30 Mar 2016

Healing and Bright: The Inspiration Behind Rik Parker’s Jewelry Collection

It’s not every day you meet an inspiring person who is doing what they love with a purpose. One of those special people is a New York jewelry designer based in beautiful Battery Park City. On a December evening back in 2013 I received a tweet from a NYC denim designer named Rik. He had followed my…

22 Mar 2016

People Are Covering Brussels in Messages of Peace and Hope

More than 30 people are believed to have been killed and dozens injured in attacks at Brussels international airport and a city metro station. But the city of Brussels is showing that it is in times of darkness that humanity shines the brightest. People are using chalk to write messages of positivity and solidarity on the streets…

10 Mar 2016

Surviving Pups of Michael Vick’s Fighting Ring Are Old, Happy, and Starring in a New Documentary

I can’t believe it, but it’s been nearly nine years since famed NFL quarterback Michael Vick helped put dog fighting in the public eye. Ahh yes, when police raided his home with a search warrant for drugs, they found 51 pit bulls along with substantial evidence of a gigantic dogfighting ring, all hidden in a wooded…

26 Dec 2015

MiFlight: Avoid Airport Aggravation!

How long is the airport security line? Every flyer wants to know. The answer is here. And we're all part of the solution.




03 Mar 2016

Robin Williams Tunnel Gets Official Sign

Via the Associated Press A tunnel with rainbow arches that connects the Golden Gate Bridge to greater Marin County has officially become the Robin Williams tunnel. The San Francisco Chronicle reports that the new Robin Williams Tunnel signs were installed Monday night. The tunnel was unofficially known as the Waldo Tunnel. The California State Senate…

27 Feb 2016

San Francisco Library Hosts Story Hour Where Drag Queens Read to Children

I never would have thought about it until now, but children and drag queens are a match made in an extra fabulous heaven. Both love glitter, make up, dressing up in extravagant attires, and other awesome things. Image via RADAR Productions RADAR Productions, a San Francisco nonprofit that gives a voice to queer…

26 Feb 2016

51 Words for Emotions You’ve Felt but Never Knew What to Call

51 Words for Emotions You’ve Felt but Never Knew What to Call Sometimes I feel too much; I feel it all. Sometimes there’s not even words for how I feel (I know, right .. just imagine dating me!), apparently that’s called ‘Exulansis’ – when we feel more than we have the language to express. The…

25 Feb 2016

Awesome Posters Promoting the Future of Space Travel

This is so cool! The NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory released a series of super imaginative posters advertising fictional vacations in outer space. The website says, “Imagination is our window into the future. At NASA/JPL we strive to be bold in advancing the edge of possibility so that someday, with the help of new generations of innovators…