Human Interest

Neil deGrasse Tyson Shares The Most Astounding Fact

Neil deGrasse Tyson Shares The Most Astounding Fact

Everyone’s favorite astrophysicist provides an answer to the question “What is the most astounding fact you can share with us about the universe?” His answer, delivered in that deep, mellifluous voice, made me stop and wonder why human beings just don’t get it. Carl Sagan, who was Neil deGrasse Tyson’s mentor, put it like this: […]

One Woman’s Final Months Battling Brain Cancer – Told Through Her Tweets

One Woman’s Final Months Battling Brain Cancer – Told Through Her Tweets

Shannon McKarney, a digital consultant from Canada, discovered the Twitter account TrappedAtMyDesk and was so moved, she decided to collect the tweets for a video. The account belonged to a woman named Amanda. Amanda had brain cancer and chronicled her experience and her life through tweets. She passed away last April. McKarney expressed being nervous about sharing […]

Rags2Riches Is Changing The Lives Of Filipino Women

Rags2Riches Is Changing The Lives Of Filipino Women

Reese Fernandez is a 27 year-old powerhouse who came up with the innovative idea of turning fabric scraps into beautiful accessories. She founded Rags2Riches, an enterprise that lifts women out of poverty and gives them and their families the opportunity to live fulfilling lives in decent circumstances. Watching this short film, I couldn’t help but […]

Mistletoe Drone Spreads Yuletide Cheer

Mistletoe Drone Spreads Yuletide Cheer

San Francisco artists George Zisiadis and Mustafa Khan have found a unique way to spread Christmas cheer. They’ve decorated a guided drone with tinsel and mistletoe and set it loose in San Francisco’s Union Square, where couples are encouraged to abide by the age-old tradition of sharing a kiss beneath the greenery. Zisiadis told the […]

1 2 3 4