PersonalHeroes is a new social platform that tracks people's behavior and translates their good deeds into a kindness score.
Man Receives $4K In Chicken Box No good deed goes unpunished. A man mistakenly accepted $4,500 in cash from a Bojangles’ restaurant after complaining about cold food…but once he returned it, he got the cold shoulder. Via HuffPost
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No good deed goes unpunished, even if the “good deed” was a poor idea. A Cyclist in the Boise, Idaho foothills has been blamed for causing a major wildfire after he stopped to defecate on the lonely trail he was trekking. Unfortunately,...Show More Summary
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WASHINGTON (RNS) Standing beside a statue called “Homeless Jesus,” Monsignor John Enzler pledged to spend a night with the city’s homeless before Pope Francis’ visit in September. Enzler, who is president of Catholic Charities, madeShow More Summary
James Minor wants an apology for how he was treated by a Bojangles' location after he tried to do the right thing. "I'm honest. I know what integrity is. I have integrity." (via WTVR) It's true what they say: no good deed goes unpunished. Show More Summary
WAIT, I KEEP HEARING THAT FALSE ACCUSATIONS OF RAPE NEVER HAPPEN: Man wrongly accused of rape finally released from prison. Mark Weiner wanted to do a good deed by giving a young woman who was walking alone at night a ride home. Unfortunately for Weiner, that young woman was looking to get sympathy from a […]
When you do a good deed, you probably don’t do it just because you’re anticipating a good reward. But at the very least, a pleasant “thank you” is surely something you could expect. But one Bojangles’ Famous Chicken ‘n Biscuits customer says not only was he not thanked for returning between $4,000 to $4,500 in cash he found in a … [More]
A Florida community is rallying behind a toll collector they believe was unjustly fired for a good deed, though Vladislav “Sam” Samsonov did break the rules. For 30 years, Samsonov, 77, worked the booth at the Gasparilla Island Bridge,...Show More Summary
No good deed goes unpunished. From the inbox: Dear Faculty, The staff in the Office of Research are compiling a database of faculty members with previous experience as peer reviewers for federal funding agencies. This will help us utilize the expertise of you, our faculty members, as we work with...
Post by Liz Alterman. You hate to think that there's some truth to the old saying, "No good deed goes unpunished," but this story certainly illustrates that adage. Get this: Florida toll booth worker Vladislav Samsonov, 77, was terminated for accidentally undercharging a driver and making up the difference out of his own pocket. Show More Summary
Vladislav “Sam” Samsonov was a beloved toll collector who had been employed at the Boca Grande Causeway toll for nearly 30 years. But, unfortunately, the 77-year-old veteran won’t be working the toll any longer but his departure has nothing to do with retirement. Show More Summary
People around the world are celebrating Nelson Mandela International Day, remembering Mandela’s apartheid activism and his fight for social justice on what would be his 97th birthday. The day’s aim is to encourage people to make a small difference in the world, to help them commit just 67 minutes of their day to a cause. Show More Summary
It's not easy to come by small acts of kindness. But good deeds of this magnitude are even more rare. This man takes it into his own hands to make these people in the grocery store happy.
Imagine, for a moment, that a man saves the lives of 669 people. Then imagine that his good deeds remain hidden for almost 50 years – even from his wife. You don’t have to imagine that; it’s not fiction. Such a man died one week ago today. His name was Sir Nicholas Winton, of Great […]
Being busy with acts of kindness can help people who suffer from social anxiety to mingle more easily. This is the opinion of Canadian researchers Jennifer Trew of Simon Fraser University and Lynn Alden of the University of British Columbia, in a study published in Springer's journal Motivation and Emotion. read more
The Department of Awesomely Good Deeds is pleased to report that Swedish artist Stefan Siverud (previously featured here) is still hard at work decorating the shells of snails to help them stand out and thus prevent them from getting stepped on. Show More Summary
You know what they say: no good deed goes unpunished. One woman is finding that out the hard way, after she jumped onto some train tracks to save a dog.
Kenneth Cole has set up a Google alert for his name, and when the designer saw a bummer of a story pop up on said Google alert earlier this month, he decided to take action. The DNAinfo article was about a Brooklyn man who set his $300 Kenneth Cole tote...