18 Sep 2015

Doggy Devotion: Dog Stands Guard for a Week Until Trapped Friend Is Found

Having your dogs go missing is every pet parent’s worst nightmare. But thanks to a dog’s BFF, a Facebook post and group of volunteers, two pups are now home safe. When pups Tillie, a setter, and Phoebe, a basset hound, went missing in Washington state, a group of volunteers took to the streets and woods to find…

15 Sep 2015

Solar-Powered Backpacks That Help Keep South African Children Safe

Children in low income communities in South Africa don’t have the luxury of complaining about the same things as American schoolchildren, many also don’t have the luxury of reliable sources of light. According to the Parliament of South Africa, 11.4 million students walk to school daily, and those living in rough neighborhoods have to walk…

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…

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.




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!  

02 Sep 2015

A Giant Win for Greyhounds as Dog Racing Set to End in Texas

Dog racing sucks. The cruel form of entertainment condones the mistreatment of dogs that live miserable lives full of injuries and pain until they’re euthanized once no longer fit to race. So – great news out of Texas, ya’ll … Dog racing will soon be a thing of the past in the lone star state. On…

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…