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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A New Weapon in Colombia’s War on Drugs: Cocaine-Eating Mothsby Jed Oelbaum
Science Proves the Government Doesn’t Give a Shit About Youby Doug Patterson
Watch as This Couple Experience a Lifetime Together in a Single Dayby Craig Carilli
Understand Consent With the Help of Stick Figures and a Cup of Teaby Craig Carilli
France to Stop Trashing, Start Donating, All Unsold Supermarket Foodby Tasbeeh Herwees
The GOODEST: Our Favorite Things to Learn and Do This Past Week
A DO Suggestion? Contribute to iFixit. Write a repair manual. Offer advice about your favorite device's tech issues. Next time a gadget of yours breaks, fix it.
Last week, Cory Booker gamely agreed to step into the shoes of America's poor and live on $33 in food stamps a week. But let's not take our eyes off the real issue: ending poverty.
A DO Suggestion? Volunteer at Feeding America.
Author Tiffany Shlain talks about how from sundown Friday night to sundown Saturday night her family shuts down every cell phone, iPad, TV, and computer in their house. They call it their "technology Shabbat."
A DO Suggestion? Host a technological Shabbat in your house.
How can food packaging have a useful life after you've eaten whatever's inside? One solution, from a Greek design company, is to create a box that can easily be converted into a toy that kids want to keep.
A DO Suggestion? Make toys from recycled materials.
Liz Dwyer knows in the wake of the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Connecticut, every parent across America hugged their kids Friday night. But, she's also going to tell her boys how someone went into that school and shot and killed seven educators and 20 children.
Now, Let's DO the DOs:
Here at GOOD HQ, we're working to assemble a a toolkit, or macro to-do list if you will, of what we all should do as part of being good, engaged, and active citizens—citizens not just of our country, but of our communities and of the world at large. So, what should be on the list?
Garbage to Garden makes composting in the home easy by offering a curbside pickup program that collects your compost weekly. Let's help expand this service nationwide...