Daimler Trucks is Now Accepting Orders for All-Electric Freight Trucks, Having Tested Them on America’s Highways

Stepping into the future of carbon-neutral freight transportation, Daimler Trucks North America is now accepting orders for its first all-electric freight trucks, which they call the longest-range commercial battery EVs for interstate shipping in North America today. Freightliner’s eM2 Daimler’s Freightliner manufacturing division has put the eM2 box truck and eCascadia freight tractor into the … Read more

Good News in History, April 18

Happy 80th Birthday to Michael D. Higgins, the poet, sociologist, and ninth president of Ireland since 2011. Coming from a broken home in Limerick, Higgins learned compassion and used his time in office to address issues concerning justice, social equality, inclusion, anti-sectarianism, anti-racism, and reconciliation. He made the first state visit by an Irish president … Read more

First Human Trial of HIV Vaccine Produced Immune Response in 97% of Volunteers

A phase 1 clinical trial of an experimental vaccine primed the immune system using a unique approach in order to prevent HIV. The promising results, announced in February by the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI) and Scripps Research, the vaccine showed success in stimulating production of rare immune cells needed to generate antibodies against the … Read more

Walmart Commits to Helping Save Pollinators By Mandating Change For Supply Chains

Without pollinators like bees, butterflies, birds, and beetles, some of our favorite foods would not exist—and Walmart has announced a set of plans in the U.S. to persuade its grocery supply chain to adopt principles that will protect them. Dmitry Grigoriev Walmart’s new commitments announced this week, serve as the largest pollinator health effort from … Read more

Good News in History, April 17

70 years ago today, the Peak District became the UK’s first National Park. Near the center of England in northern Derbyshire, it includes peaks and valleys in Cheshire, Greater Manchester, Staffordshire, and Yorkshire. The first of the national parks in England and Wales, it attracts millions of visitors each year. Inhabited during the Mesolithic Stone … Read more

Birth flower, what flowers say about your personality

Do you know what your birth month flower is? Use our ultimate guide to give a special someone in your life a personalized flower bouquet for their birthday. Although not everyone knows it, just like our zodiac sign, each of the 12 months is associated with a flower. So not only does your birth flower … Read more

‘I’m just trying to make people smile’

Instagram/@Shaqfu_radio NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal played in 15 All-Star games and has more awards than we can list. After retiring from play, Shaq suited up as a high-profile sports commentator, but for a long while, he’s been earning a reputation as an MVP in another arena—random acts of kindness. As quick with a spontaneous, spur … Read more