While there are several grass-roots efforts to raise funds for the victims, it’s good to see MGM step up like this, even though they didn’t really have to.
“I thought the whole world would think I had gone crazy,” said Gladys Weikle.
So great. Quoting the photographer: “She is exactly who I want to be when I grow up. We should all aspire to be more like Gladys; young at heart!”
A Gilbert, Arizona car dealership plans to give a free truck to the 29-year-old Iraq War veteran who seized a truck and used it to drive critically injured victims to safety after the Las Vegas shooting.
The best quote from the news article, to me, was this from Mr. Winston himself: “There’s a lot of unsung heroes that day that stood up and helped people.”
Indeed, there were. The worst brings out the best.
Forty-five years of prepping seemed to have been for nothing, he said. That changed last month, when he met a couple who run a Puerto Rican food truck in Medford.
Reading the linked article it’s clear that this did as much good for the giver as the recipients…
A photo of the moment Quebec barber Franz Jacob got down on the floor to cut the hair of a six-year-old boy with autism is being shared across the globe.
Everyday hero, indeed. They’re all around.
Not only is battery performance steadily improving, Clarke argues, but there are ways to improve the performance of electric motors and thereby squeeze more range out of existing battery technology.
I don’t know that 10 years is possible, but I would love to see this happen. Among other things, I expect it would also be much quieter.
“Who are you?” the mother asked, peering at this stranger holding her swaddled son, life-sustaining wires taped to his tiny cheek. “I’m the ICU grandpa,” Deutchman replied.
Source: He’s the ICU grandpa, cradling babies when their parents can’t – CNN via MSN.
What a wonderfully simple way to make a dramatic impact.
The station — known by its call sign, K2GSG — is taking messages known as “radiograms” to send down to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico, which has been mostly without power since Hurricane Maria struck the island.
I find this cool on a couple of levels: one, they’re helping Puerto Rico in a very important and tangible way, and second, they’re learning about amateur radio and how it can be a lifeline in an emergency.
‘Animals have such a positive impact on many of the patients.’
Marcel le Corgi is a celebrity in the Corgi community. (And yes, there is a Corgi community 🙂 ).
The line to donate blood is out the door at United Blood Service. People have been here all night waiting for it to open
The events of the last 24 hours have been horrible, but as I’ve said so often: the worst brings out the best. Lest we focus too much on the actions of one person, remember that hundreds, if not thousands, responded ….