A man makes a smart investment in a Chicago area business and turns it into trees.
Colleen and Neil share good news about shark music.
Colleen and Neil share news about some returned guests in the Potomac River.
5- year old Fiona shares some goods news and it's unbelievable but super good. She also talks a lot about food.
Today's episode is a bit of sound art. Chicago great Studs Terkel interviews innovator Bucky Fuller. Listen and feel inspired.
Colleen and Neil share an archived episode about toilets and wombats. If you haven't yet, watch the new Bill Gates documentary on Netflix. It's super interesting and toilets feature prominently!
Nonprofits in Europe of helping to empower the homeless population by training them as walking tour guides.
Colleen's on a journey of self-compassion. On this episode, she shares some tips and how you can be kinder to yourself.
Colleen and Neil share a little tale of a captain helping a logger head.
Today we are bringing you another episode of Wiki Women: Kimberly Bryant
Neil and Colleen are back with another episode of WikiWomen. Today's episode features Vandana Shiva, an Indian scholar, environmental activist, food sovereignty advocate, and anti-globalization author.
Colleen and Neil share a story about charitable innovation from England. As an update, to date, almost 35,000 people have participated and raised more than 100,000 pounds to fight homelessness. Check out taplondon.org for more info!
Colleen and Neil share a repeat episode to keep the theme of good water news rollin'.
Colleen and Neil deliver some happy news about waterways.
Neil and Colleen share a new innovation that helps the visually impaired; they also share a number of PSAs because why not.
You just have to listen. I don't even know where to start with a summary.
Colleen and Neil share a glimmer of good news from the Amazon. (And the movie I'm trying to remember in here is Baraka)
Happy Labor Day! The Good News Podcast is still here for you. Always and forever.
The City of Seattle is trying out a new way to help folks dealing with drug addiction. Jail is not longer the answer.
Colleen and Neil share a new way to search on the internet and plant some trees.
Colleen and Neil share more good airport news.
Colleen and Neil share two stories involving turtles and the LAW.
Colleen and Neil share news from San Fran about limiting single use plastic bottles.
An episode dedicated to our favorite fruit.
Researchers at the University of Tokyo have made a discovery and guess what is kind of applies to some fun cat names at the Austin Pets Alive!
Colleen and Neil replay an episode from the archive about roller coasters, kidney stones, and urethrae.
New rules on energy drinks for kids living in Scotland under 16 -- but the real fun of the episode is at minute 5 with a real gem of a story from Neil.
Colleen and Neil share good news about a senior dog savior.
Colleen and Neil share news about the Tokyo 2020 Olympic medals.
Colleen and Neil share an episode from the archive. As an update, this program has been successful in helping the school district attract and keep high quality teaching staff! Nice!!!
The sounds in a hospital, good, bad? Yep, they are pretty bad. Hear what folks are doing to change that.
Have you ever thought about what your life might look like in your 60's, 70s, '80s and beyond? This episode explores how some people are tackling that very question.
Cheetahs were lacking confidence in the lovemaking department so Zoos are giving them a dog-friend so they can start to relax and maybe make some wee little baby cheetahs.
Colleen and Neil share a factoid about a mailbox in Japan where you can write letters to deceased loved ones.
Colleen and Neil share some good news about our favorite bean dip.
Part two or our conversation with Mary Nisi, Chicago been keeper. There is also a direct and unflinching mention of a bee penis.
An interview with Mary Nisi an urban beekeeper. You've got to hear this!!
Colleen and Neil are excited to celebrate the first day of The Good News Podcast Inaugural Bee Week 2019!
Colleen and Neil share a tale about a library and a very considerate patron.
Colleen and Neil talk about Joy and Happiness. What brings you joy?
R&D at Nestle has created a new candy wrapper that will biodegrade in the ocean in six months. Why, YES! I will have that YES! candy bar.
Colleen and Neil brush off an episode from the archives, and discuss a project from Morocco that involves grabbing fog to add to the water supply.
From the archive, Colleen and Neil talk about exciting and intriguing ways that London is reusing their iconic booths.
Colleen and Neil completely agree on a new graduation requirement for the youth of the Philippines.
Colleen and Neil are back for part two of the Full Moon Jam discussion. Did you miss part 1?? Go back and take a listen.
The City of Chicago sanctions dancing with fire; Colleen and Neil more.
Colleen and Neil talk about a dip in the US divorce rate, thanks in part to Millennials. At The Good News Podcast, we identify as Willenials.
Neil explains a really complicated science around jet fuel and it sounds like good news. We are pretty sure it's good news.
Colleen and Neil share about an alternative PE option in Iowa.
Veggies are edgy.
Colleen and Neil dust off an archive episode: three word maps!
Colleen and Neil share some news about the changing recycling landscape and how people are responding to it.
Neil and Colleen talk about pools and blue skies day-dreamin' And bonus at the very end of the episode, Neil sounds just like Matthew McConaughey.
Neil shares some good news from the World Health Organization. Happy Pride Month!
Colleen and Neil share three mini stories with good green news from across the pond.
Colleen and Neil dust off an episode from the archive- some poetry from the passport to the island of Palau.
