This is a giant planet and we’re lucky to live on it but there are prices and penalties incurred for the daily miracle of existence. One of them is, every once in awhile, the wiring of a tiny sliver of the species gets snarled and they’re pointed towards darkness, But the vast majority stands against that darkness and, like white blood cells attacking a virus, they dilute and weaken and eventually wash away the evil doers and, more importantly, the damage they wreak. This is beyond religion or creed or nation. We would not be here if humanity were inherently evil. So when you spot violence, or bigotry, or intolerance or fear or just garden-variety misogyny, hatred or ignorance, just look it the eye and think, ”The good outnumber you, and we always will.’

Read more

I’m a road bike good: What kind of bike rider are you? Reblog to let us know or share on Facebook! Enter to win a brand spankin’ new bike from Civia Cycles here: http://on.fb.me/OC9qg1 Illustration by Corinna...

Never go wrong at the market or grocery store again! fat2fitsummer: runnersbliss: incredibly useful. what a great...

Cash Mobs & Community Heroism

Consumers all over the globe have caught the “daily deal bug” and understandably so. From tax software to full-blown Caribbean cruises, buying at 50% or more off is a big win for both our wallets as well as our perceived bartering abilities. Admittedly, I too love a...

It’s fascinating to see how social entrepreneurs are taking an already innovative model (one-for-one) and innovating on it further to drive social impact. One-for-one is inspiring, and while the model still has room for improvement (empowering self-sufficiency),...