Ben Lecomte has conquered the Atlantic, and now he plans to stroke across the world's largest body of water to raise money for a climate change charity.
The absurdist artist collaborated with nonprofit Skateistan to sell his work in order to raise money for Africa's first skate school.
When organizations are scrambling to raise enough money to keep people alive, the living are often overlooked, no matter how serious their injuries.
The non-profit wants to take a group of skaters from Germany to South Africa, delivering skateboards to the South African kids who have skateparks-a-plenty, but no money to buy boards.
Mercedes Carrera is a porn star with a heart of gold. She's using her talents to raise money for tech and science scholarships.
I spoke to one of the people behind a report called "The Poor Are Getting Richer and Other Dangerous Delusions" about how this week's World Economic Forum in Davos will get things wrong.
An ex-soldier's toy armor appears to have proven more effective than its cinematic counterpart and helped him continue his insane charity walk across Australia.
By opening a crowdfunding platform with no pretense of "funding" anything other than a person's needs or wants, did Indiegogo essentially build an entire site just for the potato salad Kickstarter guy?
World AIDS Day isn't asking people to pick a side. Trying to point out the devastating social stigma afflicting people who are diagnosed with HIV isn't—or shouldn't be—controversial in the slightest.
There was no way the authorities were going to let Ebola patients be treated with sugar pills soaked in water.
Cops in Fort Lauderdale wrote Arnold Abbott a citation for giving food to the hungry, but he's not going to let laws stop his charity efforts. "I'm not worried about jail," he said.
I hung out with the pampered dogs of New York's PupScout Troop 4 as they held a meeting in the park and walked across the Brooklyn Bridge, attracting throngs of admirers.
Earlier this year, Bosnia experienced massive flooding, and as a result land mines that had been dormant for almost two decades slid into towns, disguised under a layer of wet, dark earth.
According to anthropologist Dimitris Xygalatas, pouring ice water on our heads isn't all that different from Kavadi, a Hindu ritual that involves skewering your cheeks.
Charity shouldn't begin at home, they say—it should begin wherever money will do the most amount of good.
Sep 24, 2014
Despite common perception, the male version isn't the much discussed Bro. No, to qualify as basic you need to walk the fine line between bogan and classy in the boring way where you know what tuberose means.
The Millennial Trains Project puts young entrepreneurs on a train and asks them to develop projects in each community they pass through. It's a dumb idea.
A group of Redditors wants to donate to charity in honor of Jennifer Lawrence's boobs, but charities won't necessarily accept every soggy wad of cash you throw at them.
The #IceBucketChallenge is the latest in lazy, narcissistic "hashtag activism." If you want to change the world, you're not going to do it by tweeting, wearing a tacky bracelet, or dumping ice water over your head.
This week: A kid growing his hair for a cancer charity got kicked off his baseball team, and another kid got suspended from school for refusing to stand during the Pledge of Allegiance.
Finally, pumped-up douchebags have found an acceptable outlet for their egotism.
Poor people live in the same universe as us. They fuck, unwind with drinks, and like a decent meal sometimes. We don't get to mandate that they never enjoy their lives.
Hercules' absence from your TV could be more about politics and less about ancient Greece.
For a second year in a row, DANCE (RED) has partnered with Stereosonic, Australia's largest EDM festival, to fight the spread of AIDS in Africa. But don't fret if you can't fly to Australia to see Calvin Harris and Empire of the Sun's sets. We've got you