February 17, 2012, No comments

Our fascination with body parts usually fades with age. When we’re young, we can pass hours playing with our mother’s ears and bouncing on our father’s knees and as we […]


An Argument for Playing Hooky

February 6, 2012, 3 Comments

I’m given a lot of freedom as a teacher in my English as a Second Language classes, but there are some words and expressions I’m not all ...


Wisconsin Makes Farming Look So Damn Cool

October 25, 2011, 1 Comment

“Where would you go to learn how to be a farmer?” local author, Patrick Rothfuss asks. “This is where you would go!” He is sta ...


Environmental Finance Conference Part 2: The Missing Links

October 5, 2011, No comments

This is Part 2 in our coverage of Environmental Finance’s 2011 Impact Investing Conference in London. The reason why the term “social ente ...

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    CouchSurfing Becomes a Benefit Corporation
    September 8, 2011, 3 Comments

    After four years of unsuccessfully petitioning for 501c3 non-profit status, co-founder and CEO, Casey Fenton, has announced that the popular online traveler’s community, CouchSurfing, will move to embrace the B [...]

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    The Giving Pledge: What We Can Learn
    July 13, 2011, No comments

    It’s hard to know what society asks of us. Sometimes, it’s even harder to hear what we ask of ourselves. How do we find happiness? And if our happiness happens [...]

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    Two Must-See Sex Trafficking Specials
    June 27, 2011, No comments

    This month marks the premiere of two very important sex-trafficking documentaries, an issue that consistently struggles to remain in the spotlight. On Sunday, CNN’s Freedom Project aired the special “Nepal’s [...]

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    From TOMS Shoes to TOMS Shades
    June 14, 2011, 1 Comment

    Photo: TOMS shoes Founder Blake Mycoskie and his crew at TOMS have decided redefine their shoe company into a “One for One” company with the introduction of TOMS Eyewear. Now, [...]

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    If Raindrops Were Chocolate…
    June 7, 2011, No comments

    Martha River Alanís is an unsung hero that knows how to sing.“Nothing’s wrong, my dears, just put your little faces on the floor. Precious, here nothing is going to happen [...]