09 Dec 2016

The Olympics Just Made It Official: Cheerleading Is a Sport!

Remember all those times you said cheerleading wasn’t a sport? Well in your face because the International Olympic Committee’s executive board just voted to recognize cheerleading as a sport. According to the New York Times, cheerleading and the combat sport muay thai were given provisional olympic status. Unfortunately this doesn’t necessarily mean you can expect to see cheerleaders at the…

08 Dec 2016

Judge Dismisses 66,000 Warrants Against Homeless Because “It’s the right thing to do”

Here’s some good news! Over the last five years, San Francisco’s Presiding Judge John Stewart and his colleagues have dismissed more than 66,000 arrest warrants for quality-of-life crimes, such as sleeping on the sidewalk. His logic? People living in poverty do not deserve to be put in jail just because they’re too poor to pay a…

05 Dec 2016

Good News From Last Week: November 28 – December 4

Sweet stuff happened last week. Check it out! Wanna learn more about any of these stories? Here’s the squibbly-do! Kid gets to blow shit up FDA approves trial of MDMA for PTSD Canada lets people donate instead of paying fee Girl finds winning lotto ticket 89-year-old war vet gets job Submit story for next week…

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.




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…

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…

01 Dec 2016

Canadian Town Allows Residents to Donate Food and Toys Instead of Paying Parking Tickets

Picture this: after a long day at work, or of holiday shopping, you’re heading back to your car and you spot a ticket carefully tucked under your wipers. The worst, right?! Well what if you had the chance to donate to charity instead of paying that stupid fine? Pay the fee or donate? Residents in…