ANIMALS | PLANET | WILDLIFE

EARTH DAY 2015: Caring Ecosystems

EARTH DAY 2015: Caring Ecosystems

    Crossposted from Caregiverism.com  An ecosystem is defined as “a biological community of interacting organisms and their physical environment.”  We humans are part of the ecosystem. Within each ecosystem there is a web of connections and relationships, the proverbial “web of life. ” When an ecosystem is healthy, there is a balance between the […]

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Saving Two Bear Cubs in Wisconsin

Saving Two Bear Cubs in Wisconsin

In a quiet cabin on Little Pine Lake, near Milltown, Wisconsin, two loud cries could be heard. A cabin owner called the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources after she followed the cries to a tree where she saw two bear cub snouts sticking out of a hole at the bottom of a tree. Two wardens […]

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ARTS | CULTURE | SPIRITUALITY

From Guns to Shovels

From Guns to Shovels

  NOTE:  This article is shared as an example of community good — innovative, creative good, in this case centered around an artist who lives in a city with the highest rate of gun deaths in all of Mexico. This isn’t a commentary on gun control, though that is a subject certainly in need of […]

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Leah’s Peace Offering to the Ferguson Community

Leah’s Peace Offering to the Ferguson Community

  (Full article at WOFL FOX 35 ORLANDO) Leah Flynn, a Sanford 2nd grader, has performed as a soloist at numerous concerts and venues. She is a seasoned performer, having begun her violin journey at age 5, taking lessons and practicing daily with her father. “I’m extremely proud and I tell her it’s a God […]

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BUSINESS | CO-OPS | NEW ECONOMY

CEO Cuts His Pay, Raises All Workers’ Pay

CEO Cuts His Pay, Raises All Workers’ Pay

  We need more people like Dan Price of Seattle, please. Not only more businesspersons and business owners like him, but simply more PEOPLE like Dan Price. Dan is the CEO of Gravity Payments, a credit card processing firm in Seattle, and he is taking the growing, corrosive issue of income inequality to heart and […]

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Community Café: The Pay-What-You-Can Model

Community Café: The Pay-What-You-Can Model

  “Everyone, regardless of economic status, deserves the chance to eat healthy food while being treated with dignity. Good food for the Greater Good.” That is the message on the website of the SAME “So All May Eat” Cafe , featured in the above video. SAME is located in Denver, Colorado, founded by Brad and Libby […]

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CIVICS | EDUCATION | JUSTICE

Detroit Students Offer Touching Service to Veterans

Detroit Students Offer Touching Service to Veterans

  A service team at the University of Detroit Jesuit High School is calling on students to serve as pallbearers at the funerals of unclaimed, homeless veterans. The pilot program had its first outreach on Oct. 20, with six juniors and seniors from the high school in attendance to honor the lives of three fallen […]

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Care in the Classroom

Care in the Classroom

    To tell each and every student that they matter is Caregiverism‬ in action, in the classroom. Brava, Ms. Lopez.  Bravo, young man, to realize the wisdom imparted to you through Ms. Lopez. I hope you take her words to heart and always remember that YOU DO MATTER.  Bravo to the million plus people […]

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HEALTHCARE | WELLNESS | SPORTS

High School Cross Country Team Shows True Sportsmanship

High School Cross Country Team Shows True Sportsmanship

Streator Township High School Cross Country athlete, Jacob Chalkey, was nearing the finish line in a four-team meet Thursday afternoon when he felt a seizure coming on. Slowing to a stop, he sat and waited for the debilitating episode to pass. Since birth, Chalkey, 18, has had a rare neurological condition which causes dramatic seizures […]

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4000 CDs Donated to Hospital for Music Therapy

4000 CDs Donated to Hospital for Music Therapy

  What can a guy do with 4,000 CDs? Help someone heal, says music therapist Gemma Isaac. That’s what happened Tuesday when a former national music buyer for the now-defunct retailer A&B Sound, Vancouver’s Brian Thompson, packed up his massive collection spanning 23 years of music from 1990 and sent it to Vancouver General Hospital where Isaac will […]

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SCIENCE | TECH | INNOVATION

Hybrid Materials Could Smash the Solar Efficiency Ceiling

Hybrid Materials Could Smash the Solar Efficiency Ceiling

  A new method for transferring energy from organic to inorganic semiconductors could boost the efficiency of widely used inorganic solar cells.    Researchers have developed a new method for harvesting the energy carried by particles known as ‘dark’ spin-triplet excitons with close to 100% efficiency, clearing the way for hybrid solar cells which could […]

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Advances in Solar Toward Printable Plastic Sheets

Advances in Solar Toward Printable Plastic Sheets

    Read complete article loaded with details at Motherboard.   Our most promising visions of a clean-powered future typically position cheap, abundant solar energy as an important cornerstone. And solar panels would be a lot cheaper and abundant if they were made out of plastic instead of silicon—that way, they could be ‘printed’ in a flexible material and easily applied […]

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From Guns to Shovels

From Guns to Shovels

| December 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

  NOTE:  This article is shared as an example of community good — innovative, creative good, in this case centered around an artist who lives in a city with the highest rate of gun deaths in all of Mexico. This isn’t a commentary on gun control, though that is a subject certainly in need of […]

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Detroit Students Offer Touching Service to Veterans

Detroit Students Offer Touching Service to Veterans

| November 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

  A service team at the University of Detroit Jesuit High School is calling on students to serve as pallbearers at the funerals of unclaimed, homeless veterans. The pilot program had its first outreach on Oct. 20, with six juniors and seniors from the high school in attendance to honor the lives of three fallen […]

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Care in the Classroom

Care in the Classroom

| April 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

    To tell each and every student that they matter is Caregiverism‬ in action, in the classroom. Brava, Ms. Lopez.  Bravo, young man, to realize the wisdom imparted to you through Ms. Lopez. I hope you take her words to heart and always remember that YOU DO MATTER.  Bravo to the million plus people […]

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EARTH DAY 2015: Caring Ecosystems

EARTH DAY 2015: Caring Ecosystems

| April 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

    Crossposted from Caregiverism.com  An ecosystem is defined as “a biological community of interacting organisms and their physical environment.”  We humans are part of the ecosystem. Within each ecosystem there is a web of connections and relationships, the proverbial “web of life. ” When an ecosystem is healthy, there is a balance between the […]

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Five-year-old Jack Carder’s First Pitch

Five-year-old Jack Carder’s First Pitch

| April 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

  A baseball and a 5-year-old boy met last night at Huntington Park at the intersection of Wonder and Tenacity avenues. Jack Carder of Lewis Center, wearing a new prosthetic right hand created by a 3D printer and 13 physics students from Siena College in New York, threw a ceremonial first pitch with his left […]

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CEO Cuts His Pay, Raises All Workers’ Pay

CEO Cuts His Pay, Raises All Workers’ Pay

| April 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

  We need more people like Dan Price of Seattle, please. Not only more businesspersons and business owners like him, but simply more PEOPLE like Dan Price. Dan is the CEO of Gravity Payments, a credit card processing firm in Seattle, and he is taking the growing, corrosive issue of income inequality to heart and […]

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