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In WWII, Some Amazing Women Proved They Could Do The Same Jobs As Men. That History Might Disappear.

During World War II, women entered the blue-collar workforce in huge numbers all over the country. One such place was the Willow Run factory in Michigan, where the woman who eventually became “Rosie the Riveter” worked. That factory is about to be torn down, but there’s a group of people working frantically to try to…

Confession: I Don't Totally Understand The Fiscal Cliff. This Guy Does Though.

Admit it, you don’t really understand everything about the fiscal cliff. Neither do I. However, Robert Reich understands it like it’s his job. Because it sort of is. He’ll explain 8 things for you so you can know what you’re talking about and stuff. Read more: http://upworthy.com/confession-i-have-no-idea-what-were-talking-about-when-we-say-fiscal-cliff-this

An Honest Look At Why The World Is In Debt

You know what always saved long-term problems? Short-term solutions. They’re cheap, easy, and always seem to be just a day away from solving everything. Sadly, a lot of people actually believe that. Check out this video for a more comprehensive analysis of the world’s failing economy than you’re likely to get from all the talking…

I Didn't Think I Would Have Anything In Common With This Kid, But Boy Was I Wrong

We as humans are bound to find commonalities in the most diverse places. http://www.vuact.com/v/test-phase-2-nuggets/courtney-friend-is-undroppable-collins-academy-chicago-illinois I think we all can benefit from hearing Courtney’s inspiring will to follow his dreams. Share this if you think so, too. Read more: http://upworthy.com/i-didnt-think-i-would-have-anything-in-common-with-this-kid-but-boy-was-i-wrong

If You Think Talking About Sex Can Feel Taboo, See What These Pregnant Ladies Go Through

In the African nation of Malawi, expectant mothers are afraid that if they speak up about their pregnancies, someone might put a spell on their unborn children. So how do they learn about what’s going on with their bodies? Read more: http://upworthy.com/if-you-think-talking-about-sex-can-feel-taboo-see-what-these-pregnant-ladies-go-through-9

My Grandmother Welcomed These Folks Into Her Home Many Times Each Week, And I'm Thankful She Did

Sometimes just having a human being come into your home with a hot meal and a warm smile can mean so much. I’d argue that more of these kinds of programs need to be funded by our taxes. But for now, let’s support them wherever and however we can. Read more: http://upworthy.com/my-grandmother-welcomed-these-folks-into-her-home-many-times-each-week-and-im-thankful-she-did-5