Full Battery Charge in 15 Minutes: World's Fastest Electric Car Charger is Launched

October 17, 2021, 23:37

ABB launches the world’s fastest electric car charger. It can become fully charged in 15 minutes.

Company Innovates Microplastics That are Biodegradable or Don't Break Apart At All

October 17, 2021, 22:40

As the EU prepares to ban microplastic products, startup Calyxia is looking to offer them biodegradable ones instead.

Most CO2 From Australia’s Megafires Has Been Offset by Algal Blooms Formed By Ash That Settled in the Ocean

October 17, 2021, 16:37

Massive blooms of algae feasting on the ash from Australian wildfires have sucked up most of the CO2 the fires emitted.

World's Tallest Observation Wheel is Opening – Bartenders Mix Drinks While You Ride

October 17, 2021, 13:36

Over in Dubai, the world's tallest Ferris wheel is set to open at the end of October, and it offers VIP cabin experiences.

A Mathematician Just Made a Musical Album Entirely Composed of Black Hole Wavelengths – Listen

October 17, 2021, 12:38

Combining his love of science and music, Belgian mathematician and musician made an album that transformed black hole data into sounds.

Explosive underwater shot wins Wildlife Photographer of the Year award - Positive News

October 16, 2021, 06:32

Here are some of the winning shots from this year’s Wildlife Photographer of the Year, now on display at London’s Natural History Museum

Dogs Catch Actual Chemical Cues From Humans That Transmit Excitement, Fear, or Angst to the Pups

October 15, 2021, 22:31

Dogs use all manner of cues, from scents to facial expressions, to read and mirror human emotion, not through evolution, but our shared lives.

Promising Results From Antiviral Pill May Change the Game for COVID-19 Effects, Finds Clinical Trial

October 15, 2021, 16:30

Pharma company Merck has had significant results with their COVID-19 antiviral pill, the U.S. government has bought $1.7 million doses.

White Noise of Flickering Screens Helps Children With Learning Difficulties to Read and Write Better, Says Study

October 15, 2021, 13:31

Flickering screens can help kids with reading and writing difficulties, according to a new study from the University of Gothenburg.

Ford Announces 'Transformative' $11.4 Billion Investment in New Electric Vehicle Plants in Tennessee and Kentucky

October 15, 2021, 12:30

Ford has announced a $11.4 Billion investment in U.S. electric vehicle plants in the states of Kentucky and Tennessee.

Holton St Mary: Fly-tippers block road with dumped rubbish - BBC News

October 15, 2021, 11:29

Bathtubs, fridges, vacuum cleaners and chairs are among the items cleared from the lane.

Hemogenyx Pharmaceuticals PLC - Total Market Solutions

October 15, 2021, 06:30

Chief negotiators for Hemogenyx Pharmaceuticals make miracles as they regain control of the CDX antibody at the heart of the business

What went right: Ireland’s basic arts income, plus more positive news - Positive News

October 15, 2021, 06:30

Ireland’s basic income for artists, the health benefits of climate action, and France’s single-use plastic ban, plus more positive news

Framingham Public Schools on LinkedIn: FPS is looking for Campus Aides/Building Subs to fill positions today

October 15, 2021, 03:30

FPS is looking for Campus Aides/Building Subs to fill positions today! Bachelor's preferred but not required! Apply Now! Click Here to apply: https:...

Dog That Was Stuck in a 30-Foot-Deep Cavern For Two Weeks is Rescued and Joyfully Reunited (WATCH)

October 14, 2021, 23:31

After two weeks of being lost, Dewey the dog was rescued from a 30-foot-deep cave in Indiana, USA. Watch the video.

How Planets May Be Seeded With the Chemicals Necessary for Life

October 14, 2021, 22:30

Leeds University researchers look at how planets may be seeded with the chemicals necessary for life.

You Could Win a Free Trip to Italy by Posting a Photo With #Salami Hashtags

October 14, 2021, 16:27

Galileo Foods welcomes salami fans to enter for a chance to win a unique culinary trip for two to Marche, a seaside region of Italy.

