Heroes

Yes, This Town Is Real. Yes, It's Totally Adorable. And Yes, What It Did Is Making Kids Happier.

Alarm clocks. Rushed breakfast. Last-minute homework. Tiredness. "Hurry up!" As chaotic as a school morning can be, it's pretty dang cool to see the fun way these students go about theirs. And no, this idea wouldn't work everywhere. But I'm confident it could work in many places. What about where you live?

Yes, This Town Is Real. Yes, It's Totally Adorable. And Yes, What It Did Is Making Kids Happier.
via Cathy Pedrayes / Instagram

Sometimes the most innocuous question can give a predator all the information they need to stalk, harass, or assault a woman. That's why Instagram's "safety queen" Cathy Pedrayes has made a series of videos showing women the best times to lie to a stranger.

We've all been raised to tell the truth, but when it comes to being safe there's no reason we should feel compelled to give out personal information to a random stranger. Pedrayes' videos do a great job at not only showing women when to lie and but how to feel comfortable doing so.

Pedrayes originally started making videos about philosophy and being a "mom friend," but soon fell into making clips centered around safety because of her unique background.

Keep Reading Show less