21 Good Things That Happened In 2016

There’s no doubt about it: 2016 sucked. But that doesn’t mean that the good things that happened in this otherwise hellacious year should go unnoticed. For instance, in September of 2016, giant pandas were taken off the endangered species list. Although they are still considered vulnerable, the total population now exceeds 2,000, thanks to the Chinese government’s intensive actions. …

By Julie Hogan

With The Summer Games Over, Can Rio Prevent This Tragedy From Happening?

The 2016 Summer Olympics are finally over. This year’s games were filled with winners, losers, and lots of controversy surrounding the Rio landscape… and Ryan Lochte. Though they pulled it together in the end, what happens when the athletes collect their medals and return home? Does the host country continue to enjoy the fruits of their …

By Ashley Perez
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He Did What? In the Skies Above Florida, This Guy Did The Unimaginable.

Who would have thought a guy who made his first tandem skydive at the age of 18 would compete in the X Games just six months later? And who could predict that a beginner who had only made about 400 jumps would become a US National Champion as well as set world records in skysurfing? Well, …

By Benjamin Roussey