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
I'm often asked to perform at charity functions, and I almost always decline. The more you're made aware of a disease, the more you realize that a lot of people are making a bank heist of money off your contributions to their foundation.
This week: Some police who arrested a ten-year-old girl for playing doctor Vs. An entitled charity worker.
During the holiday season, America's charities are highlighted in the popular media and, hence, deluged with donations. But each year, regardless of the economy or collective good will, some of the neediest of the of the needier needy charities are overlo…
Trying to buy ovaries on the streets of Sweden is surprisingly easy.
I had the honor of being invited to the Rosaires' compound to discuss the downfall of the circus industry.