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Mark Zuckerberg Pledges $3 Billion of His Shares to End Disease

New York, N.Y.Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg wants to wipe out disease by the end of the century. Mark Zuckerberg at the Facebook Developer Garage Paris, 2008. Photo: Ludovic Toinel The billionaire CEO and his wife, Priscilla Chan, said they are giving $3 billion over the next ten years to advance research toward that end. A […]

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New Mobile App Harnesses the Power of Spare Change

San Diego, CA. What is your spare change doing to change the world? With the formal launch of the official Coin Up mobile donation app – it is easier than ever to donate your “virtual spare change” and make a real difference in the world. The new app has been designed to help people virtually round up their transactions from […]

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A Day in the Life of a Bomb Disposal (EOD) Specialist

Niceville, FL. Most people are not familiar with those who disarm bombs and it’s important to know that many of us are kept safer because of the brave men and women in this profession. Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) technicians make up about 7,000 members of our active and reserve military and perform the most dangerous […]

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Hellenic Education Continues Thanks to The Orpheus Luxury Collection

New York, N.Y.  In synchrony with their philosophy of “indulging in the finer things in life for a deep appreciation of humanity and nature,” The Orpheus Luxury Collection proudly hosted a fundraiser to benefit the Hellenic Education & Language Program (H.E.L.P.) recently in Astoria, Queens as part of its Philanthropy Through Travel Initiative.  The children and the mothers of H.E.L.P. […]

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Following Son’s Suicide, The Bauer Fund Announces Award Recipients

New York, N.Y. Dr. Bill Bauer, vice president of The J. Luce Foundation, announced today the first recipients of the foundation’s Bauer Fund. “My family is delighted to inform our first three beneficiaries that we are honoring them with grants in honor and memory of our son Grant who passed away from suicide in 2014,” Bill stated. Grant Bauer, son of Dr. […]

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Five Ways Your Spare Change Can Make A Big Impact

San Diego, CA.  Nearly every time we make a purchase, it results in spare change. Some of us let it jingle around in our pockets, while others drop it into the charity bucket next to the register, hoping that it makes it to the featured charity.  Even more of us let it pile up in our […]

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U.N. Aid Chief Releases $50 Million in Emergency Funds For People in Need

New York, N.Y. The top United Nations relief official released today $50 million for severely underfunded aid operations in six neglected emergencies around the world from the UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF), which supports urgent, life-saving humanitarian responses.                                 […]

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U.N. Agency Starts Food Aid to 6.5 Million People Affected by Drought

New York, N.Y. The United Nations food relief agency has launched what is set to become the largest ever emergency food relief operation in Malawi, where an unprecedented El Niño-related drought has left nearly 40 per cent of the population in need of emergency assistance.                     […]

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Foretoken, Three Poisons: Kizuna Dance at Triskelion Arts

Photo of the Day – Sept. 29, 2016

The Heart of Mental Health and Well-being at the United Nations

Photo of the Day – Sept. 28, 2016

From Bangkok to Bordeaux: Interior Design Book of Inson Dubois Wood

Photo of the Day – Sept. 26, 2016