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‘If I’d Known Then What I Know Now’: Teachers Write Their Younger Selves A Letter

Teacher Appreciation Week is a time when we let those in our lives who teach our kids know how much we appreciate them. It’s in May each year, but how about we tell them right now, too? They could use the love and mental hugs anytime. Read more: http://upworthy.com/if-id-known-then-what-i-know-now-teachers-write-their-younger-selves-a-letter

These Dogs Can't Really Help What They're Doing To People, But The Right People Can

The dog may be “man’s best friend,” but not for people who are forced to live in fear of a dog bite turning their lives upside down. Good thing for health heroes like Dr. Miranda, working to keep them right-side up. Read more: http://upworthy.com/these-dogs-cant-really-help-what-theyre-doing-to-people-but-the-right-people-can

They're Just A Bunch Of Little Doodles In A Kid's Notebook. So Why Is It So Upsetting?

Note: This #UpChat has concluded, but don’t worry! You can check out our recap of the discussion below and here. This might not be news for some of you. For others, this might be the first time you’ve ever seen the facts on this issue. But this is real: Too many kids in the United…

Clean Hands Can Help Prevent Disease, But Get A Load Of This Crap

India has the second-largest population in the world, but only half of them have access to a toilet. Oy. That means at least 620 million — almost double the population of the United States — must do their business outside in the open. Are you like, “That’s really disgusting and must smell terrible”? Because I’m…

John Oliver Goes Off On An Epic, Fact-Checked, Mic-Dropping Rant For 13 Minutes That You Need To See

This topic is so boring, I’m not even going to tell you what it’s about. John Oliver’s epically informative and hilarious analysis will have to do the talking. It’s REEAALLY important. Please watch. You’ll laugh and learn why the boring is actually quite imperative to us. I’m begging you to stick around to at least…

Drink It, Eat It, Wear It, Just Don't Grow It — It's Illegal! (And It Shouldn't Be.)

OK, OK. You can’t smoke hemp — well, you can but you’ll just get a headache. But you can build a house with it, make beautiful clothes with it, and improve your health too. It’s a crazy-useful plant that’s good for the environment. George Washington farmed it, but we don’t grow it in the U.S.…

Maybe There’s So Many Men In Power Because There’s Only Been Half The Competition In The Workplace

Women are about half the population but only 4.8% of Fortune 500 company CEOs. The world is filled to the brim with smart women. So why don’t we see more women in corporate positions? Read more: http://upworthy.com/maybe-theres-so-many-men-in-power-because-theres-only-been-half-the-competition-in-the-workplace