What homeless people really need is a home, not a clean shirt or bowl of soup
The intentions of those who provide charity to people on the streets are unambiguously positive. And yet, without them knowing, their actions can actually do more harm than good.
Former homeless man talks about why some homeless people refuse to sleep in shelters
We begin this year's coverage of Denver's homelessness crisis by exploring the single most-asked question we got last year: why do so many of the city's homeless refuse to sleep in shelters?
10 Drought-Tolerant Plants to Have a Bountiful Garden—With Less Water
Modern Farmer’s guide to the dry-farming cornucopia.
Housing Vouchers Most Effective Way to Reduce Homelessness for Families in Shelters
A chart from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
Here's Why You Should Definitely Be Shopping At A Thrift Store
People who love thrift stores really love thrift stores. And they were gaining in popularity well before
What is Alzheimer's disease?
10 Ways to Save Pollinators and Protect Our Food Supply
You can help save pollinators. Here are ten ways you can directly help pollinators and support National Wildlife Federation’s efforts to protect and restore these critically important wildlife species.
How Do You Set Boundaries for Working Off the Clock?
How do you set boundaries for working off-hours outside the office? Do you feel comfortable not checking email or ignoring emails sent late at night?
A Guide to Boston’s Secondhand Shops
A guide to the best secondhand shops in and around the Boston area offering an array of vintage clothing and used furniture for sale, often at great bargains.
Five Tips for Successful Thrift Store Shopping
When people step foot into my funky home, one of the first things they ask is, "Where do you find all of this stuff?" After I tell them that most of what we own has been found at thrift stores, they then beg me to take them with me next time I go