Meet This Year's Change-Making Webby Winners
The Webby Awards announced their 2013 winners today, and among them we found an incredible class of changemakers. Take a break to explore these socially conscious (and very well-designed) sites.
Activism: Change.org (Webby Winner/People's Voice)
Charitable Organizations/Non-Profit: DoSomething.org (Webby Winner)
Corporate Social Responsibility: City Forward by IBM (Webby Winner)
Vote Up or Shut Up by DoSomething.org (People's Voice)
Education: Ted-Ed (Webby Winner/People's Voice)
Government: Milwaukee Police News (Webby Winner)
NASA Solar System Exploration (People's Voice)
Green: TERRA: The Nature of Our World (Webby Winner/People's Voice)
ONLINE FILM & VIDEO
Public Service and Activism: Shocking Animal Cruelty at Tyson Foods Supplier (Webby Winner/People's Voice)
Public Service Channel: The Uncultured Project (Webby Winner/People's Voice)
INTERACTIVE ADVERTISING AND MEDIA
Corporate Social Responsibility Campaigns: Demand Equal Pay by Rapp Tribal DDB Group (Webby Winner)
Coca-Cola Arctic Home (People's Voice)
Public Service and Activism: Hashtag Killer (Webby Winner)
Dumb Ways to Die (People's Voice)
So You Think You’re a Foodie? Pop culture was onto these trends way before you were. A sampling of the screwball comedies, sob stories, and sci-fis that anticipated our culinary moment
Dear Nine-Year-Old Me The transition is going to be difficult for you, but whenever you feel a little lonely and left out, take comfort in the knowledge that you are honing one of your greatest superpowers.
What to Do When Your Country is Drowning The wild and desperate ways island nations are fighting the effects of climate change
The Rise of Drone Pizza Delivery Why the skies will soon be filled with flying, snack-bearing robots
How Helsinki Became a Public Transporation Paradise One European city plans to make car ownership obsolete within a decade.
Follow the Crowd NanoCrafter and the rise of group intelligence Why online gaming may just be the future of science
The Empathy Mirror Neurofeedback enables us to better see ourselves in the other. Recent discoveries in neurofeedback can teach you to be less of a dick.
Robots On Ice Probe the Arctic Why a team of research robots is investigating disappearing sea ice, and why you should care
Don’t Turn Away Colin Finlay photographs the consequences of climate change. You will never see more beautiful photos of the deteriorating state of our planet than the ones in this photo feature.
Puppy Love How dogecoin spawned an improbable community of giving What a canine-emblazoned cryptocurrency can teach about philanthropy
Positive In, Positive Out: How a USC Alumna is Coping with Lymphoma Coast Guard Reserves member Cassie Sulfridge, 28, had just graduated from MSW@USC, the Southern California university’s web-based Master of Social Work program, and was working two jobs when her life was turned upside down.
Politics by Yummier Means An Israeli-Palestinian popup restaurant and the precarious art of gastric diplomacy Two chefs win over hearts, minds, and stomachs in Jerusalem.