This UpWorthy original video produced in conjunction with the United Nations tells the story of how one small town Rhode Island girl rallied her whole community to help with the adverse effects of climate change.
"Imagine that, on Sept. 12, 2001, an outraged Angelina Jolie pulled out a pad of paper and some drafting tools and designed a sophisticated new missile system to attack al-Qaida. Now imagine the design proved so innovative, it transcended weapons technology and sparked a revolution in communications technology over the next half-century. This is essentially what happened to actress, Hedy Lamarr." – Slate Magazine
Kids with Cerebral Palsy are Invited to Dance at the New York City Ballet.
Narrated by Susan Sarandon, the film, titled “The Nepal Quake Project,” uses Virtual Reality technology to immerse users in the aftermath of the Nepal earthquake. The film not only marks the first in natural disaster VR, but it represents the future of news and action.
After a record-breaking 200 days in space, astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti sends an outta this world thank you to all of her female friends who have kept her morale up aboard the International Space Station. Watch for the special shout-out to Susan Sarandon!