“Not only did those who received the money spend fewer days homeless than those in the control group, they had also moved into stable housing after an average of three months, compared to those in the control group, who took an average of five months.” A BC research project gave homeless people $7,500 each — the results were beautifully surprising. (And less expensive than the alternative.)

+ These diamonds are made of CO2 sucked from the air.

+ Embracing cows, or “koe knuffelen” in Dutch, is more than a cute wellness trend. With immense mental health benefits, the practice has growing global appeal. (Hashtag Moo too?)

+ Minnesota man trapped underneath a fallen tree for 4 days is rescued.

+ Geneva is introducing a minimum wage of $25 an hour, the highest in the world.

+ Tasmanian devils have been reintroduced into the wild in mainland Australia for the first time in 3,000 years. (Either they’re Tasmanian devils or just Koalas who have been quarantining with their families for six months.)