Evanston Garage Door Gallery

ORIGINAL MURALS BY ARTIST TERESA PAROD have transformed a residential alley in Evanston, Illinois into a vibrant drive-through gallery. The artist and educator has traveled widely and reimagines elements from a range of traditions in her paintings, collages, and textiles. Parod uses garage doors as large-scale canvases, taking advantage of both the corrugated and flat textures. Her projects began … Continue reading Evanston Garage Door Gallery

Guy Turns His Driveway into The Neighborhood Racetrack

Far too often neighbors have short fuses and default to being jerks when the sanctity of their has been invaded, but not this guy. When he noticed one young boy constantly riding through his driveway, he took it upon himself to encourage the little boy, not discourage. We need more people like this in the world. Check … Continue reading Guy Turns His Driveway into The Neighborhood Racetrack

39 Missing Children Rescued

This week, US Marshals revealed that over three dozen missing children were recovered in the state of Georgia during a two-week sting dubbed “Operation Not Forgotten.” According to reports, Thursday, Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr praised the rescue effort which was conducted in Atlanta and Macon, saying: “I cannot say enough about Operation Not Forgotten and the men … Continue reading 39 Missing Children Rescued

Life-Saving Taco Bell Employee

A Taco Bell employee in Tennessee is being hailed a hero for saving a man's life after he passed out in the drive-thru. Sonja Nixon Frazier, the night shift manager at a Taco Bell restaurant in Clarksville, doesn't usually work during the day. But on August 12, in a fortunate turn of events, she happened … Continue reading Life-Saving Taco Bell Employee

Africa Free of Wild Polio

Africa has been declared free from wild polio, after decades of work by a coalition of international health bodies, national and local governments, community volunteers and survivors. Four years after the last recorded cases of wild polio in northern Nigeria, the Africa Regional Certification Commission (ARCC) on Tuesday certified that the continent is now free … Continue reading Africa Free of Wild Polio

Police Officer Saves Man In Wheelchair From Getting Hit By A Train

"Typically, when we hear about police bodycam footage in the news, it’s because a cop did something bad and needs to be held accountable. But thankfully, this daring tale of police rescue is not one of those stories! Lodi, California police officer Erika Urrea had been patrolling near the Union Pacific Railroad tracks on Wednesday morning … Continue reading Police Officer Saves Man In Wheelchair From Getting Hit By A Train

Family-Style Restaurant Has No Prices

"There’s a little restaurant in a small Alabama town where there’s no cash register and no prices, just a whole lot of soul… and soul food. At Drexell & Honeybee’s in downtown Brewton near the Florida border, the menu changes daily, but there’s always a hearty selection of Southern dishes to enjoy: fried chicken, cornbread, and … Continue reading Family-Style Restaurant Has No Prices

Detectorist Finds Haul of Artefacts

Metal detectorists, it’s fair to say, have had a good lockdown. Last month it emerged that amateur treasure hunters had unearthed dozens of rare finds in their back gardens while restrictions kept them at home. Now a detectorist in the Scottish Borders has uncovered a haul of bronze age artefacts – including a complete horse harness and preserved … Continue reading Detectorist Finds Haul of Artefacts