Category Archives: and Articles of Note

Building Designed to be Recycled!

GREAT NEWS IN A NUTSHELL! This office building was built with 165,312 screws with intent to allow for all building components to be recycled when the building outlives its purpose.  Comprised mostly of wood, it is designed in ways that … Continue reading

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Ted Danson Speaks for the Oceans!

GREAT NEWS IN A NUTSHELL! Actor Ted Danson spoke so clearly to congress about the critical need to initiate policies to curb the production and use of one-use plastics, praising the European Union and Peru for their phased bans on … Continue reading

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Celebrating Mushrooms!

GREAT  NEWS IN A NUTSHELL!  Optimist Daily is collecting and sharing articles on the marvels of mushrooms.  From meat substitutes to fighting depression, curing tuberculosis and metabolizing plastic into organic material, mushrooms are emerging as superpowers.  Click on the photo … Continue reading

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Engineers Have Created a Robot to Reseed Coral Reefs with Heat Resistant Strains of Baby Coral

GREAT NEWS IN A NUTSHELL!  Scientists have found a way to harvest spawning baby corals who have survived a bleaching episode caused by a heatwave, nurture them until they are ready to plant and redistribute them on degraded reefs. This … Continue reading

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When Alexandria Casio-Cortez Meets Greta Thunberg, “Hope is Contagious!”

GREAT NEWS IN A NUTSHELL!  Youth is not a handicap when it comes to seeing clearly that if we don’t do something now, our youth will not have a hopeful future.  These two powerful young women have made a difference, … Continue reading

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Optimism is the Option for More Success with Less Stress

GREAT NEWS IN A NUTSHELL! Positive psychology researcher Michelle Gielan has studied optimism and success for more than a decade, and she has found that those with an optimistic outlook are better equipped to deal with stress.  Optimism is a … Continue reading

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Procter and Gamble are Teaming with Community Organizations and TerraCycle to Recycle Beach Plastics into Shampoo Bottles!

GREAT NEWS IN A NUTSHELL!!! Using it before it hits the ocean!  Bravo to food giant Proctor and Gamble, diverting beach plastic into a million and more Head and Shoulders bottles worldwide.  This emits 60% less CO2 into the atmosphere … Continue reading

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