If you see Will Cole driving his van around Albuquerque, say hello—he's doing good work. Will leads the city's There's A Better Way program, which reaches out to the homeless and offers employment for the day at a litter cleanup or city beautification job site. It's a six-hour shift paid out in cash, and what started as a small ripple has turned into a wave of change.
Jake Koehler is a pretty regular dude. He loves surfing, fishing, freediving and hanging out at the Chattahoochee River in Columbus, Georgia. Jake's found a lot of cool stuff on his dives, from GoPros and iPhones lost by rafters to knives and pistols. Jake started filming his adventures, and his river treasure hunting videos have really taken off.
Ingo Sonder and Andrew Harp are two guys in upstate New York who make incredibly dangerous and risky explosions. Don't worry! It's for science. They're researchers at the University of Buffalo's Center for Geohazards Studies, and their work focuses on large-scale disasters like volcanic eruptions. It sounds great in theory, except there's no natural lava for them to study in Buffalo.