Ellen and Science Confirm: Rich People Only Care About Themselves

Ellen and Bush don’t really make the strangest of bedfellows, and we have the studies to prove it.


Life Inside Louisiana's Leprosy Quarantine Was Horrific and Inspirational

The stigma and lack of understanding of the disease shaped every facet of life for patients there, who started their own businesses, founded a newspaper, and used their own currency.


Can a Refugee Simulation Camp Help People Empathize with the Victims of War?

In rural Ohio, a "refugee simulation weekend" forces people to take on the role of a refugee, experiencing food rations, lack of shelter, and the occasional appearance of bandits.


Steve Sarkisian Needs Help, And USC Did The Right Thing By Not Firing Him

Society often punishes people for mental health and substance abuse issues, but USC's decision to not terminate Steve Sarkisian shows there's a better way.


We Asked Sri Lankans What They Think of Australia’s Anti-Refugee Billboards

The Australian government is running grim-looking billboards across Sri Lanka in order to discourage potential asylum-seekers from making the journey by boat.


This LA Graffiti Artist Incorporates Homeless People into His Pieces

Does Skid Robot's work exploit homeless people, draw attention to their plight, or some combination of the two?