What To Know About The March For Science
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What To Know About The March For Science

Mark your calendars.

What Is It?
The March for Science is a march celebrating science and a call for everyone to "respect and encourage research that gives us insight into the world" according to the march website. Basically, the march wants to bring attention to science and all the good that it does, especially now under a Trump presidency where science is being challenged.

When and Where Is It?
The March for Science will occur on April 22, a Saturday. Meeting at 8 AM, the actual march will start at 9 AM. The main march, like the Women's March in January, will be happening in Washington, DC on the National Mall. And like the Women's March, the March for Science has sister marches planned all over the country and world. Check out this list to see if there's a sister march near you.

Why April 22?
April 22 is Earth Day. Since climate change is such an important issue in the scientific community as well as a controversial issue in politics, it makes sense to hold a march celebrating science on Earth Day, a day that is all about helping the earth by recycling, planting trees, etc.

How Can I Lend Support?
The best way to support the march is to attend either the main march or a sister march. But another really great way to support the march is to educate yourself about the issues people are marching for. And of course, you can always support by donating to the march or purchasing from their store.

Why Should I Lend Support?
Science is really important for everyone. From vaccines to research to medicine, you're impacted by science every day. So even if you don't believe everything that science says, you should still want to support scientific endeavors because science impacts everything from medicine to food to the environment to even the cosmetics you may use. So supporting science is just a great way to show your appreciation for all science does and continues to do for everyone.

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Animals Screaming On Planet Earth 2 Is Something You Need To See


Planet Earth is one of the best shows out there. Our awesome world shown like we've never seen it, and the coolest parts about it.

Naturally, someone had to make it hysterical, and what better way than humanizing some of the animals? Never gets old. Laugh your ass off below!

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What's Your Ideology? (Quiz)

Where do you fall on the spectrum?

Ideology quizzes are great for learning where you fall on the political spectrum. While they are not 100 percent correct, and voting is and should be much more in depth, this quiz is a great way to find out where you stand, and how you feel on policies.

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10 Apps that Make You a Good Person

We need the karma!

We don't all have the money to donate or the time to volunteer for hours each week, but that doesn't mean we can't be good people.

Fortunately, there are apps that make it really easy to give and make a difference without actually doing much of anything. Here are my ten favorites. I challenge you to download at least one!

Charity Miles (on iTunes and Google Play)
Thanks to company sponsorships, this app donates money to a charity of your choice for each mile you walk, run, or bike. It'll motivate you to get off the couch and do good while also getting fit.

Donate a Photo (on iTunes and Google Play)
You can finally put your endless camera roll to good use - post a photo to the app and Johnson & Johnson donates $1 to a charity of your choice, up to once a day.

Feedie (on Google Play)
All you have to do is take a picture of your food at a participating Feedie restaurant and the restaurant will donate one meal to The Lunchbox Fund, an organization that provides food to children in need in South Africa.

Pay it Forward (on iTunes and Google Play)
The app provides a daily suggestion for a good deed and maps the good deeds completed around the world, adding a little kindness to your daily life.

PaperKarma (on iTunes and Google Play)
Junk mail is not only a daily annoyance, but also terrible for the environment. With PaperKarma, you can snap a picture of your junk mail and the app will automatically unsubscribe you from the sender's mailing list.

One Today (on iTunes and Google Play)
With a more traditional model, One Today allows you to donate $1 a day to a featured non-profit organization.

Buycott (on iTunes and Google Play)
This app allows you to take a survey on your values, scan barcodes while shopping, and determine if the company that makes the product supports your values or not, helping you make better buying choices.

Carticipate (on iTunes)
It's the environmentally-friendly version of Uber, coordinating shared rides for people who are going in the same direction. All you have to do is input where you are going and when.

VolunteerSpot on the Go! (on iTunes and Google Play)
Organize your volunteer activities, find volunteer opportunities and sign up, and track your hours all in one place. Spending an hour giving back is way more productive than yet another show on Netflix.

Donor Reminder (on iTunes and Google Play)
This app helps you find blood donation drives, sign up to donate blood, track your blood donations, and get rewarded for donating. Basically, it makes saving lives a little easier.

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Here's What to Know About A Day Without Women

Women's rights are human rights.

Following the successful march, the organizers of the Women's March are planning another event to bring recognition to women and women's issues. However, this upcoming event also recognizes not just the economic and of women, but women of color, the LGBT community and gender nonconforming people.

What Is A Day Without Women?
A Day Without Women encourages women to take the day off work - whether unpaid or paid to highlight just how important women are to society, economically and domestically. It also encourages women not to shop unless it's at small, women and minority owned business and to wear red in solidarity.

A Day Without Women was inspired by other similar protests, such as the "Bodega strike" in NYC and the Day Without Immigrants that happened in the US recently.

When Is A Day Without Women?
This protest will be happening on March 8, but that doesn't mean you should forget the message of this event. Even though this is only happening for one day, you should continue to fight for equal rights, not just for women, but for the LGBT, transgender and gender nonconforming communities everyday.

Why March 8?
March 8 was chosen because it is also International Women's Day. The theme of this International Women's Day is #BeBoldForChange and there are tons of events happening around the world and around the US.

On the International Women's Day website, you can search for events and there are resources for you to help support International Women's Day.

How Can I Lend Support?
The main way to lend your support is to wear red. Even though you may not be able to take off work, wearing red still means you support this event and the message it's trying to spread.

And as always, volunteering or donating to organizations that help women and other marginalized communities is another great way to support the cause. Men can support this event by helping women with child care if possible and voice their support for things like equal pay and family leave in the workplace.

When March 8th comes, spend it wearing red, supporting women and bringing attention to the gender discrimination that comes in all forms everywhere.

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What To Know About The Women's March On Washington

Women's rights are most definitely human rights.

On Jan. 20, 2017, Donald Trump will be inaugurated as the 45th president of the United States. The next day, thousands of women will descend on Washington, D.C., for the Women's March on Washington.

What Is The Women's March on Washington?
This event is a march organized to happen the day after the presidential inauguration to send a message to the new presidency -- women's rights are human rights. After the rhetoric of this last presidential election, which was particularly nasty, this march is trying to unify all people in recognizing that women's rights are human rights.

Celebrities have even pledged their support, with Gloria Steinem, Harry Belafonte, and America Ferrera joining the march.

Where and When Is the March Happening?
The main Women's March on Washington will occur on Jan. 21, 2017, in Washington, D.C. At 10:00 a.m., this main march will begin at the intersection of Independence Avenue and Third Street SW, near the U.S. Capitol.

If you can't make it to this march, there will also be sister marches across the U.S., which strive to reiterate the message of the main march. To see if there is a sister march happening near you, check out this list.

How Can I Support The March?
The best way to support the march is to join it. If you can't make the Washington, D.C. march, see if you can make it to one of the sister marches that will be occurring in conjunction with the main march in Washington.

Other ways you can support the march are to volunteer for the march, donate to help fund the logistics of the March on Washington and support any of these organizations made to help support women in all different kinds of ways.

Why Should I Support The March?
Again, women's rights are human rights. After this last election, where Donald Trump made disgusting remarks about women, there is a renewed need to recognize this fact. This march just wants to recognize the fundamental power and respect women deserve and want to bring attention to the sexism that women face every day.

You should support this march because it is important that we recognize the issues women face, and the challenges they experience because of their gender, especially under this new presidency, where women's rights are in jeopardy more than ever.