17 Sep 2015

New Program Lets Seattle Neighborhoods Customize Their Crosswalks

Those in San Francisco are familiar with The Castro’s beloved rainbow crosswalk. Seattle took it one step further when the city’s Department of Transportation announced that it will now permit community members to customize their neighborhood crosswalks. The eye-catching trend began in June when Seattle DOT repainted crosswalks in the city’s Capitol Hill neighborhood in honor of…

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?…

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.




11 Aug 2015

Animal Rescuers Help Homeless Man Travel Across the Country with his 11 Stray Dogs

After losing everything, including his home, Steve decided to make a cross-country trek from California to Indiana on his bike, pulling a big cart filled with very special cargo. The special cargo: the 11 stray pups he rescued. Even after losing all of his possessions, he never lost his will to help others in need, especially…

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.  

17 Jul 2015

New law in Tennessee Protects Those Rescuing Dogs from Hot Cars

Good news out of Tennessee – it’s now perfectly legal to break into a car if you’re trying to save a pet. A new state law protects people from being sued if they free an animal from a hot car. While 16 other states have some protections for animals being left in parked cars/penalties for jackasses…