Stories about Good News from March, 2016
Meet the Jamaican Entrepreneur Who Found a Way to Make ‘Going Green’ Fulfilling, Socially Responsible, and Even Profitable
How did one Jamaican entrepreneur help water-challenged families in Flint, Michigan? Jovan Evans proves that developing eco-friendly ideas can benefit both people and the planet, while being profitable.
In Spring Welcome, Giant Penises Parade Streets of Japan
The wooden phallus has grown over time, as it is replaced each year, so that it is now about 2.5 meters (13 feet) long and weighs 280 kilograms (620 pounds).
Which Japanese Convenience Stores Attract the Most Insects? One Student Decided to Find Out
Japanese social media can't get enough of the middle schooler's science experiment. One photo of his results was retweeted more than 16,000 times.
Despite Tradition and Convention, Salsa Keeps Egyptians on the Dance Floor
Believe it or not, but Latin America and Egypt have more in common than ancient civilizations and pyramid-building.
Series of Animated Stories Revitalise Indigenous Languages in Mexico
‘68 tongues, 68 hearts’ is an animated project aimed at preserving and sharing the indigenous languages of Mexico through a series of short animations narrated in the indigenous languages.
Street Artists Paint Equilateral Triangles on Earthquake-Damaged Buildings in Nepal
"...a man approaches me smiling, and pointing to some heaps of bricks he cries "welcome to my home." Thats when I painted the rubble of the first triangle."
For 237 Weeks, Maheen Taseer Never Gave Up Hope Her Kidnapped Husband Would Return
Maheen Taseer kept count of the number of days she was separated from her husband Shahbaz. She could finally stop counting on March 8, when he was rescued.
Kyrgyzstan Keeps Half an Eye on Renewables
Demand for renewables is growing in a country where the Soviet-era energy system is visibly wilting.
The Flourishing Relationship Between Women and the Book Industry of Jamaica
When it comes to Jamaica's publishing industry, women not only enjoy gender parity -- they are leading the way in all things book-related.
Poet and Activist Hanitr’Ony Discusses the Malagasy Language and Culture in a Changing World
An informal chat with the poet Hanitr'Ony on the Malagasy language and culture.
‘Barber Show’ Web Series Offers an Honest and Funny Glimpse of Paris's African Community
"The series shows an under-represented community. The aim was to show the cultural richness of this community."