The begging of the nuclear age at the end of World War II happened, in large part, due to fears that Germany would detonate an atomic bomb first. See how the United States pushed itself to become the world's first nuclear power.
In countries where right-wing leaders have come to power, like Brazil, many new young, diverse leaders are choosing to run for office. São Paulo has elected the country’s first transgender Afro Brazilian lawmaker.
In October 1957, a beach-ball sized metal globe hurtled through space a couple hundred miles above the United States. That orb was the first artificial Earth satellite — Sputnik. Sergei Khrushchev, former missile engineer and son of Soviet premier Nikita Khrushchev, remembers the US-Soviet race into space.
Despite the many positive changes social services have made in many people's lives, it has a dark past in many of history's most brutal regimes. One way the profession of social services could come to terms with this past is through a truth and reconciliation commission.
Researchers at MIT’s Collective Learning Group have investigated big questions behind fame. From new material to changing ethics, a variety of factors may impact what we ultimately remember as a society.
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