Good News in History, May 5

Good News in History, May 5 Today is Liberation Day (Bevrijdingsdag) for the Dutch people—a…

Cast of ‘Parks and Rec’ Raises $3M for COVID Relief After Reuniting for Quarantine Episode (WATCH)

Cast of ‘Parks and Rec’ Raises M for COVID Relief After Reuniting for Quarantine Episode (WATCH) …

This Gym Helping Its Members Stay Sober in Quarantine is Now Helping Addicts Around the World as Well

This Gym Helping Its Members Stay Sober in Quarantine is Now Helping Addicts Around the World…

Watch Artist’s Enchanting Video of Flowers Floating 18 Miles Above the Earth

Watch Artist’s Enchanting Video of Flowers Floating 18 Miles Above the Earth Back in 2017,…

FDA Approves Emergency Use of Nation’s First Drug Treatment Against COVID-19

FDA Approves Emergency Use of Nation’s First Drug Treatment Against COVID-19 The drug treatment from…

Anonymous Donor Gives $1 Million Gift to Hospital So It Can Be Divided Between Every Single Employee

Anonymous Donor Gives Million Gift to Hospital So It Can Be Divided Between Every Single Employee …

Good News in History, May 4

Good News in History, May 4 Happy 50th Birthday to Will Arnett, the Canadian-American comedic actor…

Best EVER Grandpa Delivers Donuts By Drone to Grandkids in Quarantine (WATCH)

Best EVER Grandpa Delivers Donuts By Drone to Grandkids in Quarantine (WATCH) Kevin Procopio missed…

Italians Turn Old Tradition of Charitable Giving into Modern COVID Response With ‘Suspended Shopping’

Italians Turn Old Tradition of Charitable Giving into Modern COVID Response With ‘Suspended Shopping’ As…

Drink Made From Fruit and Plant Extracts May Be the Scientifically-Backed Hangover Cure We’ve Been Waiting For

Drink Made From Fruit and Plant Extracts May Be the Scientifically-Backed Hangover Cure We’ve Been Waiting…

Lithuania Allows Restaurant Seating to Expand Into Streets and Plazas to Safely Reopen its Vibrant Old Town Cafes

Lithuania Allows Restaurant Seating to Expand Into Streets and Plazas to Safely Reopen its Vibrant Old…

Good News in History, May 3

Good News in History, May 3 On this day 20 years ago, the sport of…

New Intermittent Fasting Program Shown to Suppress Cancer and Metabolic Disease in Mice and Humans

New Intermittent Fasting Program Shown to Suppress Cancer and Metabolic Disease in Mice and Humans …

New York City Lights Up With Thank You Messages For Health Care Workers

New York City Lights Up With Thank You Messages For Health Care Workers The Walkway…

New Study Finds Best Material for Homemade Face Masks May Be Two Fabrics Combined

New Study Finds Best Material for Homemade Face Masks May Be Two Fabrics Combined The…

Italian Student Stranded in Spain Finds Hero in Cab Driver Who Drove Her 900 Miles Home for Free

Italian Student Stranded in Spain Finds Hero in Cab Driver Who Drove Her 900 Miles Home…

Good News in History, May 2

Good News in History, May 2 On this day 100 years ago, the first baseball…

How Mister Rogers Got Through His Own Periods of Quarantine as a Boy Who Had Breathing Problems

How Mister Rogers Got Through His Own Periods of Quarantine as a Boy Who Had Breathing…

Global Greenhouse Gas Emissions Estimated to Fall by 8% in 2020—the Largest Recorded Drop in History

Global Greenhouse Gas Emissions Estimated to Fall by 8% in 2020—the Largest Recorded Drop in History …

Here’s How the World Came Together to Celebrate Captain Tom’s 100th Birthday and His $40M Fundraiser

Here’s How the World Came Together to Celebrate Captain Tom’s 100th Birthday and His M Fundraiser …

Watch the World’s First AI Robot Capable of Writing Its Own Music Collaborating Alongside Humans

Watch the World’s First AI Robot Capable of Writing Its Own Music Collaborating Alongside Humans …

Good News in History, May 1

Good News in History, May 1 70 years ago today, writer Gwendolyn Brooks became the…

On May 1, Join a 24-Hour Global Live-Streaming Event of Inspiration and Sharing: The Call To Unite (Sneak Peak)

On May 1, Join a 24-Hour Global Live-Streaming Event of Inspiration and Sharing: The Call To…

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson Are Offering Up Their Antibodies to Help Research Coronavirus Treatments

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson Are Offering Up Their Antibodies to Help Research Coronavirus Treatments …

