blow stuff up
02 Dec 2016

Kid Gets to “Blow Stuff Up” Thanks to Make-A-Wish Foundation and Federal Police

The Make-A-Wish foundation has made some pretty incredible things happen. But this one out of Australia is pretty special… especially if you’ve ever just wanted to blow shit up. The Australian Federal Police (AFP) joined forces with the foundation to grant an unusual request from a 12-year-old cancer patient, and organized a day at a…

02 Dec 2016

FDA Approves Trial of Ecstasy to Treat PTSD

Hey party people, get this! Turns out molly might have more benefits than just a night of fun. That’s the hope anyway as the federal government Ok’d clinical trials of the illegal drug as a means to treat post-traumatic stress disorder. MDMA, commonly known as Molly or Ecstasy, has been a popular club drug for…

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01 Dec 2016

Girl Finds Discarded Winning Lotto Ticket and Uses Money to Feed Homeless

What would you do if you found a winning lottery ticket on the floor of a supermarket? Unless you immediately said ‘feed the homeless’, there’s a decent chance 7-year-old Phoebe Brown is a better person than you. The girl and her mom were shopping at Hy-Vee store in Independence, Missouri when she found a lotto…

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.




good news
28 Nov 2016

Good News from Last Week: November 21 – November 27

So much good stuff happened, so forget all that bad stuff. Here’s good news form last week! Learn more about the stories here! Two Elephants Finally FreeWWII Vet Reunited with Stolen Pup Tiger Rescued from “World’s Worst Zoo” 86-Year-Old Man Knits Hats for Babies Woman Paralyzed from Waist Down Hikes Appalachian Trail Submit a post…

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27 Nov 2016

Ways You Can Help The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Fight the Dakota Access Pipeline

What’s happening right now in Cannon Ball, North Dakota is beyond words. I could write a long paragraph about what’s happening, but you should already know. And if you don’t: read this, and stay up to date. I could write a long paragraph about my feelings, but I’ll save everyone the energy of writing it…

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25 Nov 2016

10 Selfish Reasons to Shop Small Business Saturday

Thanksgiving – the day for gratitude and spending time with your people. Black Friday – the day to put that gratitude on ice and buy as much shit as possible. Small Business Saturday – a sort of middle ground between these two extremes. You get to buy stuff (perhaps for others) and help the local economy.…

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25 Nov 2016

86-Year-Old Man Teaches Himself to Knit So He Can Make Hats for Premature Babies

It’s never too late to learn something new, and it sure as hell is never too late to do something nice for someone else. 86-year-old Ed Moseley is proof of that. When his care home announced plans to knit little hats for premature babies, Ed Moseley knew that was something he wanted to get in…