19 Feb 2016

10 Memorable Quotes from Harper Lee

Today we all woke up to the sad news that Harper Lee, the author of To Kill a Mockingbird passed away at the age of 89. Her 1961 novel about small-town lawyer Atticus Finch’s battle to save the life of a black resident threatened by a racist mob, became a national institution and a defining text on the racial…

16 Jan 2016

The Online Community for Kindness

People are always sending me positive, uplifting stories and images so I wanted to give everyone a place to post, share and browse all things kind. Because everyone loves kindness – it’s contagious and something the world needs more of. And it’s here! Become a Kind’er (a kind badass) and share & browse kindness from…

09 Jan 2016

One Man’s Journey from Child Soldier to Refugee Lawyer

The story of Deng Thiak Adut and his journey from child soldier to refugee lawyer is so full of inspiration, I can’t believe it hasn’t yet been made into a movie. Knowing that people are most receptive to brevity, here is an incredibly short version of his amazing story. You can visit the links at the…

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.




16 Nov 2015

Artist Creates Tank That Delivers Free Books & Battles Ignorance

Raul Lemesoff, an artist in Buenos Aires, Argentina is droppin’ books, not bombs with his rad tank-like ‘Weapon Of Mass Instruction’ (Arma de Instuccion Masiva). The art piece is intended to battle ignorance and spread knowledge. The tank-like (tank-ish?) ride was created with a converted ’79 Ford Falcon, that’s complete with a non-functioning gun, a…

06 Nov 2015

Wu-Tang’s RZA Funds Chess Program that Helps At-Risk Youth

Anyone who knows Wu-Tang’s RZA knows he’s a man of chess. From “Da Mystery of Chessboxin'” to his 2012 Liquid Swords special edition chess set bundle, the competitive chess player is now taking his knowledge of the game to the next level by funding a new chess program for at-risk youth. Last week, RZA made a large donation…

26 Oct 2015

After Almost 57 Years, Barbie Is Finally a Feminist

Mattel has a new advertisement, and it’s fantastic. The video, called “Imagine the Possibilities” adorably showcases how children use their imagination when playing with dolls, and asks, “What happens when girls are free to imagine they can be anything?” Image from Mattel The little ladies appear as miniature professionals – an…

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…