Activist for World Peace, Nassiri, records children all over the world singing, “Love Sees No Color”

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailEmailShare to RedditRedditRedditShare to MoreAddThisMore“In an effort to promote worldwide peace and healing through music, Nassiri is currently preparing to film a music video in several countries around the world. The music video will feature Nassiri with children singing the chorus of his “Love Sees No Color” song in their native languages. A unique performer with a positive message, Nassiri is dedicated to spreading love, peace, understanding and unity through music. The focus of Nassiri’s mission is peace.”See his website for more info: www.nassiri.comAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailEmailShare to RedditRedditRedditShare to MoreAddThisMorelast_img read more

Bottle Makes Dirty Water Drinkable

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailEmailShare to RedditRedditRedditShare to MoreAddThisMore”The way fresh water is supplied to disaster-hit regions could be revolutionized with a bottle that makes foul-smelling water drinkable in seconds — possibly a life-saver for refugees in camps where access to clean drinking water is vital.” (Daily Telegraph) Thanks, Andrew!AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailEmailShare to RedditRedditRedditShare to MoreAddThisMorelast_img read more

Is War Fading?

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailEmailShare to RedditRedditRedditShare to MoreAddThisMoreWars are less deadly than they’ve been for 12,000 years. Things could get even better. A sign at the entrance to the West Point War Museum states, “Unquestionably, war-making is an aspect of human nature which will continue as nations attempt to impose their will upon each other.” Actually, this assertion is quite questionable. A recent decline in war casualties—especially compared to historical and even prehistorical rates—has some scholars wondering whether the era of international war may be ending.(Continue reading in Slate.com)AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailEmailShare to RedditRedditRedditShare to MoreAddThisMorelast_img read more

Comcast Offers Hi-Speed Internet to Low Income Families for $10/mo Keeping Promise to Regulators

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailEmailShare to RedditRedditRedditShare to MoreAddThisMoreComcast is rolling out a new initiative in 39 states to help bring broadband internet to low income families at deeply discounted rates. The cable and Internet provider is making good on its deal with regulators who required the company to help connect low income households in exchange for approval of the company’s NBC Universal acquisition.Comcast is offering the discounted service for $9.95 per month (with no price increases) to families that have at least one child receiving free school lunches, in locations where Comcast already offers Internet service. Comcast will also offer a $147 voucher toward computer equipment, together with digital literacy training for families.(READ the story in NPR News)AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailEmailShare to RedditRedditRedditShare to MoreAddThisMorelast_img read more

Iran Keeps Commitments, U.S. Releases Frozen Funds

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailEmailShare to RedditRedditRedditShare to MoreAddThisMoreThe United States has taken steps to release a $450 million installment of frozen Iranian funds following a report from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) verifying that Iran is living up to its part of a landmark nuclear pact with world powers, the U.S. State Department said on Thursday.“All sides have kept the commitments made” under the agreement, said a State Department spokesperson. “As Iran remains in line with its commitments, the United States, France, Germany, Britain, China, Russia and the European Union ‘will continue to uphold our commitments as well.”(READ the story from Reuters)AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailEmailShare to RedditRedditRedditShare to MoreAddThisMorelast_img read more

School Police Officer Adopts 6-yo Boy Who Seemed ‘Unadoptable’

first_imgAfter months of filing papers and obtaining certifications, that little boy will now get to call Officer Gibson “dad.”(WATCH the video below or READ more at WYFF)  Photos via WYFF video Spread the Good-Cop Story, click below…AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailEmailShare to RedditRedditRedditShare to MoreAddThisMore AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailEmailShare to RedditRedditRedditShare to MoreAddThisMoreStudents in this South Carolina school district are taught from an early age that police officers are their friends, thanks to a resource-officer program that brings cops into classrooms.For a lucky foster kid, one policeman turned into more than just a friend.Master Deputy Mike Gibson went from working at the District 6 Child Development Center while off duty to working as the school’s full-time resource officer. As he spent more time with the children, one little boy went from calling him Officer Mike to Officer Dad.“He was searching. He was definitely a child in need,” Gibson told WYFF. “He was in need of parents, that’s what he wanted.”The six-year-old had already been in eight different foster homes.Gisbon, who works for the Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Office, said that adopting the child was the first thing in his career that he really felt “called” to do.Browse More Good-Police Stories at Good News Networklast_img read more

Man Delivers Sweet Poem Instead of Getting Mad Over Towed Car (WATCH)

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailEmailShare to RedditRedditRedditShare to MoreAddThisMore Getting your car towed typically doesn’t amount to a positive experience for the driver whose car is towed, or for the poor workers who have to collect money from angry citizens at the impound lot–but this young poet decided to change that.WATCH: Cat Tolerates Baby Chick– But a Chicken? Laugh Out Loud (WATCH)In Perth, Australia, Fionn Mulholland’s car was towed and his fine totaled a whopping $600.“Instead of getting pissy about it, I made a video like you wouldn’t expect,” he told Good News Network. He wrote a sweet little poem to recite directly to the towing officer, and even brought an interpretive dancer to illustrate.Though the worker is not pictured, you can hear the appreciative tone in his voice as he says, “That was very good! You should have filmed that.”WATCH: Bear Literally Can’t Stop Jumping For Joy After Being RescuedIt’s not often that anyone working in the towing industry gets that kind of sweet reception.Multiply the Good… SHARE the Unique Kindness:AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailEmailShare to RedditRedditRedditShare to MoreAddThisMorelast_img read more

