Articles in the category Social Good

Mr. Burger & Ms. King to Wed; BK Foots The Bill [Video]

Their names may have gotten them a lot of ribbing through the years, but it certainly hasn’t stopped them from having a wonderful life together. And now, guess who’s coming to the wedding to make it extra-special. Meet Joel Burger and Ashley King. These two certainly seemed destined to be together, and other people could certainly […]

Moms Creates STEM-Inspired Fashion Line For Girls [Video]

Jennifer Muhm’s and Malorie Catchpole’s daughters are reaching for the stars with their dreams. One of them loved trains; the other wanted to become an astronaut. The little was so excited for Halloween, and wanted badly to go in a tiny NASA orange jumpsuit. However, the costume catalog that arrived on their front door broke […]

Cards Against Humanity Creates Pack For a Good Cause

Ah, yes, Cards Against Humanity. That wonderful, wonderful card game that brings out the sleaziest, dirtiest, goriest sides of our humor, all in the name of good, clean, harmless fun. (of course, your mileage may vary for what,”good, clean, harmless fun” is, but we’ll leave you to decide on that.) For all the sniggering and […]

Trans* Visibility Day Creates Beauty and Love on Social Media

On March 31, the Trans* flag flew free and proud over social media skies as users on Twitter and Tumblr came forth in all their glorious, resplendent selves this International Transgender Day of Visibility. Before we continue with this post, first, a quick primer from our friends over at It’sPronouncedMetrosexual: Got it? Great! Let’s continue. […]

Indiana Signs Anti-LGBTQA Law, Twitter in Uproar

Indiana Governor Mike Pence has a lot of explaining to do — primarily, to Twitter. Despite public outcries and vetoes from Indiana residents and companies alike, Governor Pence signed a religious freedom bill law Thursday morning last week. Critics have warned the governor that this bill would allow discrimination against the members of the LGBTQA […]

Twitter Users Make Boy’s Birthday a Success, Goes Viral [Video]

Odin Camus was supposed to have a fun 13th birthday. He and his mom Melissa were set to go bowling, his favorite sport, at an open bowling event at Lakeview Bowl in Peterborough..  They sent out invites, hoping people would drop by, wish him happy returns, and join in the fun — an no one […]

Boy Who Cried Books Peddles Printed Page On Streets

If you walk along Tomas Morato Avenue and Scout Lazcano Street in Quezon City, Phillippines, you just might be able to get your Harper Lee or George R. R. Martin fix for cheap — and help a worthy cause. Justin Adriel de Castro, 19, peddles books along these two busy streets with nary but a […]

This Girl Is On Fire: Aryana Sayeed Sings Out for Afghanistan

Aryana Sayeed is a force to be reckoned with.  When she sings, women listen, and her songs are about to bring positive change in the Land of Fire. Sayeed has brought a powerful energy into the Afghan music scene, and people have begun to stand up and take heed. CNN has dubbed her “The Afghan voice […]

Fastfood Patrons Defend Employee Against Racist Customer [Video]

ADELAIDE, Australia — When a customer angrily demanded his order be completed by a “white person” and continued to malign an employee for his ethnicity, the other patrons gave him his just desserts. In the footage below recorded  at the Hungry Jack’s Rundle St. store at 5.10pm on Friday, a man in a black shirt […]

5 Ways How DIY Experts Can Increase Leads Using Social Media

To provide help to people with their home improvement needs or personal projects, DIY experts – from people who do plumbing to those who perform asbestos removal – will need to effectively reach out to their target market. One of the better ways of doing this is by connecting with online users using social media. If you’re […]

The Wait: Comparing iPhone 6 Lines to Homeless People on the Streets

I’ve always wondered at the passion, eagerness, and tenacity of the people who line up for the newest iPhone and/or iPad outside Apple Stores around the world. Every time there is a new device released, people start lining up days before the device actually goes on sale. They camp out on the city streets, and […]

NYC Hair Stylist Gives Haircuts To The Homeless On Sundays

A 30-year-old hair stylist from New York City spends each Sunday giving haircuts for free. Why free? Because his Sunday clients are all homeless. Mark Bustos works at Three Squares Studio but spends part of his weekend walking around New York City offering people haircuts who cannot afford them. Bustos’ story recently went viral and […]

Guys Tip Fast Food Workers $100 [Viral Video]

Do you remember the guys from Simple Pickup? They scored a viral video last year when they motorboated a bunch of women in order to raise awareness (and money) for breast cancer. Well, now they’re back and they’re tipping fast food workers $100. Simple Pickup apparently had a difficult time finding a charity that wanted their […]

Road Safety Video Pulls No Punches [Warning: Graphic]

*Please note that the video above may be disturbing for some people.* The Northern Ireland Department of Environment have released a new video to promote driving and road safety awareness to its citizens. Northern Ireland’s department of the environment insists the advert is ‘sensitive’ and feel that it is necessary to raise awareness to the […]

First California Now Washington: Scavenger Hunts For Cash Are Taking Over Twitter

Now this is a trend I can get behind. Some generous individuals are turning Twitter into a cash grab. You may have already heard about the first one, @HiddenCash, who has been running an event it calls a social experiment by hiding envelopes full of cash, yes American greenbacks, around San Francisco and Los Angeles. Now, […]

Reading Rainbow Kickstarter Launched By Levar Burton

Levar Burton wants to resurrect Reading Rainbow. The former TV host launched a Kickstarter campaign this week to get bring the children’s show back and inspire a new generation of kids to read books. Burton has already released a Reading Rainbow iPad app but the actor knows that many children don’t have access to a tablet. Now he’s […]

Stephen Sutton Dead: #StephensStory Continues To Inspire After Teen’s Death

Stephen Sutton passed away this week after a long battle with cancer. But before he passed away at the young age of 19, Sutton managed to raise millions for cancer charity. With Facebook, Twitter, and the hashtag #StephensStory, the young man managed to inspire thousands of people to donate to his campaign. The Independent reports […]

Little Boys Dying Wish Comes True At Wrestlemania XXX

A viral video is making its rounds after its touching story hit the web. During Wrestlemania XXX, Connor Michelek had the chance to reunite with his wrestling hero, Daniel Bryan. Three weeks later the young boy died of pediatric brain cancer. The WWE decided to honor the young fan with a touching tribute video that […]

Stone Cold Steve Austin Supports Gay Marriage, Social Media Shows Support

WWE legend ‘Stone Cold’ Steve Austin is a supporter of marriage equality. The legendary wrestler posted a podcast in support of equality in July 2013, a clip that has just now started to gain traction on YouTube. Perhaps because Steve Austin is usually a foul-mouthed tough guy, nobody bothered to really watch his video until […]