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Good news to restore your faith in humanity
With many modern fashion brands being pretty awful -- the use of sweatshop labour and poor environmental footprints spring to mind -- it's great to see a company the size of Adidas being so green.
It has been taking plastic from the ocean, which is harmful to marine life, and recycling it into pairs of shoes, selling over a million of them last year. That's a lot of turtles saved!
With the popularity of Adidas shoes, it is good to see so many consumers supporting such an environmentally friendly product.
Pakistan swears in 'untouchable' Hindu woman as member of Senate
Krishna Kumari is one of the so-called untouchables -- the lowest in a caste system that still prevails in Pakistan and India.
But she has risen above the prejudice that often sees the untouchables considered ''impure'' to be elected as a member of the Pakistani Senate.
Krishna Kumari took the oath this week dressed in traditional attire, representing her people with pride.
Scottish surgeon walks three hours through snow to perform operation
A heavy snowstorm brought much of Scotland to a standstill last week -- but it wasn't enough to stop one surgeon doing her job.
After waking, Lindsey Chisholm realised that because of the snow she couldn't drive to her hospital in Paisley nearly 13km away, where she was scheduled to operate on a colon cancer patient. So Chisholm put on her winter gear and trudged through the snow for nearly three hours to get there.
Homeless dogs sleep comfortably after US animal shelter's request for armchairs goes viral
When an Illinois animal shelter posted on social media a request for furniture donations, the request went viral. Now the homeless animals have comfortable furniture to sleep on while waiting to be adopted from the no-kill facility.