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$42k was raised for Anthony Torres was filmed shaving on a train

More than $42k raised for homeless man mocked for shaving on train

More than $42,000 has been raised for a homeless man who was mocked for shaving on a train. The now-deleted video racked up more than 2.4 million views in a matter of days, and many people, like the video uploader, had made a series of nasty comments about the homeless man. In an interview with the Associated Press, Anthony Torres[Read More…]

Suez Waste Management helps to recycle waste that traditionally could not be reused

UK recycling firm turns low-grade waste into fuel

A UK recycling and waste management firm is trying to help solve the plastic problem by turning waste into fuel. SUEZ UK, a company based in Rugby, reuse any rubbish that is too low-grade or low-value (such as mixed materials) to be recycled and turns it into specially-designed mulch, which is then packaged and sold to other companies as an[Read More…]

Benefits of coconut oil

Benefits of coconut oil

Coconut oil has long been known for its long list of health benefits. Indeed, coconuts are among the few foods that can be classified as a “superfood.” Its unique combination of fatty acids can have positive effects on your health. This includes fat loss, better brain function and various other impressive benefits. We discuss a few of the health benefits[Read More…]

Hilary Powell and her partner Dan Edelstyn  started HSCB to help other Londoners get out of debt

Radical bank buys Londoners out of debt

A radical, independent bank in London is selling art to help support families in debt, it has emerged. The Hoe Street Central Bank (HSCB) is not a typical bank but has been set up for what its founders call “an act of citizen money creation”. It creates its own currency in the form of beautifully designed banknotes and sells the[Read More…]

Carcinogen found in popular oat products

Carcinogen found in popular oat products

The cancer-causing chemical glyphosate has been found in a number of popular oat products. In fact, almost all of the oat products examined by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) were found to contain the chemical. Scott Faber, vice president of government affairs at EWG, said in a statement: “We’re very concerned that consumers are eating more glyphosate than they know.”[Read More…]