goodable logo
download iOS appdownload android app

Download the world's only news app designed to spread joy and happiness.

Scroll For More

GET
goodable logo
logo

Score (99)

share icon

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 a new diet offering hope for the climate, Scotland passing a historic wildlife bill, an increase in second-hand clothing sales. Plus, see how AI is helping monitor hedgehogs and save the species from decline!

Read Moreread more icon
GET
goodable logo
logo

Score (96)

share icon

How Caribbean Startups Are Turning Excess Seaweed Into an Agroecology Solution

Sargassum, a brown macroalgae causing issues in the Caribbean since 2011, is now being turned into organic agricultural products to boost yields and reduce chemical use. Entrepreneurs are leading the charge by creating biofertilizers from sargassum. While challenges remain, interest in sargassum-based solutions is growing across the region. This innovative approach not only benefits agriculture but also helps tackle environmental issues caused by excess nitrogen pollution from synthetic fertilizers.

Read Moreread more icon
GET
goodable logo
logo

Score (90)

share icon

How Thermal Batteries Are Changing the Way We Store Energy for the Better

A revolutionary technology called thermal batteries is gaining popularity in the industry as a cleaner way to produce heat, which accounts for 20% of global energy demand. MIT Technology Review readers have selected thermal batteries as one of the top breakthrough technologies for 2024. With the push towards renewable energy sources, thermal batteries could play a vital role in reducing emissions and providing consistent power for industrial processes.

Read Moreread more icon
GET
goodable logo

Get even more good news on the free app!

Download on iOSDownload on Android
GET
goodable logo
logo

Score (97)

share icon

This 99-Year-Old Veteran Had a Special Reunion With the Plane He Flew 80 Years Ago

A 99-year-old RAF veteran had a heartwarming reunion with the Tiger Moth plane he first flew in 80 years ago. Flt Lt John Cooper took a special flight from Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome, joined by co-owner and pilot Terry Dann. Mr Cooper described the anniversary flight as "wonderful" and said he "thoroughly enjoyed" himself. The dedicated owners of the aircraft have spent over 8,000 hours restoring and maintaining it, ensuring this historic plane continues to soar through the skies.

Read Moreread more icon
GET
goodable logo
logo

Score (98)

share icon

Astronomers Just Used a Bizarre New Method to Capture Evidence of Elusive Stellar Winds

Astronomers have made a groundbreaking discovery using X-ray data to observe stellar winds from three bright stars, shedding light on their crucial role in space. The new study published in Nature Astronomy reveals evidence of these stellar winds emanating from stars 11 to 15 light years away. Lead author Kristina Kislyakova and her team found the elusive signals after numerous attempts, offering valuable insights into how stars evolve and impact planet habitability.

Read Moreread more icon
GET
goodable logo
logo

Score (96)

share icon

Scientists Have Created a Family Tree of Coffee for Clues to Fight Climate Change

Arabica coffee, the world's most popular bean, has a fascinating history dating back over 600,000 years and researchers believe this knowledge could help it withstand climate change. Scientists have traced Arabica's origins to Ethiopia where it naturally developed through crossbreeding before being cultivated in Yemen in the 15th century. By studying its lineage, researchers hope to find ways to ensure Arabica coffee thrives despite changing climates - offering hope for a sustainable future for our beloved brew.

Read Moreread more icon
GET
goodable logo
logo

Score (98)

share icon

How One Chicago Teacher is Working to Help Marginalized Kids Break Into Baseball

Monday marked Jackie Robinson Day, honoring the MLB legend who broke barriers for Black players 77 years ago. Despite progress, only 6% of current MLB players are Black. Coach Earnest Horton is working to change that by providing opportunities for underserved communities through his organization, Black Baseball Media. High school athletes like Khamaree Thomas and Demir Heidelberg are already seeing success with college ball prospects thanks to Horton's efforts.

Read Moreread more icon
GET
goodable logo
logo

Score (97)

share icon

How Fencing is Helping Disadvantaged Youth in Rwanda Find a Safe Space

In Rwanda, a dedicated fencing coach named Patience Wamungu is teaching orphans and less fortunate children the art of fencing at Gisimba Memorial Centre. The kids, wearing borrowed gear, are eager to learn the sport's techniques and terminology from their patient instructor. Founded over 75 years ago as a haven for genocide victims' children, the centre now focuses on after-school programs for youth in need. Patience received top-notch training in Senegal and hopes to inspire his students to excel in fencing both locally and internationally.

Read Moreread more icon
GET
goodable logo
logo

Score (87)

share icon

Never Seen an Exploding Star? This Year, You'll Have Your Chance.

Look up at the sky, space enthusiasts! Astronomers predict a rare event - the explosion of a star system in our Milky Way galaxy. The T Coronae Borealis star system is set to nova for the first time in 80 years, creating a spectacular light show visible to viewers on Earth. NASA astronomers say this celestial event will be even rarer than a solar eclipse and offer a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for stargazers. Keep your eyes peeled as T Coronae Borealis could brighten from an invisible magnitude to shine as brightly as the North Star within days.

Read Moreread more icon
GET
goodable logo
logo

Score (98)

share icon

This Female Comic Book Superhero Fights Villains — And a Painful Women's Health Condition

A new comic book featuring the Chinese Dominican superhero Lúz La Luminosa is gaining positive feedback for shedding light on endometriosis. The solo comic showcases her battling supernatural villains while dealing with the painful condition, resonating with readers who see themselves in the diverse character. Despite a challenging fight due to a flare-up, Lúz overcomes her pain to save the day and receives treatment for endometriosis. Creator Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez hopes this story will educate and empower young women.

Read Moreread more icon
GET
goodable logo
logo

Score (58)

share icon

In a Historic Deal, 200 Islands Have Been Given Back to the Indigenous Haida Nation

In a groundbreaking agreement, nearly half a million hectares of Crown land on Haida Gwaii will be returned to the Indigenous people in a first-of-its-kind deal. After decades of negotiation, British Columbia has recognized the rightful ownership of more than 200 islands by the Haida Nation. The transfer of Indigenous land title was celebrated at a signing ceremony attended by key government officials and members of the Council of the Haida Nation.

Read Moreread more icon

What's Good Now!

How Caribbean Startups Are Turning Excess Seaweed Into an Agroecology Solution

How Thermal Batteries Are Changing the Way We Store Energy for the Better

This 99-Year-Old Veteran Had a Special Reunion With the Plane He Flew 80 Years Ago

Astronomers Just Used a Bizarre New Method to Capture Evidence of Elusive Stellar Winds

Scientists Have Created a Family Tree of Coffee for Clues to Fight Climate Change

How One Chicago Teacher is Working to Help Marginalized Kids Break Into Baseball

How Fencing is Helping Disadvantaged Youth in Rwanda Find a Safe Space

Never Seen an Exploding Star? This Year, You'll Have Your Chance.

This Female Comic Book Superhero Fights Villains — And a Painful Women's Health Condition

In a Historic Deal, 200 Islands Have Been Given Back to the Indigenous Haida Nation