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The GOODEST: Five of Our Favorite Things to Learn and Do- Alessandra Rizzotti and Jessica De Jesus contributed in Culture and News
We’re picking five great things to highlight from this past week, plus a community member that’s making waves on our online platform. 
The Treasury Department said ‘no’ to the trillion dollar coin, so send us your designs and maybe we could mint the coin.
12-year-old Sicily Kolbeck inspired us to build a tiny house and set our own course…
But, for any idea to become a reality, a lone visionary isn’t always enough…
I mean, together we can be superheroes.
Illustration by Jessica De Jesus. Original photograph by David Gonzalez

The GOODEST: Five of Our Favorite Things to Learn and Do
Alessandra Rizzotti and Jessica De Jesus contributed in Culture and News

We’re picking five great things to highlight from this past week, plus a community member that’s making waves on our online platform. 

  • The Treasury Department said ‘no’ to the trillion dollar coin, so send us your designs and maybe we could mint the coin.

Illustration by Jessica De Jesus. Original photograph by David Gonzalez

The GOODEST: Our Favorite Things To Learn and Do This Past Week- Alessandra Rizzotti wrote in News, Do and Goodest


You can learn about so many things on the internet, but how much more powerful would it be if you could also DO after you learned stuff? From living walls and folding cars to printing houses and building time machines, we have things for you to learn and do from this past week.

Let’s Learn First:

A Quick Look into the Science of Time 
The Year of the (Green) Dragon: China’s Burgeoning Environmental Movement
The Easiest New Year’s Resolution Everyone Should Do
A Tiny, Fold-up Electric Car Will Hit Streets This Year
Intermission: Fireworks in Reverse
What Do You Want to Learn in 2013? Google’s Resolution Map Could Help You Figure it Out
New Living Walls Use ‘Biological Concrete’ to Reduce CO2
This Theater Has Seats for Tweeters—So Should These Businesses
'Print Your House' Coming Soon? Architecture and Fabrication
In Search of Ed Tech Ideas that Reimagine Learning
People Are Awesome: Man Moves in With Parents So a Homeless Family Can Live in His House
This Massive Land Art Portrait Fights for Human Rights in Central America
Is the Crowd a Feasible Design Partner?
Intermission: Those Crafty Dutch To Unveil Ultra Green Route 66 of the Future
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Now, let’s DO the DOs:

Make a Promise To Yourself and Others: Order Promise Cards From “Because I Said I Would”
Rich Block, Poor Block: Find the Range of Income in Your Neighborhood
Share This Film with Someone Who Cares About the Future of Public Schools
Send a Postcard on National Opt Out Day, January 7th
When Ordering Delivery Food, Avoid Places Using Styrofoam
Help Get Car Horns on Bicycles to Prevent Accidents
Start a Campaign To Ban Plastic Bottles in Your City
Make a New Year’s UnResolution
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Illustration by Jessica De Jesus. Image from How to Build Plans.

The GOODEST: Our Favorite Things To Learn and Do This Past Week
Alessandra Rizzotti wrote in News, Do and Goodest

You can learn about so many things on the internet, but how much more powerful would it be if you could also DO after you learned stuff? From living walls and folding cars to printing houses and building time machines, we have things for you to learn and do from this past week.

Let’s Learn First:

Now, let’s DO the DOs:

Continue reading on good.is

Illustration by Jessica De Jesus. Image from How to Build Plans.

The GOODEST: Our Favorite Things To Learn and Do This Past Week- Alessandra Rizzotti wrote in Goodest, News and Do
You can learn about so many things on the internet, but how much more powerful would it be if you could also DO after you learned stuff? From innovative modular designs and David Lynch’s thoughts on meditation, to a crowd-sourced photo essay that we want you to submit to, here are things for you to learn and DO from this past week.

