Earth Smiles at Portugal for Making Carbon Footprints Disappear
Posted on : 04-28-2018 By : Samantha Pointer
Portugal deserves a thank-you letter. And Earth should write it. The country became the first to ever produce more electricity through renewable sources in a month than it consumed in that month. Hopefully, this feat will inspire other major countries to follow in Portugal's footsteps. According to Michael J. Coren of Quartz Media, the South American nation’s transmission system operator, REN, reported that the production of renewable energy for March was approximately 103 percent of total consumption. Portugal is doing more than just reducing its carbon footprint. It's as if…
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Homeless Hero’s Compassion Rescues Puppy and Inspires Generosity
Posted on : 04-22-2018 By : Samantha Pointer
A Salt Lake City indigent rescued a deserted puppy and has inspired his community to come to his aid. Although Ron Howell is homeless, he could not bear the thought of the dog being abandoned or destroyed. Howell’s act of mercy has returned to him manifold. Every day, Howell spends his time picking up garbage and seeking money or work offers on Highway 700 East close to the I-80 West offramp. He often sleeps near or under the overpass. Recently, a woman drove up to Howell with a chihuahua. She…
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Sunny Days for Autistic Children: Sesame Place Designated World’s First Certified Autism Center
Posted on : 04-21-2018 By : Samantha Pointer
Sesame Place is now officially a place where children with autism can “come and play”. In commemoration of the US National Autism Awareness Month, the Philadelphia theme park has recently been designated as a Certified Autism Center. Sesame Place is based on the legendary children’s television show Sesame Street which introduced its first autistic character last year. It is the first park in the world to attain this accreditation. Sesame Place collaborated with the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES) to obtain the certification after its staff…
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Lesson from a Cat: Believe in Miracles
Posted on : 04-13-2018 By : Samantha Pointer
The tale of a cat named Thomas Jr. is an inspiration to anyone who has ever spent days frantically posting countless flyers advertising a lost pet. Fourteen years after his escape from a friend's home, he was returned last week to his owner, Perry Martin, of Fort Pierce, FL. After the orange tabby was found as a stray by an animal control officer and taken to a shelter, the staff at the shelter located an implanted microchip and returned him to his owner. While this is a story centered around…
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Boy Feeds Officers Who Helped Save his Life
Posted on : 04-12-2018 By : Samantha Pointer
Children are great because most of the time, they're so pure of heart. They don't think bad of people and they just really want to please others. When someone does something kind, kids know that they should return the favor even if it's just with a simple, "Thank you." One boy in Virginia went above and beyond to thank the officers that potentially saved his life. According to Reddit, 10-year-old Zachary was riding his bike in Chesterfield County when he went missing around 6 in the evening. His family was…
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