What’s it like to cross through a checkpoint along the southern border? Some people have come back with pretty interesting stories to tell – in the form of Yelp reviews. We partnered with Gotta Kid to Feed Productions to have professional actors read some of our favorites.
In India, climate change is already forcing farmers to adapt to saltwater intrusion, flooding and droughts. International scientists are racing to breed a new batch of climate-resilient super seeds that can survive these changes. But many traditional farmers are instead relying on the seeds that sustained their ancestors.
When James T. Reynolds Sr. lost his job with the American Cancer Society, he started a look-alike: the Cancer Fund of America. Since then, family members have created other cancer charities that pay salaries to nearly a dozen relatives.
A new U.N. report has found that crimes against humanity are occurring in North Korea and calls for an international tribunal to investigate. Survivors describe what life is like in North Korea’s hidden prison camps. (via Human Rights Watch)