Using The Noun Project’s Iconic Design Tools for Social Change
A City Education: Learning What Idealism Looks Like in Action
Nonprofit or For-Profit? Here’s How I Decided to Go For-Profit
Why Kids Make the Best Fundraisers, and Where Adults Can Take a Cue
Stronger Together: A Photo Essay of Communities United
Innovative Product Placement Makes This Music Video a Vehicle for Good
'Django Unchained': Quentin Tarantino's Misappropriation of the N-Word
Intermission: Anti-Islamic Pastor Quieted by a Beatles-Singing Crowd
The Best in Photography: 25 Amazing Things That Happened in Photo This Year
Best of 2012: The Top Ten Sustainable Modular Products
Digging Deeper: Creativity and My First Meditation
GOOD Video: Outward Bound Takes Learning into the Wild
Please, Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood: Architecture and Communication
The End of the World Is Real
Saving the World in the Present Tense
Re-Imagine the Gift: Give Your Time
Send Words of Support to Sandy Hook Families
Bring Back Word Up Community Bookshop
Come Together to Help Build a Slow Design Knowledge Platform
Everyone Should Make a Painting
DIY: Make an Ornament out of Recycled Goods
Sign a Pact With Your Community and Local Representatives To Improve Your Town
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Illustration by Jessica De Jesus

The GOODEST: Our Favorite Things To Learn and Do This Past Week
Alessandra Rizzotti wrote in Goodest, News and Do

You can learn about so many things on the internet, but how much more powerful would it be if you could also DO after you learned stuff? From innovative modular designs and David Lynch’s thoughts on meditation, to a crowd-sourced photo essay that we want you to submit to, here are things for you to learn and DO from this past week.

Illustration by Jessica De Jesus

The GOODEST: Our Favorite Things to Learn and Do This Past Week- Alessandra Rizzotti wrote in Goodest, News and Do

You can learn about so many things on the internet, but how much more powerful would it be if you could also DO after you learned stuff? From inventions inspired by woodpeckers and beetles, to hosting a Secret Sandy and making a wish for the future, we have things for you to learn and DO from this past week.

Because Science Matters: A Deep Dive into the Phenomenon of Vampire Draw
The Agricultural Cliff: Farmers Are Aging, and Young People Have to Step In
A Stronger Bike Helmet, Made of Cardboard and Inspired by a Woodpecker
Landfill Harmonic: Making Music From Trash in a Paraguay Slum
RX Made: How We’re Upcycling Building Waste and Creating Jobs
School by Boat: Architect Brings Classrooms, and Healthcare, to Flood-Prone Bangladesh
Let Students Design Their Own Social Change Projects
Cheaper than Solar: Gravity-Powered Lights for the Developing World
It’s About Time: ‘The Present’ Is an Updated Time Piece for the 21st Century
How a Beetle Inspired Our Clean, Fresh Water Technology
Streetpong: Redesigning the Walk Signal
Four Ways to Find Your Work Passion(s)
Why We Can’t Ignore the Caveats to Cory Booker’s Food Stamp Challenge
Connecting Broadly Won’t Replace The Importance of Connecting Deeply
Turning Packaging from Trash to Toys
Don’t Just Talk to Kids About Violence, Help Them Take Action
Share Your Thoughts: What are the building blocks of being an engaged and active citizen?
Gift Like You Give a Damn: Host a ‘Secret Sandy’ to Help Those Affected by the Hurricane this Holiday
Join Me in Requesting ‘Garbage to Garden’ in Your City
Catalyze Innovative Education for the 21st Century
Vote for a School That Deserves $50,000
Make a Wish for the Future: What’s Yours?
Illustration by Jessica De Jesus

The GOODEST: Our Favorite Things to Learn and Do This Past Week
Alessandra Rizzotti wrote in Goodest, News and Do

You can learn about so many things on the internet, but how much more powerful would it be if you could also DO after you learned stuff? From inventions inspired by woodpeckers and beetles, to hosting a Secret Sandy and making a wish for the future, we have things for you to learn and DO from this past week.

