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12 Oct 2015

The Great San Francisco Sock Hop

There are more than 10,000 homeless people in San Francisco and socks are one of the most requested items at shelters. “The Great San Francisco Sock Hop” is a happy hour event to collect socks for Glide and raise awareness about their amazing services. Bring a pack of socks or a minimum $5 donation for…

12 Oct 2015

Tattoo Artist Transforms Domestic Abuse Scars into Art

For many, domestic violence leaves more than just painful memories – it produces indelible scars. While doctors and absurdly expensive lasers can do their best to minimize or hide scars, only so much can be done, leaving the victims with visible, constant reminders of the violence. That’s why Brazilian tattoo artist Flavia Carvalho started a…

10 Oct 2015

Prisoners Beat Harvard Students with Brains, Not Fists

What would you say if I told you that in a debate between Harvard College students and a group of inmates at a maximum-security prison, the group of inmates won? How about, “fuck yeah!”? Inmates from the Eastern New York Correctional Facility defeated the Harvard debate team in a match

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.




03 Oct 2015

Quite Possibly the Most Beautiful Craigslist Missed Connections Post of All Time

I came across this Missed Connections Craigslist post and it reminded me of how you never know the impact you may leave on someone’s life. A man recounts the lifesaving and life-changing interaction he had with a stranger one rainy night 43 years ago when he had plans to end his life. The power of kindness…

02 Oct 2015

Book for Book Program Spreading Literacy Worldwide

Illiteracy is a worldwide problem, and the proof resides in some pretty unfortunate statistics: Chart from Better World Books In a country where everything from dogs to hamburgers get a national day, it’s comforting to see that literacy also gets marked with such an occasion – September 8th. To mark 2015’s…

01 Oct 2015

Unintentionally Rude Questions You Should Stop Asking People

We’ve all had our foot in our mouth before – the taste of shoe is not so sweet. Sometimes we say something and immediately realize our mistake, but sometimes we don’t realize the damage caused by our question. So, I present to you …. Unintentionally rude questions to quit asking people:   “Did you lose…

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