Pakistan Hires Thousands of Newly-Unemployed Laborers for Ambitious 10 Billion Tree-Planting Initiative

Pakistan Hires Thousands of Newly-Unemployed Laborers for Ambitious 10 Billion Tree-Planting Initiative By relaunching the…

College Student Uses Stickie Notes to Befriend Elderly Couple in Quarantine Across the Street

College Student Uses Stickie Notes to Befriend Elderly Couple in Quarantine Across the Street Without…

Good News in History, April 30

Good News in History, April 30 Happy 35th birthday to Gal Gadot, the Israeli actress…

Tim Shriver Debuts 24-Hour Streaming Show to Unite the World – Good News Gurus Ep. #8

Tim Shriver Debuts 24-Hour Streaming Show to Unite the World – Good News Gurus Ep. #8 …

Survey Finds Working From Home Has So Many Benefits, 48% of Workers Would Take Pay Cut to Continue

Survey Finds Working From Home Has So Many Benefits, 48% of Workers Would Take Pay Cut…

This Tea Company is Staying in Business By ‘Tea-p’ing’ People’s Homes With Surprise Gifts

This Tea Company is Staying in Business By ‘Tea-p’ing’ People’s Homes With Surprise Gifts Rather…

For the First Time, Researchers Make Plants That Glow Sustainably—And They Could One Day Light Up Our Homes

For the First Time, Researchers Make Plants That Glow Sustainably—And They Could One Day Light Up…

Countries Hit Hardest By COVID-19 Are Starting to Lift Social Restrictions After Encouraging New Recovery Rates

Countries Hit Hardest By COVID-19 Are Starting to Lift Social Restrictions After Encouraging New Recovery Rates …

Man Hailed for Devoting His Daily Walks During Lockdown to Cleaning Up Neglected Headstones

Man Hailed for Devoting His Daily Walks During Lockdown to Cleaning Up Neglected Headstones Since…

Good News in History, April 29

Good News in History, April 29 On this day 75 years ago, Operation Manna was…

Beekeeper Makes Electronic Music Recorded From His Hives to Inspire Love For Pollinator Populations

Beekeeper Makes Electronic Music Recorded From His Hives to Inspire Love For Pollinator Populations For…

New Contact Lenses May Soon Allow Diabetics to Monitor Glucose Levels With Just the Blinks of Their Eyes

New Contact Lenses May Soon Allow Diabetics to Monitor Glucose Levels With Just the Blinks of…

Good News in History, April 27

Good News in History, April 27 On this day 210 years ago, Beethoven composed one…

Jewish Brothers Collect Yarmulkes to Make Face Masks For Houston’s Homeless

Jewish Brothers Collect Yarmulkes to Make Face Masks For Houston’s Homeless Jewish brothers in Houston,…

In One Week, Both Sweden and Austria Celebrated the Closing of Their Last Coal Plants

In One Week, Both Sweden and Austria Celebrated the Closing of Their Last Coal Plants …

New Alzheimer’s Nasal Spray Shown to Reduce Proteins Which Cause the Disease in Mice

New Alzheimer’s Nasal Spray Shown to Reduce Proteins Which Cause the Disease in Mice Kyoto…

Beaches See Huge Increase in Leatherback Sea Turtle Nests After Travel Restrictions in Florida and Thailand

Beaches See Huge Increase in Leatherback Sea Turtle Nests After Travel Restrictions in Florida and Thailand …

Good News in History, April 26

Good News in History, April 26 On this day 235 years ago, the French-American artist…

Student Who Grew Her Own Canoe Out of Mushroom Thinks Fungus is Our Best Ally in Climate Change

Student Who Grew Her Own Canoe Out of Mushroom Thinks Fungus is Our Best Ally in…

Record-Breaking Amounts of Solar Electricity Generated in Germany After String of Sunny Days

Record-Breaking Amounts of Solar Electricity Generated in Germany After String of Sunny Days No clouds…

These Birds Have Been Found to Warn Rhinos of Poaching—And It Could Help Protect the Species

These Birds Have Been Found to Warn Rhinos of Poaching—And It Could Help Protect the Species …

Video Gamers Join the Race to Produce COVID-19 Drugs With Innovative Citizen-Science Project

Video Gamers Join the Race to Produce COVID-19 Drugs With Innovative Citizen-Science Project If you…

Good News in History, April 25

Good News in History, April 25 Happy 80th Birthday to actor Al Pacino, whose grandparents…

Man Discovers New Calling After Building Incredible Video Arcade for His Son During Lockdown

