Feel Good Friday

“Having followed the issue closely since I wrote my first book about climate change, thirty years ago, I think I can say that we’re in a remarkable moment, when, after years of languishing, climate concern is suddenly and explosively rising to the top of the political agenda. Maybe, though not certainly, it is rising fast enough that we’ll get real action.” Bill McKibben in The New Yorker: Notes from a Remarkable Political Moment for Climate Change.

+ Drone makes history by delivering organ for successful transplant.

+ “The five-year initiative funded by Benioff and his wife, Lynne, will conduct academic research, provide testimony and fact sheets, and train people who have been homeless as expert speakers.” Marc Benioff gives $30M to study homelessness.

+ Video game teaches women to operate robots set to take their garment jobs.

+ Maine becomes the first state to ban Styrofoam.

+ WaPo: A man put his patriotic tie on eBay. Then he learned the buyer needed it for a citizenship ceremony.

+ Deaf man adopts deaf rescue puppy and teaches him sign language. (Both my dogs and I have perfect hearing, and I can’t even teach them not to shit in the house…)

+ AirPod survives trip through man who swallowed it.

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