14 Oct 2015

Finally a Legit Use for Twitter: Tracking Earthquakes Faster Than Sophisticated Technology

Have you ever tried explaining twitter to someone? Unless you carefully craft your explanation, you sound ridiculous – it sounds ridiculous. We know it’s a way of spreading info quickly, but with all the noise, it can be difficult to really pinpoint an awesome use of the social media platform. Well now, thanks to science…

13 Oct 2015

College Student Buys Google.com for $12 and Donates Money to Charity

If I could go back in time, I would absolutely purchase a crap ton of domain names. As many of the .coms as I could think of. Anyone starting a website today knows the scarcity of domains, especially those of the .com variety. It’s basically all nope.com. That’s why all the .biz, .is, and all the…

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…

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 Aug 2015

Don’t Be An Asshole: How to Not Be Repulsive In a Rideshare

In urban areas, cabs and rideshares are lifesavers. Unfortunately some people seem to forget the basics for not being ‘that person’ or just an asshole when riding. So, here’s the hilarious guide to not being repulsive in a rideshare. Don’t be an asshole.  

06 Aug 2015

Badass Moms Post Beautiful Selfies to Fight Breastfeeding Stigma

August 1-7 is World Breastfeeding Week, so if you’re weird about this extremely natural thing, you’ve got a few uncomfortable days left. WBW calls for a concerted global action to support women’s right to perform one of the most basic of human needs in public, with this particular WBW placing additional emphasis on women’s right to breast feed…

13 Jul 2015

Fathers in India Take Stand Against Female Infanticide with Selfies

Dads in India are taking selfies with their daughters to take a stand against female infanticide. Selfies for Justice! Every year in India, several thousands of baby girls are aborted or abandoned at birth – either by families who already have one daughter, or those who cannot afford a large family and see a greater ROI in…

08 Dec 2014

Technology Lesson

In this series, I highlight a particular gift you can give that doesn’t require much, or any money at all. Great for those Living Beautifully on a Budget! Teach a Technology Lesson It’s hard for anyone to…