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Poor Farmers Lose Income When Milk Spoils During Delivery. This $5 Jug Helps Solve That

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | March 2, 2015 | Impact
In Kenya alone, 80 percent of the milk is produced by small-scale farmers who helplessly watched their income source spill and spoil during delivery. For dairy farmers in developing countries, one of the greatest challenges is safely transporting milk to its destination, since the flimsy pails they...

Vine Star Jeffrey Marsh Has #GotYourBack In Inspiring Campaign For LGBT Youth

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | March 2, 2015 | Teen
Editor's Note: Jeffrey Marsh is open to the use of any pronoun, but for the purposes of this story, we are using "they/them/their." Vine star Jeffrey Marsh is known for spreading positive messages and promoting self-acceptance as well as starting viral hashtags like #DontSayThatsSoGay. With their...

Students Devise Way To Feed Homeless Meals, Cut Food Waste All At Once

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | March 2, 2015 | Impact
One Philadelphia homeless shelter used to have a major pea problem. Bethesda Project's My Brother’s House had an abundance of smooth Alaska peas for its clients, but demand did not match supply, Drexel Now reported. "One of the problems we struggle with is how to be creative with...

Moms Post #Brelfies In Response To Critic Who Called Breastfeeding Photos 'Naked Exhibitionism'

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | March 2, 2015 | Parents
Mothers all over the world shared breastfeeding selfies aka "brelfies" on social media last week after a British commentator called the practice "an attention-seeking spectacle" and criticized women who partake in such "naked exhibitionism." In a February 25 brelfie-themed segment on the U.K. talk show "This Morning,"...

#MeetAMuslimFamily Campaign Aims To 'Bridge The Gap Of Fear Into Love'

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | March 2, 2015 | Religion
There may be no better way of getting to know someone than over a homecooked meal. Canada's Ahmadiyya Muslim community launched the #MeetAMuslimFamily campaign on March 1 to bring neighbors together in the intimate space of the home. For two weeks, Muslim families are being encouraged to invite...

Rob Ford Sweatshirt For Sale On eBay, And It May Be From The Crack Scandal

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | March 2, 2015 | Canada Politics
Rob Ford warned people he'd be selling some controversial stuff on eBay. This particular item may be the most controversial yet.

U.S. Measles Count Increases To 170 Across 17 States

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | March 2, 2015 | Healthy Living
As of February 27, 2015, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has documented 170 cases of measles in 17 states and Washington D.C. Most of the cases -- 125 -- have been linked to an outbreak that began at Disneyland in California in...

91-Year-Old Is Living Her Dream As A Tech Designer At Silicon Valley Firm

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | March 2, 2015 | Good News
A nonagenarian has started a new career as a valuable part of Silicon Valley's tech world, bringing her years of wisdom to the industry. When Barbara Beskind was a child, she wanted to become an inventor. At 91 years old, she's living that dream as a tech designer...

Lady Gaga Takes Polar Plunge Into Chicago's Lake Michigan For Charity

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | March 2, 2015 | Entertainment
Lady Gaga has pulled some pretty crazy stunts over the years, but jumping into Chicago's Lake Michigan in sub-freezing temperatures might be her craziest one yet. Still, it was all for a good cause and she wasn't alone. On Sunday, the 28-year-old pop star and her fiance Taylor Kinney...

How Vince Young Found New Purpose After His NFL Dreams Crumbled (VIDEO)

Lynn Okura | March 2, 2015 | OWN
At just 31 years old, Vince Young is officially retired from the NFL -- not where the young superstar quarterback thought he would be at this stage in his career. Though he had a promising start with a winning college record, Young's pro football dreams didn't...

Dismissed Traditional Healers Now Key To Stopping Ebola

Reuters | Reuters | March 2, 2015 | Impact
By Misha Hussain MACENTA, Guinea, March 2 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In a land where witchcraft is sought after more than science for curing illness, medicine men in Guinea say the Ebola epidemic would be over by now if they had been properly included in the outbreak response. From broken...

Blind Girl Produces Whimsical 'Wizard Of Oz' Scene As She's Always Pictured It

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | March 2, 2015 | Good News
A little girl's "Oz" has been brought to life in a mesmerizing ad. Comcast recently released an advertisement featuring a blind 7-year-old girl named Emily. In the video above, Emily describes how she envisions the classic movie, "The Wizard of Oz," and animations accompany her words. "

Three Years After Trayvon Martin, A New Civil Rights Movement Grows In Strength

The Guardian | Jessica Dickerson | March 2, 2015 | Black Voices

Granddad Walks 35 Miles To Work To Support Sick Wife And Grandson

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | March 2, 2015 | Fifty
To support his ailing wife and earn a paycheck, a 61-year-old Iowa man sometimes walks 35 miles to his job as an overnight janitor. Steve Simoff told the Des Moines Register that he leaves his basement apartment in a small town by the Missouri border by 3:30 p.m....

Indiana Considers 'Baby Boxes' To Allow Moms To Abandon Infants Safely

AP | Hilary Hanson | March 2, 2015 | Crime
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — On the outside, the metal box looks like an oversized bread container. But what's inside could save an abandoned newborn's life. The box is actually a newborn incubator, or baby box, and it could be showing up soon at Indiana hospitals, fire stations, churches and selected nonprofits...

How Art Can Help You Sharpen Your Mind

Maddie Crum | March 2, 2015 | Books
The following is an excerpt from Looking at Mindfulness, in which author Christophe Andre explores how viewing art or reading poetry can help achieve a sense of calm. Calm, attentive eyes in an attractive, quietly intelligent face, expressing neither benevolence nor hostility, just a desire to understand...

Zip-Line Through The Amazon Jungle With Google's Newest Street View Feature

Andy Campbell | March 2, 2015 | Technology
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- For its next technological trick, Google will show you what it's like to zip through trees in the Amazon jungle. The images released Monday are the latest addition to the diverse collection of photos supplementing Google's widely used digital maps. The maps' "Street View" option mostly...

Eating Disorder Recovery As Spiritual Transformation (All Together Podcast)

Antonia Blumberg | March 1, 2015 | Religion
Welcome to the latest ALL TOGETHER -- the podcast dedicated to exploring how ethics, religion and spiritual practice inform our personal lives, our communities and our world. ALL TOGETHER is hosted this week by Antonia Blumberg, associate editor of HuffPost Religion. You can download All Together on

How 3D Printing Could End The Deadly Shortage Of Donor Organs

Macrina Cooper-White | March 2, 2015 | Science
Three-dimensional printing has been used to make everything from pizza to prostheses, and now researchers are working on using the emerging technology to fabricate hearts, kidneys, and other vital human organs. That would be very big news, as the number of people who desperately need...

Captivating Photos Give A Glimpse Into The Lives Of Military Personnel

Ashley Alman | February 28, 2015 | Politics
U.S. military branches share photos from around the globe to Flickr accounts, giving us a unique look into the day-to-day lives of military personnel. During the month of February, the images came from San Diego, Germany, Kuwait and everywhere in between. Check out a selection of these photos below:
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