Good News on This Day in History

Today is the 50th anniversary of the opening of Godspell—a musical that would soon become a worldwide phenomenon. Drama student John-Michael Tebelak wrote the show initially as his master’s thesis at Carnegie Mellon University, and directed the performances for years, both on- and off-Broadway. The scenes are based on parables in the Bible, mostly from … Read more

Finding Purpose After Finding Yiuka

This blog was submitted to GNN by one of our readers for publishing. If you have an interesting story of kindness or positivity, be sure to send it to us for review. During the past 18 months my husband and I have come to know some extraordinary dog people, all because of a homeless puppy … Read more

Phase 3 Trial of MDMA Therapy for Severe PTSD is So Successful That 67% Don’t Qualify For Diagnosis Now

A breakthrough human trial achieved highly statistically-significant results and an excellent safety record, demonstrating that MDMA-assisted therapy can be an effective treatment for severe and chronic Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). At the end of the randomized, blinded, Phase 3 trial, carried out by the nonprofit Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS), 67% of participants who … Read more

Good News on This Day in History

55 years ago today, The Beach Boys released their iconic album Pet Sounds. Widely praised as one of the most influential records ever released, it was ranked No.2 on Rolling Stone magazine’s list of 500 Greatest Albums of All Time (behind Sgt. Pepper’s). The composer, arranger, and producer, Brian Wilson, designed a ‘Wall of Sound’ … Read more

Good News on This Day in History

80 years ago today, baseball’s Joe DiMaggio began his historic 56-game hitting streak—getting at least one hit in the next 56 consecutive games—a Major League record that still stands today and has been described as unbreakable. During the streak, which ended on July 17, ‘Joltin’ Joe’ hit .408 with 15 home runs and 55 runs … Read more