Celebrity Chef Brings 45,000 Meals To Puerto Rico — And Won’t Stop There

By: Good News Network  For nine days celebrity chef José Andrés has been in Puerto Rico cooking and delivering thousands of daily meals for hungry survivors of Hurricane Maria—and he’s only getting started. “We have big dreams because people have big needs,” the Spanish-American chef told his Twitter followers in a video update. Today alone he…

Elon Musk And Puerto Rico’s Governor Discuss Potential For Tesla To Rebuild The Island’s Electrical System

By: Patrick Caughill/Futurism  Elon Musk says that Tesla can rebuild Puerto Rico’s electricity system with independent solar and battery systems. In a response to Twitter user’s question about Musk’s ability to revamp the island’s power infrastructure, he said: The Tesla team has done this for many smaller islands around the world, but there is no scalability…

A ‘Love Army’ Of People Donate $9 Million To These Las Vegas Hero Funds

By: Good News Network  Within hours of a tragic shooting, online fundraising campaigns began collecting donations for victims and their families. In two days they raised more than nine million dollars. Whether it be for a Marine Veteran who stole a truck to drive dozens of the wounded to a local hospital, or those whose lives were lost, these GoFundMe campaigns have…

US Mom Could Be Jailed For Refusing To Vaccinate Her Son Against Potentially Life-Threatening Diseases

By: James Felton/IFLScience  Rebecca Bredow and her ex-husband are embroiled in a court battle over the issue. Her ex-husband, Jason Horne, believes that their son should be vaccinated against potentially life-threatening diseases, including measles, mumps, and rubella. Bredow feels differently. “I would rather sit behind bars standing up for what I believe in than giving in to something I strongly…

Researchers Have Restored Consciousness In A Man Who Spent The Last 15 Years In A Vegetative State

By: Stephen Luntz/IFL Science  Scientists at the French National Center for Scientific Research have used nerve stimulation to induce signs of consciousness in a man who has been in a vegetative state almost half his life. The unfortunate individual is still far from complete wakefulness, but his case demonstrates consciousness can be restored after a much…

People Are Locking Up Dozens Of Dogs To Farm Them For Their Blood

By: Sarah V Schweig/The Dodo  Pets sometimes need blood transfusions, just the way people sometimes do — but a new investigation suggests that blood coming from a blood farm in Texas is sourced from approximately 150 ex-racing greyhounds who are caged and suffering. An anonymous former employee at the Pet Blood Bank observed and documented greyhounds kept in wire cages…

People Are Rushing To Save Thousands Of Animals Before This Volcano Erupts

By: Elizabeth Claire Alberts/The Dodo  The volcano could erupt at any moment — but animal lovers are going into the danger zone, risking their lives to help as many animals as they can. Last week, the Indonesian government issued a dire warning to the island of Bali — Mount Agung, an active volcano, could erupt for the first time…

After Finding Heart-Wrenching Note In Mailbox, Neighbor Saves 90-Year-Old Woman From Loneliness

By: Good News Network  It has been five months since Marlene Brooks received the letter that changed her life – and since reading that letter, she has changed dozens of other lives for the better. Brooks, who lives in Park Hills, Missouri, found a letter in her mailbox from down the street back in April. The letter read: “Mrs.? Would…

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