post image

How to build a $2.5 billion community energy infrastructure

An energy-hungry city in the heart of Silicon Valley is offering to help residents of the most densely populated city in America build an energy-efficient, carbon-neutral, carbon capture and storage facility that would provide the city with a new source of income.The City of Palo Alto, California, has been considering its energy future for more

post image

Local volunteer opportunities at Boston’s new shelter

Boston’s first homeless shelter has opened.The city’s Homeless Services Agency has opened the new facility, called the Shelter 2 Boston, to house up to 350 people who need help with housing and living costs. “We are grateful to the city of Boston for making this project a reality,” Shelter 2 Executive Director John Cottam said in

post image

The Most Terrifying Ways to Get Killed on a Plane

A lot of the time, planes can kill you.But sometimes they don’t even seem to.This article will explore the most horrific ways to get killed on a plane, from the most innocent of deaths to the most dangerous of deaths.This is a collection of stories from people who were on planes and who, in some

post image

What happens if a local volunteer isn’t available?

If you’re looking for someone to take care of a local animal shelter or a local business, the odds are you might have to call them.But that’s exactly what happened when local animal advocates found out a local nonprofit would be closing down.“They told us they couldn’t do it,” said one volunteer coordinator for the