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Full Moon Rituals for the Working Girl

Although we may not recognize it, mainstream popular culture is highly moon-centric. For one, some among us like to host Super Moon parties, which...
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Youth Truth: A Group of Kids Sued the Colombian Government to Protect the Amazon…and...

Rich in gold and other Old World commodities, South America was the promised land for the Europeans, who colonized it between the 1500s and...
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Here’s Why Netflix’s Siempre Bruja, About a Time-Traveling Witch, is Causing a Stir

Fans of supernatural, other worldly, magical and mysterious stories have had their fair share of TV shows to choose from in the past: from...
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Over the Moon for Maritza Soto, the Millennial Chilean Astronomer

Maritza Soto, a Chilean-born astronomer, is not only making headlines but also making history for discovering not one, not two, but THREE planets. And...
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Shout Out to the Group of Girls who Came Up with an App that...

In the spirit of Women's History Month, let us hit you with a question: ever wish you could go back in time and discover...
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Everything You Need to Know About “Sharenting:” Sharing Too Much About Your Kids Online

When Facebook first hit scene in 2006 and the general public gained access, my husband was on it right away, already nimble with this...
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New Study Suggests Latinos Care More About Global Warming Than Non-Latinos

In 1970, President Nixon created the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency), a big step forward in addressing the growing concern about the effects of pollution...
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Are Israeli Doctors Close to Finding a Cure for Breast Cancer?

Last month, researchers from an Israeli pharmaceutical company called Accelerated Evolution Biotechnologies announced that in about a year, they would begin clinical trials with...
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Ladies Take the Throne: Why Old is the New Cool

Later this year, I will turn the big 4-5, and before you ask, yes, I am aware that calling it that is not a...
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An Even Higher Vibe on the Inca Trail: Machu Picchu is Now Wheelchair Accessible

Located across two Peruvian mountain peaks, the UNESCO World Heritage site, Machu Picchu — a 600 year-old world wonder — has long been known...
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Lorena Bobbitt and the Rape Myths That Skeptics and Misogynists Embraced

The story of Lorena Bobbitt might seem like a tabloid relic of the nineties, but Joshua Rofé’s new Amazon Prime docuseries Lorena shows us...
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One Day At A Time: The Latino TV Makeover of the Century

Update: since the initial publishing of this post, One Day at a Time has been cancelled by Netflix, stirring debates and controversy. When Norman Lear’s...