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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Uber Reveals A Method Of Upcharging Customers That Will Further Damage The Company’s Imageby Penn Collins
Texas Passes Bill To Prevent Non-Christians From Adopting Kidsby Kate Ryan
Hillary Jokes About Trump Being Impeached During Commencement Speechby Tod Perry
Obama Takes Subtle Jabs At Trump In His First Major Post-Presidency Appearanceby Tod Perry
First Lady Angers AHCA Opponents With Tweets From Recent Hospital Visitsby Penn Collins
Life Noggin Creates A Video To Debunk The Flat Earth Theoryby Tod Perry
Mark Zuckerberg’s Harvard Commencement Speech Reveals What He Cares About Mostby Liz Dwyer
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...