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These high school kids from Philippines invented an inexpensive device that generates electricity from sound

A team of students studying in the eleventh grade in Philippine Science High School-Western Visayas Campus have come up with a genius way to produce electricity. The children developed an inexpensive device that uses sound waves to generate power. The students reveal that the generator they invented is like the opposite of a standard musical speaker; rather than using power to emit sound, the inside of the...

October 31, 2019 by pooja pooja 0 Comments
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This single dad just adopted 5 siblings under the age of five so they can stay together

Lamont Thomas, a man from Buffalo, NY, has fostered over 30 kids. The single dad recently became a father of twelve kids when he added five more to his brood – Zendaya, Jamel, Nakia, Major, and Michaela – aged 5, 4, 3, 2 and 1. The children had been separated for more than a year-and-a-half and had spent time in four different homes in four different cities before Thomas swooped in two years ago and...

October 30, 2019 by pooja pooja 0 Comments
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Woman comes to livestock auction to sell her hog to help her ailing cousin, receives overwhelming support

A young woman came to the Montcalm County 4-H Fair livestock auction in Greenville to sell her overweight hog and said the proceeds from the sale would go to her cousin who was mom to four kids and had been diagnosed with stage 4 stomach cancer. When Jason Clark, owner of Pioneer Auction Service, came to know of her story, he hoped it would turn out good for the young lady. And it did, eventually! So when the...

October 25, 2019 by pooja pooja 0 Comments
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This Indian couple uses unconventional, eco-friendly techniques to build cement-free homes that don’t need air conditioners

Dhruvang Hingmire and Priyanka Gunjikar are architects, but with an interesting twist. This Pune-based couple uses eco-friendly and sustainable techniques to build homes with their own hands using natural materials and employing only local labor. To get an idea of how they work, let us take the example of their recent project at a private retreat in Thoran village near Kamshet, a town between Mumbai and Pune....

October 24, 2019 by pooja pooja 0 Comments
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NFL football star has paid for over 500 mammograms in honor of his mom who died of breast cancer

Former NFL running back DeAngelo Williams lost his mom in 2006 of breast cancer. Then, breast cancer claimed the lives of all four of his mom’s sisters too, all of them were below 50. This prompted him to create the DeAngelo Williams Foundation in honor of his mother and they have till date paid for 500 mammogram screenings for under-insured women in four states—North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and...

October 23, 2019 by pooja pooja 0 Comments
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This kindhearted man paid off lunch debts of over 400 kids

Andrew Levy is a real estate agent in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, who conducts most of his business in the Jupiter area. Recently, Levy got to know that over 400 kids in the area could not have a proper lunch in their school cafeterias because of outstanding lunch debts. This bothered Levy and the kindhearted man met with the district authorities to pay off the outstanding debt in all nine Jupiter public...

October 18, 2019 by pooja pooja 0 Comments
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This 11-year-old crochet prodigy raised thousands of dollars for orphans

11-year-old Jonah Larson is a self-taught crocheting prodigy who began crocheting when he was just five years old. His first project was a simple dishcloth that he made using donated materials while learning through a YouTube tutorial. He loved the process so much that the young lad hasn’t stopped since.  Today, he makes pretty much anything, including pumpkins, Afghans, fingerless gloves, ear...

October 17, 2019 by pooja pooja 0 Comments
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Rome allows people to pay their transit fares through digital credit earned by recycling plastic bottles

A great new initiative by the Roman authorities aims to tackle the plastic pollution menace through encouraging people to recycle their plastic bottles. The city now allows people to bring plastic bottles to a metro station, insert them in a machine that crushes and sorts them, and gain digital credits that go toward transit fares. Although it takes around 30 bottles to earn a standard €1.50 fare as the machine...

October 16, 2019 by pooja pooja 0 Comments
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This Indian architect just developed a beehive-inspired cooling system

As the planet continues to warm, the demand for cooling systems is on the rise across the globe. To beat the heat, people install air conditioners which have a massive impact on the environment. In the capital city Delhi, almost 50 per cent of the energy consumption can be attributed to cooling systems during peak summers. However, Delhi-based architect, Monish Siripurapu, and his architectural firm Ant Studio,...

October 11, 2019 by pooja pooja 0 Comments
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Despite a nasty fall, Jimmy Carter builds Habitat for Humanity homes in Tennessee

Former US President Jimmy Carter took a nasty fall at his home in Georgia on Sunday that left him with a black eye and about fourteen stitches above his brow. However, that did not deter him from attending the opening ceremony of a Habitat for Humanity event in Nashville, Tennessee, later that day. “I had a No. 1 priority and that was to come to Nashville and build houses,” Carter told a crowd at a charity...

October 10, 2019 by pooja pooja 0 Comments
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