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Meet the Instagrammer who’s on a mission to change the world


American Greetings

The ThankList is presented by American Greetings. We've all heard of a bucketlist, but what about a ThankList? It's a list of people you want to thank for shaping you as a person. And a step toward a world that's just a little bit nicer. Who’s on your ThankList?

If the Internet had neighborhoods, Facebook, Twitter and their peers would inhabit the ritzy areas where, beneath perfectly manicured grass and picturesque white picket fences, self-obsession and hostility can erupt without warning. Are your hedges uneven? Are your shoes the wrong brand? Your entire life is under scrutiny and little good comes from it Read more...

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Robot will turn your tweet into a touching, handwritten thank-you to the military


If you haven't sent a handwritten thank-you letter to a service member since grade school, a new digital initiative will help you change that — with social media.

For Military Appreciation Month, KIND Snacks has partnered with robot-printing tech startup Bond to transform your thank-you tweet to a U.S. military member or veteran into a personal, handwritten note. Bond's handwriting robots will transcribe any military thank you with the hashtag #thankskindly.

"We're excited to get these notes into the much-needed hands of veterans and soldiers," Dana Rosenberg, director of the KIND Movement, told Mashable. Rosenberg heads KIND's philanthropic efforts, through which the company "really look to find ways to make people realize how good and easy it feels to be kind, whether it's through small kind acts or big kind acts," she said. Read more...

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