The world is getting more populous and crowded every single day. Many fear that overpopulation will lead to massive famines and resource wars. Can the world really sustain the projected 11 billion people by 2100?
The answer may surprise you.
Dissatisfied with our current politicians? At least, we can fire them every few years.
For millennia, tyrants ruled and their decisions were final. Some kings and queens were benevolent but the vast majority was not. The long, costly march through the centuries to achieve greater autonomy for all people continues today and is paid for with the blood, sweat, and tears of all freedom-loving people.
Find out how democracy became the dominant form of government in our world making this the most free era in human history!
We get it. Libraries seem outdated, obsolete even, especially with the advent of Google.
Well, you're a little right about that.
Though search engines have stolen some of their thunder, libraries are still the repository of human knowledge and centers of intense research. They offer new services that continue their mission to help people educate themselves and improve their lives.
Find out how!
Quick! What time is it?
The fact that you can know that in under 5 seconds or that we even understand the concept of a second shows the ever-increasing progress that we have in telling time.
Find out how important accurately measuring time truly is in our modern world!
Cars have come a long way from their invention over a hundred years. They have transformed society and have allowed us to see more of the world on our terms. Never have cars been safer, more inexpensive, and more fuel-efficient! And now they can drive themselves?
Find out more about the evolution of the car and where it's headed.
If you're not a parent with toddler, you never think about these little pillow pants designed to get dirty.
If you are, that's all you think about...besides the bundle of joy wearing them.
We all can be grateful for the vital role seemingly insignificant diapers have played in our lives.
Find out more!
Today, the fact that we can capture high-definition glimpses into the past and have thousands of these glimpses in the palm our hands barely even registers for us.
In the past, they couldn't fathom this ability.
Find out how photography has revolutionized the way we see the world and ourselves.
You're doing a great job reading this!
This comment seems out of place because today the assumption is that you can read. Of course, it hasn't always been this way. For millennia, literacy was only reserved for the elites and now the world is fast approaching full-literacy.
Find out more about this superpower that unlocks limitless knowledge!