Man Skips Job Opportunity to Save a Life
Posted on : 08-11-2017 By : Samantha Pointer
Imagine it's an average day and you're off to an interview via public bus transportation. Suddenly, the bus slams on the brakes and you see a car hit a tree in front of you. The bus plans to leave soon to keep the schedule, and your interview approaches quickly. What do you do? Luckily that is not the situation you are in right now, but it was for an ex-convict named Aaron Tucker. It had only been a week after he was released from prison, and this interview was a…
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Dog with Big Heart Reminds us all to be Kind
Posted on : 08-10-2017 By : Samantha Pointer
It's been said that a dog is man's best friend. Well, a recent story out of Brazil has some saying a dog might be a dog's best friend! There's an 8-month-old puppy in Brazil who was rescued recently. Now she seems to help other dogs who have been in circumstances like she was! According to Reddit, the puppy named Lana recently did something very amazing. It's something that many people aren't even known to do. The puppy saw a homeless dog laying outside on the sidewalk. Noticing how cold it…
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Donation Allows for 11 Million Acres of New National Parks
Posted on : 08-09-2017 By : Samantha Pointer
There are few pure and natural areas in the world that are safe from the destruction that comes from industrialization, and those locations are known as national parks. These parks, protected by their respective governments, are safe havens for the adventurous and curious spirits who love the outdoors. Home to millions of different animal species, and recreational tourists, the parks are a treasure to behold. Thanks to a very generous donation from the Thompkins Foundation, there are now 11 million more acres of these paradises. This foundation was started by…
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Plastic Recycled for Road Construction in India
Posted on : 08-08-2017 By : Samantha Pointer
The government of Tamil Nadu, a southern state in India, has been working on ways to recycle plastic. For the past five years, they have been using it in road construction. So far, over 1600 tons of plastic have been used on 643 miles of roads. Plastic is a major problem; 300 million tons of it are produced every year, and only about 22 percent of it gets recycled. Plastic does not biodegrade, so it lingers on as a pollutant. Every year, about 8.8 million tons of plastic end up…
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Community Helps Boy With Spina Bifida Live a Happy Life in Nature
Posted on : 08-05-2017 By : Samantha Pointer
Lane Sutton is just like your typical 13-year-old. He loves the great outdoors and is happy to spend his time hunting, fishing, and spending time in nature. Unfortunately, unlike normal 13-year-olds, these activities are all a little bit trickier for Lane. That's because Lane has Spina Bifida which makes it difficult for him to move around as freely as he would like. All his life, Lane has been using a four-wheel drive wheelchair but it's not the easiest to navigate in nature. According to Reddit, Lane's life is changing for…
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