Seven charity initiatives for the beginning of autumn

Domorodé území Amazonas Yanomami stát Brazílie, 2014, Sebastiao Salgado

Sebastião Salgado’s show raises money for reforestation The Yanomami Indigenous State of Amazonas, Brazil, 2014, by Sebastiao Salgado © Sebastiao Salgado, courtesy of Sotheby’s Brazilian photojournalist Sebastião Salgado is the subject of Sotheby’s largest solo photography show ever, also the climate activist’s first US survey since the 1990s. Featuring 50 works from 1978 to the … Read more

My 100km race around Mont Blanc

Závodníci na CCC startují v italském Courmayeur

In my opinion, there is no mountain location more inspiring than the French town of Chamonix, which perhaps explains why, a year after watching the world’s best ultra runners around the highest peak of the Alps as a spectator, I found myself back on the Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc for my own 100km race. Interest in … Read more

8 organizations working to close the gender gap in education – and how to help them

8 organizací pracujících na řešení genderové propasti ve vzdělávání – a jak jim pomoci

You may not spend a lot of time thinking about the gender gap in education – meaning the difference in education between boys and girls – but you should. These differences affect people from childhood to adulthood, through career choices and beyond. Girls and boys receive different messages (both implicit and explicit) about who is … Read more

Yelp’s latest alerts users to Crisis Pregnancy Centers

Nejnovější funkce Yelpu upozorňuje uživatele na centra krizového těhotenství

Yelp, a site for community-based reviews and business ideas, has announced that it is expanding the site’s features to help users find out about medical abortion care. A new consumer notification alerts visitors when they find Crisis Pregnancy Center’s (also known as CPC) Yelp business page. Such clinics are called “women’s clinics,” and they present … Read more