"I don't deserve this but I will treasure it like I treasured Ray and our friendship."
Kendrick Castillo was the only student to die in the most recent school shooting – this one taking place at STEM School in Highlands Ranch, Colorado. His bravery helped prevent more bloodshed in what has been a commonplace tragedy at our nation's schools. According to a classmate who witnessed the attack, Castillo moved to intercept one of the attackers to protect his classmates. A member of the school's robotics team, he was set to graduate in just three days.
Receiving scam calls and invasive popup ads has become, unfortunately, universally relatable in recent years. In 2018, around 4 million robocalls were made to American phone numbers every hour – that’s a staggering 12 billion calls a year. Jim Browning, is a YouTuber dedicated to exposing scams – or as he puts it, “Tracking and identifying scammers who knock my front door, call me or shove popups onto my computer screen.”
Well, Jim pulled off the seemingly impossible by gaining access to a scam call center based in Kolkata, India and in the process, he exposes their inner workings and shady practices. The below video is a must watch for anyone interested in exactly how this unsavory industry works – and seeing some sweet poetic justice delivered to the scammers due to Jim’s clever machinations is icing on the cake.
Blowing up on Reddit today is this short – but beautiful — gif of an unidentified young man on the subway performing a very subtle act of kindness. Can you spot it?
A video posted to YouTube on April 5th shows how often, and how hard, Jeremy Lin gets fouled by opposing players. Despite this, referees rarely, if ever, call any flagrant fouls, and the maker of the video, JAD 7534, suspects that racial bias is connected to the chronic no-calls.
An education activist for the Malala Foundation, Muzoon is passionate about educating the children of Syria no matter where they may be. She knows that the only path forward for Syria and its children is innovation and education. Below, she talks about creating a Syria where there’s no need to leave a dream deferred.