Bill de Blasio defeated Joe Lhota in New York City’s election for mayor on Tuesday, November 5. De Blasio will be the first new mayor in New York City since 2002 when he takes office in January, 2014.
Month: November 2013
The OPCW recently won the Nobel Peace Prize for overseeing the destruction of nearly 82 percent of the total 71,194 tonnes of declared chemical weapons in the world.
Refugees are people who had to leave their homes because of war or other violence, environmental disasters or a bad economy that leaves them unable to get jobs or make enough money.
What goes into making a cell phone? How was it made and who made it? And what will happen to it once you throw it in the trash? The time we spend with our phones is just a portion of their total life cycle.
As public libraries disappear because of defunding, Little Free Libraries are thriving. In 2010, Todd Bol started this community-book-sharing program in Wisconsin.
Studies have shown a big decline in the bee population since 2006. Honeybees from beekeepers have been declining throughout Europe, North America, Asia and Africa. This decline is called Colony Collapse Disorder.
Bronx-based hip-hop group Rebel Diaz is using its musical influence to bring the local community together and create powerful, positive change.
The resignation of Boiko Borisov, the former Prime Minister of Bulgaria, after a nationwide protest in February, brought joy to many of its citizens; the protests before his resignation were the worst in 15 years.
Learn a little bit about 13-year-old Vera from Sofia, Bulgaria.
Alfredo Moser lights up the dark in the world. Moser invented a source of light that helps people who do not have electricity.