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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Mother’s Testimony Rallies Support in the Fight for a Living Wageby Sean McDonald
What Color Should Your Pee Be?by Adam Albright-Hanna
Africans Take to Social Media to Combat Negative Cultural Stereotypesby Heather Dockray
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What if Gender Roles in Advertising Were Reversed?by Pete(r) Karinen
One Incredible Music Video Created From Combining 77 Hollywood Dance Scenesby Adam Albright-Hanna
The World’s Deadliest Animal Is Probably Not What You Think It Isby Gabriel Reilich
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...