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His Holiness Pope Francis: Why the only future worth building includes everyone…

April 26, 2017

TED Video

A single individual is enough for hope to exist, and that individual can be you, says His Holiness Pope Francis in this searing TED Talk delivered directly from Vatican City. In a hopeful message to people of all faiths, to those who have power as well as those who don’t, the spiritual leader provides illuminating commentary on the world as we currently find it and calls for equality, solidarity and tenderness to prevail. “Let us help each other, all together, to remember that the ‘other’ is not a statistic, or a number,” he says. “We all need each other.”

Acts of Kindness

April 25, 2017

YouTube video Planet Mogul

IKEA’s refugee shelter design

April 24, 2017

YouTube video Mashable News

Ikea’s nonprofit project ‘Better Shelter’ is providing safer, more dignified homes for displaced families. The shelter’s design was also awarded the Beazley Design of the Year prize.

Sunday Travel – Discover Peru’s Amazon Rainforest

April 23, 2017

YouTube video travelwithkids

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Everyday Objects

April 22, 2017
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YouTube video WOWsoAmaze

Friday Entertainment – AMAZING: 2 Year-Old Russian Girl is an Excellent Ice Skater

April 21, 2017

YouTube video Russia Insider

Green Rooftops For Healthy Cities

April 20, 2017

Around the globe, cities are working to become more sustainable through green, white, and blue roofs, solar and wind energy, and an array of carbon offsetting incentives.

Here’s what’s happening in cities around the world now:

In May 2009, Toronto became the first city in North America to mandate green roofs on all new developments, including residential, commercial and …

Read more at http://goldenageofgaia.com/2017/04/18/green-rooftops-for-healthy-cities/

Some videos about Green Rooftops:

YouTube video TEDx Talks

YouTube video Wall Street Journal

Zubaida Bai: A simple birth kit for mothers in the developing world

April 19, 2017

TED video

TED Fellow Zubaida Bai works with medical professionals, midwives and mothers to bring dignity and low-cost interventions to women’s health care. In this quick, inspiring talk, she presents her clean birth kit in a purse, which contains everything a new mother needs for a hygienic birth and a healthy delivery — no matter where in the world (or how far from a medical clinic) she might be.

A Little Girl Who Gave Easter Candy To A Stranger Is The Kindness We Need In The World

April 18, 2017

Refinery29.com has a story about how a little girl was able to make the world a better place by giving out candy and flowers to strangers in a shopping mall. With each gift, there was a hand written note, “My Grandad and I love every one, so we love you. Please be kind to others and they will be kind to you. Tell someone you love them today. Show them you love them today. Like we love you today. Grandad x Cassidy x.”

Read the story at http://www.refinery29.com/2017/04/150296/random-act-of-kindness-note-little-girl-stranger

Boy with autism finds comfort riding roller coasters and helping others

April 17, 2017

YouTube video KCTV5 News