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This Kentucky business is giving back to front-line workers with free coffee for a month

The man behind The CoffeeHouse in Paintsville, Kentucky, knows what it means to struggle during the Covid-19 pandemic — so he decided to treat those on the front lines to free coffee for a month. Owner Kyle Melvin bought the shop in January of 2020, just months before the pandemic hit, with a mission statement […]

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Browns Fan Dying of Cancer Gets Final Wish to Attend Game with Help from Baker Mayfield’s Wife

A lifelong Cleveland Browns fan given only a few weeks to live had his final wish granted this week when he got to travel to Ohio to watch his favorite team make it to the playoffs. Thanks to a group of fellow fans, Tom Seipel — who is now on hospice after being diagnosed with […]

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Adidas to Launch Plant-Based Shoes Made of Mushroom Leather To Top 60% Sustainability For All Products

Adidas has announced it’s launching a line of sneakers made from mushroom-based leather. As part of a 2021 sustainability initiative from Europe’s largest sportswear manufacturer, the new Stan Smiths will be entirely vegan, and created using mycelium: that is, the vegetative part of fungi that produces mushrooms. On December 28, the German multinational announced that […]

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Indian Man Opens ‘Rice ATM’ For People in Need–Using $75k Life Savings to Help Others

Ramu Dosapati earns his living as a corporate HR executive, but it’s the selfless spin he’s put on “human resources” in his private life that makes him truly remarkable. In 2020, hardships brought on by heavy flooding and compounded by the added limitations of the COVID-19 lockdown left many migrant workers in the Hyderabad region […]

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This Lizard Has His Own Cookbook For Humans and it’s Utterly Adorable

Lenny, a one-year-old central bearded dragon, can be seen with tiny pots of soup, miniature biscuits, and dinky cheeses in his debut book ‘Chef Lenny: Cooking for Humans.’ The cookbook was the brainchild of Lenny’s owner Valerie Musser, a chef and lizard lover from Redmond in Washington state. “It was my quarantine project,” said Valerie, […]

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Preschool Director With Big Heart Drives For Uber to Ensure Kids Get Holiday Gifts – So Community Rallies to Buy Her a Car

If we’re lucky, most of us remember that one special person from our school days who made us feel that we truly mattered: the English teacher who lifted up every child’s voice to be heard and acknowledged; the math teacher who made sure no student making a real effort failed on his watch; the coach […]

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A Rare ‘Triple Conjunction’ Of Planets Will Crown the Night Skies This Weekend

Look up at the night sky on January 10 to see a rare ‘triple conjunction’ of planets, as Jupiter, Saturn, and Mercury form a tight triangle in the sky. The best time to see this phenomenon will be around 45 minutes after sunset on Sunday, by looking low in the sky toward the southwest horizon. […]