Marijuana Millions, Pirate Party, Safer Asteroids – #GoodNewsNextWeek (Audio)


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20160523_GoodNewsNextWeek019-videoThis week on #GoodNewsNextWeek: Colorado’s marijuana millions are makin’ it rain for the homeless; Iceland’s Pirate Party keeps gaining steam and respect; and studies show killer asteroids probably won’t kill us.

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Story #1: Colorado Giving $1.5 Million From Marijuana Tax to Help Homeless
https://twitter.com/brocwest/status/731270415264288768
Colorado Governor Signs Law Allowing Residents To Collect Rainwater On Their Property 💧
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/733677139745103872
California Ends Water Restrictions After El Niño Alleviates Historic Drought
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/733504466046070784
Mass Release of California Prisoners Didn’t Cause Rise In Crime
https://twitter.com/AphixJS/status/733142016561938432

Story #2: Iceland’s ‘Pirate Party’ Is Now The Biggest Political Party
https://twitter.com/Qainiratha/status/733313298326802432

Story #3: Incoming Asteroids Could Crumble Harmlessly Before They Hit Us
https://twitter.com/erikmoshe/status/734733259553275908

#GoodNewsNextWeek Headlines: Portugal Launches First Community Fridge
https://twitter.com/erikmoshe/status/734491039185162240
Edible Rings On Six-Packs Feed Marine Life If They End Up In The Ocean
https://twitter.com/erikmoshe/status/733305808725893120
‘Feeding The 5,000’: DC Event Feeds 6,750 Using Unwanted Food
https://twitter.com/rayvahey/status/733453558943604736
20,000 Young People Have Been Debating Surveillance
https://twitter.com/rayvahey/status/734216983487479808
Teaching Kids Psychology Makes Them Smarter In Math, English
https://twitter.com/entheogenesis/status/734439052775153665
Therapy Dog Helps Non-Verbal Kids Speak
https://twitter.com/erikmoshe/status/730547822584602625
1,000 Cats Invited to Wedding
https://twitter.com/erikmoshe/status/734265092401946624
World’s Oldest Cat Lives in Texas, Has Seen Most of America
https://twitter.com/erikmoshe/status/730549483570929664