For the past few years, the world has been a painful mess. You turn on the news hoping to find something positive, but the headlines only offer more despair.
However, just because the media paints a grim picture of our times, that doesn’t mean it’s all hopeless.
Recently, Redditor ItsTheCess Wanted to please myself and ask: “What are some good things happening in the world right now?” Immediately, people filled them with healthy stuff, and we KristenBellTattoos.com Believe me, this post, along with its answers, is exactly what we need to start the week with a smile on our faces.
An Arkansas school district installed 1,400 solar panels, turned a $250k deficit into a $1.8 million surplus due to their savings, and is now raising teacher salaries by $2,000 to $3,000.
There have been advances in vaccine technology that will likely reduce the development time from twenty years to 1-2 years.
I was at the Phoenix airport a few weeks ago. An old man was sitting next to me at our gate. Both his feet were wrapped in some sort of bandage and he was struggling to move around with the help of a cane.
On the other side of her was a pair of teenagers laughing at kitten videos on their phones. They were strangers but made sure the man was helped to the bathroom, drank, carried his bag, got to his seat, had wheelchair access when he got off the plane! It was unabashedly selfless.
children are fine. They really are. I am 47 years old. I see it around me often.
The amount of machines being developed to clean up plastic pollution is simply insane. Want a big boat to cruise the oceans? How about a small drone for busy waters? A gate to prevent plastic in rivers from entering the oceans? You name it, someone is working on it.
The population of the greater one-horned rhinoceros, or great Indian rhinoceros, is estimated to be around 3,700 individuals, a significant increase from the 200 remaining at the end of the 20th century. Strong conservation and management action by Indian and Nepali authorities and their partners is responsible for bringing this species back from the brink.
More people are trying to “break the cycle” of all the c**p they had to deal with as kids, and I couldn’t be more proud.
I left an abusive relationship after 5 years and found a good position to help my brother remodel his house – the house we grew up in.
There is a woman (she forgot where she lives. I think in Africa) who started collecting plastic waste and pressing it into bricks for roads and giving people jobs. They’re still trying to perfect it or make it last longer, because it doesn’t matter, but it’s still limiting where all the plastic is.
Science has discovered a way to grow a variety of biological plant life with only artificial light.
Science has improved solar energy to the point that it is now a very viable solution to our energy needs if only we muster the political will.
Science has improved electrification (eg heat pumps, EVs, etc.) to such an extent that if society musters the political will, we may be able to dramatically slow, even stop, the current climate crisis. Are or even can use the current climate crisis with solar and others. Renewable forms of energy
Canada and Greenland (the Danish government) have just come to a peaceful resolution to a 38-year territorial dispute over the highly coveted Haines Island, where they have agreed to share the island and split it down the middle.
This is of course the famous “Whiskey War”. The main aspect of this (replacing schnapps with whiskey or vice versa), I imagine, will survive in part as a popular border-crossing tradition.
I bought 50000 tons of milkweed and wildflowers and got rid of 20% of my grass lawn to make a hay field. 😊
Bees are thriving in my lawn.
I have also successfully bombed many places in my area since last fall that are opening this year. ✌️
Earlier today I saw a post from a woman asking where she could get free menstrual products and the first comment was ‘Sent me an Amazon wish list, I got you girl. !’ And it really restored my faith in humanity.
In recent drug trials, dostarlimab had a 100% success rate in treating colon cancer. 18 of 18 participants had a 1-year remission after being given the drug. Great news because this is the closest thing to a “cure” for cancer.
Edit: I misremembered the number of participants. That’s 18 out of 18, not 14 out of 14.
Germany will reform its identity laws to better support the rights and protection of transgender people.
I heard the news, a man spent a whole year planting his blind wife’s favorite flowers, and it really warms my heart.
My guava plants bore fruit, I had so many tomatoes that I gave some to the neighbors, some to the chickens and ducks, and had plenty left over for salads and sauces. I have about a hundred cucumbers. And it turns out my new dog likes to steal vine-ripened tomatoes (which sounds like a bad thing, but they were just going to rot there because I can’t pick them up in time, great job Blue)
The local flag is permanently mounted on top of the Sydney Harbor Bridge.
A journalist wrote something based on one of my tweets and now I accidentally took the name of a movie. Even if it’s useless, I hope the film gets released because it’s a mark on my belt.
California Plastic Polluters Liability Act Passed! Monterey Bay Aquarium Senate Bill Act 54 Article
Psilocybin therapy is helping people overcome addiction, depression and anxiety.
Global poverty is half of what it was in 1990 and is still falling. Inequality has increased but it has moved in the other direction (the rich getting richer).
It’s great and not talked about.
I completed my master’s degree on Wednesday. I am the first in my Spanish family to have one and I am a single mother.
The last three classes have been exceptionally difficult for me due to my mental health issues and financial situation. However, my teachers worked with me and supported me through them.
Australia prioritizes low emissions and affordable EVs:
Australia’s new government is putting climate change at the top of its legislative agenda when parliament sits for the first time since the May 21 election next month, including bills to cut greenhouse gas emissions and make electric cars more affordable. are
Trees are blooming, wild animals are reproducing, bees are making honey. Nature is beautiful man.
The ocean cleaner that everyone said wouldn’t do anything years ago has catapulted itself into a resounding success!
My son…..he was born yesterday. We were lucky to find that Walmart had a supply of formula this morning as well. I may sound selfish but I might have a better job by the weekend to put up with this new bundle of joy.
Breakdancing will appear at the Paris Olympics in 2024!
There’s a video going around of a Ukrainian refugee woman who tells her son she’s going to meet Jon Cena so he can take her away with him.
Jon Cena heard the story and flew over to see them so he could meet his son.
Space programs are advancing at a pace not seen since Apollo.
Chapters of the 501st Legion, people dress up as Star Wars characters, visit children’s hospitals around the world.
Connecticut has free admission to museums, zoos and aquariums for kids all summer long
I know it might be selfish to be here but I’m proud of myself for it.
I went from seeing no purpose in life to living every day with purpose.
It’s only a matter of time before they outgrow classic computers and the benefits reach the masses.
Many advances have been made with LED technology to the point where it is becoming cost effective to run indoor grow lights for food, especially in colder climates.
Previous indoor growing was reserved for hemp because it had a higher dollar-to-pound yield. Now with high efficiency LEDs, panels that compete with 1,000W bulbs only use around 90W and last for tens of thousands of hours!!
A major step towards improving the global hunger situation.
Development of new Lyme disease vaccines has been accelerated by knowledge learned from developing the Covid vaccine.