Saving Bees and Paying it Forward

Saving Bees and Paying it Forward

The Blazers beat the Nuggets to advance to the 3rd round of the playoffs for the first time in 19 years; a man invents a card that dispenses sugary solutions to help save starving bees; well off people, including Shaq, help those in need; a man ditches his own birthday party to heroically save a dog.

Knitted Bird Nests, Effective HIV Treatment, and Reading Cures Racism

Knitted Bird Nests, Effective HIV Treatment, and Reading Cures Racism

Do-gooders knit thousands of nests for baby birds; a mother and son graduate together; a judge chooses to educate kids in juvie, leads to convincing them not to be racist; dogs can improve your social life; library of congress provides online access to digital versions of over 100 ultra-rare children's books, apologizes for insensitive messages from the past; an effective HIV treatment has been developed that prevents patients from spreading the virus to their partners; one man quit his high paying corporate gig to volunteer full time, eventually creating his own non-profit and couldn't be happier; a radio program improves a refugee camp.

Teaching Kids to Read, a Beloved Janitor, and Keanu Reeves

Teaching Kids to Read, a Beloved Janitor, and Keanu Reeves

A 13-year-old buys his mom a car; immunologist James Allison has a documentary, “Breakthrough”, made about him; the Too Small to Fail initiative brings reading lessons to otherwise bored children at laundromats and other unusual locations; a Humpday appearance by Keanu Reeves.

Children's Hopsitals, Mike Posner, and Autism Awareness Month

Children's Hopsitals, Mike Posner, and Autism Awareness Month

A 26 year old Indian solves the drought problem for his village and others by going door-to-door; A class of 9-year-olds teach us compassion; A man creates a wonderful invention for children in hospitals; these stories and more on this week's HumpDay Heroes.