People Power Wins: Alberta Reverses Course on Coal Mining Atop Rocky Mountains

When the current Alberta government tried to repeal a piece of legislation restricting coal mining in the Rockies, Canadians of all varieties banded together to object. The idea of exploratory metallurgical mining pits opening in the most iconic of Albertan landscapes—the mountains—has seen nothing more than unprecedented mobilization from the public. Threatened wildlife, First Nation […]

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UK Choir Makes the Sweetest Lullaby for 5-yo in the US, When Their Singing is the Only Thing That Helps Her Sleep

A British choir has come to the rescue of a little American girl suffering from ‘night terrors’—by singing her to sleep with a special lullaby from 3,500 miles away. Ever since their dad, music teacher Rick, came across a video of the Bristol Man Chorus singing a sea shanty last summer, 5-year-old Roslyn Kane and […]

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With a Natural Disaster in Texas, This Furniture Store Owner Heroically Offers His Store as Shelter Again

Texas has seen more than its fair share of weather-related calamities. When this winter’s storm, Uri, took out the power grid, leaving the state in shambles, one valiant businessman stepped up to make sure his Houston neighbors would have a place to shelter from the cold. Over the course of a 72-hour period, Jim “Mattress […]

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Family-of-5 living in overcrowded one-bed council flat with ‘holes in ceiling’

A family-of-five are living in an ‘overcrowded’ one bedroomed council flat with ‘holes in the ceiling and walls’. Mum-of-three Courtney Coffman, 20, and her 22-year-old boyfriend have desperately tried to move their family out of their cramped maisonette in Frankley, Worcestershire, over the last two years. A flood caused holes in ceilings and walls in […]

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