GOOD

Send Us Evidence of the Valentine Phantom In Your Town

Each year around this time, mysterious red hearts pop up in cities across the country. We're collecting your photos for a Valentine's Day slideshow.

This weekend, the mysterious phenomenon known as the Valentine Phantom, or Valentine's Day Bandit, will spread a simple message of love across the country. Like street art cupids, these Valentine Phantoms venture out in the night to place bright red hearts in highly visible places just before Valentine's Day for a very public display of affection. Apparently the tradition began in Portland, Maine, in the 1970s, gained a big following thanks to a "Kissing Bandit" in Boulder, Colorado, and has a very special place in the, um, hearts of Montpelier, Vermont, residents, where there's even a Valentine Phantom Phan Page.

Keep Reading Show less
Articles

How to Protest The Cost of College Tuition: Pay With Dollar Bills

It took Nic Ramos two days to collect enough singles from "five or six" different bank branches. But he made his point.

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I-o3Agc9KCI

Want to send a message that you're fed up with the rising cost of college? Do what University of Colorado at Boulder sophomore Nic Ramos did. Pay your tuition in cash. With dollar bills.

Keep Reading Show less
Articles

Cheap Ways to Get Solar Panels for Your House

Solar panels are a good investment, but the start-up costs can be prohibitive. Here are some ways to get your solar panels for free.

Solar panels are a good investment, but the start-up costs can be prohibitive. Here are some ways to get your solar panels for free.

So you want to supplement—or perhaps even replace—your electrical grid power consumption with rooftop solar panels, but you don't want to pay thousands of dollars for a solar panel kit. There are, fortunately, a number of cheaper solar power options available—if you know where to look.

Keep Reading Show less
Articles