14 Sep 2015

A New Comic Book Where The Real Superhero Is A Single Mom

Everyone loves a superhero, but the problem with most superhero stories is the lack of diversity. Writer Dennis Liu and illustrator Jason Piperberg decided to do something about that and create a new kind of comic book, one centered around a “young boy with superpowers” and his brave and powerful single mom. Called Raising Dion, the…

11 Sep 2015

Biker Saves Injured Kitten – Results in Ridiculously Cute Adventures

Pat Doody, a biker with a fantastic name, spotted an injured kitten at a gas station, tucked him into his vest and continued on his California to New Jersey cross-country trek while caring for his new little sidekick, who he named Party Cat. Photo by Spurgeon Dunbar The two have been…

08 Sep 2015

Don’t Be an Asshole: How to Not Be a Bastard in a Bookstore

With local bookstores, and common etiquette, on the decline, some people are forgetting how to behave when shopping for books. So, here’s a guide outlining things to not do. And, go support your local bookstore!  

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.




01 Sep 2015

U.S. Government Still Endangering Native American Lives

One important yet often-overlooked aspect of kindness involves an appreciation of history. Context is everything. Which is why the Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s site for their Tribal Advance Notification program is so unnecessarily unkind. First off, the top of the page is dominated by a giant searchable map of the entire United States. So cool, right?…

31 Aug 2015

21 Quotes from Dr. Wayne Dyer to Inspire Your Happiness

Dr. Wayne W. Dyer, the renowned motivational guru known as the “father of motivation” has passed away at the age of 75. His flagship book, Your Erroneous Zones, changed the personal development landscape and became an instant bestseller in 1976. Since then, his teachings, dozens of books and words of wisdom have changed the lives…

20 Aug 2015

10 Ways to not be a Dick on Public Transportation

It’s no stretch to assume that those who commute daily on public transportation have some sort of hopeful expectation that their commute will go smoothly. It’s not ideal, and based around the times in which they are forced to go on their commute, it’s certainly not comfortable. While in the morning their time on public…

17 Aug 2015

Ruling in Phoenix Says All Dogs Sold in Pet Stores Must Come from Shelters & Nonprofit Rescue Groups

A federal judge in Phoenix, Arizona upheld an ordinance, originally passed by the Phoenix City Council in 2013, banning retail sales of dogs and cats in stores unless the pets come from animal shelters or nonprofit rescues. This is fantastic news for numerous reasons: It will drastically cut down on the number of shelter animals that are euthanized It…