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News + Action = RYOT and it also equals my new favorite news source in the world. S#@t just got real.
“To counter all the bad news being reported around the world, The Tonight Show asked local NBC news anchors across the U.S. to report stories that make us happy.”
We also decided to do something about all the bad news, don’t forget to check out our Good News project, where you’ll get a semi-regular does of feel good news.
While meeting with a group of nuns and priests in training the Pope was quoted saying:
“A car is necessary to do a lot of work, but please, choose a more humble one. If you like the fancy one, just think about how many children are dying of hunger in the world.”
The Pope was spotted, driving what he preaches, when he arrived this week arriving at the Papal Summer Home in a Ford Focus.
(via Relevant Magazine)
Here’s an awesome story about a 97 year old store owner who was robbed by a masked robber at knife point and told him to take a hike. AND as to not let him leave empty handed offered to let him have a handful of Tootsie Rolls. This is what you call awesome.
Read the rest of the article: 97 Year Old Woman Sends Robber Packing
Watching one segment of the news can be a little, ok REALLY depressing. The one and only SoulPancake hit the streets to change that by asking people to broadcast the good news in their life.
What’re you feeling good about today? Let them know! http://bit.ly/SoulPancakeSubscribe
Yup, we’re dedicating a whole week to the people over at GOOD, who are redefining what good is. So what exactly is GOOD? in their own words:
“GOOD is a collaboration of individuals, businesses, and nonprofits pushing the world forward. Since 2006 we’ve been making a magazine, videos, and events for people who give a damn.”
GOOD has so much great content to offer, we wanted to help break it down for you.
This week we will be highlighting one GOOD thing a day for the next week.
One week of GOOD/ Day 3: GOOD News
GOOD news is exactly what it sounds like, it’s the best and probably largest spot for good news on everything from politics and education to transportation and food, check it out here.