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Good News in History, October 21

80 years ago today, Ernest Hemingway’s novel For Whom the Bell Tolls was first…


This Week’s Inspiring Horoscopes From Rob Bresny’s ‘Free Will Astrology’

We’ve partnered with our friend Rob Brezsny, who for years has championed a…


14-Year-Old Girl Wins $25,000 For a Scientific Breakthrough That Could Lead to COVID-19 Cure

With the impact of the pandemic continuing to spread far and wide, people…


This 10-Year-Old Walked 1,700 Miles With His Dad from Italy to England For a Hug With Grandma

Visiting loved ones during the pandemic has become a daunting task. Even so,…


Good News in History, October 23

Happy 80th Birthday to Pelé, the former Brazilian professional footballer…


Wild Persian Leopards Make a Roaring Comeback in Russia’s Mountains

Reprinted with permission from World At Large, a news website of nature,…


These Wind Turbines Attached to Highway Street Lights Are Powered By Traffic

A revolutionary new design for onshore wind turbines that can be attached to…


Ikea to Buy Back Used Furniture Worldwide in Recycling Push For Black Friday

One might expect local entrepreneurs to be the ones who might open a…


Tiny Chihuahua With a Huge Heart is Named the American Humane Hero Dog of the Year

She may only weigh four pounds, but she’s a Chihuahua with a huge heart and one…


Instead of Sleep Meds, Special Lighting Helps Nursing Home Residents Get Better Sleep, Study Finds

This new study from Brown University has found a simple, but effective way of…


Good News in History, October 20

130 years ago today, Jelly Roll Morton, the ragtime and jazz innovator,…


8-Year-old Sees Stars for the First Time After His Blindness is Treated With Gene Therapy – WATCH

Wishing on a star is one of the most magical rites of childhood: “Star light,…


Bird Sets New Record for Longest Bird Migration – 7,500 Miles Without Making a Single Stop

Every time you see a bird, there is a chance you may be looking at the greatest…


7-Year-old Boy Who Was Bullied Opens a Huge Food Pantry, Making His Life All About Positive Energy

If living well is the best revenge, then Cavanaugh Bell may just be having the…


Good News in History, October 22

On this day 5 years ago, a 30-foot-tall totem pole was returned home to its…


Performing Acts of Kindness Can Boost Both Physical Health and Happiness Levels, Study Finds

Performing acts of kindness and helping other people can be good for people’s…


This Austin Restaurant is Making the Wittiest Pandemic Signs Anywhere

A restaurant that’s famous for its hilarious signs has been pulling out all the…


Myanmar Eradicates Disease That Caused Blindness in 4% of Its People—The 12th Nation To Do So

Though trachoma is preventable, blindness from trachoma is irreversible–and it…