May 29th, 2017 by David Triplet

Technology is getting crazy these days. We’ve had so many technological advances in our lifetimes that it is almost hard to comprehend. I remember a time before the Internet, my parents remember a time before color television, and heck, my grandmother remembers a time before television was even invented!

Now imagine what would happen if you gave your grandma a virtual-reality headset! Actually, don’t imagine that. Check out a real-life example in the hilarious video below.

I need to get one of those headsets and record my grandmother using it. I bet it would be just as funny as this. Technology never ceases to amaze me!

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May 26th, 2017 by David Triplet

Across the world, something horrible is happening. It’s an issue on which few news sources report. And we rarely seek these stories out, especially in the midst of our Presidential election. The fact of the matter is that we haven’t really been focusing on more pressing matters across the world. Fortunately for us, UNICEF has. They released this video that depicts the disturbing, but very real circumstances that affect young women across the globe.

Child marriages are commonplace in many countries, and they almost never end well. More often than not, they lead to physical, sexual, and psychological abuse. Fifteen million girls are subjected to this horror every year, which means that about 41,000 girls are forced into marriages each and every day. This issue might seem distant, but UNICEF’s PSA will make it hit home.

(via Mashable)

We can’t ignore problems like this any longer. These may not be our children, but they deserve our help. Head to UNICEF’s website to find out how you can get involved.

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