Man Discovers New Calling After Building Incredible Video Arcade for His Son During Lockdown Since…

Readers Have Reported So Many Good Deeds, We Can Barely Keep Up; Here’s 10 to Get You Through the Day

Readers Have Reported So Many Good Deeds, We Can Barely Keep Up; Here’s 10 to Get…

Researchers Restore Injured Man’s Sense of Touch Using Ingenious Brain-Computer Interface

Researchers Restore Injured Man’s Sense of Touch Using Ingenious Brain-Computer Interface The scientists from Battelle…

Publix Supermarkets Are Buying Food From Struggling Farmers So They Can Use it to Feed Families in Need

Publix Supermarkets Are Buying Food From Struggling Farmers So They Can Use it to Feed Families…

Glimpse of God? The Hubble Telescope’s 12 Best Photos on the 30th Anniversary of its Launch into Orbit

Glimpse of God? The Hubble Telescope’s 12 Best Photos on the 30th Anniversary of its Launch…

Good News in History, April 24

Good News in History, April 24 On this day 30 years ago, the famed Hubble…

Americans Who Drink This Much Water a Day Were More Likely to Report Feeling ‘Very Happy’

Americans Who Drink This Much Water a Day Were More Likely to Report Feeling ‘Very Happy’ …

3D-Printing Teen Makes Hundreds of Ingenious Devices to Alleviate Ear Pain for Healthcare Workers

3D-Printing Teen Makes Hundreds of Ingenious Devices to Alleviate Ear Pain for Healthcare Workers 12-year-old…

Scientists Make History With Discovery That Will Help Save America’s Great Coral Reef

Scientists Make History With Discovery That Will Help Save America’s Great Coral Reef The discovery…

Air Pollution in Major World Cities Has Dropped By as Much as 60% During COVID Shutdowns, Says New Report

Air Pollution in Major World Cities Has Dropped By as Much as 60% During COVID Shutdowns,…

Woman Creates Neighborhood ‘Giving Tree’ With Her Free Homemade Face Masks

Woman Creates Neighborhood ‘Giving Tree’ With Her Free Homemade Face Masks This “giving tree” for…

Good News in History, April 23

Good News in History, April 23 Happy 30th Birthday to Dev Patel, the London-born actor…

Volcano Lightning Storm Won ‘Perfect Moment’ Photography Contest, But Every Finalist Captured the Beauty of Earth

Volcano Lightning Storm Won ‘Perfect Moment’ Photography Contest, But Every Finalist Captured the Beauty of Earth…

What Was Once One of the Most Polluted Landscapes on Earth Now Has Some of the Cleanest Air in the Region

What Was Once One of the Most Polluted Landscapes on Earth Now Has Some of the…

‘Fantastic Grandmas’ Have Been Spending Retirement Photographing Venomous Sea Snakes for Science

‘Fantastic Grandmas’ Have Been Spending Retirement Photographing Venomous Sea Snakes for Science For 3 years,…

This 1,000-Year-old Cherry Tree in Japan is a Role Model for Resilience During Trying Times

This 1,000-Year-old Cherry Tree in Japan is a Role Model for Resilience During Trying Times Despite…

Good News in History, April 22

Good News in History, April 22 Today is the 50th anniversary of Earth Day: On…

Some Good News For Your TV: Watch the Pilot Episode of The Good News Network!

Some Good News For Your TV: Watch the Pilot Episode of The Good News Network! …

Customer Leaves Entire $1,200 Stimulus Check as Generous Tip for Family-Owned Restaurant

Customer Leaves Entire ,200 Stimulus Check as Generous Tip for Family-Owned Restaurant The employees of…

IKEA Publishes Meatball Recipe for Devoted Fans in Quarantine Pining After the Store’s Beloved Cafés

IKEA Publishes Meatball Recipe for Devoted Fans in Quarantine Pining After the Store’s Beloved Cafés …

Antibodies Could Be ‘Radically Life-Changing’ New Treatment for OCD and Other Mental Disorders

Antibodies Could Be ‘Radically Life-Changing’ New Treatment for OCD and Other Mental Disorders The researchers…

These Shirts Are Being Made Out of Luxury Hotel Bed Sheets That Were Discarded for Minor Wear and Tear

These Shirts Are Being Made Out of Luxury Hotel Bed Sheets That Were Discarded for Minor…

Principal’s Unique Homage Spurs Travelers to Help Pay Tribute to High School Seniors Without a Graduation

Principal’s Unique Homage Spurs Travelers to Help Pay Tribute to High School Seniors Without a Graduation …

