News for the Soul Pune boy, 12, designs ship to remove plastic from ocean, save marine life image

Pune boy, 12, designs ship to remove plastic from ocean, save marine life

Last Update: January 26, 2019 at 11:03 am

Date: January 25, 2019 Source: The Asian Age   Pune boy, 12, designs ship to remove plastic from ocean, save marine life   Pune: A 12-year-old boy in Pune claims to have designed a ship that will help clean up the oceans and save marine life. Haaziq Kazi, who named his ship “Ervis”, presented his idea Read More

News for the Soul This self-driving hotel room could revolutionize travel image

This self-driving hotel room could revolutionize travel

Last Update: November 21, 2018 at 12:50 pm

Source:  CNN Date:  Nov 20, 2018     This self-driving hotel room could revolutionize travel   Question: What do you get if you cross a hotel room with a self-driving vehicle?Answer: The Autonomous Travel Suite (ATS). A hotel room on wheels, the ATS is the brainchild of Toronto-based Steve Lee of Aprilli Design Studio and could revolutionize Read More

News for the Soul This floating pipe is trying to clean up all the plastic in the ocean image

This floating pipe is trying to clean up all the plastic in the ocean

Last Update: November 8, 2018 at 1:51 pm

SOURCE:  CNN DATE: Nov 8, 2018   A 2,000 foot-long floating pipe nicknamed Wilson is about to start its mission to collect all the plastic in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. Last month, the Ocean Cleanup foundation launched the world’s first ocean cleanup system out of San Francisco to take on the notorious “Great Read More

News for the Soul Kitty O’Neil: the incredible story of the fastest woman in the world image

Kitty O’Neil: the incredible story of the fastest woman in the world

Last Update: November 8, 2018 at 1:16 pm

Kitty O’Neil: the incredible story of the fastest woman in the world   SOURCE:  The Guardian DATE:  Nov 8, 2018 Everything incredible that Wonder Woman did on screen, Kitty O’Neil did for real. The legendary stuntwoman, who died last week aged 72, doubled for Lynda Carter in the 1970s TV show, while away from the Read More

News for the Soul This airline wants to help you meditate at 30,000 feet image

This airline wants to help you meditate at 30,000 feet

Last Update: October 16, 2018 at 3:52 pm

This airline wants to help you meditate at 30,000 feet   SOURCE: CNN DATE:  Oct. 16, 2018   Take a deep breath at 23,000 feet, and breath out turbulence. Or at least your fear of turbulence. That’s the goal of Virgin Australia, which is introducing meditation as part of its focus on well-being for travelers Read More

News for the Soul Google looks to highlight positive news image

Google looks to highlight positive news

Last Update: August 24, 2018 at 2:20 pm

Source: PR Daily Date:  August 24, 2018   Google looks to highlight positive news   Does checking your news feed in the morning fill you with dread?   Google wants to change your relationship with the news by offering a new tool to bring more positive stories from around the internet to the top of your Read More

News for the Soul Man Attempting To Swim Across The Pacific Ocean (For An Incredible Cause) image

Man Attempting To Swim Across The Pacific Ocean (For An Incredible Cause)

Last Update: June 20, 2018 at 10:23 am

DATE:  June 8, 2018 SOURCE:  MindBodyGreen   Man Attempting To Swim Across The Pacific Ocean (For An Incredible Cause)   French endurance athlete Ben Lecomte just set out to become the first person to swim across the entire Pacific Ocean—a feat that will take more than six months if he logs eight hours in the Read More

News for the Soul A daredevil inventor who believes the Earth is flat blasted himself around 570 metres (1,875ft) into the air in a rocket before landing with a bump. image

A daredevil inventor who believes the Earth is flat blasted himself around 570 metres (1,875ft) into the air in a rocket before landing with a bump.

Last Update: June 20, 2018 at 10:47 am

SOURCE:  Sky News DATE:  March 28, 2018   Daredevil ‘Mad’ Mike Hughes blasts off in homemade steam rocket   A daredevil inventor who believes the Earth is flat blasted himself around 570 metres (1,875ft) into the air in a rocket before landing with a bump.   ‘Mad’ Mike Hughes, 61, a US limo driver from Read More

News for the Soul NASA: Nearby ocean worlds could be best bet for life beyond Earth image

NASA: Nearby ocean worlds could be best bet for life beyond Earth

Last Update: June 20, 2018 at 12:05 pm

SOURCE: CNN April 13, 2017 NASA has new evidence that the most likely places to find life beyond Earth are Jupiter’s moon Europa or Saturn’s moon Enceladus. In terms of potential habitability, Enceladus particularly has almost all of the key ingredients for life as we know it, researchers said. New observations of these active ocean Read More

News for the Soul New technology allows paralyzed man to move arm by thinking about it image

New technology allows paralyzed man to move arm by thinking about it

Last Update: June 20, 2018 at 12:06 pm

Source: Washington Post March 30, 2017   Bill Kochevar didn’t feed himself for more than eight years, nor did he scratch his nose. He couldn’t. A bicycle accident in 2006 left him nearly completely paralyzed from the shoulders down. Now, as outlined in research published Tuesday in the Lancet, Kochevar regained usage of his right hand Read More