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The New SAT Changes -- The Good, the Bad and the Inconsequential

Paul Jury | Posted 03.17.2014 | Education
Paul Jury

Here's the good news: Hardworking, capable students will find a way to succeed, regardless of their income, or the SAT's format. Because that's what they do. Maybe now there will be even more free resources to help them.

Do Good People Turn Evil?

Adam Grant | Posted 01.25.2014 | Science
Adam Grant

Bad people are more likely to opt into bad situations. When they band together, all too often, evil is the result.

Happy Thanksgiving: Allow Me to Remind You That There Is "GOOD" In This World!

Laura Wellington | Posted 01.23.2014 | Good News
Laura Wellington

I spied an endearing act of kindness the other day while picking up a few items at a local store. A young boy standing in the check-out line holding a piggy bank received both a gift and a lifelong lesson when the store manager refused to take the little boy's money to pay for the bank.

You're Only as Good as Your Last Tweet

Linda Lauren | Posted 11.26.2013 | Media
Linda Lauren

There is no way to keep up this pressure without exploding and people eventually do explode. That's when we get the rage on the page.

Heroes of Humanity

Brian Boyle | Posted 10.23.2013 | Impact
Brian Boyle

More often than not, we see the hardship and downfall of the human spirit across our news feeds and television stations. But, what about the triumph of the human spirit? The compassion? The will to do what we can to make the world a better place?

Wonder Alert: August 2004

Robert G. Zuckerman | Posted 07.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Robert G. Zuckerman

Over 300 billion known breaths were taken and there were an estimated several trillion heartbeats. Be on the look out and report all acts of wonder to everybody.

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
Intent

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...

#Squirrels4Good

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....