Good News in History, April 21

Good News in History, April 21 30 years ago today, the 24-year-old Irish singer-songwriter Sinéad…

After WWII Vet Makes History By Raising $33 Million for NHS, People Are Calling for Him to Be Knighted

After WWII Vet Makes History By Raising Million for NHS, People Are Calling for Him to…

Irreversible No Longer: Blind Mice See Again Thanks To New Method of Synthesizing Lost Cells

Irreversible No Longer: Blind Mice See Again Thanks To New Method of Synthesizing Lost Cells …

Hospitals Are Empowering Recovered COVID Patients By Playing Iconic ‘Rocky’ Theme as They Are Discharged

Hospitals Are Empowering Recovered COVID Patients By Playing Iconic ‘Rocky’ Theme as They Are Discharged …

Good News in History, April 20

Good News in History, April 20 40 years ago today, 84 year-old George Burns, the…

89-Year-Old Sews 600 Masks While Listening to The Beatles – WATCH

89-Year-Old Sews 600 Masks While Listening to The Beatles – WATCH This hardy senior has…

10 Types of Apples Thought to Be Extinct From Pioneer Days Are Discovered in the Pacific Northwest

10 Types of Apples Thought to Be Extinct From Pioneer Days Are Discovered in the Pacific…

Dogs Are Joining the Fight Against COVID-19 By Learning to Sniff Out the Virus

Dogs Are Joining the Fight Against COVID-19 By Learning to Sniff Out the Virus The…

Good News in History, April 19

Good News in History, April 19 40 years ago, R.E.M. played their first gig before…

Musician Uses Truck Bed to Play Drive-By Concerts for Friends in Quarantine – and the Video is Incredibly Heartwarming

Musician Uses Truck Bed to Play Drive-By Concerts for Friends in Quarantine – and the Video…

More Than 20,000 WiFi Devices Are Being Donated to Hospitals So Patients Can Talk With Family in Quarantine

More Than 20,000 WiFi Devices Are Being Donated to Hospitals So Patients Can Talk With Family…

UC Berkeley is Offering Up Their Popular ‘Science of Happiness’ Course for Free Online

UC Berkeley is Offering Up Their Popular ‘Science of Happiness’ Course for Free Online The 8-week…

For the First Time in 240 Years, White-Tailed Eagles Spotted Flying Over England

For the First Time in 240 Years, White-Tailed Eagles Spotted Flying Over England Conservationists are rejoicing…

Good News in History, April 18

Good News in History, April 18 On this day 97 years ago, Yankee Stadium opened its…

Next Time You’re Feeling Particularly Stressed or Anxious, This Study Says You Should Play Tetris

Next Time You’re Feeling Particularly Stressed or Anxious, This Study Says You Should Play Tetris …

This Therapy ‘Dogtor’ is Delivering Thousands of ‘Hero Healing Kits’ to Hospital Workers on the Frontlines

This Therapy ‘Dogtor’ is Delivering Thousands of ‘Hero Healing Kits’ to Hospital Workers on the Frontlines …

As Coal Usage Declines, New Study Finds Dramatic Decrease in Asthma Symptoms and Hospitalizations

According to research conducted around four coal-powered plants in Louisville, Kentucky, retiring coal has a noticeable…

Swiss Village Has Been Projecting World Flags Onto One of Their Tallest Mountains in Solidarity of Pandemic

Every night for the past three weeks, the 14,700-foot mountain in Zermatt has been illuminated with…

We’ve Survived Before: NASA Invites Workforce to Stream Apollo 13 Film Tonight on 50th Anniversary of Rescue

50 years ago, the Apollo 13 crew landed on Earth after their disastrous mission was aborted…

Good News in History, April 17

Good News in History, April 17 On this day 50 years ago, the determined astronauts…

Lonely From Social Distancing? Here is One of Our Favorite Videos of Humanity Hugging It Out

In honor of #TBT and social distancing, here is the iconic Free Hugs video that sparked…

Sam’s Club is Offering ‘Hero Shopping Hours’ to Healthcare Workers Regardless of Memberships

For two hours on Sunday mornings, all Sam’s Club stores will be open to first responders…

Mom Has Been Bringing Joy to Neighbors By Drawing Amusing Chalk Cartoons on Her Sidewalk

Casey Drake has been bringing beloved Disney characters to life as a means of cheering up…

Scientists ‘Blown Away’ By Discovery of Longest Animal Ever Recorded—And It’s Quite Beautiful

Not only did the Perth researchers discover the enchanting siphonophore, they found 30 other undocumented oceanic…