Why Do Animals Play? Because They Need To Play – Just Like Children Do

October 14, 2021, 13:27

Scientists know why animals play. They need to play. Just like children do. Here's the fascinating research on this story.

McDonald’s Serves Up Free ‘Thank You Meals’ to Teachers and School Staff Across the US This Week

October 14, 2021, 12:26

Next week, McDonald’s is feeding educators with free breakfast Thank You Meals to show their appreciation to school workers Oct. 11-15.

Can we eat UK-grown produce all year, without environmental trade-offs?  - Positive News

October 14, 2021, 08:28

A farm in Suffolk is using hyper-efficient glasshouse technology to grow tomatoes. Could this be a better approach than relying on imports?

Chaarat Gold Holdings Ltd - Total Market Solutions

October 14, 2021, 06:26

Significant high grade intercepts move Chaarat Gold into mid tier territory as new boss is hired and momentum gathers

‘Speedo diplomacy’: the climate campaigner who swims with icebergs - Positive News

October 14, 2021, 06:26

Skimpy swim shorts, frigid fjords and hot water bottles — Lewis Pugh’s approach to climate campaigning is far from conventional

These are the chaotic scenes at a branch of McDonald's after it abandoned packaging for the day - handing customers handfuls of fries instead | Blackpool Gazette

October 13, 2021, 12:25

To help combat littering in the UK, customers in Weymouth were put on the spot this week with all packaging removed from their Drive-Thru.

Boohoo Group PLC - Total Market Solutions

October 13, 2021, 07:03

Is it really all boo-hoo-hoo for Boohoo?   “…At its current low price now might be a good time to buy into BooHoo, a company that despite the issues that continue to beset it, many of them self inflicted, has persisted in establishing itself as a...

To save forests, researchers are hooking trees up to Twitter - Positive News

October 13, 2021, 06:02

Can a network of tweeting trees help us tackle the climate crisis and increase empathy for ecosystems? Scientists think so

What can I do about climate change? 14 ways to take positive action - Positive News

October 12, 2021, 14:59

After the UN issued a ‘code red for humanity’, many people are asking — what can I do about climate change? Quite a lot, actually

Harvest Minerals Ltd - Total Market Solutions

October 12, 2021, 08:59

Harvest Minerals in a sweet spot amid a global food shortage and middle class demand for clean organic produce.

Norway hopes to boost body image with retouching law - Positive News - Positive News

October 12, 2021, 06:58

Legislators in Norway have served infuencers and advertisers a dose of reality, with new rules that govern the use of Photoshopped images

5 Midwestern Governors Sign Up to Create EV Charging Network to Keep Electric Vehicles Moving

October 11, 2021, 23:00

5 midwestern governors have agreed to collaborate on an EV charging network to support electric car drivers in the US.

Australia Returns Huge Daintree Rainforest to its Aboriginal Owners, Bordering Great Barrier Reef

October 11, 2021, 16:57

Queensland, Australia handed back the renown Daintree rainforest to the traditional Aboriginal people who owned it for generations.

Rescued Seal Celebrates Birthday With Ice Cake –Then Falls Asleep Right On Top of it (LOOK)

October 11, 2021, 13:58

The Cornish Seal Sanctuary celebrated the 31st birthday of one of their favorite residents—and spoiled him with a colorful layered ice cake.

Making Clean Hydrogen Energy Is Hard, But Researchers Just Solved a Major Hurdle

October 11, 2021, 12:57

Research at UT Austin found a low-cost way to solve a hydrogen energy hurdle, using sunlight to efficiently split oxygen molecules from water.

A Floating Flower Garden in Tokyo Immerses Visitors With Orchids That Move as You Approach (WATCH)

October 10, 2021, 22:55

A mass of floating flowers created by teamLab in Japan is moving visitors with its technological magic and overwhelming beauty of orchids.

Magazine subscription (print & digital) - Positive News - Positive News

October 10, 2021, 17:56

Buying for someone else? Order a gift subscription. Current issue: Oct-Dec 2021, #107, published 29 September Next issue: Jan-Mar 2022, #108, published 12 January Positive News is the magazine for good journalism about good things. Each issue feat...

