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When Bus Driver Sees His Students Waiting in Weeds, He Returned to Mow the Entire Bus Stop

Rather than allow his students to wait for him at an overgrown bus stop, Jerry Martin took it upon himself to clean up the area.

First Gas Station in the U.S. to Transition Away From Gas to Exclusively Offering EV Charging

The newly-renovated RS Automotive station—which resides in Takoma Park, Maryland—will be able to power four electric vehicles at a time.
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UCLA is Launching the World’s First Research Institute on the Science of Kindness

The UCLA Bedari Kindness Institute is set to support kindness research and create opportunities to translate that research into real-world practices.

We Can Now Help Keep Plastics Out of the Ocean Simply By Ditching the ‘Delicate’ Washing Machine Cycle

Scientists have uncovered yet another way that we can do our part to help keep oceans clean—all we have to do is ditch the “delicate” wash cycle.

McDonalds is Turning Dozens of Roadside Billboards into ’Bee Hotels’ in Sweden

McDonalds has started transforming dozens of unused roadside billboards and signs into housing structures for honeybees in Sweden.

Former Gang Leaders Embrace Peace So They Can Stop the Violence and Be Better Role Models

When a former Bloods gang leader became sick and tired of street violence, he rallied his fellow leaders to form peace so they could help their peers.

Thanks to Student’s Hunch, Seniors With Dementia Are ‘Coming Alive’ Again With the ‘Magic’ of Virtual Reality

The technology was shown to greatly decrease symptoms of depression and isolation in seniors suffering from dementia in more than 100 nursing communities.

Man Moves into Shelter Kennel So He Can Help Unwanted Pup Get Adopted

Since this sweet pup has spent more than 400 days at a Kansas animal shelter, an animal lover has moved in with her to help raise awareness for her plight.

Reversing Hair Loss Could Soon Be as Easy as Wearing a Hat After Scientists Develop Simple New Tech

This noninvasive, low-cost, hair-growth-stimulating technology is powered simply by the wearer's movements—and it's small enough to wear under a hat.

Dozens of Bikers Visit the Lemonade Stand of the Girl Whose Mother Helped Them One Year Ago

This little girl was delighted to be visited by more than 30 different lemonade stand customers this week—and they were all wearing leather.

This New Bioreactor Uses Algae to Capture as Much Carbon Dioxide as an Acre of Trees

This AI-monitored bioreactor can capture and sequester the same amount of carbon as an acre of trees in one year.

Deaf Teen Thanks Flight Attendant for Handwritten Note That ‘Meant the World’ to Her During Her First Flight Alone

A compassionate flight attendant is being praised for her small act of kindness towards an anxious teen who was flying solo for the first time.

World’s Largest Remaining Private Giant Sequoia Forest May Soon Be Protected if These Donors Get Their Way

These 530 acres of giant sequoias may soon be a protected national park thanks to a newly negotiated deal with its private owners.

Watch Rescuers Form a Human Chain to Save Four Dolphins Trapped in Florida Canal

More than a dozen rescuers donned their swimming gear and waded into the St. Petersburg canal in order to save the cetaceans this week.

New Combination of Wood Fibers and Spider Silk Could Rival Plastic After It Outperforms in Tests

Since the new material is tougher than most other substances that we produce today, it could one day be a viable replacement for plastic.

Orphaned Elephant Returns to Human Rescuers So She Can Introduce Them to Her Newborn Calf

Despite how this momma elephant now lives in the wild, she recently visited her human rescuers so she could introduce them to her newborn calf.

Indoor Solar Cells That Can Generate Electricity From Home Lighting Could Power All Our Everyday Electronics

These inexpensive solar cells could power all of our household electronics without the need for disposable batteries.

Tiny Fish Weighing 0.03 Ounces is in Good Health After Reportedly Becoming Smallest Surgical Patient in UK

This tiny pet fish weighing just 1 gram (0.03 ounces) is recovering nicely after undergoing surgery for a tumor that was found on its belly.

Seniors Celebrate Grandson’s Birthday By Dressing as His Favorite Movie Characters—and the Results Are Adorable

Despite never having seen the film, these doting seniors were more than happy to dress up as Carl and Ellie for their great-grandson's birthday.

Learn What 370 Schools Are Now Teaching in a Massive New Mental Health Research Trial

One of the world’s largest trials ever undertaken in the realm of mental health is now underway in the classrooms of hundreds of schools...