This Man Encourages You to Put Your Money Where Your “Art” Is

By Anne Cacherell Utilizing the power of social media to spread acts of kindness is just brilliant. Brandon Walker, founding artistic director of a theatre company called The Seeing Place, created this campaign to raise awareness about art. To be a part of this project, all you have to do is write “#Use this for…

You Won’t Believe What This Cop Did on Camera!

By Richard K. Noots Once again, we have a cop getting caught on camera doing something … Unorthodox. He begins by getting out of his car and approaching a group of families playing football in the park. Then, that’s when things get real. The cop joins in! Instead of doing what you’d expect (causing some…

Jimmy Kimmel Has an Idea That Just Might Save the World!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mk82x4mSAqQ By Richard K. Noots It’s time to get ready for #FingerofShame. Jimmy Kimmel, on his late night TV show, has started an idea that’s sure to catch fire. He wants you to go around and observe the world as you do your daily task. Should you see someone doing an act that is worthy…

Time to Spread Awareness On Animal Adoption, Are You Ready?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VO_cGmMX19U By Richard K. Noots There are over five hundred million dogs in existence at this very moment. The USA, with the most dogs in ownership, have around 73 million dogs as personal pets. Most other countries have easily under 7 million. What does that mean for the rest of the dog population? A whole lot of strays, that’s what. Not to…

This Vending Machine Asked Customers One Very Important Question

By Jack Day These T-shirts can be purchased for about $2.00, but what do they really wind up costing? This video from Fashion Revolution, a non profit organization, is meant to generate awareness about workers who make it possible for the rest of us to buy such cheap clothes. The sweatshop laborers endure harsh conditions…

What Would You Do With An Extra 11 Minutes? Aetna Asks Public to Quit Smoking

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qurrfu0vklc By Jack Day By now, we’ve all seen the “Truth” campaign. The antismoking group uses interesting experiences or jarring examples to shock people into considering a change of lifestyle. Now Aetna Insurance is doing something similar and taking the message viral. “The 11 Initiative” uses an 11 minute experience to send a message. Strangers…

Theater Patrons Are Unamused By This Water Bottle Prank

By Richard K. Noots A local theater was on the receiving end of a Water Awareness prank that left movie goers a little confused. One patron was quoted as saying, “Who directed this? I don’t even know who any of these characters are!” Many patrons left in the confusion, unsure of what to do with…

Do You Want to See Danger From a Safe Distance? This Camera Will Help You

By Anne Cacherell This video was released by Earthworks, an environmental non-profit organization committed to protecting the communities from the devastating effects of mineral and energy development. To detect dangerous emissions that are invisible to the naked eye, the oil and gas industry depend on Infrared Thermography.  FLIR Gasfinder Camera uses infrared energy and thermal…

Could You Live In a Mansion With 30,000 Bees? This Man Can & He’s Loving It!

By Anne Cacherell With 30,000 bees living in his 4-acre property atop the Hollywood Hills, award-winning musician and activist DJ Moby talks about his passion for bees and offers a concrete action on how we can reverse Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD). This syndrome or the drastic disappearances of worker bees is a very significant phenomenon…

See What Happiness Means In the Eyes of Different People Around the Globe

By Anne Cacherell The International Day of Happiness was initiated by the United Nation’s General Assembly on June 2012. Celebrated every 20th of March, the mission of this event is to educate and increase public awareness of the benefits of happiness. People around the world have different definitions of what makes them happy. For the…

Mental Illness is Something That Should be Embraced, not Shunned

By Richard K. Noots Family members, friends of Glenn Close and others have a valuable message to spread about mental illness. It’s something that anyone can suffer from, and it is a suffering that is unique to every individual. However, this does not make them any less capable than someone who is sane. Rather, it’s just to what extent you actually suffer from…

Failed Internet Celebrity Attempts to Hop on Latest Bandwagon

By Richard K. Noots Honey Badger (HB) of Youtube stardom has fallen out of favor in the past couple years. After his short stint in the Betty Ford Clinic around November 2010 HB moved back to his family’s homeland of South Africa. He favored an easier life, one with less hunting and getting bit in…