Tag Archives: random-actsof-kindness

Caine’s Arcade

This has (deservedly) already gone viral: A sweet kid from East LA with a big imagination has the best day of his life, thanks to a nice guy handy with social media.  (Here’s hoping nobody involved winds up naked and masturbating in public next week.) Caine’s Arcade Short Film | Caines Arcade Caine’s Arcade Short […]

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canada.com | Article

http://www.canada.com/Technology/Local+boys+speedboat+free+dolphins/1306112/story.html Individuals in a remote Newfoundland town free a pod of ice-bound dolphins. This is a such a terrific story: The legendary Newfie hospitality extends even to other orders of mammals. A group of local men braved dangerous broken ice and frigid waters in a fibreglass speedboat to rescue a pod of dolphins and help […]

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Homepage | Freerice.com

http://www.freerice.com/ And oh – for those of you who are either under-challenged or over-challenged by FreeRice.com’s vocabulary tests, there’s now art-, math-, and geography-based tests as well. Finally, my countless hours spent in museums can benefit someone other than myself!

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The Money Issue – Rob Walker – Consumed – Marketing and Advertising – New York Times

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/03/09/magazine/09wwln-consumed-t.html?ex=1362718800&en=e2fa0d6f12cafff0&ei=5090&partner=rssuserland&emc=rss&pagewanted=all I have dallied on FreeRice.com and TheHungerSite.com before, and – though suspicious that my clicks were for naught – put my two seconds’ of time in just in case. Well, my word – it turns out the sites are legitimate. And not only legitimate, but incredibly productive. Thanks, Kelrose for the heads-up. The rice […]

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Kiva – Yao Pascal Apeti from Togo has fully repaid a Kiva loan

http://www.kiva.org/app.php?page=businesses&action=about&id=16440 10 months after making my first Kiva investment, my $25 loan has been repaid. Kiva offers you the choice to withdraw your cash, or make another investment. $25 being a pittance (especially after spending the summer in overpriced Britain), I’ve chosen to sponsor another third-world entrepreneur whose interests match my own. Yao Pascal is […]

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Kiva – Lend Anonymous from Uganda

http://www.kiva.org/app.php?page=businesses&action=about&id=571 If you haven’t yet had a look at the Kiva website, I encourage you to do so. It’s a program that pools multiple small donations to grant micro-loans to Third World entrepreneurs. The money is paid back in increments, and upon the closing of the account your donation can either be withdrawn or put […]

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