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Why Being Green > Occupy Wall Street

Why Being Green > Occupy Wall Street

The Occupy Wall Street campaign has inspired millions across the country and the world to evaluate their governments and the strangle hold corporations have on career politicians.  Occupy New York has even managed to raise $500,000 to continue the fight “to ...

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Volunteer Journal #67 –Take a Shower with PETA

Volunteer Journal #67 –Take a Shower with PETA

Ladies and Gentleman, the following is an account of my weirdest volunteer activity as TheGoodMuse- yet. I had never volunteered with PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals), but then I got this email, which said something like… Come ...

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Volunteer Journal #66 – AIDS Walk LA

Volunteer Journal #66 – AIDS Walk LA

If AIDS Walk LA (which raised over 3 million dollars to benefit people living with HIV) was a video game it would go something like this: Your car zooms through the back street of West Hollywood and Beverly Hills avoiding ...

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Volunteer Journal #65 – The Trevor Project

Volunteer Journal #65 – The Trevor Project

“Suicide is the third leading cause of death among 15 to 24 year olds.” Downer opening but, let’s face it, 15-24 is rough. For many of us it’s the worse time of our life.  Almost impossible. You get raging hormones, ...

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Kiva.org Launches Kiva Green

Kiva.org Launches Kiva Green

Just when you think a good idea can’t get any better… Kiva, the king of micro lending websites, recently launched Kiva Green Loans. Green Loans allows Kiva lenders to find businesses and individuals transitioning to cleaner and more sustainable energy ...

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UPDATE! Volunteer Journal #38 – 4th KIVA Loan!

UPDATE! Volunteer Journal #38 – 4th KIVA Loan!

I’ve made my fourth Kiva loan! Miraculous. This means I have been reimbursed in full three times by third world farmers, and people who don’t own shoes, while receiving not one (NOT ONE) piece of junk mail from Kiva or ...

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What is Radiation Sickness?

What is Radiation Sickness?

Due to the recent tragedies in Japan and particularly the disaster at the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant I’ve been asking myself a series of questions that many of you may be asking: What is radiation poisoning/sickness exactly? How much radiation ...

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