Science Proves the Government Doesn’t Give a Shit About You Unless you have billions of dollars. Oh, you don’t? Sorry... Finally, we have data to back up what we already knew.
Watch as Art Imitates Life in The Last Black Man in San Francisco A moving film about friendship, and the fight to call a place your home.
Despite Ageist Sexism Maggie Gyllenhaal Remains Hopeful After being told she was too old to play the love interest of a 55-year-old man, the actress went from anger to laughter.
Mom Fights Back After School Excludes Special Needs Students 17 mentally disabled students from the Tooele County’s Community Learning Center aren’t appearing in this year’s yearbook.
When Lego and Google Partner Online, Imagination Wins Web app “Build” is all the fun of regular Legos, with nothing to clean up afterwards.
Activists Revitalize Abandoned Detroit Home With Over 4,000 Flowers Florists and organizers join together to reimagine empty property, and change the way the world sees their community.
Washington D.C. and Philadelphia
You can take the cold, you say? Then trudge through that fresh snow and join the 15th Anniversary MSP Polar Bear Plunge in the Chesapeake Bay and raise funds for Special Olympics Maryland.
Up in Philly, you can also take the plunge for Special Olympics Pennsylvania in Neshaminy State Park.
Was cooking more on your list of New Year’s resolutions? Well you can’t start without the tools. Les Dames d’Escoffier, a culinary school for women, will have plenty for you to snag at their “Everything But the Kitchen Sink” garage sale on Saturday morning. Proceeds will go towards student scholarships.
Nicholas Kristof of The New York Times praises the drama, which he says “explores questions of journalistic ethics, particularly the tradeoffs between a reporter’s obligation to cover a larger story and get word out, versus the obligation to the particular individual who may be placed at risk by that story.”
Looking to add some craft and creativity to your lifestyle? Check out How To Homestead’s Kick-Off Celebration at the Exploratorium. Get tips on everything from making dandelion wine to constructing your own compost tumbler.
Gather your friends and take advantage of SoCal’s winter warmth (sorry east coasters). Food Forward, a grassroots organization that picks locally grown food and distributes it to the hungry, will harvest tangelos, lemons, and navel oranges on Saturday.