benefits of reading world book day
03 Mar 2016

10 Benefits Of Reading and Why You Should Do It Daily

How often do you read? Facebook posts and tweets don’t count. If you’re like most, the answer falls somewhere between “very little” and “not enough.” In honor of World Book Day, here are 10 reasons you should read something, stat. 1. Mental Stimulation Several studies have shown that staying mentally stimulated can slow down the progress…

Robin Williams Tunnel
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…

Drag Queens Read to Children
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 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.




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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…

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19 Feb 2016

10 Memorable Quotes from Harper Lee

Today we all woke up to the sad news that Harper Lee, the author of To Kill a Mockingbird passed away at the age of 89. Her 1961 novel about small-town lawyer Atticus Finch’s battle to save the life of a black resident threatened by a racist mob, became a national institution and a defining text on the racial…

community
16 Jan 2016

The Online Community for Kindness

People are always sending me positive, uplifting stories and images so I wanted to give everyone a place to post, share and browse all things kind. Because everyone loves kindness – it’s contagious and something the world needs more of. And it’s here! Become a Kind’er (a kind badass) and share & browse kindness from…

Deng Thiak Adut
09 Jan 2016

One Man’s Journey from Child Soldier to Refugee Lawyer

The story of Deng Thiak Adut and his journey from child soldier to refugee lawyer is so full of inspiration, I can’t believe it hasn’t yet been made into a movie. Knowing that people are most receptive to brevity, here is an incredibly short version of his amazing story. You can visit the links at the…