Awesome Stories 394

I decided to revisit my Awesome Stories series. The world seems to need more focus on the good that is happening around the world. My hope is that these stories will inspire more people to bring out the best in themselves and others while helping to make the world a better place for all. Little…

graphene

Good News 1.15

Welcome to my latest Good News. When I read stories like that of Jessie Rees, I am inspired to be a better person. I am very grateful for my health and life. I hope that my Good News helps inspire you to live a richer, fuller life.  Could Graphene transform our world? Professors Andre Geim…

angel bead

Good News 1.14

Please help spread the Good News in your life and the world. There are many wonderful things happening in the world. And yes, I see the challenges and problems, but I believe we have more impact focusing on Good News, passions and growing what we want rather than fighting what we don’t want. This is…

sustainability

Good News 1.07

Wow, what creativity. Designers at Therefore Products have come up with a radically simple way to create light using gravity to run a LED light. They call it Gravity LIght.The intent is to affordably replace kerosene lanterns for many people in developing countries. Later this design could also be great for camping, emergency and other…

sustainability, inspiration

Good News 1.06

This is a touching story about a young girl’s brave and compassionate act to help a friend. She demonstrates the beauty of kindness in action. Be prepared for tears. To learn more about what she did and why, read the Help Other’s blog on noble action. Architects are getting creative about designing new buildings that do…

solar crowdsourcing

Good News 1.05

Hello sunshine 🙂  More good news from around the world. Wonder is the heaviest element on the periodic table. Even a tiny fleck of it stops time. -Diane Ackerman  Solar looks ready to shine brightly for 2013. Warren Buffet’s company recently made a large investment in solar with two big solar projects in CA. Mosaic has…

environmental news. sustainability

Good News 1.04

Here is my latest edition of good news from around the world. May it brighten your day! Natcore has created the most efficient “black” solar cells yet. “Black” is the industry term for non-reflective solar cells. The NRLE’s goal was 3% reflection. Natcore achieved 99.7 absorbtion or .3% reflection, which is 10 times less reflective…

Environmental good news, spreading the joy

Good News 1.03

I’m noticing how much good news that I’m finding now that I am looking for it. What’s your good news? Fuel from biomass is the next big idea in alternative energy. With the opening of new plants around the country, output is expected to increase almost 20 times next year in 2013. This source has…

Writing to Freedom

Happy Review 2012

Dear friends, fans and readers. Thanks  to you I made some new friends, experimented with new styles like Ode to Simple Souls and new content in the Good News posts. I have learned that too much advice, no matter how good is boring and off putting. Whereas, spreading good news is both heart warming and inspiring. My…

Spreading good news, inspiration

Good News 1.02

This is the second in my series on spreading Good News. I decided to expand my search for good news beyond the environmental front. Please remember to find your own good news and share freely. This blog made the rounds on Facebook. It captures 26 acts of kindness that help restore our faith in humanity.…