29 Sep 2015

Simple Ways to Make the World a Better & Kinder Place

Sometimes life is hard and things seem super screwed up. But it’s amazing how easy it can be to make a difference without having to change your life. Here are some simple ways to make the world a better and kinder place.   Simple ways to make the world a better and kinder place:  

24 Sep 2015

New Service In Japan Lets You Hire an Attractive Guy to Wipe Away Your Tears

You ever have one of those days where you’re constantly on the verge of crying? All it takes is one new task added to your swamped calendar or catching a clip of that Sarah Mclachlan Humane Society commercial to throw you over the edge. Ideally this breaking point happens at home, but what if it…

22 Sep 2015

Facts, Pictures and Ways to Help Elephants In Honor of National Elephant Appreciation Day

Did you know that September 22 is National Elephant Appreciation Day? Elephants may never forget, but I did and you likely didn’t know. Humans are elephants most dangerous predator (actually, the only predator for large elephants). We illegally and inhumanly poach them for ivory and exploit them for ‘entertainment.’ The best thing we can do for elephants…

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.




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?…

17 Aug 2015

Ruling in Phoenix Says All Dogs Sold in Pet Stores Must Come from Shelters & Nonprofit Rescue Groups

A federal judge in Phoenix, Arizona upheld an ordinance, originally passed by the Phoenix City Council in 2013, banning retail sales of dogs and cats in stores unless the pets come from animal shelters or nonprofit rescues. This is fantastic news for numerous reasons: It will drastically cut down on the number of shelter animals that are euthanized It…