Pasta photo via Shutterstock By Maria Russo Day 8 — I am grateful for the chunks in my pasta sauce. When I was young, my grandmother would strain my pasta sauce because she knew that I wouldn’t eat the small chunks of onion, garlic and tomato that made the dish so thick and flavorful. She […]
Land’s End Sea of Cortez photo via Shutterstock In this short film, Nicolas Ibarguen travels to the Sea of Cortez, which has been nicknamed the “Aquarium of the World” due to its high diversity of species, and discovers that the conditions in the sea have led to an alarming decline in the marine population.
As people in the US travel increasingly more and continue to strive for a better work/life balance, it only seems right that the laws around vacation time for employees set (at least) minimum standards to push companies to provide better working situations for its citizens. Unfortunately, it seems as though we’re struggling in this category […]
Man standing next to thought bubble photo via Shutterstock A roundup of meaningful, insightful and fascinating stories from around the globe: Remembering Priya Haji: “The Best Social Entrepreneur Of Our Generation” CO.EXIST | TUE, JUL 29 How Train Travel Explains the Decline of American Culture VICE PULSE FEED | TUE, JUL 29 The New York Times […]
By Masha Vapnitchnaia I don’t actually know if he was little, I couldn’t tell from his one weathered sandal encased in glass along with a few of his books, a sleeping mat and his death mask. “He was a pilgrim, like you,” my host Colette explained as I paused before a painting of the saint. I was standing […]
Surviving tree photo via Shutterstock Day 6 Since I embarked on this gratitude project I’ve been thinking a lot. Which may or not be a good thing (because it led me to this bit of a rant). These days I am OK with allowing myself to kick society’s rules, norms and standards right through the Holland […]