16 Nov 2015

Artist Creates Tank That Delivers Free Books & Battles Ignorance

Raul Lemesoff, an artist in Buenos Aires, Argentina is droppin’ books, not bombs with his rad tank-like ‘Weapon Of Mass Instruction’ (Arma de Instuccion Masiva). The art piece is intended to battle ignorance and spread knowledge. The tank-like (tank-ish?) ride was created with a converted ’79 Ford Falcon, that’s complete with a non-functioning gun, a…

06 Nov 2015

Wu-Tang’s RZA Funds Chess Program that Helps At-Risk Youth

Anyone who knows Wu-Tang’s RZA knows he’s a man of chess. From “Da Mystery of Chessboxin'” to his 2012 Liquid Swords special edition chess set bundle, the competitive chess player is now taking his knowledge of the game to the next level by funding a new chess program for at-risk youth. Last week, RZA made a large donation…

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26 Oct 2015

After Almost 57 Years, Barbie Is Finally a Feminist

Mattel has a new advertisement, and it’s fantastic. The video, called “Imagine the Possibilities” adorably showcases how children use their imagination when playing with dolls, and asks, “What happens when girls are free to imagine they can be anything?” Image from Mattel The little ladies appear as miniature professionals – an…

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.




10 Oct 2015

Prisoners Beat Harvard Students with Brains, Not Fists

What would you say if I told you that in a debate between Harvard College students and a group of inmates at a maximum-security prison, the group of inmates won? How about, “fuck yeah!”? Inmates from the Eastern New York Correctional Facility defeated the Harvard debate team in a match

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07 Oct 2015

Sexist Vintage Ads Illustrate Why The World Needs Feminism

In order to achieve progress, we must look to the past. While women still have a ways to go to achieve equal status to men, these ads illustrate that great progress has been made. Thanks to all the badass females who’s sacrifices resulted in these ads being completely absurd nowadays. Lux Lingerie Deodorants, 1930 Well,…

03 Oct 2015

Quite Possibly the Most Beautiful Craigslist Missed Connections Post of All Time

I came across this Missed Connections Craigslist post and it reminded me of how you never know the impact you may leave on someone’s life. A man recounts the lifesaving and life-changing interaction he had with a stranger one rainy night 43 years ago when he had plans to end his life. The power of kindness…

02 Oct 2015

Book for Book Program Spreading Literacy Worldwide

Illiteracy is a worldwide problem, and the proof resides in some pretty unfortunate statistics: Chart from Better World Books In a country where everything from dogs to hamburgers get a national day, it’s comforting to see that literacy also gets marked with such an occasion – September 8th. To mark 2015’s…