GOOD Books: The Foreign Perspective on Globalization
Everyone is talking about how we have just entered the "global age." But globalization is not a new concept. Ask authors from Liberia, Algeria, South Africa, South America, the French Caribbean, or the Czech Republic, and they will tell you how globalization has affected their countries for centuries.
Here, we highlight novels that are both entertaining and educational. Now that America is on the international scene as a player rather than an owner, we have a lot of catching up to do.
New Emojis Give Kids a Unique Language to Speak Out Against Abuse Featuring images of abuse, alcohol use, and self-harm, Abused Emoji offers children a means to express their complex realities.
Roving Gang of Grannies Tag Blighted Buildings With Amazing Graffiti After learning the finer points of spray paint art, these grandmothers took to the streets to show off their newfound skills.
A Video Game Paves the Way for Female Drivers in Saudi Arabia Released by Prince Fahad bin Faisal Al Saud, Saudi Girls Revolution features women fighting evil, bad guys, and traffic.
What’s Sleek, Simple, and Could Help End Our Smartphone Addiction? The Light Phone is the size of a credit card, can go weeks on a single charge, and does just one thing: make phone calls.
Paralyzed Man Drinks Beer with Help of Mind-Reading Robot Thanks to science, a paralyzed man was recently able to lift a beer—with his brain.
Ireland Chooses Love in Historic Referendum on Gay Marriage By a margin of nearly 2-to-1, Ireland becomes the first country on Earth to approve same-sex marriage by popular vote.
Fantasia: An Algerian Cavalcade
Playing in the Light: A Novel
The Chosen Place, The Timeless People
Borderlands: The New Mestiza = La Frontera
Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood
The Glass Room