There Are Still Honest People in the World – And That Honesty Can Lead to ‘Miraculous’ Outcomes

October 10, 2021, 16:55

Laurie Fenby found a wallet and through amazing fate found the owner, a Jamaican migrant farm worker— what happened next was truly miraculous.

Mental Health Awareness Week: 20 people supporting the UK’s wellbeing - Positive News

October 10, 2021, 15:55

To mark Mental Health Awareness Week 2021, we celebrate 20 people who are making a difference to the wellbeing of millions

4 in 10 Older Americans Say They've Had the Best Sex of Their Lives as They've Aged

October 10, 2021, 13:54

A new survey of 2,000 Americans aged 50 and older found that 45% reported having the best sex of their lives as they've aged.

Can big cities protect us from depression? Researchers think so - Positive News

October 10, 2021, 10:55

They have a hard-earned reputation for being toilsome, transient places, but research suggests that big cities can protect us from depression

The world’s best cities for mental wellbeing, according to data crunchers - Positive News

October 10, 2021, 10:55

Low pollution, robust social security and political stability helped Reykjavik top an index of the world's best cities for mental wellbeing

Want to Know Where The Best Fall Colors Are in Your Area? Check Out This Interactive U.S. Map

October 9, 2021, 22:54

An interactive, digital map from SmokyMountains.com lets you see where the best fall colors are in the USA.

Weight Lifting Can Burn Fat Just Like Cardio: New Research About Strength Training vs Aerobics

October 9, 2021, 16:51

Strength training can also burn fat, suggests a new study from the University of New South Wales in Australia.

Batteries of the Future Set to be Cheaper and Better – Thanks to Sugar

October 9, 2021, 13:52

Simply by adding sugar, researchers have created a longer-lasting, lighter, more sustainable rival to the lithium-ion batteries.

Inventor of Hand-Cranked Washing Machine is Distributing the Low-Cost Device to Refugees

October 9, 2021, 12:51

The inventor of a hand-cranked washing machine named Navjot Sawhney has traveled to Iraq to distribute it to refugees in the country.

Life after: Domestic violence - Positive News - Positive News

October 9, 2021, 09:50

After surviving a murder attempt by her ex-husband, Rachel Williams resolved to use her tragic story to help others

It’s a Myth That Adults Can’t Learn Languages as Easily as Kids – Benefits Multiply if Families Learn Together

October 8, 2021, 23:49

Making a home a bilingual one gives parents the same speed of language learning as children, and learning as a family speeds that up.

This Mozart Sonata Calms the Brain to Help Reduce Seizures in People With Epilepsy

October 8, 2021, 22:49

Sonata for Two Pianos in D Major (K 448) by Mozart has been found by scientists to help against epileptic seizures.

A Grocery Line Where Slower is Better: Supermarkets Open ‘Chat Checkouts’ to Combat Loneliness Among Elderly

October 8, 2021, 16:49

The Jumbo grocery store chain in the Netherlands has opened 'chat checkouts' for people who want to move slower.

Canadian Startup to Build $400M UK Plant to Harness Nuclear Fusion in Entirely New Cost-Effective Way

October 8, 2021, 13:49

A Canadian-based nuclear fusion company General Fusion, is constructing a demonstration plant in England for their cheap fusion tech.

CRISPR Gene-Editing Experiment Partly Restores Vision In Legally Blind Patients

October 8, 2021, 12:48

An experimental trial of seven patients with LCA, regained some of their vision after being legally-blind, through CRISPR gene-editing.

What went right this week: malaria vaccine, plus more positive news - Positive News

October 8, 2021, 06:47

A historic malaria vaccine was given the nod, and an indigenous group named a new species for the first time, plus more positive news

Panther Metals PLC - Total Market Solutions

October 8, 2021, 05:48

Panther Metals is laying the path towards the discovery missed by the majors and to be shared with investors

This is What it Looks Like When a Black Hole Snacks on a Star

October 7, 2021, 23:48

From the University of Arizona, see what it looks like when a black hole snacks on a star. It's incredible.

