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Where Does Evil Come From?

Where does evil come from? Why does it exist? How does it invade our lives and how has the idea of evil evolved over the years? Can we turn the darkness into light? Morgan Freeman tackles these questions and more in the new episode of The Story of God with Morgan Freeman, airing Sunday, May 1…

Who Is God?

Who is God? This is a question that plagues nearly everyone during their life. We ask not only who or what God is, but if our perception of him has changed over the course of history? Or could god be just an idea, a divine presence that is deep seeded in our brains? Morgan Freeman…

10 Gen-Xers Who Changed the World

A couple of decades ago, the stereotype of Generation X members was that they were alienated, apathetic slackers, more interested in making a cleverly ironic statement than in actually achieving something. Today, though, there’s plenty of evidence to the contrary. As a 2014 study by the Pew Charitable Trusts found, Gen-Xers typically make more money…

The Inspiring Father-Daughter Story in “He Named Me Malala”

This Monday, in the commercial-free television world premiere of He Named Me Malala, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Malala Yousafzai, who was targeted by the Taliban and severely wounded by a gunshot, will take viewers behind the scenes of her life before and after the attack. Moreover, the film illustrates how the horrific shooting sparked an…

Announcing the WILD TO INSPIRE Short Film Competition Finalists

This year’s WILD TO INSPIRE short film competition was the most competitive yet, with more submissions than ever. Narrowing down all of the amazing entries was challenging, but today, in partnership with the Sun Valley Film Festival, we are announcing the top four finalists of the third annual Wild to Inspire filmmaking competition. Congratulations to…

10 Events That Influenced Generation X

Members of Generation X—those born between 1961 and 1981—have seen the world around them change in myriad of ways during their lifetimes, from the fall of the Soviet Union to the advent of the personal computer. Some of these developments directly affected their daily lives, while others helped shape Xers’ attitudes and worldview. To coincide…

Exploring the Cult of Mary

The Virgin Mary is the most depicted and celebrated mother of all time. For two thousand years, she has been revered as the Blessed Virgin, the Queen of Peace, and the Mother of God. To truly understand the Virgin Mary however, we must understand the millions of believers who are devoted to her. National Geographic…

Who Says Grandma Can’t Be a Hip Hop Star? Don’t Miss Hip Hop-eration on NGC

A hip hop crew of senior citizens defies the odds, and its members push their bodies to the absolute limits of old age as they make their way to Las Vegas to compete in the World Hip Hop Dance Championships, hip-hopping their way into the hearts and minds of thousands and reminding us all that…

It’s Midterm Madness on Vet School

First-day of school jitters are over and students at Cornell’s Vet School are getting into the groove of things, but the road to becoming a vet isn’t always easy. Whiles fourth-years continue their tough rotations, first-year students are studying hard for the biggest test of their Vet School career. Catch all the craziness on a…

Treating Large Animals on Vet School: The Big Rotation

When it comes to being vet, no amount of studying can prepare you for the actual interactions with live animals… especially when they are twice your size. This week on Vet School, we’re all about big rotations and the even bigger job that comes with it. Fourth-year student Aria has already completed 18 rotations, but…