Good News Headlines 1/12/2022
by Andy Corbley, Good News Network
When April Stringfield took the keys to her new 3 bedroom house in Virginia, a special bit of history was made. The new home for April and her 13-year old son is the first one constructed by Habitat for Humanity on the East Coast using 3D printing. With lumber prices high, Habitat for Humanity saved an estimated 15% per square foot compared to their normal building costs.
by Amber Gibson, HuffPost
Another roller coaster year is coming to an end, and the lingering effects of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic have certainly taken a collective toll on our mental health. As we look toward the new year, we can adopt healthy new habits to help incrementally improve our days, even if just for a moment. Sometimes, that’s more than enough. Here are 22 happiness tips to try in the new year.
by FarahR, Positive Outlooks
In a moment of desperate need, a baking company stepped up to feed motorists stuck on a 50-mile stretch of Interstate 95 in Virginia due to a winter storm. “We just kept giving it out until we couldn’t walk anymore because it was so freezing,” Casey said. “It felt incredible just hearing people say thank you and hearing people just so relieved to finally have food in their car, food in their system and in their kids’ system. It was a really incredible feeling.”
by Nick, MajesticAnimals.net
In March 2012, Lawrence Anthony – a well-known conservationist and author known as “The Elephant Whisperer” – passed away. His family spoke of a solemn procession of elephants that can barely be explained. Two herds of wild South African elephants made their way to KwaZulu-Natal to visit the house of Lawrence Anthony, in a nearly 12 hours trip. What is truly incredible is that all those elephants haven’t been alerted to Lawrence’s house in any way.
by Grayson Quay, The Week
Baby Sohail Ahmadi, whose parents handed him to a member of the U.S. military during the chaos of last summer’s evacuation from Afghanistan, was reunited with relatives in Kabul Saturday, Reuters reported. Mirza Ali Ahmadi and his wife Suraya had passed their then-2-month-old son over the wall at Hamid Karzai International Airport on Aug. 19, fearing that the baby would be crushed by the surging crowd.