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…

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…

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.

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…

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…