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Machine Offers Sight to Some Blind People

A team of eye doctors, fellow researchers, and students at MIT have produced a "seeing machine " that allows the visually challenged to view...
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Teen Inventors Win $50,000 Turning Bacteria into Power Supply, Herbal Extract to Kill Infections

Great kids abound. They can tackle any problem in the world today. Last Friday the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair for high school...
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New Orleans gets $60 Million Boost from Tiny Arab Nation

New Orleans receives a big boost this week from the small Persian Gulf country of Qatar who is paying-up a large chunk of the...
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Soda Sales in Schools Voluntarily Slashed

Former President Bill Clinton and the American Heart Association negotiated a deal with the biggest beverage distributors in the U.S. whereby they will voluntarily...
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Schools Take Action on Overweight Kids

In response to a steep rise in obesity among children, some public schools are taking action. It shocked me to learn that only 6...

Defying bombs, Baghdad school teaches music, ballet

Shiite and Sunni students travel side by side each day through dangerous territory to attend Baghdad's Music and Ballet school. The school building is...
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Good News Network Relaunched (April 25, 2006)

Is the Media Unbalanced? One Network Asserts Public Health is Served by its Positive News Tilt, Readers Attest to Medicinal Effects   Visit the Good News...
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Tiny Town in Newfoundland Hosts 10,000 Stranded Airline Passengers on 9-11

On September 11, thousands of Good Samaritans were inspired to generosity, kindness and helpfulness. In turn, we were inspired by them. When all North American...
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Teen Presents $18,000 Check To Injured Columbine Student

DENVER (Reuters) - A San Francisco teenager who raised $18,000 by running in a road race Tuesday presented the check to one of the...
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Polar Robot to Roam South Pole doing Science Experiments

Look at the Cool Robot! That's the name for the new solar-powered mobile science station built by Dartmouth students and faculty to specifically withstand...
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Morals Guide Young Voters in their Politics

Harvard students published the results of their spring poll which measured the political ideals of college students today. The study showed that morality and...

Child’s school doesn’t offer the course you want? Enroll Online, attend from home

Does your child want to take a course in Latin, Marine Science or Contemporary Irish Literature — but your local school doesn't offer it? The...

Teacher Stops School Shooting with Hug

Jenice Fagan is a beautiful example of Compassion in Action.She felt compassion on Tuesday toward the troubled boy who took a gun to school...
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Why Good News? Counting the Benefits

Good news is often considered too soft and unimportant to be valuable in one’s real life. The truth is, good news can create concrete,...
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Diet Linked to Hyper Kids

A revolution has turned around Central Alternative High School in Appleton, Wisconsin, and its ‘problem kids’, sent there from twelve area schools. Respect, achievement,...
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First International Positive Psychology Summit: Psychologists Herald ways to Live Happily Ever After

A group of upstart scientists, scholars and researchers in the field of psychology have decided that it is more important to focus on what...
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Persistence Pays for PhD Student Once Labeled Retarded

Dave Dawson's future looked bleak in 1974. Based on tests, his ninth-grade teachers labeled him mentally retarded. “My vocational expectation was to be a...

Thousands Raised for Cancer Research by 8 Year-Old Girl Honoring Dad

Why did Georgetown University rename its cancer research lab in honor a donation of just $5,000? Because the money was raised by a nine...
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Toastmasters Reforms Inmates While They Are in Prison

A Letter From A Louisiana Judge According to criminal justice sources, 95 percent of crime is committed by criminals who have already been to prison....
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The United Arab Emirates Focus on 2000

Two thousand prisoners and their families will receive assistance, 2,000 more orphans around the world will be helped, 2,000 poor people will receive clothes,...