For less than $8K, France’s new electric car could revolutionize clean transportation.

Cars are an expensive but often necessary part of life. And electric cars? Forget it. That tends to be a problem with a lot of sustainable products: the overhead is just too high, even if it does ultimately pay for itself in the long run. Read More …

If you’re homeless and in college, what do you do when the dorms close? She faced it.

This is an original piece by Jessica Sutherland, first featured on Bright and reprinted here with permission. To read more pieces like this, go to Bright and hit the follow button. The Secret Lives of Homeless Students After years of homelessness, I graduated college and Read More …

Watch An Abused Child Get A Secret Help Message In Broad Daylight That His Abuser Can't See

The fact that this is needed is heartbreaking. The fact that this works makes me pump my fist with joy. I think it’s important that this gets shared so cities everywhere know what to do. Even if it means a few scum bags figure it Read More …

Doing His Part: Meet The Man Who Shakes His Head Whenever He Hears About Terrorist Attacks

If you love stories about inspiring Americans, then wait till you hear about this guy. His name is Evan Lowell, and hes a 43-year-old marketing consultant from Pasadena, CA. You wouldnt know it from looking at him, but Evan is a hero. And hes doing Read More …

Diversity Win: Necco Wafers Has Promised To Cast A Person Of Color The Next Time It Makes A Commercial

Well, this is awesome. While some corporations are still dragging their heels about featuring diversity in their advertising, others are boldly facing forwardand making a statement in the process. And leading the pack is Necco Wafers, which just pledged to feature a person of color Read More …

He wanted me to buy $200 worth of skin products to look younger. This is what I said.

So. I was kind of a brat the other day. And I don’t regret it one bit. I was headed to my gate at the airport when a man at a store suckered me in with a free bar of natural soap. NOTHING IS FREE, Read More …

This offensive photo sparked a whole lot of love for the boy who deserved better.

Gerod Roth posted a photo of himself with a coworker’s child last month. And while it might not be immediately obvious why this was such a mistake, well … let me tell you. #HisNameIsCayden Racist White People Mock Black Child on Facebook http://t.co/y7IriGlK3f pic.twitter.com/D3q8YPyQvS Dr. Read More …

This Is An Ass-Off-The-Couch Kind Of Video. Just An Invitation To Rock Your Inner Buddha.

When two brothers and their friend opened a Brooklyn-based apparel company, all they aimed to do was sell sustainably sourced consumer goods. But in the process, they ended up with the Holstee manifesto and started a movement encouraging people to take back their lives and Read More …

The Difference Between Bikini Models And Beautiful Women

When you put these pictures together, it’s easy to get a sense of what the advertisers are trying to sell. The Victoria’s Secret ad focuses on an airbrushed fantasy world where every single woman has the same height, weight, and personality. In short, it looks Read More …

Drastic Times: This Man Never Makes Political Posts On Facebook But He’s Making An Exception Just This Once

“Hey guys, you know me…I almost never do this kind of thing.” With those few words, political common wisdom was overturned today where you’d least expect it: Facebook. Gregory Nurkich, a 29-year-old marketing analyst working in St. Paul, MN, never thought of himself as a Read More …