START A PETITION 27,000,000 members: the world's largest community for good
New stories submitted by Care2 members.
Most Noted will be promoted to the Front Page.

Newly Submitted

Temples of the Mind: The Mysterious Neuroscience of Holy Buildings
Offbeat  (tags: emotion, contemplation, wonder, religious, experience looking UP to God, heaven's, awe, spirituality in architecture )

- 18 minutes ago -
This ability to evoke emotion and contemplation is common for many of the world's architectural wonders. Our experiences of buildings are determined by our innate senses and personal histories.
Growing Doubt: A Scientist's Experience of GMOs
Green Lifestyle  (tags: food, genetic engineering, GMOs, health, interesting, science, technology, world )

- 21 minutes ago -
By training, I am a plant biologist. In the early 1990s I was busy making genetically modified plants (often called GMOs for Genetically Modified Organisms) as part of the research that led to my PhD. Into these plants we were putting DNA from various...
ACTU Animaux - SOS Long Live Chat Assn. Bankrupt! 40 Cats In Need Of HELP! Sept 25th Is The Deadline!!
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, Cat Lovers, cat sanctuary, cats, animalwelfare, suffering, Bankruptcy )

- 27 minutes ago -
Long Live Chat is near bankruptcy. They need Syringes, needles for insulin, disinfectant, compresses, common antibiotics and tablets etc. to be able to take care of these furbabies! Some have eye problems. They need all the HELP they can get! ClickAll
High Noon in the Climate DenierâEUR(TM)s Camp (and It Is Not Pretty)
Environment  (tags: climate-change, CO2emissions, environment, globalwarming )

- 32 minutes ago -
Has the sheriff really come to town or are the bad guys trying to make us think they are the heroes?
60,000 Antelope Died in Four Days and No One Knows Why
Animals  (tags: death, wildlife, environment, habitat )

- 36 minutes ago -
60,000 Antelope Died in Four Days and No One Knows Why60,000 Antelopes have died and experts are baffled? It started in late May. When geoecologist Steffen Zuther and his colleagues arrived in central Kazakhstan to monitor the calving of one herd of saiga
Acting as Surrogate, North Dakota Woman Gives Birth to Her Granddaughter (Video & Text!!)
Health & Wellness  (tags: remarkable news, miracle baby, grandma's idea, granddaughter, ms in remission, video )

- 42 minutes ago -
A 51-year-old mother with multiple sclerosis gave birth to her own granddaughter in North Dakota, acting as a surrogate for her daughter. The pregnancy came with an unexpected and welcome side effect.
I Love My DogâEUR(TM)s Nose | Bored Panda
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, animals, dogs, interesting, pictures )

- 52 minutes ago -
A dog's nose.
15+ Pics Proving That Cats And Dogs Can Be Best Friends | Bored Panda
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, animals, cats, dogs, interesting, pictures )

- 55 minutes ago -
These cats and dogs are buds.
The Sonic Heart Brain Resonance Pattern: Proof of Our Power to Create Peace
Health & Wellness  (tags: heart resonance, heart brain connnection, peace )

- 1 hour ago -
Proof our hearts are more intelligent than we think.
World  (tags: Syrian refugees, prime minister harper, refugees, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', death, government, humans, humanrights, HumanRights, society, war, world )

- 1 hour ago -
AylanâEUR(TM)s family was one of thousands fleeing Syria in search of safety in Europe. They set out on that dangerous journey after an application one of AylanâEUR(TM)s uncles had made to resettle with an aunt in Canada was rejected for unknown reasons.
Sign a Petition to Save the Mark Twain National Forest From Partial Destruction
Environment  (tags: Sustainabililty, trees, habitatdestruction, nature, protection, destruction, conservation, forests )

- 1 hour ago -
The Butler Hollow (Mark Twain National Forest ) project will destroy 18,000 acres of mature diverse forest and turn it into an enormous hot barren glade, at the expense of an existing mature deep forest with many shade loving species such as pitcher plant
Boycott Travel and Tourism to South Africa
Animals  (tags: hunting, canned, trophy, south africa, boycott, animal welfare )

- 1 hour ago -
After seeing the 5050 video, I made the decision to reopen this petition again. Please know, this petition was already delivered. But maybeâEUR¦. by reopening it, we will be able to put some pressure on these South African Government officials?
Ban Puppy Farms
Animals  (tags: petition, australia, puppy mills, puppy farms, animal welfare, dogs )

- 1 hour ago -
Australians love and care for their animals and expect high animal welfare standards and practices.
Training Camps for Girls in Gaza Another Form of Palestinian Child Abuse
Society & Culture  (tags: Hamas, Palestinians, Muslims, war crimes, children, corruption, crime, religion, safety, women )

- 1 hour ago -
Pictures of the August 10 graduation ceremony of an all~girl, nine~day summer training camp in the Gaza Strip show the 12 to 18~year-old participants, approximately 1,000 in number, marching and wielding weapons.
The New Black Market for Illegal Ivory Isn't Underground. It's on Craigslist.
Animals  (tags: craigslist, ivory, black markket, IFAW, Wildlife Conservation Society, abuse, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalrights, animals, cruelty, death, endangered, wildlife )

- 1 hour ago -
A recent investigation by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) and the Wildlife Conservation Society found that Craigslist users advertise 6,600 ivory and related wildlife products each year âEUR" worth over $15 million.
Anti~Semitism in the Middle East
World  (tags: Anti-Semitism, world, Islam, Muslims, conflict, crime, death, ethics, freedoms, HumanRights, middle-east, politics, terrorism, violence )

