Find out how supporting one student has the power to change a whole community.
Mariefe, Dom, Kristen and Nancy have just taken one of the most significant steps in their lives, and it wouldn’t have been possible without people who have chosen to give them a chance at an education.
And even as they reach for their dreams, they’re thinking about giving back.
Want to start a ripple of change in a community? You can donate, partner or mentor through Akaraka, which helps underprivileged youth in the Philippines, Cambodia and Singapore through education, @ http://www.akaraka.org.sg/.
Pregnant girl smoking in public - How would you react?
Check out this social experiment from 'MikeOxfloppin' which casts some attention on tobacco awareness. With the help of one of his "pregnant" friends, they manage to capture people's reactions after she asks them for a lighter for her cigarette. Hopefully, this video will raise awareness on the potential negative effects of tobacco during pregnancy. How would you react in that situation?
As the ice bucket challenge sweeps the web, we see more and more painful videos posted online. In this particular one, Daniel gets an unexpected surprise right before the water hits his head. Watch as he groans in agony, doubled over, after getting kicked between the legs by a scheming friend. Credit: YouTube/MoistChannel
Bay Area photographer Dana Spaeth-Williams has grown weary of the gun culture inherent in the United States. In an effort to promote gun control laws Dana produced this video. Several children and teenagers present some terrifying facts: According to the video, children in the US, 52 of whom are shot each day, are 17 times more likely killed by a gun than children in the next 25 developed countries combined.
New music with recycled instruments at Colombia fest
Jars, bottles, caps and even a pizza box, recovered from the trash, were the elements used by four musical groups at the "RSFEST2014 Sonorities Recycling Festival", in Colombian city of Cali. Duration: 00:49