Haunting Photo of Migrants Wins Top Prize

An Australian freelance photographer’s haunting, moonlit image of a baby being passed by migrants underneath a razor-wire fence on the Hungary-Serbia border won the prestigious World Press Photo award.

Relationship Comics Illustrate Beauty in the Mundane

Big, profound moments are important in relationships, but the small, seemingly inconsequential ones often are what build the foundation.

In Japan, Lunch Period Is a Leaning Period

This 9-min documentary highlights the way students in Saitama use teamwork in all elements of their education, even lunch.

Police Officer Creates Happy Ending for Puppy

Post by ShakerHeightsPD. Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.facebook.com Thanks to the kindness of two Ohio police officers, a needy puppy will be protected and served for a lifetime.

You Are Enough

6 Scientific Benefits of LovingKindness Meditation

Practicing lovingkindness meditation, even for just 10 minutes, can kick-start a positive ripple effect in your life.

Flashblack: Nick Rolando

Surfing aficionados credit Nick Gabaldon as California’s first documented surfer of African and Mexican American descent. A skilled recreational surfer, his legacy has inspired many, especially surfers of color, who see him as a role model.

Vegan In-N-Out Burger Knockoff Is Protein with Style

Chef Jeremiah Tydeman and GM John Ferguson of Alvarado Street Brewery in Monterey, CA introduced a new burger menu, but, it’s the vegan double double, their only meat-free option, that garnered the most attention.

Wealth Therapists Deal with 1%er Money Guilt

As the income gap widens, “wealth therapists” help the 1% work through their particular emotional dilemma.

The Subject No One Wants to Discuss

Founder Celeste Mergens discusses the ways in which Days for Girls creates a more dignified, free and educated world through access to lasting feminine hygiene solutions.

Big Bale Hotel in Switzerland

Just the energy from people and cooking plus the sunlight is enough to keep the house warm.

Strong People

Artist Tackles Subway Stench with Scratch-n-Sniff

The New York City subway is many things, but clean isn’t necessarily one of them. It doesn’t exactly smell great, either. While the city hedges on solutions, School of Visual Arts Student Angela H. Kim is waging a guerilla war against the olfactory offensiveness of it all.

Be a Rainbow

Flashblack: Jackie Ormes

Jackie Ormes (1 Aug 1911- 26 Dec 1985) was influenced by her family’s tradition in printing and entertainment, and became the first African-American woman syndicated cartoonist in the United States.

Man Saves for 10 Years to Buy a Dog Ambulance

Balu wasn’t sure what he wanted to do, just that he wanted to help animals. So, after saving his money for a decade, he bought a van and turned it into a unique ambulance service to transport hurt and homeless dogs to veterinarians for treatment.