They Brought Scouting to 10,000 Afghan Kids – And Just Got Permission to Continue By the Taliban

October 7, 2021, 22:47

The Taliban have given permission for the NGO PARSA, who helped revive the Afghan Boys and Girls Scout Program, to continue their work.

Man Finds Love on Tinder... And a New Kidney – 'I Never Would've Expected That'

October 7, 2021, 16:47

Reid Alexander met Rafael Nadal on the dating app Tinder. He fell in love, and received the kidney he needed too.

First EV Trucks Roll off Rivian Assembly Line in Illinois, Watch Giddy Test Drives: ‘Quickest Thing I‘ve Ever Driven’

October 7, 2021, 13:46

The ultimate green outdoor adventure car has just rolled off the assembly line in Rivian Automobile's factory.

The 'World’s Longest' 3D-Printed Concrete Bridge Erected in The Netherlands

October 7, 2021, 12:45

Nijmegen, The Netherlands, is home to the world's largest 3D-printed concrete bridge, giving Europe's "Green City" another green signature.

Rent Winnie the Pooh's Tree House in the Original Hundred Acre Wood at This 'Bearbnb'

October 6, 2021, 23:44

Winnie the Pooh's 'tree house' is up for rent at this incredible Airbnb... or should that be Bearbnb? Check it out in Suffolk, England.

New Treatment For Eczema Could Emerge After Possible Cause Was Identified by ‘Surprised’ Scientists

October 6, 2021, 22:44

A gene fene for hormone synthesis could play key role in eczema treatment, say researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center.

'No one is ever just a word'. The book that defines ‘refugee’ in 1,000 ways - Positive News

October 6, 2021, 18:42

New book, The Refugee Dictionary defines 'refugee' in myriad ways, to emotive and thought-provoking effect

Incredible Video Shows a Husband and Wife's Amazing Encounter With a Group of Humpback Whales

October 6, 2021, 16:44

This incredible video shows a husband and wife’s amazing encounter with a group of humpback whales. 32-year-old David Edgar and his wife Alice, were diving in the beautiful crystal-clear waters off the islands of Tonga in the South Pacific. The co...

First Artificial Kidney That Would Free People From Dialysis and Transplants Runs on Blood Pressure

October 6, 2021, 13:42

The first artificial kidney transplant that would free people from dialysis and transplants runs on blood pressure.

Human Footprints Found in New Mexico Are 23,000 Years Old – Long Before the Ice Age Glaciers Melted

October 6, 2021, 12:44

Human footprints recently discovered at White Sands National Park in New Mexico date back to 23,000 years ago.

Separating green from greenwash: navigating renewable energy tariffs - Positive News

October 6, 2021, 06:41

Green electricity tariffs are popular, but are people getting what they think they’ve signed up for? Here’s how to sort fact from fiction

Chesterfield Resources PLC - Total Market Solutions

October 6, 2021, 05:40

Chesterfield Resource's next funding will be in Canada as it explores elephant country for the next world class discovery

Man Delivers Donated RVs to Wildfire Victims and Now 95 Families Have a Place to Stay

October 5, 2021, 23:42

A man has been delivering RVs to wildifre victims in his spare time, just to help others in need. His name is Woody Faircloth.

Charity Rescues So Much Food From Landfill, It Opens a 'Pay What You Feel' Grocery Store To Share Tons of Produce

October 5, 2021, 22:41

At "Pay what you Feel" prices, the Rescued Food Market in Vancouver has a simple mission: To get 70,000 pounds of rescued food a month a home

Story of Unsung Dutch Hero Who Saved Thousands From Nazi Holocaust is Finally Told 45 Years After His Death

October 5, 2021, 16:39

An unsung hero named Jan Zwartendijk saved thousands of Jews during the holocaust, and is the subject of a book honoring his unknown story.