Illustration by Jessica De Jesus

The GOODEST: Our Favorite Things to Learn and Do This Past Week- Alessandra Rizzotti wrote in Culture, News, and Do
From freestyle rapping to starting your own compost, we have things for you to learn and do from this past week.
Build a Better Home with These Alternative Construction Methods
Bus Stop Light Therapy Panels Brighten Up the Winter Doldrums
Freestyle Rap Battles Could Boost Student Creativity
This Low-Cost Camera Could Help Save Lives
Bikeshares and Liability: Answering the Sharing Economy’s Legal Questions
One Fix for Rural Indian Girls’ Drop-Out Rate: Access to Affordable Feminine Hygiene
Designing Healthy Doctors: Physicians Take Care of Us, But Who’s Taking Care of Them?
Six Ways to Build a Better Urban Garden
Curbside Composting Gains Steam in Portland, Maine
Tell Them I Built This: With Design Thinking, High Schoolers Reimagine Chicken Coops
In a Fashion-First, H&M Offers Clothing Recycling for Customers
After-school 2.0: How Technology Can Create a Learning Community
Virtual Pet Therapy: Technology Lets Hospitalized Kids Play With Cats
Infographic: The Least and Most Corrupt Governments Around the World
Gift Guide: These Fair Trade Gifts Give Back
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Illustration by Jessica De Jesus
The GOODEST: Our Favorite Things to Learn and Do This Past Week
Fish Poo Power: A Genius Countertop Aquaponics Garden
'Solutionaries': Why Adults Need to Get Out of the Way
Yard CSAs: Hey, Neighbor—You Gonna Eat That?
Twinkie Extinction: Luckily I Photographed Its 37 Or So Ingredients
Occupy Sandy: One of the Best Startups I’ve Ever Seen
Trend Alert: Capotain Pilgrim Hat as Ultimate Homage to Patron Saints of American Gentrification
Twelve Ways to ‘Occupy’ Black Friday
When I Needed Emergency Contraception, I Was Glad I Was in the Middle East
Learning by Design: It’s Not What You Know, But How You Think
Illustration by Jessica De Jesus
The GOODEST: Our Favorite Things to Learn and Do This Past Week (11/12-11/16)

A Climate Change Call to Action
Psychoanalyze Yourself and Your Coworkers: Take the Myers-Briggs Test
Can the OWS ‘Rolling Jubilee’ Liberate Americans From Debt?
Copenhagen’s Kiddie City is Urban Shangri-La for Little People
Endangered Species: In Defense of Cursive Writing
How Will Legalization Challenge Existing Canna-Businesses?
Eat Real Food on Fridays
Illustration by Jessica De JesusOriginal Image via (cc) flickr user kevin dooley
The GOODEST: Our Favorite Things to Learn and Do This Past Week
No More Pricetags on Our Presidents (Video)
Ron Swanson Says, “It’s Time to Register for Movember”
Donate $10 to Disaster Relief: Text REDCROSS to 90999
Ohio Gets the Best Kind of Political Ad: Silence
Student Designs Inspire a New Approach to Voting
Secret Life of Snarky Toys: Aled Lewis’ Playful Tableaus
Top 10 Urban Transformation Projects
Trick Or Vote
Social Media Does Actionable Good During a Crisis
Illustration by Jessica De Jesus
The GOODEST: Our Favorite Things to Learn and Do This Past Week - by Meg Neal
How To Avoid ‘Apple Picking’
Who and What the F***Are We Voting For!? — A Party
Test Your Knowledge of the Cuban Missile Crisis
Photo Project Captures the Beauty in Daily Life of Afghanistan
Infographic: We’re Running Out of Doctors in the U.S.
Big Stylish Brother: Live Streetcam ‘Fashion’ Site Snaps Pedestrians
What You Won’t Hear in the Presidential Debates: A Response to Racism in America
Illustration by Jessica De Jesus