Tag: charity

“Humanity’s greatest advances are not in its discoveries – but in how those discoveries are applied to reduce inequity.” – Bill Gates (from his Harvard commencement speech in 2007)

Dan Pallotta: The way we think about charity is dead wrong

This is a pretty darn good TED Talk about the way we think of charities and the limits we place on them simply because they aren’t labeled as corporations. Dan Pallotta gives an argument here that if we did think of them as corporations, we would raise a heck of a lot more money because […]

TMZ is reporting that the masters of the Balloon Boy Hoax Richard Heene and Mayumi Heene, are auctioning their famed flying saucer to benefit those struck by the tragic earthquakes in Japan. The family is selling the flying saucer through a private attorney which will make sure that this is not going to play out […]