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Things Are Good: Help Save The Icelandic Goat

Iceland is a beautiful country filled with beautiful life and sadly one of those lifeforms is threatened: the Icelandic goat. The goats have been on HBO’s Game of Thrones and now they all may die out if a goat farming operation can’t be saved.

You can be a part of the goat-saving operation through . . . → Read More: Things Are Good: Help Save The Icelandic Goat

Things Are Good: A Game Designed to Help Solve Eye Problems

Diplopia – A VR Game to Help Strabismus and Amblyopia is exactly what it sounds like. This sounds like a great gaming project! The game is meant to help people who have some eye issues strengthen their weak eye to restore (near) perfect control over their stereo-vision.

You can contribute to the project at . . . → Read More: Things Are Good: A Game Designed to Help Solve Eye Problems

The Canadian Progressive: Gawker donates Rob Ford “Crackstarter” money to 4 Canadian non-profits

New York-based news and gossip website Gawker has announced that the money raised on Indiegogo to buy Toronto Mayor Rod Ford’s alleged crack cocaine video will now be donated to four Toronto-area non-profits.

The post Gawker donates Rob Ford “Crackstarter” money to 4 Canadian non-profits appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.

Things Are Good: Camino Wear: Clothing for Walking

Camino Wear is a clothing line that is focused on celebrating walking, travel, and adventure. The inspiration for the clothing line comes the founder’s walk along the Camino de Santiago.

We believe that walking, travel and adventure are some of the most important things in life.

Walking, because (in our humble opinion) slow travel . . . → Read More: Things Are Good: Camino Wear: Clothing for Walking

ezra winton: Trading songs for socks – Has Indiegogo become colonized by capital?

Remember when crowd funding was a baby? It was an innocent but fierce little phenomenon that you would feed, along with a whole community, and lo and behold, a project would be raised, big and strong ready to tackle the world. Amazing things like literacy projects, art therapy, and independent documentaries were among the . . . → Read More: ezra winton: Trading songs for socks – Has Indiegogo become colonized by capital?

Things Are Good: Crowdfunding for Political Change

Sites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo have changed the way some projects get funding by using contributions from individuals on a large scale. There have been many art projects and products that have come into existence thanks to this new trend in crowdfunding.

Todd Aalgaard has wondered if crowdfunding can be used to encourage progressive politics. . . . → Read More: Things Are Good: Crowdfunding for Political Change

Art Threat: Embedded with a West London Eco-village – Friday Film Pick: Grasp the Nettle

Filmmaker Dean Puckett is following up from his fantastic documentary The Crisis of Civilization with another doc from the front lines of the war on want. This time Puckett’s lens is set on squatters and eco-activists who set up camp and community in Puckett’s home turf of London, following the 2008 banking collapse. . . . → Read More: Art Threat: Embedded with a West London Eco-village – Friday Film Pick: Grasp the Nettle

Things Are Good: New Art Project Examines Humanity and Art-as-Experince

ZED.TO is an art project that is examining how people relate to one another while exploring the boundaries of art and theatre. It’s run by a small group called the Mission Business and looks like they’re going to create something downright nifty.

ZED.TO – an immersive biotech adventure from Trevor Haldenby on . . . → Read More: Things Are Good: New Art Project Examines Humanity and Art-as-Experince