The GOODEST: Five Great Things From This Past Week

We're picking five great things to highlight from this past week, plus a community member that's making waves on our online platform. Oh, and...

We're picking five great things to highlight from this past week.

The Treasury Department said 'no' to the trillion dollar coin, so send us your designs and maybe we could mint the coin.

12-year-old Sicily Kolbeck inspired us to build a tiny house and set our own course...

But, for any idea to become a reality, a lone visionary isn't always enough...

Wouldn't it be more fun to harvest energy from our footsteps?

I mean, together we can be superheroes.

Illustration by Jessica De Jesus. Original photograph by David Gonzalez.

via David Leavitt / Twitter and RealTargetTori / Twitter

Last Friday, GOOD reported on an infuriating incident that went down at a Massachusetts Target.

A Target manager who's come to be known as "Target Tori," was harassed by Twitter troll David Leavitt for not selling him an $89 Oral-B Pro 5000 toothbrush for a penny.

He describes himself as a "multimedia journalist who has worked for CBS, AXS, Yahoo, and others."

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via David Leavitt / Twitter

Anyone who has ever worked in retail knows that the worst thing about the job, right after the pay, are the unreasonable cheapskates who "want to talk to your manager" to get some money off an item.

They think that throwing a tantrum will save them a few bucks and don't care if they completely embarrass themselves in the process. Sometimes that involves belittling the poor employee who's just trying to get through their day with an ounce of dignity.

Twitter is rallying around a gal named Tori who works at a Target in Massachusetts after she was tweet-shamed by irate chapekate, journalist, and Twitter troll, David Leavitt.

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via Haldean Brown / Flickr

In a typical work day, people who smoke take more breaks than those who do not. Every few hours they pop outside to have a smoke and usually take a coworker with them.

Don Bryden, Managing director at KCJ Training and Employment Solutions in Swindon, England, thinks that nonsmokers and smokers should be treated equally, so he's giving those who refrain from smoking four extra days to compensate.

Funny enough, Bryden is a smoker himself.

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