- 2 hours ago -
The fate of minority communities across the Middle East remains desperately uncertainâEUR¦a topic to be addressed at the NSWJBD monthly plenum by expert Samuel Tadros.
Thank the Rangers Dedicated to Protecting Endangered Animals
Animals  (tags: rangers, protection, endangered, animals, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalrights, animalwelfare, environment )

- 2 hours ago -
Every day rangers are exposed to deeply disturbing events -- injury, torture, and more -- and they do it all to prevent precious animals like the African elephant from being harmed.
Back From the Brink
Animals  (tags: iberian lynx, endangered cat, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, endangered, wildanimals )

- 2 hours ago -
The Iberian lynx is the world's most endangered cat. In 2002, there were fewer than 100 left in the wild. Now there are over 300. But their future is far from secure.
Ask Baystate Medical Center to End the Use of Live Pigs in Trauma Training Courses
Animals  (tags: live pigs, trauma training courses, abuse, abused, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, cruelty, suffering )

- 2 hours ago -
Please take a minute to ask Baystate Medical Center president Mark Tolosky to immediately replace the use of live pigs in his hospitalâEUR(TM)s Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) courses.
Demand MAC Cosmetics Resume Cruelty-Free Policy
Animals  (tags: abuse, abused, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, cruelty, humans, wildlife, suffering )

- 2 hours ago -
MAC Cosmetics is now paying for animal testing so it can sell its brand overseas. Since its inception, MAC has been a cruelty-free cosmetic brand. The company proudly guaranteed that neither it nor its suppliers tested on animals. T
Scott Walker Couldn't Be More Wrong About the Threat to Police Officers - The Washington Post
Society & Culture  (tags: lies, propaganda, politics, republicans, elections, dishonesty, ethics, abuse, crime, police, violence, women, law, media )

- 2 hours ago -
Walker is right in one sense. The America in which police officers work today is quite a bit different from America when Scott Walker was growing up. But it's different in that it's much safer to be a cop today.(vs unarmed killed by police!!!)
Islamic State Terrorists Caught Crossing Into Europe Posing as Refugees ~ 3,000 Jihadists Trying to Gain Entry
World  (tags: conflict, crime, ethics, europe, freedoms, refugees, terrorists, Islam, Muslims, middle-east, violence, war )

- 2 hours ago -
Five men have been arrested as they attempted to cross the Bulgarian-Macedonian border with decapitation videos and Islamic State propaganda on their phones. The terrorist suspects had been posing as refugees.
Environment  (tags: animals, conservation, environment, Sustainabililty, world, trees, nature, endangered, habitat, ecosystems, habitatdestruction, politics, humans, pollution, green, healthconditions, protection, destruction, water, wildlife, forests )

- 2 hours ago -
Take action(!)(!)(!) Dear Owen Paterson, Environment It's time to take action to protect our dying bees! Immediately halt the use of Nerve-agent pesticides (neonicotinoids) which are being blamed around the world for the sharp decline in bee
Apache Betrayed By Congress - Save Their Spiritual Land!
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, government, humans, religion, sacred lands )

- 2 hours ago -
Oak Flat, Arizona is sacred to the Apache. A defense bill in Congress threatens to give that land to a foreign mining company with close ties to 2 Arizona congressmen. We need to STOP this from happening. They need their sacred lands to be kept sacred
Migrant Crisis: What Is the UK Doing to Help?
Offbeat  (tags: Migrant crisis, politics, EU, UK, Europe )

- 2 hours ago -
The British government is under pressure to offer refuge to more of the thousands of people arriving in Europe from countries including Syria.

butterfly credits on the news network

  • credits for vetting a newly submitted story
  • credits for vetting any other story
  • credits for leaving a comment
learn more

Top Story Analysts

1. Carole K.   450 notes,
  96% popular

2. Joanne Dixon   14 notes,
  93% popular

3. TomCat S.   13 notes,
  92% popular

4. Jim Phillips   13 notes,
  92% popular

5. John Pierce   92 notes,
  88% popular

6. Dan Moon   8 notes,
  88% popular

7. Betty G.   64 notes,
  84% popular

8. Lena loves dogs athanassiou   12 notes,
  83% popular

9. Jens Hansen   6 notes,
  83% popular

10. Caitlin Mac Iver   11 notes,
  82% popular

more top analysts »

What makes a top story analyst?
A top analyst is someone who discovers the popular stories in Newly Submitted before they become popular—before they are promoted to the front page.

news analysts tip

New: Video on C2NN!
The little green camera ( ) means the story has video. Seen a compelling video? Share it with the Care2 News Network.
what's your opinion? comment!
Top commenters this week Comments
AniMae C. 819
Darren Woolsey 633
Natasha Salgado 582
Ben Oscarsito 168
Birgit W. 166

care2 news network tools

News Network Bookmarklet

Submit stories from your browser toolbar with the easy to use Add to Care2 News! bookmarklet.

News Network Syndication

Get this page in RSS. Keep up to date with the Care2 News Network in your favorite RSS reader. Yahoo!, Newsgator, Bloglines, and more!
Find out how to subscribe!

Content and comments expressed here are the opinions of Care2 users and not necessarily that of or its affiliates.
site feedback


Problem on this page? Briefly let us know what isn't working for you and we'll try to make it right!