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The Great British Baking Show returns, Sept 25

Rejoice all ye bakers and lovers of kinder, gentler competition reality shows. The Great British Bake-Off, known to Netflix audiences as The Great British Baking Show, is back for its eighth season. It will premier on Netflix, September 25th. I love what Boing Boing pal, Steve Silberman, said on Facebook about the show: The subversive ...

Solved: mystery of random cash rolls appearing on sidewalks in UK village

In November, we posted that mysterious rolls of cash were showing up on sidewalks in the small English village of Blackhall Colliery, on the North Sea coast of County Durham. In the last 5 years, around US$30,000 had been found in twelve rolls. Now, the mystery has been solved. Two anonymous individuals have been ...

Heartwarming story about how Olivia Newton-John got back her iconic Grease leather jacket

Olivia Newton-John recently auctioned off hundreds of personal items from her career to benefit the Cancer Wellness & Research Centre she built in Australia. The big ticket item was her leather jacket from Grease that sold for almost $250,000. Turns out the buyer, a Grease superfan, is a wealthy physician and entrepreneur who returned ...

Watch this kind fellow help an overburdened ******

Last month in Deggendorf, Germany, Alexander Oswald, 19, and his friends encountered a ****** on the road in the middle of the night. Afraid that a a driver might hit the animal, they stopped their car but the ****** had already disappeared. Moments later, it emerged again carrying a huge branch but was visibly struggling ...

Fishermen rescue deer floating at sea 5 miles off Maine coast

A lobster catcher in Maine rescued a deer that somehow got swept out 5 miles off the shore, in the ocean.

Ren Dorr, who is the captain of this lobster fishing vessel, told reporters he and his shipmates encountered the juvenile buck drifting away from the coast, and they “couldn’t let the poor guy suffer and ...

Kindness and Wonder: Mr Rogers biography is a study in empathy and a deep, genuine love for children

History has been kind to Fred Rogers' legacy; the beloved children's entertainer does not have the intergenerational staying power of Sesame Street (thanks in large part to Rogers' relentless focus on making programming aimed exclusively at small children, without any pretense to entertaining their grownups), but touchstones like his Congressional testimony on public TV ...

Cool kid makes bow ties for shelter dogs and cats to help them get adopted

Darius Brown, an awesome kid from Newark, New Jersey, makes bow ties for shelter animals to help them get adopted (because they're more cute). The cause is righteous, and so is the creativity he puts into designing and making the bow ties.

His organization is called Beaux and Paws. There's a GoFundMe. You know what ...

This story of a noisy neighbor — and cake — shows the power of kindness over anger

12.23.2018 · Posted in Technology Articles

Call it the Christmas Spirit: 2018 Edition. Writer Candice Marie Benbow chose to handle what could have been a sticky situation with a neighbor with kindness, and, also, cake. SEE ALSO: Happy Holidays, internet: Here are 5 hilarious seasonal cards to... ...

The internet’s best tips for how to be kind on World Kindness Day

11.13.2018 · Posted in Other Articles, Technology Articles

When brainstorming ways to make the world a better place, we often think about donating, volunteering, signing petitions, and taking to the streets, which are all necessary actions. Yet we must first remember to be kind to ourselves and to others. It... ...