11 facts for National Hispanic Heritage Month

BY JENS MANUEL KROGSTAD from Fact Tank National Hispanic Heritage Month began this week to celebrate Latinos and their culture and history. Started as Hispanic Heritage Week in 1968 by President Lyndon Johnson, it was expanded to a month by President Ronald Reagan and enacted into law in 1988. Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, and Costa…

7 facts about world migration

BY CHRISTOPHER INKPEN from Fact Tank Since humans first left Africa 60,000 years ago, they have been migrating around the planet in great numbers – and the advent of international borders certainly did not stop global migration. Although the percentage of the world’s people living outside of their birth countries has remained steady in recent…

Sugar Is the Only Cause of Tooth Decay, Study Says

by Alexandra Sifferlin Alexandra Sifferlin from Time.com If you don’t want tooth decay, you should seriously cut back on the sugar. According to new research published in the journalBMC Public Health, sugars are the only cause of tooth decay in kids and adults. Researchers from University College London and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine…