Good News On This Day in History – February 26

30 years ago today, Tim Berners-Lee, who invented the World Wide Web, introduced the first useful web browser. It was released first to a group of physicists, but soon it spread to geeks using computers around the world. Renamed Nexus, it was the first program to use both FTP (file transfer protocol) and HTTP (hypertext … Read more

If Anyone Needs to Stay Positive, Just Validate Their Feelings—Study Says

Telling a distressed friend or family member something as simple as “I understand why you feel that way” can go a long way toward helping loved ones feel better, new research suggests. In an Ohio State University study, participants described to the researchers a real-life incident that made them angry. When researchers didn’t show support … Read more

Spanish City is Squeezing Green Electricity From Leftover Oranges

Seville: home to palaces, oranges, and now, a brilliant civic recycling innovative that will see millions of tons of fruit being turned into electricity. When the spring air lies thick with the smell of orange blossoms and the city is at its most beautiful, most non-residents will be unaware that many of the 5.7 million … Read more

Good News in History, February 25

180 years ago today, French artist Pierre-Auguste Renoir, a pioneer in the development of the Impressionist style, was born. A celebrator of beauty and sensuality, Renoir was inspired by the style and subjects of previous modern painters Camille Pissarro and Edouard Manet. After a series of rejections, he joined forces with Monet, Sisley, Pissarro, and … Read more

6 tricks to remove yellow stains from clothes

Over time, whites can lose their luster. After being washed many times, it becomes dull or yellow. Some people find it frustrating when their sheets, tablecloths, lace, or beautiful clothes begin to lose their beautiful white color. Another problem comes up here, though, with high temperatures and sweat causing sunscreen stains on clothes. Especially white … Read more