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What Went Right: A Roundup of This Week's Best News

In a world full of negative headlines, it's easy to forget the good that's happening too. But we believe that good news matters, and there's tons of it to go around! Some of this week's best headlines include the World Health Organization approving a second malaria vaccine that could save countless lives, a new football field-sized reef giving a home to thousands of oysters, and the world's first "green container ship" officially setting sail. Plus, Nobel Prizes were handed out this week, honoring some of the best and brightest.

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How a Ukrainian Couple Fled War and Built a Thriving Food Business

Anna and Vladimir Posikera fled Ukraine to escape the war, starting a new life in Calgary. Despite facing challenges like language barriers, they found success by starting their own business, Tisto Factory, selling unique perogies with colorful fillings.

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Meet Kitty Black Perkins, the Trailblazer Who Designed the First Black Barbie, and See Her Legacy

The "Barbie" dolls are a global hit, celebrating women and diversity with the help of trailblazer Kitty Black Perkins. Perkins designed Mattel's first Black Barbie in 1980 after demand from collectors, aiming for uniqueness. The retired Chief Barbie Designer wanted her creation to be just as capable but with added flair. Perkins' legacy broke barriers and left an impact on the iconic doll for almost thirty years.

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An Astronaut’s Photo Shows an Out-of-This-World Look at Earth From the Skies

Prepare to be amazed by the stunning photography captured by American astronaut Jasmin Moghbeli during her International Space Station mission. The U.S. Marine Corps test pilot has been wowing social media with jaw-dropping images of tropical storms and Earth's atmosphere being illuminated by the Sun. Despite her upcoming return home, Moghbeli remains grateful for the spectacular views she had from space and looks forward to exploring more beauty on our planet.

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This Kenyan Start-Up Turns Plastic Waste Into Solar-Powered Freezers

In Kenya, a company called Kuza Freezer is turning plastic waste into cold storage units for small businesses. Women on a Mombasa beach collect the waste which is then transformed into freezers by Kuza employees. The freezers come with solar panels and are helping fish traders and other vendors preserve their products. Kuza Freezer has delivered over 350 machines in three years, providing solutions to food security and environmental challenges.

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This 92-Year-Old Football Fan Got a Surprise Call From Her Favorite Player

A 92-year-old Nottingham Forest fan, Vera Hill, received a surprise phone call from her favorite player, Stuart Pearce. The club arranged the call for Ms. Hill, who gave up her season ticket due to macular degeneration in 2012 and now only has peripheral vision. She was "overwhelmed" after speaking to Pearce, whom she considers her all-time favorite player. This heartwarming gesture came after the club granted Ms. Hill's wish to hear fans sing at the City Ground once more - truly touching!

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A Group of Hollywood A-List Directors Are Banding Together to Save a Historic LA Theater

A group of Hollywood directors, including JJ Abrams and Steven Spielberg, have come together to save a historic cinema in Los Angeles. They plan to preserve the theater as a cultural hub for movie lovers and showcase their collections of props and costumes.

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Meet Oli, the Kitty Who Competes in Australia's Yacht Race

This cat named Oli competes in yacht races with its owner Bob Williams, delighting onlookers at the Rolex Sydney-Hobart Yacht Race. Oli and Bob have been sailing around Australia for five years, with fans creating signs to welcome the seafaring kitty back to land.

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How a Simple Act of Kindness Connected Two Strangers at an Airport

In a heartwarming act of kindness at the Atlanta airport, Cindy Tutko, facing mobility challenges due to a torn ACL, found unexpected help from stranger Michael Wright. Despite the train services being down and time running out, Wright selflessly carried Tutko's heavy bag and offered unwavering support as they navigated the airport together. His empathy and assistance not only helped Tutko reach her gate on time but also board the plane early, easing her physical strain.

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Water Has Been Detected on the Surface of Asteroids for the First Time Thanks to an Old NASA Mission

In an exciting discovery, scientists have found water on the surface of two asteroids thanks to a retired NASA mission. By studying silicate-rich asteroids close to the sun, researchers identified molecular water previously mistaken for hydroxyl. This breakthrough could offer insights into how water became abundant on Earth and aid in the search for life beyond our solar system. With plans to investigate more targets using advanced technology, this research opens new doors in understanding the distribution of water in space.

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How 3D Printing Can Help Address the Affordable Housing Crisis

A groundbreaking 3D-printed home in Virginia offers hope for affordable housing, showcasing the potential of this innovative technology. Constructed with speed and efficiency, these homes are cost-effective and energy-efficient, addressing a critical need for more affordable housing options. Companies like Icon and Alquist are leading the way in revolutionizing construction methods through 3D printing. While challenges remain, experts believe that continued innovation in this field could provide a solution to the ongoing housing crisis.

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What's Good Now!

How a Ukrainian Couple Fled War and Built a Thriving Food Business

Meet Kitty Black Perkins, the Trailblazer Who Designed the First Black Barbie, and See Her Legacy

An Astronaut’s Photo Shows an Out-of-This-World Look at Earth From the Skies

This Kenyan Start-Up Turns Plastic Waste Into Solar-Powered Freezers

This 92-Year-Old Football Fan Got a Surprise Call From Her Favorite Player

A Group of Hollywood A-List Directors Are Banding Together to Save a Historic LA Theater

Meet Oli, the Kitty Who Competes in Australia's Yacht Race

How a Simple Act of Kindness Connected Two Strangers at an Airport

Water Has Been Detected on the Surface of Asteroids for the First Time Thanks to an Old NASA Mission

How 3D Printing Can Help Address the Affordable Housing Crisis