Leonard Solomon, 83, Gives $25,000 After Watching... →
When the Broward Sheriff’s Office held a town hall-style screening of the anti-gay bullying documentary film ‘Bullied: a Student, a School and a Case that Made History,’ they hoped to change a few minds and attitudes. They got all that, and a check, to boot. 83-year-old Leonard Solomon stood up in a line of people asking questions of a post-screening panel, but instead...
Today Is Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day! →
Good news! The number of girls getting interested in STEM fields is increasing! While the number of boys is still greater, more and more teenage girls are considering engineering as a possible career, thanks to a lot of positive messaging. And now, the Intel Foundation has instituted a new “holiday” that will give everyone cause to reach out even more: Introduce a Girl to Engineering...
60 Lives, 30 Kidneys, All Linked →
RIVERSIDE, Calif. — Rick Ruzzamenti admits to being a tad impulsive. He traded his Catholicism for Buddhism in a revelatory flash. He married a Vietnamese woman he had only just met. And then a year ago, he decided in an instant to donate his left kidney to a stranger. In February 2011, the desk clerk at Mr. Ruzzamenti’s yoga studio told him she had recently donated a kidney to an ailing...