Join the Vast Community of Virtual Volunteering

Join the Vast Community of Virtual Volunteering

Join Help From Home This organization whose tagline is Help the World in Just Your Pajamas brings volunteers and small short-term projects together. You can make a macro impact with micro effort even when you are quarantined in your home. Do Online Storytelling If you are an educator or even if you just like kids, […]

Meet the Founders of Invisible Hands, the Group Delivering Supplies—and Joy—During this time

Meet the Founders of Invisible Hands, the Group Delivering Supplies—and Joy—During this time

Ten days ago, the lives of four twenty-something friends—Simone Policano, Healy Chait, Mimi Aboubaker, and Liam Elkind—looked very different. Chait and Elkind were both readying to finish their junior year of college; Policano was busy wrapping up her acting role in an off-Broadway play and Aboubaker was focused on launching her financial aid startup. But, […]

Sound Therapy and the Vagus Nerve

Sound Therapy and the Vagus Nerve

The Vagus nerve is the longest nerve in the body. It originates in the brain and travels all the way down to the lower internal organs. It is a fundamental regulator of the parasympathetic nervous system, which controls all the involuntary processes such as digestion, heartbeat, respiration, etc. and is responsible for restoring relaxation after […]

Meet the Man Cloning Ancient Redwood Trees

Meet the Man Cloning Ancient Redwood Trees

David Milarch is on a quest to save California’s coast redwoods, some of the world’s oldest and largest living things; he may be saving the planet along the way. There is nothing like a coast redwood. Sequoia sempervirens is the planet’s tallest tree, soaring to heights of more than 320 feet into the sky. They […]