Random History

Discover little-known history about a variety of different topics with our collection of brief histories and word origins.
Feb 15, 2016 |

NNDB

NNDB: Tracking the entire world
Feb 8, 2016 |

The Miniature Earth Project

Miniature Earth. What if the population of the world were reduced into a community of only 100 people
Feb 5, 2016 |

The Human Marvels

Some call them circus freaks, human oddities and monsters - but they are truly human marvels
Feb 3, 2016 |

Charity Navigator

Charity Navigator, America's largest independent charity evaluator, provides free ratings of the Financial Health and Accountability & Transparency of thousands of charities. We are the individual donor's first source for unbiased news and information on philanthropy, nonprofit organizations, wise giving, donating money, charitable donations,...
Feb 2, 2016 |

ImagineU Transformational Coaching

I achieve this through educating and coaching my clients in basic human needs psychology, discovering limiting beliefs and patterns, taking radical personal responsibility for choices and behaviors and living an authentic, conscious life. Several years ago, I suffered a devastating accident, falling down a flight of stairs in my home. The blow to...
Jan 12, 2016 |

Do nothing for 2 minutes

Just relax and listen to the waves . Don't touch your mouse of keyboard
Dec 11, 2015 |

Readers write: The work of downsizing, evidence of climate change, hopeful coverage on famine

Regarding the Aug. 21 Monitor Daily story “Home prices, and a thought shift, give ‘small living’ a boost”: Interesting concept. My friend has done it, downsizing and living in a tiny apartment.... Read More

Time for the world to step up on Rohingya issue, Aung San Suu Kyi’s astounding hypocrisy, Irma’s destruction in Britain’s Caribbean islands, The US should stop saber rattling, On the Nadal-Federer comeback

“It is high time the world made an all-out effort to stop the ongoing pogrom against Myanmar’s minority Rohingya...,” writes Mohammad Amjad Hossain. “The pogrom resembles those crimes perpetrated... Read More

The story behind DC Diaper Bank, a resource for parents

Corinne Cannon remembers well an especially challenging night when her first child, Jack, was an infant. The evening prompted Ms. Cannon to consider her own situation in the context of other... Read More