Young Activist Creates Bow Ties For Shelter Dogs To Help Them Find Homes

Young Activist Creates Bow Ties For Shelter Dogs To Help Them Find Homes By Amanda Froelich Imagine walking into your local animal shelter and seeing dozens of happy dogs, with wiggling butts, wearing bow ties. You’d have to adopt one on the spot, right? 12-year-old Darius Brown figured the attire would make dogs even more adorable, which is why he spends his time crafting bow ties for dogs that need forever homes. According to VT, the preteen New Jersey native founded his very own organization, Beaux and Paws, which specializes in…

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Hawaii Becomes 26th US State To Decriminalize Marijuana

Hawaii Becomes 26th US State To Decriminalize Marijuana By Amanda Froelich Mid-2019, Hawaii became the 26th state to decriminalize small amounts of marijuana. After the bill became law, Hawaii Governor David Ige cautioned that decriminalizing the herb doesn’t mean the state is prepared to legalize recreational use of cannabis. Under the new law, people caught with marijuana will no longer face a misdemeanor charge that had been punishable by up to 30 days in jail and a $1,000 fine. Now, people caught carrying 3 grams or less of marijuana can…

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FaceApp Now Owns Access To More Than 150 Million People’s Faces And Names, And Users Are Angry

FaceApp Now Owns Access To More Than 150 Million People’s Faces And Names, And Users Are Angry By Amanda Froelich Before you download an app or a PDF, do you read the Terms and Conditions? If not, you may be unintentionally signing up for trouble, like millions of users have after agreeing to the Terms of Service of FaceApp. The viral app allows people to change facial expressions, looks, and their age. But in exchange, the company owns all the rights to the images.  Since its launch, more than 100…

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13-Year-Old Boy Opened a Bakery to Give Pastries Away to the Homeless

13-Year-Old Boy Opened a Bakery to Give Pastries Away to the Homeless By Amanda Froelich More than enough food is produced around the world to feed the global population, yet an estimated 821 million people go hungry each year. This is largely due to greed and the unbalanced distribution of resources. While it will likely take years to remedy this conundrum, one young man is taking matters into his own hands. In addition to having a heart of gold, 13-year-old Michael Platt has a passion for baking. After learning about…

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