Daily Archives: September 16, 2022

Halt the crisis, or risk failing an entire generation — Global Issues

A view of UNICEF’s Learning Crisis Classroom installation at UN Headquarters in New York, September 2022.

“Under resourced schools, underpaid and under-qualified teachers, over-crowded classrooms and archaic curricula are undermining our children’s ability to reach their full potential,” said Catherine Russell UNICEF Executive Director, in a press release. Education is the future “The trajectory of our education systems is, by definition, the trajectory of our future”, she added. “We need to […]

Is the Luno Air Mattress 2.0 Worth It? Here’s What Happened When We Tried It

Luno Air Mattress 2.0 components

This article contains affiliate links to products selected by our editors, as well as products provided to Mental Floss for review purposes. Mental Floss may receive a commission for purchases made through these links. When I was a kid, my dad took our family to Assateague Island National Seashore every August to rough it for […]

25 Of The Best Men’s Luxury Watches To Show Up In Style And In Time (Updated 2022)

man wearing a square watch putting his hand into his wallet

Perhaps no area of bodily real estate is more valuable—and more overlooked—than your wrist. It may feel like no one’s looking, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. Your choice to drape a fine watch over your wrist as opposed to a lesser object speaks directly to your appreciation of the exceptional.  If this […]

Migrants flown to Martha’s Vineyard moving to US military base | Migration News

Volunteers hug on Martha's Vineyard

White House condemns transfer of 50 Venezuelan migrants to wealthy US island as ‘cruel stunt’ by Republicans. Migrants who were flown to the wealthy US island of Martha’s Vineyard this week in what critics have denounced as a “cruel political stunt” by Republican lawmakers are being moved to a military base, Massachusetts state officials announced. […]

Equal Pay for Work of Equal Value — Global Issues

Equal Pay for Work of Equal Value — Global Issues - Equal Pay for Work of Equal Value — Global Issues

Bakery Grows with New Equipment Employees prepare bread dough for baking in the Jenishkul Bakery in the village of Kara Koo, Kyrgyzstan. Through a UN Women Program and Kumtor Operating Company grant, implemented jointly, this bakery was able to purchase three ovens, baking sheets and a machine for flattening bread dough – all of which […]

The 54 Best Street Style Looks From New York Fashion Week Spring 2023

NYFW Street Style Day 1 Spring 2023 by @ChiaraObscura 25

Photo: Chiara Grioni/@chiaraobscura Following a slew of highly anticipated shows and a jam-packed schedule, New York Fashion Week has officially come to an end — but as we know to be true, street style lives on forever. While the Spring 2023 shows are having quite a complicated start across the pond in London, we’re taking […]

El Salvador’s Bukele says he will seek re-election despite ban | Elections News

El Salvador flag

Experts say President Nayib Bukele’s move would violate at least four articles of El Salvador’s constitution. El Salvador’s President Nayib Bukele has said he plans to seek a second five-year term in office, despite the country’s constitution prohibiting presidents from having consecutive terms. “I’m announcing to the Salvadoran people that I’ve decided to run as […]