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Good News in History, April 17

Good News in History, April 17

Good News in History, April 17 On this day 50 years ago, the determined astronauts who averted disaster aboard Apollo 13 landed safely back on Earth after four days… ...
Medicines for preventing and treating COVID-19

Medicines for preventing and treating COVID-19

The coronavirus has created chaos throughout the world, and each day brings new reports of more people being diagnosed with or dying from the disease. Currently, there is no known… ...

Business owners left out as lending program goes on hold

NEW YORK (AP) — The government’s lending program for small businesses is tapped out, leaving business owners who still need loans waiting for Congress to approve more funding. ...
Lonely From Social Distancing? Here is One of Our Favorite Videos of Humanity Hugging It Out

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 a global movement of love and kindness back in 2006. The post Lonely From… ...
Sam’s Club is Offering ‘Hero Shopping Hours’ to Healthcare Workers Regardless of Memberships

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 and hospital workers—no membership required. The post Sam’s Club is Offering ‘Hero Shopping Hours’… ...
Mom Has Been Bringing Joy to Neighbors By Drawing Amusing Chalk Cartoons on Her Sidewalk

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 her socially distanced neighbors and quarantined community. The post Mom Has Been Bringing Joy… ...
Scientists ‘Blown Away’ By Discovery of Longest Animal Ever Recorded—And It’s Quite Beautiful

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 species as well. The post Scientists ‘Blown Away’ By Discovery of Longest Animal Ever… ...
Watch Notre Dame Cathedral Bell Ring Out for Healthcare Workers on the One-Year Anniversary of Its Fire

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 ground, the bell rang out in solidarity with healthcare workers. The post Watch Notre… ...
Injured Garbage Truck Driver Hired as Paralegal by Reck Law, PLLC, a Law Firm that Represents Washington State Injured Workers

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 it hired injured worker, Robert Biddix, to join their team. After completing retraining through… ...
Good News in History, April 16

Good News in History, April 16

And, Bob Feller’s world record is safe for another year In the last 80 years of Major League Baseball, no one has broken this pitcher’s record of throwing the only… ...
4 ways to ease COVID-19-related anxiety

4 ways to ease COVID-19-related anxiety

Every few years, the world sees a new virus outbreak that has the potential to transcend national boundaries and affect thousands, if not millions, of people. The newest coronavirus has… ...
Texas A&M researchers working with state to model impact of COVID-19

Texas A&M researchers working with state to model impact of COVID-19

A team of researchers from the Texas A&M University School of Public Health is using data from the state of Texas to help model the potential spread of COVID-19 and its potential… ...
Et tu, Brit?

Et tu, Brit?

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

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 their natural look once the quarantine is lifted. The post Most British Women Have… ...
When Struggling Restaurant Tried to Sell Bourbon for $20K, Anonymous Veteran Buys It for Twice the Price

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 employees throughout the COVID-19 shutdowns. The post When Struggling Restaurant Tried to Sell Bourbon… ...
Newly-Developed Solar Cell Earns Two World Records for Its ‘Extraordinary’ Efficiency

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 of almost 50%. The post Newly-Developed Solar Cell Earns Two World Records for Its… ...
LEGO Factory is Now Producing Thousands of Protective Plastic Face Masks for Medical Workers

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 plastic face masks every day. The post LEGO Factory is Now Producing Thousands of… ...
Rube Goldberg’s Granddaughter is Asking You to Build a Machine That Drops a Bar of Soap into Your Hand

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 all ages until May 31st. The post Rube Goldberg’s Granddaughter is Asking You to… ...
Good News in History, April 15

Good News in History, April 15

60 years ago today, Ella Baker led a meeting at Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina that resulted in the creation of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, which became a… ...
Easterwood Airport to receive $1.4M in relief funding from CARES Act

Easterwood Airport to receive $1.4M in relief funding from CARES Act

Easterwood Airport is set to receive more than $1.4 million in relief funding from President Trump’s Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act Airport Grant Program. Source: World Business ...
Bryan City Council OKs delayed payment of hotel occupancy taxes

Bryan City Council OKs delayed payment of hotel occupancy taxes

Bryan council members approved an ordinance Tuesday that grants hoteliers extra time to pay their hotel occupancy taxes in light of recent changes due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Source: World… ...
Faces of the Pandemic: Learning Express Toys of College Station keeps the fun going

Faces of the Pandemic: Learning Express Toys of College Station keeps the fun going

Learning Express Toys of College Station, once filled with the sound of children laughing and playing, is now quiet. Too quiet, owner Bridget Mais said. Source: World Business ...
Ollie’s Bargain Outlet opens Wednesday in College Station

Ollie’s Bargain Outlet opens Wednesday in College Station

Ollie’s Bargain Outlet is opening today in College Station — following state and local guidelines and with a quiet grand opening. Source: World Business ...
Focusing on the positive

Focusing on the positive

We have all heard the messages about what we are not supposed to do as the United States fights to get a handle on the COVID-19 pandemic sweeping through the… ...
99-Year-Old WWII Veteran Raises $3.3 Million for Hospital Workers Simply By Walking Laps of His Garden

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 his garden before his 100th birthday. The post 99-Year-Old WWII Veteran Raises $3.3 Million… ...
Stressed? This Study Says You Simply Need a 20-Minute ‘Nature Pill’

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 in contact with nature in order to enjoy its benefits. The post Stressed? This… ...
Watch Tom Hanks Kick Off First Ever SNL Episode Filmed From Home With Sweet Intro About His Recovery

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 of the cast members—and they were even joined by other celebrities, too. The post… ...

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