A photographer doing commercial studio work spontaneously decided to hit the street with a camera and a simple backdrop taped to a wall. He learned about human nature and his community, but he also learned about his own capacity to take risks.
Together with his family, Colin Beavan—aka No Impact Man—spent a year trying to live in the middle of New York City without having a negative impact on the environment. One of his first challenges: getting through everyday life without producing trash. In this article, he shares some of his favorite tips and tricks.
The way Roxanne saw it, she had two choices: become homeless on the streets of Vancouver, or go into rehab in a rural community.
Melissa Worrell’s life and the way she lives it has been changed forever by autistic child named Johnny.
A Canadian man sent one tweet offering free accommodation to Japanese seeking refuge following the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear radiation leaks. Dozens of people have followed suit thanks to Accommodate Japan. Now, the messages needs to reach the Japanese.
Debarati Deb learns a complex lesson about life from one of nature’s simplest vegetables — the humble cabbage.
Using Florida’s merit-based pay legislation as an example, Peter Licari reflects on the importance of actually reading legislation that affects us.
There’s St. Patrick’s Day and Valentine’s Day, but for Christianne Tisdale, a better reason to celebrate is the day she calls St. Rusty’s Day in homage to her hilarious, wise and “gloriously heart to heart” friend who died of cancer.
An old man is pushed off a cliff while birdwatching and the perpetrator is released from custody. Murray Kirk reflect on the all-too-human cycle of suffering and justice.
Cancer took away Elaine’s life, but it didn’t take everything. Paulette Rivait looks back over her relationship with a remarkable woman.