; Manu Prakash/Stanford 2017 may have been a rough year, but there were plenty of inventions, innovations, and gadgets that made the world just a slightly better place. From global health to social justice to humanitarian aid, a slew of scientists, technologists, and activists came together this year to […]

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Bill Gates announces major donation to advance the fight against Alzheimer’s

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Bill Gates speaks speaks at the Goalkeepers 2017 event on Sept. 20, 2017, in New York City.Image: Jamie McCarthy / Getty Images for Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Bill Gates just donated a piece of his fortune to advance the fight against Alzheimer’s disease. The philanthropist and Microsoft founder announced in a blog post Monday […]

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This visionary organization wants to improve the lives of 50 million people by 2030

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Image: pixabay Imagine delivering a child in a place where you’re required to bring your own water to the delivery room, in a healthcare facility in which there’s no viable way for the staff to wash their hands before bringing your baby into the world. This scenario, says Dr. Greg Allgood, the vice president of […]

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How a Silicon Valley veteran created an app that 400 nonprofits use to help refugees

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Image: Mashable Composite; RefAid / Trellyz Shelley Taylor calls herself a Silicon Valley veteran. Veteran, she tells me, “means old.” Raised in Palo Alto, Taylor has an extensive tech background. She isn’t an engineer, but she wrote the “bible of user interface” back in 1995 at the dawn of website creation, inventing a lot of […]

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This Uber-like taxi service is saving pregnant women’s lives in Tanzania

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Felista Richard views her newborn baby in Sengerema, Tanzania . Image: SALA LEWIS/ VODAFONE FOUNDATION When 28 -year-old Consolata is entered into strive in rural areas in Sengerema, Tanzania, it was by no means picture-perfect. She was extremely fatigued, and soon started knowing intense pain. “I was in bad figure, ” she mentioned. “I couldn’t […]

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