Good News Headlines 10/24/17



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Israeli And Palestinian Farmers Find Peace Through Olive Oil

from Peace News/Good News Network

The Near East Foundation’s project Olive Oil Without Borders works with farmers from Palestine and Israel to improve farming techniques and oil production… Read More

 


 

MIT Student Making Sleeping Bags For Refugees In Middle East

by Collin Binkley, Associated Press

It wasn’t enough to send warm wishes to refugees in Syria. Vick Liu wanted to send them actual warmth… Read More

 


 

At Yes Fest, A Youth-Powered Music Festival, Teens Run The Show

by Amelia Mason, WBUR

The idea originated with Wes Kaplan, a staff member who works in the center’s music program. Kaplan, 29, got his start playing in bands as a high schooler in Newton… Read More

 


 

Biofit Creates Healthy, Nature-Inspired Gyms Using Biophilic Design

by Kimberley Mok, Treehugger

These are indoor “outdoor” gyms that attempt to create a natural-feeling space that’s packed full of plants, natural materials like cork and wood, low-VOC paints, as well as less tangible elements like a digital-free zone for digital detoxing and “circadian lighting”… Read More

 


 

Philando Castile Is Still Helping To Feed Kids In His City A Year After He Was Killed By Police

by Britni Danielle, Good Magazine

To honor Castile’s memory and his love for the students, Pam Fergus, a professor at a local college, decided to create Philando Feeds the Children, a fundraising campaign to help pay off school lunch debt for elementary school students across St. Paul and its neighboring cities… Read More

 


 

Italy Is Teaching Students How To Spot Fake News

by Britni Danielle, Good Magazine

While companies like Facebook have promised to do a better job of filtering out fake news stories from the masses, Italy is taking a more ambitious step… Read More

 


 

Troubled By Flint Water Crisis, 11-Year-Old Girl Invents Lead-Detecting Device

by Laurel Wamsley, NPR

When the drinking water in Flint, Mich., became contaminated with lead, causing a major public health crisis, 11-year-old Gitanjali Rao took notice… Read More

 


 

Netherlands Company Introduces Plastic Roads That Are More Durable, Climate Friendly Than Asphalt

by Katie Valentine, ThinkProgress

The Netherlands is already home to the world’s first solar road (or bike lane, technically). Now, the country could soon be the first to use recycled plastic as pavement… Read More

 

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