One Man Set Out to Make the Perfect Pasta Shape, And it’s So Popular That Orders are Backed Up for Months

October 5, 2021, 13:41

Dan Pashman wanted to make the perfect pasta shell, and over 3 years of work perfected the "Cascatelli" which is now an internet sensation.

World’s First 5-Nation Reserve Spans 4,000 Sq-Miles in Austria, Slovenia, Croatia, Hungary, Serbia: ‘The Amazon of Europe’

October 5, 2021, 12:40

UNESCO has Designated by Mura Drava Danube Transboundary Reserve after a decade of advocacy, creating a 5-nation reserve "Amazon of Europe".

Cizzle Biotechnology Holdings PLC - Total Market Solutions

October 5, 2021, 06:39

Is Cizzle set to sizzle or simmer ?   “…There are promising signs. Its lung cancer proposal is backed by years of research, and offers clear commercial promise as well as the prospect of relieving the suffering of millions of cancer patients…”   W...

Millennials Are Eating More Adventurously, Trying More Foreign Food—And Even Catching Their Own Dinner - Good News Network

October 4, 2021, 22:39

Millennials are more adventurous with food than Baby Boomers—eating more foreign fare, experimenting with unusual ingredients, and even catching their own dinner—according to a new survey. The study of 2,000 British adults found that during an ave...

London's black cabbies hailed for brain research - Positive News - Positive News

October 4, 2021, 16:36

Renowned for their familiarity with London's street network, black cabbies are helping with research into dementia and Alzheimer’s disease

Jane Goodall Enlists Fans to Help Plant a Trillion Trees Around the World by 2030

October 4, 2021, 16:36

Jane Goodall launched Trees for Jane aimed at helping replenish the world’s stock of trees and forests by planting a trillion trees by 2030.

Saved From Bulldozers, Baby Bird Steals Hearts

October 4, 2021, 13:35

The Army Corps of Engineers saved a baby bird during construction on a levee in Sacramento, but it required home health care to survive.

Couple Gives $100 Million to Conservation of 57,000 Square Miles of African Protected Areas

October 4, 2021, 12:38

The Rob and Melani Walton Foundation gave African Parks, which manages 19 protected areas on the continent, a donation of $100,000,000.

Lexington Gold Ltd - Total Market Solutions

October 4, 2021, 06:36

Lexington Gold is proving up resources, investigating new discoveries and negotiating tenements as its drilling campaign gets underway.

A Family Treasure Scattered in the Street and the Good Samaritan Who Cared

October 3, 2021, 22:34

An entrepreneur lost a treasured business scrapbook when he left it atop his car, but a Good Samaritan in Wayne, NJ found and delivered it.

Mesmerizing Aerial Photos Are Winners in the 2021 Drone Photo Awards (LOOK)

October 3, 2021, 16:35

Winners were announced in the 2021 Drone Photo Awards in Siena with amazing pics in 8 categories of aerial photography.

Conservation Groups Celebrate Dam Removal on Green River – Restoring Health of Fish and Humans After 70 Years 

October 3, 2021, 12:33

Environmental groups and US agencies celebrated the largest dam removal in Kentucky’s history, restoring fish and mussels in the Green River.

Alabama Begins Removing Racist Language From Its Constitution

October 2, 2021, 22:31

The Jim Crow amendments in the Alabama Constitution are being removed after a 2020 vote succeeded where two attempts had failed before.

Share a Moment of Awe With This Jewel of Australian Animals: the Leafy Seadragon

October 2, 2021, 16:31

As an example of the majesty of life, the art of camouflage, and the extremes of evolution, one need look no further than the leafy seadragon

900-Year-old Mystery That Puzzled Stargazers is Now Solved – It’s A ‘Zombie’ Star

October 2, 2021, 13:30

A supernova that stunned stargazers In the Year 1181 has finally been found – and it’s a ‘zombie’ star.

Fossil Found by Kids in New Zealand Turns Out to Be 27 Million-Year-old Giant Penguin

October 2, 2021, 12:32

A fossilized penguin was found by kids in 2006 in New Zealand, which has now gone on to be a new species, uniting the giant penguin genus.

