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Interim Transformation of Dormant Spaces

Daniel Weise and Kalene Rivers | Posted 04.01.2013 | Impact
Daniel Weise and Kalene Rivers

If four concerned citizens of a small town can transform a building into an outdoor art gallery while the area waits for development, what can be done with the countless buildings across the United States that sit waiting for a second life?

Coding for GOOD Update: Why We Stopped Recruiting and Started Teaching

Ben Goldhirsh | Posted 03.25.2013 | Technology
Ben Goldhirsh

Business leaders should consider how making an investment in curriculum and teaching resources may better suit their hiring needs than conventional recruiting methods -- especially as the nature of the 21st century workforce continues to evolve.

Expectations and Resolutions: A Mash-Off Between Faith, Facts and Fictions

Soul Dancer | Posted 03.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Soul Dancer

With 2013's arrival, much like a gardener using a shovel to prepare for planting (then one day, harvesting), I invite you to explore your faith, facts and fictions with the following questions (shovels) over the weeks and months ahead.

5 Campaigns That Push Vets, Marginalized Groups, Others To Vote

The Huffington Post | Zoe Mintz | Posted 11.05.2012 | Impact

Four years ago, voter turnout was 49 percent -- the highest since 1968. Still, it remains to be seen if voters will come out in droves as they did dur...

Good and Bad

Waldo Mellon | Posted 10.23.2012 | Comedy
Waldo Mellon

My husband and I have had a running argument and we've agreed to consult you as the final arbiter. I contend that people are basically good. My husband contends that people are basically bad. Who wins?

The Fight Within: Good vs. Evil

Intent | Posted 09.17.2012 | Healthy Living

It's important to focus positive energy on ourselves. A lot of times we get upset because of the way other people treat us or other factors that we just cannot control. We are the only thing that we can really be in control of.

Understanding Community Development on a Global Level

Tom Murphy | Posted 08.04.2012 | Impact
Tom Murphy

I had the chance to speak with Lara Crampe, Development Officer for IIRR. She has proposed to give the talk titled "Sex, Slacktivism, and How Not to C...


Craig Newmark | Posted 06.24.2012 | Green
Craig Newmark

For each time someone uses the hashtag, #Squirrels4Good, on Twitter or on my Facebook page or NWF's facebook page, I'll give $1 to the National Wildlife Federation, up to $5K. I will also donate $1 for each new follower I get over the next couple of weeks.

Connecting Talent to Opportunity: LinkedIn's Meg Garlinghouse on Changing the World

Aaron Hurst | Posted 12.12.2011 | Impact
Aaron Hurst

Meg Garlinghouse is the Head of Employment Brand and Community at LinkedIn, where she works to leverage their incredible network of 120 million professionals for the greater good.

Which Countries Will Benefit Most From The Return Of Libyan Oil? [GRAPHIC]

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 10.25.2011 | Business

As Libyan rebels celebrate the likely overthrow of Moammar Gaddafi's regime, nation's who once relied on Libya's oil exports may soon share their jubi...

Undercover Investigation of a Dog Factory Farm

Josh Tetrick | Posted 09.11.2011 | Green
Josh Tetrick

Last week, the animal protection organization Mercy For Animals released a video taken undercover by an employee wearing a hidden camera at a dog fact...

PLAN ForYourArt: April 21-27

Bettina Korek | Posted 06.19.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Blum and Poe is hosting a benefit performance event for the victims of the Japanese earthquake, tsunami, and atomic disaster, featuring a live performance by The Head and the Heart.

Good God! Finding Light In The Wake Of The Japan Tsunami

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Lisa Kaas Boyle

Where some see a vengeful god, I see powerful good. I see powerful good in the brave humans who risked their own lives to save another. I see powerful good in the outpouring of compassion and assistance from people all around the globe.

Earthquakes and Cancer: Ain't No Use To Sit And Wonder Why

Elizabeth E. Evans | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Elizabeth E. Evans

How can one American be particularly touched by God's grace -- and an equally devout (or secular) Japanese family be taken up by a huge wave and tossed like rubbish in the wreck of their home?

Party For Charity: GOOD's CicLAvia Benefit At Atwater Crossing

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Who: You! Be one of the 750 attendees to join GOOD LA (whose past events' attendees have included Natalie Portman, Drew Barrymore, Spike Jonze, Sergey...

WATCH: Greatest Bus Driver Ever

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NYC The Blog took a bus ride recently that turned out to be unexpected -- in a many, good ways. The broken coin box seen when boarding the crosstown...

Pretzel Logic: David Burke's Townhouse Takes the Cake

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jon Chattman

This year or last, many journalists compiled their "Best of the Decade" stories focused on all walks of pop and everyday life. They forgot to include the recent rise of the pretzel.

Magical Cornfield Burns Down, Millions Without Place to Wish Things Into

Spencer Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Spencer Green

The famed Peaksville, Ohio cornfield, which provided a safe haven for people to wish unwanted things into, has burned down. "It all happened so fast,"...

The Genius of Democracy; or, Boy, Does Uncle Sam Need You!

Frank Dwyer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Frank Dwyer

Voters fed up with lesser may try greater of two evils again....

Wine Industry Owes Sweet Wine Drinkers a Huge Apology

Tim Hanni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Tim Hanni

My first post here is a reprint of a recent study of wine consumers I have been working on over the past year. Just so you know, I love ALL wine consu...

Taking the Good With the Bad

Robyn Berkley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Robyn Berkley

We live separate lives, yet somehow we are always together. On the same wave length, but literal and figurative oceans have been separating us.

The Gift That Will Make Dad's Food More Fun For You

Meathead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Men grill. It's genetic. Mostly we grill badly. It's not our fault. They say a good craftsman never blames his tools, but in this case it is justified.

An Environmentalist's View of Alice in Wonderland

Avital Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Avital Andrews

In Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland, those depicted as being fully themselves tend to convene or live outside, amid the vividly rendered trees, mushrooms, and wild things.

Planting the Seeds of Change

Bob McKinnon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Bob McKinnon

A burgeoning underground of social entrepreneurs may represent our best hope for economic and social growth.

Beautify A Traffic Island, Get An Island Vacation

Huffington Post | Victoria Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

The title just about says it all. GOOD is hosting a contest for neighborhood visionaries to spruce up their city streets. The winner will get two rou...