The massive plastic-cleaning device invented by a 25-year-old may finally be catching trash in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Take a look at its difficult journey.

More than 320 million metric tons ofplastic are produced every year, with much of it accumulating inoceans. At age 16, Dutch innovator Boyan Slat set…

Read More The massive plastic-cleaning device invented by a 25-year-old may finally be catching trash in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Take a look at its difficult journey.

England's housing crisis has gotten so bad that children are living in shipping containers, doing homework on the toilet, and eating on floors. Nearly 400,000 more kids could be homeless soon.

A new report estimates that 210,000 children in England are homeless and another 375,000 are at risk of becoming homeless. The number of homeless children…

Read More England's housing crisis has gotten so bad that children are living in shipping containers, doing homework on the toilet, and eating on floors. Nearly 400,000 more kids could be homeless soon.

Vinyl gloves used at certain McDonald’s, Burger King, and Wendy’s locations may contain toxic chemicals linked to reproductive issues

An environmental coalition recently discoveredchemicals called phthalates in vinyl gloves used at certainMcDonald’s, Burger King, and Wendy’s locations. Phthalates are part of theplasticizer family, which…

Read More Vinyl gloves used at certain McDonald’s, Burger King, and Wendy’s locations may contain toxic chemicals linked to reproductive issues

California's homelessness crisis is spiraling out of control. These mayors want to solve it with tiny homes, trailers, and floating apartments.

California cities like Los Angeles, Stockton, and San Jose and have seen their homeless populations skyrocket in recent years. As the crisis become more severe,…

Read More California's homelessness crisis is spiraling out of control. These mayors want to solve it with tiny homes, trailers, and floating apartments.

The massive plastic-cleaning device invented by a 24-year-old has run into problems in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Take a look at its difficult journey.

More than 320 million metric tons ofplastic are produced every year, with much of it accumulating inoceans. At age 16, Dutch innovator Boyan Slat set…

Read More The massive plastic-cleaning device invented by a 24-year-old has run into problems in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Take a look at its difficult journey.

Ashton Kutcher's nonprofit wants to abolish child sex abuse on the internet with backing from a $280 million TED-sponsored fund

Ashton Kutcher’s nonprofit company, Thorn, is one of eight organizations to receive money from the Audacious Project, aTED-backed fund giving away $280 million this year.…

Read More Ashton Kutcher's nonprofit wants to abolish child sex abuse on the internet with backing from a $280 million TED-sponsored fund