Good News Headlines 11/8/16


CoverGirl’s Newest Ambassador Is Muslim Beauty Blogger Nura Afia

by Jenna Amatulli, The Huffington Post

Afia’s appointment is tied to the brand’s So Lashy! mascara campaign and comes right after fellow beauty blogger James Charles was appointed as the first male face of CoverGirl… Read More



From Kenya, US Gets Helping Hand With Election Monitoring

by Ryan Lenora Brown, The Christian Science Monitor

The developers of an interactive map called Ushahidi – Swahili for 'testimony' – is deploying a US version that displays real-time reports from the public of any attempts at voter intimidation or fraud… Read More



Watch Quartet Of Paralyzed Musicians Play Music With Only Their Minds

by McKinley Corbley, Good News Network

The Paramusical Ensemble is a group of four artists with intensely damaged motor control skills. The quartet wears rubber caps made up of Brain-Computer Music Interfacing systems with electrodes that can detect the user’s brain waves… Read More



The World's First Hydrogen-Powered Passenger Train Is Coming To Germany

by Andrew J . Hawkins, The Verge

This week, French transit company Alstom unveiled the world’s first hydrogen-powered passenger train, which will begin making trips in Germany at the end of the 2017… Read More



How One Engineering Program Used Storytelling To Recruit More Women

by Carolyn Conner Seepersad, The Christian Science Monitor

The mechanical engineering department at the University of Texas at Austin has worked to expand other people's understanding of what engineers do… Read More


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