The Lego Foundation is releasing LEGO Braille Bricks in 2020. The project hopes to help blind and visually impaired children learn Braille in a fun way!
Colleen and Neil share a story about the Heimlich maneuver and home alone safety.
A Chicago JK classroom gives us the cutest audio we've heard in a long time.
The London 2019 marathon has a great idea! Water bottles are getting replaced by seaweed water globs. Genius!
TSA dogs are super cute and that's ok.
Colleen brings listeners to a vintage video game arcade (meep meep). You're Welcome.
Colleen and Neil rerun an episode about Keanu Reeves and some of the many good things he's done. He has a new movie coming out because Keanu never stops working.
Colleen shares some great news about Germany helping refugees find work, this conversation then de-evolves to Colleen mentioning "pod wet".
Colleen and Neil share good news about a lost book that has been found.
Innovation on the California firefighting front.
Colleen and Neil share news about a new New York initiative.
21st-century marriage talk
Colleen and Neil chat about some of the good things coming out after the fire at Notre Dame.
Rwanda becomes the first low-income country to provide vision care to ALLL of its citizens free of cost.
Colleen and Neil discuss GoT, beards, and aluminium.
Tigers are making a come back and China makes a good choice; banning ivory
Colleen and Neil discuss a drone that is finding plants thought to be lost.
A rerun from January, a story about family and Haitian dance culture from KFAI Minnesota community radio.
Neil shares some funky sounds and the pair discover they listen to music very differently.
A throwback to an episode we aired in January, all about termites!
Dogs and kids learning to read in a cuddle puddle. A cuddle puddle.
Three quick facts for you about the planet's southernmost continent.
Tips to continue to care for Mother Earth.
Colleen and Neil talk about 911, 311, and people helping each other.
Be a hero! Adopt an older dog.
Colleen and Neil talk about another dream job. Meow
The University of Tennessee is doing some good that is gonna save some folks some money, money!
Social media for good? That's crazy.... smart. Neil tell us about #tashtag.
Can you believe it! Good news about organ donation.
Neil tells Colleen about Pads for Dads and Colleen has big dreams for Fiona.
Colleen and Neil ponder the new SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule and it's recent, successful test flight.
Colleen loves lists and she found a great list about fastest growing jobs that holds some good news.
Colleen and Neil talk about the common cold and more exotic sicknesses.
Another installment of Wiki Women-- highlighting women's entries on Wikipedia. This episode architecture.
Colleen and Neil check out some humongous sweaters for pachyderms.
Colleen and Neil take a look at some small homes from Detroit.
The Axolotl or also known as the Mexican Walking fish is a salamander that can basically regrow any part of its body!
Colleen and Neil discuss memorabilia and STEM education.
Colleen and Neil read a letter from an eBay buyer. It's kind and heartfelt and good.
Scientists have finally figured out why a Zebra has stripes!!
Colleen and Neil dissect recent commerce news. Snow plowing commerce and toilet bowl vs. phone commerce.
Colleen and Neil share good news about globally impressive leafiness.
We celebrate the Periodic Table on today's episode! UNESCO has announced that 2019 is the International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements. Yay!
Colleen and Neil send one final interplanetary goodbye and thank you to the show's favorite Mars rover.
Colleen and Neil chat about putting the power of swiping to use to help Lithuanians adopt more dogs.
Neil and Colleen share actual good news about the TSA.
Colleen and Neil chat about cigarettes; smoking them, buying them, and avoiding them.
Good News! Eating veggies will benefit your mental health. Neil has strong feelings about fruit.
Colleen shares with Neil pictures of teddy bears just going about their daily lives in Paris.
Colleen and Neil share some cold weather tips after the recent Chicago polar vortex.
Nervous about Black Holes? Don't be! Scientists are trying to figure out ways to help you not fall in.
Colleen and Neil discuss more ideas like the Little Free Library.
The Good News Podcast brings you good news to your ears. Mauro Gatti creator of the Happy Broadcast brings good news to your eyes. Just sit and think. about. that.
Colleen and Neil tell the tale of The People's Hero.
Colleen and Neil share some good news coming from the UK newspaper, The Guardian.
Creator of the storytelling podcast RISK! Kevin Alison joins Colleen and Neil and talks getting up and telling your truth. What's your truth?
Using the power of science- Colleen and Neil offer some tips to make this year even happier.
Colleen and Neil open up their email and share some good news that was sent in. Thanks for sending them!!!
A very special episode about an unlikely hero. Also, Neil reads poems and they are AMAZING!
Colleen and Neil share some exciting developments from beavers up ol' Milwaukee way.
Good things that are happening all over to help reduce the use of plastic.
Colleen and Neil discuss new moon developments. What's going on up there anyway?
Colleen shares three pieces of good news that happened in 2018! See it wasn't a total wash.
Colleen and Neil share a story about another stolen piece of art getting returned to it's home.
Colleen and Neil talk marriage and the bennies of waiting till you're brain is done maturing.
Colleen and Neil talk about what is and is not changing about the podcast in 2019.
Colleen and Neil share good news coming from the financial realm about renewable energy.