Watch Notre Dame Cathedral Bell Ring Out for Healthcare Workers on the One-Year Anniversary of Its Fire

On the one-year anniversary of the fire that almost burnt the Notre Dame cathedral to the…

Injured Garbage Truck Driver Hired as Paralegal by Reck Law, PLLC, a Law Firm that Represents Washington State Injured Workers

SEATTLE & PORT ORCHARD, WASHINGTON, Apr. 12 2019 – Reck Law, PLLC is pleased to announce…

Good News in History, April 16

And, Bob Feller’s world record is safe for another year… In the last 80 years of…

Most British Women Have Become Comfortable With Their Natural Looks While in Lockdown, Survey Says

According to a British survey, more than 24% say they’re likely to feel more comfortable embracing…

When Struggling Restaurant Tried to Sell Bourbon for $20K, Anonymous Veteran Buys It for Twice the Price

The man insisted on paying $40,000 to the restauranteurs so they could continue to pay their…

Newly-Developed Solar Cell Earns Two World Records for Its ‘Extraordinary’ Efficiency

The solar cell developed at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) boasts a record-setting efficiency rate…

LEGO Factory is Now Producing Thousands of Protective Plastic Face Masks for Medical Workers

The Danish toy company has reworked some of their equipment to produce more than 13,000 protective…

Rube Goldberg’s Granddaughter is Asking You to Build a Machine That Drops a Bar of Soap into Your Hand

The annual Rube Goldberg Machine Contest will be open to international video submissions from engineers of…

Good News in History, April 15

60 years ago today, Ella Baker led a meeting at Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina…

99-Year-Old WWII Veteran Raises $3.3 Million for Hospital Workers Simply By Walking Laps of His Garden

The English senior originally hoped to raise £1,000 for healthcare workers by walking 100 laps around…

Stressed? This Study Says You Simply Need a 20-Minute ‘Nature Pill’

This first-of-its-kind study zeroed in on the optimal amount of time the average person could spend…

Watch Tom Hanks Kick Off First Ever SNL Episode Filmed From Home With Sweet Intro About His Recovery

The episode marked the first time that the show has ever been filmed from the homes…

Exciting New Data Says Renewables Accounted for Almost Three Quarters of New Energy Capacity in 2019

Not only did renewable energy sources make up more than 70% of new global power capacity,…

17-Year-Old ‘Angel’ Cashier Picks Up $173 Grocery Bill for Senior Shopper Who Found Himself Short on Cash

A senior supermarket customer praised a teenage employee for being “the light of day” after she…

Good News in History, April 14

On this day 160 years ago, the first Pony Express delivery arrived at its San Francisco…

Teens Launch Hotline for Isolated Seniors to Listen to Pre-Recorded Jokes, Stories, and Messages of Hope

A team of Calgary high schoolers are hoping to bring joy into the quarantined homes of…

Anonymous Donor Gives Away $82,000 Worth of Gift Cards to All 1,400 Residents of Small Iowa Town

Collectively, the unidentified do-gooder gave away $150 in gift cards to every one of the 1,450…

Metal Surfaces Can Now Be Instant Bacteria Killers, Thanks to New Laser Treatment Technique

Researchers from Pursue University have come up with a simple method of turning everyday metal surfaces…

Beloved Opera Singer Unites Millions of Viewers With Livestreamed Easter Performance in Empty Cathedral

Since the Andrea Bocelli Foundation also began raising money for Italian healthcare teams, they have raised…

Aspiring Barista Uses Coffee Shop Supplies to Make Free Drinks for Essential Workers From His Window

Ben Ramirez has been using his time in self-isolation to offer free pick-me-ups to mailmen and…

Good News in History, April 13

150 years ago today, The Metropolitan Museum of Art was chartered by the state of New…

In Groundbreaking Vote for Sustainability, EU Moves to Approve Insects for Human Consumption

The legislation is set to open up a whole new market to a sustainable source of…

Newly-Developed Enzyme That Breaks Down Plastic Bottles in Hours is On Track to Change the Recycling Game

Carbios is responsible for making a new enzyme that breaks down plastic bottles in just 10…

For First Time in History, AI Learns to Translate Silent Human Brain Activity into Text for Locked-In Syndrome Patients

In a landmark technological achievement, scientist has developed an AI system that can translate the thoughts…

Good News in History, April 12

40 years ago today, a young man named Terry Fox began his heroic Marathon of Hope…

Ten-Year-Old Seeks to Empower Other Kids During COVID-19 Pandemic

Sydney, 10, and her mom animated a kid video to suggests how schools can donate surplus…