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History's most important invention

What was the most important invention in human history? The printing press? Antibiotics? Nope, says Alan Weisman in this talk from TEDxSitka. And he has a couple of simple ideas for how to undo its damage.

Agriculture

Where Dad Picks Your Husband

My namesake, Foune, has never met her husband.

The marriage was arranged by her older brother who works in France, where he met Foune’s now husband, Alassan. 1,080 more words

Senegal

Unexpected Colleagues

“If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours. 1,572 more words

Edge Of Seven

Book Review: I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai

“It seemed to me that everyone knows they will die one day. My feeling was nobody can stop death; it doesn’t matter if it comes from a Talib or cancer. 653 more words

NonFiction

Daughters

It was completely unplanned and unexpected, but in Liberia I became a mother. Just like they say, it’s been miraculous. The resemblance and (lack of an) age gap often raise eyebrows, but there is nothing I wouldn’t do for my children. 1,405 more words

Students

2014 Talbots Women's Scholarship Program

2014 Talbots Women’s Scholarship Program
In keeping with its long-standing tradition of helping women succeed, the Talbots Charitable Foundation is proud to present a scholarship program for women looking to return to college later in life. 220 more words

Women