The GOODEST: Our Favorite Things to Learn and Do This Past Week The GOODEST: Our Favorite Things to Learn and Do This Past Week
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The GOODEST: Our Favorite Things to Learn and Do This Past Week

by Meghan Neal

November 11, 2012
 
 
Chances are you know someone affected by Hurricane Sandy. Just a text message. Just 10 bucks. It's so easy.
 

 
 
The idea behind the ad is to give Ohioans 50 seconds of reprieve from the constant political attack ads that bombard the crucial swing state—especially the weekend before the election.
 

 
 
Inspired by the Take Back Tuesday challenge, Matt Luckhurst asked his students at the School of Visual Arts in NYC to create a new phenomenon around the act of voting. Here's their beautiful work.
 
 
 
Aled Lewis began his clever series "Toy Stories" as a personal project, putting his favorite animals—dinosaurs, cats, unicorns, sharks, and bears—in precarious, mostly hilarious situations, and imagining their witty banter.
 

 
 
Projects such as the High Line have kickstarted a new age of urban regeneration—for good or ill—with initiatives from Tel Aviv to Philadelphia attempting to replicate its success on their own turf.
 

 
 
Sure, you’re wearing a wookie costume. You've even gotten some candy while wandering the neighborhood. But this has to be serious: You’re trying to get people to vote.
 

 
 
Amid the criticisms that social media sites are a frivolity consuming the American public one iPhone at a time, their effectiveness during Hurricane Sandy provides affirmation that their purpose far exceeds Jennifer Aniston pregnancy rumors.
 

 
Illustration by Jessica De Jesus
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