These Governors Have Signed Executive Orders to Keep Net Neutrality in Their States

In the wake of the Federal Communications Commission repealing its net neutrality rules, state legislators are taking matters into their own hands. On Monday, Steve Bullock became the first U.S. governor to sign an executive order stating that any internet providers signed by the state must refrain from impairing, throttling, degrading, or blocking internet traffic […]

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Good News in History, January 25

  On this day 80 years ago, the great blues singer Etta James was born in Los Angeles. Her iconic 1960 hit “At Last”, often played at weddings, was among 9 US Top 40 hits that earned her multiple awards. After that debut hit album, she faced a number of personal problems, including heroin addiction, […]

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After Denver Hired Homeless People to Perform Day Labor For the City, More Than 100 Landed Regular Jobs

The Denver Day Works program pays homeless people to work for the city, no strings attached. One year later, the initiative has already paid off greatly.

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Population Estimate of Rare Fish That Walks on its ‘Hands’ Just Doubled, After Accidental Discovery

Quite possibly the rarest fish on Earth, the red handfish, with less than 40 known individuals surviving in the wild, is further from extinction than we thought.

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Norway Set to Ban All Fur Farming

The Norwegian government has just passed a total ban on all fur farming. The legislation, which was announced by the Norwegian Animal Rights Organization (NOAH) on last week, will make it illegal for the country’s 340 fur farms to continue business. The facilities will have until 2025 to close down entirely. RELATED: California Becomes First State […]

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