A village in India is changing the culture of only celebrating the birth of boy babies by planting 111 trees for every baby girl born. They have planted a quarter of a million trees so far. Cool!
"Protest songs have helped shape history. proving that when people come together to raise their voices extraordinary things can happen"
Here’s a collection of some great protest songs :)
This guy invented a way to light his house using plastic bottles, and his invention is now being used by millions of people worldwide.
This TED talk is about how the way you spend your money affects your happiness. It’s not about how much you spend, or what you spend it on, but WHO you spend it on…
I’m totally loving the Story of Change, the latest video from the Story of Stuff Project. It’s all about how we can strengthen our ‘citizen muscles’ so we can start to see some of the changes we want to see in the world. The video is only 6 min long. Watch it, I think everyone will get something from it. After you watch the video you can go here to do a 2 min quiz to find out what kind of change-maker you are. ♥
Last week it was Jane McGonnigal, today here’s a video from her twin sister Kelly about the science of willpower :) I’ve also been reading her book The Willpower Instinct, which goes into this in more detail and is really interesting.