Showers in subway stations? LA Metro seeks to boost hygiene for city's homeless
May 3, 2018, 10:57 a.m. by Matt Hickman
It may sound strange, but the scheme could benefit the homeless and boost sagging ridership numbers.
Pakistan opens first school for transgender students
April 28, 2018, 2:17 p.m. by Jenn Savedge
The Gender Guardian offers 12 years of education, from elementary school to college.
More than 95% of the world's population is breathing unsafe air
April 18, 2018, 1:28 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
Air pollution falls behind high blood pressure, smoking and poor diet as a leading cause of death.
Why we should ban glitter, just like we banned microbeads
April 4, 2018, 10:45 a.m. by Starre Vartan
Made of plastic and metal, it harms our oceans just like microbeads.
93% of bottled water tested in this study contained microplastics
March 15, 2018, 1:30 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
Study finds microplastics in the most popular brands, but experts are unclear on the risks.
Finland is the world's happiest country, according to the U.N.
March 14, 2018, 12:15 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
Norway, Denmark, Iceland and Switzerland round out the top 5.
The tap water of 170 million Americans may contain unsafe levels of radium
March 7, 2018, 2:56 p.m. by Jenn Savedge
According to the EWG, radium, a known carcinogen, is prolific in the drinking water across the U.S.