Making His Own Way: This College Student Refuses To Let His Parents Pay For Anything Outside Of Tuition, Rent, And Food

These days, it’s rare to see college students who don’t ask for and receive all the help they can get, but Emerson freshman Greg Robinson is a big-time outlier. Intensely committed to forging his own path, he’s decided that he won’t let his parents pay for anything except for his food, rent, and tuition!

Innovating For Good: This Sanitation Company Will Pick Up Your Bottles And Melt Them Down Into Glass Blobs For The Homeless

America could learn a thing or two from Milwaukee. The city of 600,000 just took a huge step forward that will not only reduce its environmental impact but also help its neediest citizens along the way. Every week, the Milwaukee Department of Sanitation is running a special program that melts down bottles, jars, and…

Humble Hero: Meet The Secret Service Agent Responsible For Specifically Protecting President Obama’s Legs

Every day, the Secret Service heroically thwarts countless threats directed toward the president, yet their selfless acts often go unnoticed and unheralded. But these men and women deserve our respect, and amongst them is Mark Hudson, the Secret Service agent responsible for specifically protecting President Obama’s…

Real-Life Sherlock: This Man Spent 20 Minutes Scrolling Through Facebook Posts Trying To Figure Out If His Friend’s Mom Died

Well, if you’re a sucker for a good true-life mystery story, get ready for the best one ever! On a normal day, 25-year-old claims analyst Eric Jaffe looks like a far cry from an eagle-eyed ace detective. But that changed last week, when an enigmatic Facebook update prompted Eric to spend 20 minutes scrolling through…

Once We Can Recognize That All Bodies Are Beautiful, We’ll Be Able To Appreciate Super-Hot Bodies Even More

It baffles me that we live in the most progressive era in human history and yet somehow are still debating what constitutes a beautiful body. There’s an endless, nauseating back and forth going on about what beauty is and isn’t, which misses the point entirely. If we could just get to the level where we can see…

This Revolutionary New Dating App Is Matching People Who Want To Look At Fingers With People Who Want To Touch Eyes

With so many dating apps on the market, it can be easy to dismiss anything new as being just another Tinder. But every so often, something comes along that’s so simple yet so innovative that the only thought is “Why didn’t they think of this sooner?” That’s exactly the sentiment surrounding last week’s launch of…