‘We embrace imperfection’: the adoption agency for preloved playthings - Positive News

October 2, 2021, 06:29

By finding new homes for old teddies, the agency reduces waste and saves cuddly toys from an inglorious trip to a landfill site

Could Scotland's unwanted wind turbines be turned into playparks? - BBC News

October 2, 2021, 05:29

One wind farm company is looking for imaginative ways to repurpose turbines at the end of their lives.

Squirrels Have Very Different Personality Traits – Just Like Humans

October 1, 2021, 23:28

Squirrels have human-like personality traits, says a new study from UC Davis in California.

Study Finds Small Acts of Kindness Can Bolster Students’ Health and Wellness

October 1, 2021, 22:30

When students do even small acts of kindness it makes them happier, says a new study from the University of British Columbia.

Groom's Autistic Brother Has Wedding Crowd in ‘Happy Tears’ with Emotional Speech That Went Viral (WATCH)

October 1, 2021, 16:28

23-year-old Sam Waldron, who struggles socially, gave the 'best best man's speech ever' and had the crowd in laughter and happy tears.

She Invited a Homeless Man For Dinner – Now Her Crowdfunding Has Secured Her New Friend a Tiny Home

October 1, 2021, 13:28

Kim Cormier in Canada has been helping David McDonald, who experiences homelessness, get back on his feet.

How India's Air Pollution is Being Turned into Stylish Floor Tiles

October 1, 2021, 12:28

Harnessing the abundant carbon in the air of cities like New Dehli, Praan's air purifier captures pollution to turn it into tiling.

What went right this week: climate solutions, plus more positive news - Positive News

October 1, 2021, 06:28

Climate solutions got a boost, the Swiss approved same-sex marriage, and a record sum was pledged for nature, plus more positive news

Lost Sea Turtle Washed Ashore With Hypothermia Gets Flown Home to Spain With its Own Boarding Pass

October 1, 2021, 01:27

An endangered turtles that washed up on Irish shores has been returned to its native Canary Islands on a flight with its own boarding pass.

Firefighters Have Been Winning the Battle To Protect Sequoia's Giant Trees - Using Foil Blankets (LOOK)

September 30, 2021, 22:25

As the Windy Fire made its way into Sequoia National Park, firefighters wrapped General Sherman in protective foil.

Listen to Millions of Monarch Butterflies Make One of the Rarest Sounds on Earth: 'Just like a waterfall'

September 30, 2021, 16:25

Phil Torres of The Jungle Diaries has recorded the sounds of a million or more butterflies fluttering in the Mexican rainforest.

Bezos Earth Fund Pledges $1B to Conserve Land and Sea in Critical Areas ‘We can and must reverse this’

September 30, 2021, 13:25

Conservation groups working to preserve the Congo, Andes Mountains, and Pacific islands will see a $1 billion donation from Bezos' Earth Fund

Old Irish Goats Return to Hills of Dublin After a Century to Join Firefighting Brigade –And They’re Loving It

September 30, 2021, 12:24

After wildfires on Howth hills above Dublin threatened houses, the Old Irish Goat Society was hired to employ endangered goats to help.

New issue of Positive News leads on the people cooking up change - Positive News

September 30, 2021, 06:25

From inspiring projects that teach people to cook, to entrepreneur refugees, Lucy Purdy, editor-in-chief, gives a flavour of the new issue

Club partnership programme - News - Hartlepool United

September 29, 2021, 16:21

Hartlepool United launch official club partnership programme. In line with the majority of EFL and Premier league football clubs, Hartlepool United are proud to release details of its first official club partnership programme. The programme will c...

Carbon labels for food and drink are coming. Will they make a difference? - Positive News

September 29, 2021, 08:20

Eco food labelling is being trialled in the UK this month, while some brands are using them voluntarily. Can they help cut carbon emissions?

The plan to create a 50 million-tree forest in the north of England - Positive News

September 29, 2021, 06:21

Fresh funding has been secured for the forest, which will provide a leafy corridor between Liverpool, Manchester and Hull in England