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11 Toys Worth More Than My Car

I drive a 2000 Hyundai Elantra with its factory original tape deck. It’s in “fair” shape — low miles but a lotta dents. MSRP for this thing was about $12,000, and Blue Book value is now around $3,500. Let’s take a look at some literal children’s toys that cost more than my [...]

A Silly Song About Breast Cancer

Four years ago, John and Hank Green decided they were going to “take over” YouTube for charity. The result was the first Project for Awesome, in which hundreds of people made videos advocating for their favorite charities (I made this one) and an army of like-minded folk rated and commented upon them tirelessly until they [...]

The Origins of 9 Charities Named After People

We often write their names on the “Pay to the Order of” lines of our donation checks, but how well do we know the inspiring people behind some of our favorite charities and foundations? A lot of charitable foundations are named after the celebrities or high-profile business tycoons who founded them, but others are named [...]