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Volunteerism Is Creating the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs

Remember that gung-ho teen who hit you up at the mall for your signature on a petition or donation to a local cause? You might have just met …

Entrepreneurship

Volunteerism: A tribute to US business and professional goodwill ambassadors

Two centuries ago, Alexis de Tocqueville, the French historian and author of “Democracy in America,” recognized and applauded U.S. voluntary action …

World Economic Forum

Volunteerism Goes Viral

David Levinson, founder of the Big Sunday day of service, found that people want to help–if someone will only tell them how.<p>When David Levinson organized the first Big Sunday for his Los Angeles synagogue in 1999, about 300 volunteers took part in 17 community projects, including building a house …

7 Steps to Success with Corporate Volunteerism

Success

What Does Volunteerism Look Like Around the World?

If you’re like me, you know how easy it is to get wrapped up in your individual, day-to-day life. With so many pressing and immediate tasks to take …

United Nations

When Volunteerism Meets Adventure

Looking for your ideal match online?<p>Step one, set up a profile. List your interests and skills: Writing, Education, Nonprofit Operations. Where would you like to travel? India, Costa Rica. Now, submit. You've got a match, two matches: An educational program in Pune, India that works with …

The joys of volunteering

Some 300 volunteers are lending a helping hand to ensure that Saturday’s Preliminary Draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ in St Petersburg is a …

FIFA World Cup

How Volunteering Can Help the World (And You)

There are some days when you read the news and, no matter how sincerely you send out your prayers, think positive thoughts, and focus on all that you are grateful for, you still feel pain for those who are suffering. You are desperate to do more, but in the big scope of things you feel helpless. …

Trouble Sleeping? Get Yourself Some Nature

It's free and it's beautiful.<p>Anyone having trouble sleeping might want to take a walk to their nearest park — or at least look out the window.<p>People who live close to green spaces and bodies of water are less likely to report having bad sleep, according to a multi-ethnic, nationally representative …

Ecology

That Did Not Just Happen (2015 UPDATE!)

Spread the Cute:<p>“In 2007 I sent you a link to my “Otters Holding Hands” video, <b>and after you posted it</b>, it became a feel-good news story, and then a …

Henna Contouring Makeup Trend Is So Beautiful You Won't Want To Blend

Introducing, the latest beauty trend - henna contouring.<p>Despite it's name, this makeup trick doesn't actually involve any real henna. Instead, using …

Global warming erases centuries of ocean cooling

For centuries, the oceans steadily cooled mostly due to large and frequent volcanic eruptions with some of the most frigid conditions occurring in …

MIT Created a Camera That Will Never Overexpose a Photograph

MIT scientists have designed a new camera that will never overexpose a photograph, no matter what the lighting situation is. Called a “modulo …

'Best Meteor Shower in Years': Perseids Put on a Spectacular Show

The moon posed no obstacle as the Perseid meteor shower peaked last night, giving some skywatchers the best views of shooting stars in years — even …

Astrophotograph: Perseids and the aurora.

OK, I can’t resist: Above is another beautiful Perseid meteor photo, taken by Göran Strand in Sweden on Thursday. I love the colors in this one! In …

16 Secret Gardens, Parks and Green Spaces in San Francisco - Curbed SF

Here now, a map of <b>San Francisco's best secret gardens</b>. On the map you'll find historic gardens being preserved on Alcatraz Island, a forest in the Tenderloin, a mini park rich with flowering foliage on an otherwise nondescript Sunnyside residential street, plus more. Oh, and a slew of privately …

13 unbelievable shots of this year’s Perseid meteor shower

ONCE A YEAR the Perseids take over our skies. Seen everywhere, but best seen in the Northern Hemisphere, the meteor shower is part of the comet …

Perseids

A hippo's head, leopard skulls and elephant ears: the hunting trophies imported to the UK

Official records reveal the bizarre array of animal items that have been brought into the country in the past year<p>A hippo’s head, two leopard skulls and a pair of elephant ears were among more than a dozen hunting trophies imported to the UK within the past 12 months, The Telegraph can …

Animal pictures of the week: 14 August 2015 - Telegraph

How to Maneuver Paris’s Top Tourist Attractions

A perennial favorite of tourists, Paris fires up the imagination, delights the senses—and draws the crowds. According to the 2013 Mastercard Global …

37 Dessert Recipes Even Grandma Would Approve Of

Grandma knows best.<p>For more, like Spoon University on Facebook and pin them on Pinterest.

Dessert

Crepe Jasmine Plants: Tips On Growing Crepe Jasmine

Crepe jasmine (also called crape jasmine) is a pretty little shrub with a rounded shape and pinwheel flowers reminiscent of gardenias. Rising 8 feet …

Chemicals

Bunny Guinness: the 10 plants every gardener must have

From pollarded mulberries to mistletoe, I couldn't live without these quirky plants - and no self-respecting gardener would be without them either<p>Someone I know was on Desert Island Discs recently and acquitted herself extremely well, despite a barrage of criticism from friends about her taste in …

Top 10

C.O. Caturday Cat Café World Tour: Nakano, Tokyo

Spread the Cute:<p>At this point, we’re convinced Robb S. doesn’t sleep. “<i>Neko no Kanzume</i> (“Can of Cats”) cat cafe is in Nakano, Tokyo, with very …

Yorkie Saves Hoomin From Sasquatch!!!

Spread the Cute:<p>Ya know, it….does kinda look like Sasquatch. <b>YOU</b> be the judge. Is this an X-File?<p>“I had quite an amazing morning and wanted to share …