Chile Rejects $2.5 Billion Iron Mine to Protect Penguins

first_imgIf Chilean representatives had accepted the proposal, the firm would have begun extracting millions of tons of metal from the earth, as well as building a seaport for the metal’s exportation.RELATED: India Saves Its Tigers Instead of Mining For $330M in DiamondsSince conservationists warned that the projects could potentially harm the penguins, the Chilean government refused.“The compensation measures were insufficient and could not guarantee the protection of species of concern,” Environmental Minister Marcelo Mena told the Associated Press.“We are not against economic development or projects that are necessary for the country’s growth, but they must offer adequate solutions for the impact they will have.”Click To Share The News With Your Friends (Photo by BZD1, CC)AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailEmailShare to RedditRedditRedditShare to MoreAddThisMore AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailEmailShare to RedditRedditRedditShare to MoreAddThisMoreThe Chilean government has just turned down a $2.5 billion mining project in favor of endangered wildlife conservation.The original project proposal was for an iron mining initiative launched by the Andes Iron firm in the Coquimbo region. The region is dangerously close to the National Humboldt Penguin Reserve: a collection of islands that house and protect the Humboldt penguin, along with several other endangered species.last_img read more

Man Praises Taco Bell Hot Sauce for ‘Saving’ His Life After Being Trapped in His Car for 5 Days

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailEmailShare to RedditRedditRedditShare to MoreAddThisMoreWhen heavy snow forced this 36-year-old Oregon man to spend five days in his car awaiting rescue, he says that he was “saved” by some leftover packets of hot sauce.Jeremy Taylor had been driving through Deschutes County earlier this month when his SUV got stuck in the powder.Hoping that the weather would ease up during the night, Taylor resigned himself to sleeping in his car alongside his dog Ally. The next day, however, the record-breaking snowfall had only made things worse. Taylor and Ally tried to hike through the snow for help, but the snow was so deep, he knew that it would be too risky to try and find help. Taylor and Ally then hunkered down in his car and waited for rescuers to arrive. The two of them spent the next five days in his car, during which he would periodically eat leftover Taco Bell fire sauce for energy and turn on his car for occasional heating during the frigid nighttime temperatures.MORE: Rescuers Pull Car From Frigid Water, Find a Driver Who Survived for 5 Hours Using an Air BubbleAfter days of slurping down hot sauce packets, Taylor was finally found by a snowmobile rider who discovered his car and called the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office.“Jeremy and Ally were found to be in good condition, but hungry after being stuck in the snow for five days,” the department wrote in a Facebook post.Upon being brought back to civilization, Taylor made his own social media post to thank his friends and family for their support, saying: “I’m safe, my Ally dog is safe. I really appreciate all the help. Got lucky, lets never do that again. I’ll be in touch with everyone soon.”CHECK OUT: Heroic Momma Hiked 26 Miles Through Heavy Snow to Save Husband, SonIn addition to his tale of survival being shared by news outlets from around the world, a Taco Bell spokesperson reportedly reached out to Taylor in order to offer him a year’s worth of free food.Though we are not yet sure whether Taylor is destined to be the new Taco Bell poster boy, he did jokingly praise the fast food chain’s hot sauce in a Facebook comment, saying: “Taco Bell fire sauce saves lives.”Fire Up Your Friends With The Good News By Sharing It To Social Media – Photo by Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office Oregon Facebook / Jamie, CCAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailEmailShare to RedditRedditRedditShare to MoreAddThisMorelast_img read more

Stranger’s Kindness Towards Anxious Senior on Airplane Leaves Witnesses Wiping Away ‘Happy Tears’

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailEmailShare to RedditRedditRedditShare to MoreAddThisMoreAn airline passenger was left “sobbing with happy tears” after she witnessed a man’s compassion towards a frightened elderly woman on their flight.Megan Ashley had been flying from San Diego to Nashville last month when she overheard a 96-year-old woman saying that she was anxious because she had not flown in 15 years.When the plane began to take off, the elderly woman asked the young man sitting next to her if she could hold his hand. “She asked for this man’s hand during takeoff and then hugged him again when experiencing turbulence,” says Ashley. “This gentleman I should say, gladly took her hand, let her hold onto him, calmed her by talking to her and explaining everything that was happening … he helped her stand up to go to the restroom and watched her carefully walk down the aisle.RELATED: Mom Rains Praise On Airplane Passenger for Showing Compassion Towards Her Autistic Son Flying Solo“He knew just what to do the entire flight to help,” she continued. “This man was her flight angel.”The man didn’t just show the woman compassion for the duration of the flight, either; after they got off the plane, he insisted on holding her bag, helping her into a wheelchair, and staying with her until she had reunited with her daughter.Ashley was so touched by the incident, she snapped several photos of the exchange and posted them to Facebook so she could praise the young man for his kindness.MORE: Read Woman’s Heartfelt Open Letter to Flight Attendant Who Extended Simple Offer of Kindness 17 Years Ago“I walked away sobbing happy tears being so thankful for people like this wonderful human. She was so grateful that she wanted him to have her in-flight pretzels,” wrote Ashley. “Hats off to you sir, for your kind heart and your compassion toward someone whom you’ve never met. I have never been so touched on a flight before. This truly made my week.”Since Ashley published the photos to social media, they have been shared thousands of times by empathetic internet users.Fly This Sweet Story Of Kindness Over To Your Friends By Sharing It To Social Media…AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailEmailShare to RedditRedditRedditShare to MoreAddThisMorelast_img read more