This Street Art Was Actually Asked for by the City Government!

By Richard K. Noots Paul Walsh of New Zealand had enough of the bland utility boxes that littered his community in Aukland. After having one of his paints ruined by the government, popular outcry convinced the leaders of Aukland to not only allow Walsh to continue, but practically commissioned him to keep working. Isn’t that crazy? Now this…

Need Help Picking a Job? Why Not Base it on Your Personality?

By Richard K. Noots We all have trouble choosing our dream job. Many of us might waste twenty or thirty years even before we find what could be considered our true calling. Luckily, a survey done of over 20,000 people has showcased what seems to work for some people based on their personalities. So, if you’ve been trying to…

Second Chance, Inc. is Guaranteed to Give You a … You Guessed It!

By Richard K. Noots If you’ve ever been to prison or hit rock bottom in your life, you know how hard it can be to pull yourself by your bootstraps (or whatever it is people say). That’s why this new company, Second Chance, Inc. is such an awesome thing to witness. Not only does it give a way for…

Chicago Veterans Step Up to Help Fight the HUGE Crime Problem

By Richard K. Noots Despite Chicago having a huge problem with bullets entering people, no one is really sure how to solve the issue. That is, until some veterans came up with a unique strategy to help kids make it to school without dying. It involves … Essentially walking them to school. Yes, like Little Rock 9,…

This House is Made Out of Bottles, but Not How You Think

By Richard K. Noots A solution is being found to the terrible housing problem seen in places like Nigeria. Instead of letting all our trash go to waste, some people have figured out how to use it to make not only a place that is fire-proof, but also bullet-proof! How insane is that? Aside from being cost-effective, it’s…

Would You Do Something Illegal to Help Your Terminal Illness?

By Richard K. Noot When Daniel Hibbitt was diagnosed with terminal cancer, he decided to look for any means to help his predicament. Well, if you haven’t been living under a rock for 15 years, you might have heard that marijuana might actually help in many ways with all cancer-related issues. Unfortunately for Daniel, he lives in…

Need a Good Reason to Work Out? Here’s 3!

Image by: By Binkwilder By Richard K. Noots Let’s face it, not all of us are hardcore gym rats. Going to work out on just a semi-regular basis is hard enough to accomplish, let alone trying to master a full gym schedule. Generally speaking, it’s at least an extra 1-2 hour commitment that is out…

Now There’s a Marathon to Run Around the World?!

By Richard K. Noots Have you ever ran a marathon? Was it some piddly 25 miles? Ha! You Wouldn’t last a day in Earthathon. Or maybe you would … Inspired by people who want to raise awareness and save the world (as always), Earthathon is a race that has you competing online worldwide to see who can finish 25,000 miles the fastest! They…

This is Where You Should Sleep if You Have Insomnia

By Richard K. Noots Simon Trnka isn’t like us. On nights when he can’t sleep, he doesn’t take medication or watch TV. Instead, he grabs his things and starts heading out to where he belongs: the mountains. Being from Slovakia, he’s in a unique position to experience the geography of the world, and he does not waste it!…

Temple Grandin Shows Why Autism Doesn’t Have to be a Set Back

By Richard K. Noots People everywhere have Autism, and we aren’t really sure why. I mean, there are numerous causes and huge variations (Autism is a spectrum of things, and not caused by vaccines) which make it hard to pinpoint one thing and say “that’s it!” What we do know is that people with Autism can…