DIY Cities, Sharing Kitchens, Freeing Monkeys – #GoodNewsNextWeek (Audio)


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20160502_GoodNewsNextWeek017-audioThis week on #GoodNewsNextWeek: Romans sick of the corruption and crime cleaned up their own streets; a new startup aims to be the Airbnb of the coming kitchen-based sharing economy; and animals are learning how to dismantle their traps.

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Story #1: Scandal-Plagued Rome Becoming ‘Do It Yourself’ City
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/726061806754484224

“Don’t concentrate on the finger or you will miss all that heavenly glory.”
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CwPWDMvT21E

Story #2: Kitchen-Based Sharing Economy Cooking Up Change
https://twitter.com/rayvahey/status/726254792708751361

Story #3: Young Gorillas Seen Dismantling Poachers’ Traps For The First Time
https://twitter.com/erikmoshe/status/726440875178479618

#GoodNewsNextWeek Headlines: Cats At Japan’s ‘Cat Cafes’ Now Allowed to Stay Up Till 10
https://twitter.com/erikmoshe/status/725588232851841024

33 Abused Circus Lions Flown to New Home In South Africa
https://twitter.com/erikmoshe/status/725588656765939712

Community Fridge In Somerset UK Offers Free Food For All 🍎
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/726675480456269824

Oregon Approves First Recreational Marijuana Licenses
https://twitter.com/brocwest/status/727046015618969604

8 Businesses to Open Medical Marijuana Dispensaries in Hawaii
https://twitter.com/rayvahey/status/726301751788244992

US House Unanimously Passed Bill Requiring Warrants For Email
https://twitter.com/AphixJS/status/725751362458402816

Binney: NSA Is So Overwhelmed With Data, It’s No Longer Effective
https://twitter.com/brocwest/status/725140017228689408

Peruvian Farmer Wins Monumental Battle Against U.S. Mining Giant
https://twitter.com/brocwest/status/725131918484840452

#MorningMonarchy: Peruvian Farmer Wins Monumental Battle Against U.S. Mining Giant
http://mediamonarchy.com/2016/04/20160427morningmonarchy/

Researchers Accidentally Make Batteries Last 400 Times Longer
https://twitter.com/erikmoshe/status/724993984452513793

#MorningMonarchy: Scientists Accidentally Create Batteries That Last A Lifetime
http://mediamonarchy.com/2016/04/20160426morningmonarchy/

Playing Music to Babies Helps Brain Development
https://twitter.com/rayvahey/status/724795218701094913