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Mizzou Nobel winner donates $250,000, awarded “prize parking”

March 18, 2019 // 0 Comments

University of Missourt biology professor emeritus George P. Smith won the 2018 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. Smith recently donated the money to Mizzou. In return, the proud university happily awarded him with designated bicycle parking. Prize parking, in every sense of the [More]

Oldest living US veteran gets good news, bad news, good news

July 18, 2018 // 0 Comments

After being the object of a successful fundraiser, 112-year-old Richard Overton, the oldest living veteran in the US, fell victim to identity theft criminals, but received a second round of good news from the Bank of America. See: Good News, Bad news, Good news. [More]

Church stamps millions in medical debt “Paid in Full”

April 9, 2018 // 0 Comments

Covenant Church of Carrollton, Texas, is one mega-church that does something with its money besides make it’s pastors and advertisers rich. It really cost them relatively little money to do such a world of good.  What a wonderful idea to help these families mark their crushing medical debt: Paid in Full.  [More]

Union County, MS: If it’s not bad news, it must be good news

March 12, 2018 // 0 Comments

On this sunny day, Monday, March 12, the first day of spring break, two little boys went missing in eastern Union County. They were gone long enough that the adult in charge became concerned and reported them missing to law enforcement officers. Sheriff Jimmy Edwards and some deputies drove out that way to help in the [More]

Old chairs bring new comfort to shelter animals

March 11, 2018 // 0 Comments

The Knox County Humane Society in Galesburg, Illinois, has come up with an idea to make the lives of their shelter pets more comfy. The idea has been popular with other shelters and, most obviously, with their four-legged residents. See: Spot doesn’t mind a few spots. [More]

“Grand-Pa” scammer foiled by helpful Wal-Mart clerk

December 24, 2017 // 0 Comments

Cecil Rodgers of Cincinnati, Ohio, will be enjoying a happy Christmas with his family this year, rather than worrying over losing a substantial chunk of money to a scammer. His Christmas joy is due, in large part, to a savvy lady who smelled a rat.  See: Wal-Mart clerk saves [More]

Dutch cycle over “Worlds First 3-D Printed Bridge”

October 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

Dutch officials open a 26 foot bridge created by a 3-D printer. It is made of reinforced, pre-stressed concrete, and is the “World’s First 3-D printed concrete bridge. Video of early stages of bridge printing: [More]

Good work guys! Cyclist heroes save motorists

August 10, 2017 // 0 Comments

Following a major pile-up after a highway accident, music business executives on their way to a motorcycle rally know just what to do to save lives. See: making executive decisions. [More]
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