The GOOD 100: Humble Pile The GOOD 100: Humble Pile
The GOOD 100: Humble Pile
Crap Caper: Chicago's illegal cache of human waste is tomorrow's gardening gold.In an undisclosed storage area in Chicago, Nance Klehm has a hidden stockpile of human excrement. When the 1,500-gallon stash finishes its two-year composting cycle next summer, it will be soil as rich as any you could buy at the store-a gardener's black gold. If it's discovered by the authorities before then, it'll be deemed hazardous and removed. The hoard belongs to Humble Pile Chicago, a conspiracy of 22 people Klehm has rallied to help.Credit her childhood on a farm in northwest Illinois: Klehm is a self-made food and soil consultant who thinks we need to close the nutrient loop when it comes to a sustainable source of fertilizer. "It's hard to find safe soil for planting in the city," she says. "Most of what you get is stripped from someplace else; we're stealing it from one place and trying to enrich another with it. It's nuts."
Photographer responds to unsolicited nude pic by sending it to the man’s mother. “I think you need to have a chat with your son.”
Teenage girl shamed for her ‘distracting’ outfit fights back in a very funny way. “[Because] she has a figure she was told she had to change.”
Milla Jovovich bravely spoke out against newly-passed anti-choice laws by describing her ‘horrific’ abortion. “I cannot remain silent when so much is at stake.”
New SAT scores take into account a student's family background. There's considerable backlash. The ‘adversity score’ was met with a swift backlash.
An intoxicated man left his car behind and left this honest plea for the police. Most of us have been in this exact situation
Photographer responds to unsolicited nude pic by sending it to the man’s mother. Kim Kardashian accused of cultural appropriation for 'Sunday Service' outfit. Not a great look. Teenage girl shamed for her ‘distracting’ outfit fights back in a very funny way. Milla Jovovich bravely spoke out against newly-passed anti-choice laws by describing her ‘horrific’ abortion. New SAT scores take into account a student's family background. There's considerable backlash. An intoxicated man left his car behind and left this honest plea for the police. Conservative and religious leaders hate Alabama’s awful abortion law, too. This guy switched places with a female coworker and discovered his ‘invisible advantage.’ AOC brilliantly exposed how lobbyists are openly manipulating lawmakers. Republicans tried to stir up outrage by calling Rashida Tlaib anti-Semitic. It's backfiring spectacularly. Black lawmakers are already pitching a ‘dream ticket’ for Joe Biden. This map compares each state’s math and science proficiency to other countries.
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