Children Writing for Children

Ryan C. Farrell pulls out his hair, repeats things other people say, and stretches his mouth till it develops sores. For Ryan these impulses are uncontrollable, he has Tourette syndrome and in his words, “There aren’t many people that are ...

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The Current Global Food Crisis and World Hunger

According to the United Nations, 25,000 people die of starvation everyday; 16,000 of them are children. That’s one child every 5 seconds. Amidst these horrifying numbers, Oxfam warns that millions of people in Africa “are fast being pushed towards severe ...

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Putting Puppies in Jail – Where They Belong

More puppies should be sent to jail. I say this as an animal lover and someone who realizes our prisons are already bursting with inmates. So why crowd prisons further with dogs? Because people both inside and outside of “the ...

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Capturing the Power of Trillions of Footfalls

  Elizabeth Redmond, 23, dreams of working at MIT’s Media Lab, one of the United States’ top scientific research and development centers. However, she has invented something that should make MIT and every other think tank in the country dream ...

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Toyota Hybrid Confidence

Is Toyota confident in the continued success of their hybrid gas-electric car models? Yes. In fact, so confident they are investing $192 million to construct a plant in central Japan, which will build the nickel-metal hydride batteries (or NiMH batteries) ...

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