Cody Medina Profile Overview

Cody Medina

Cody Medina

Environmental Activist

Cody was born on the western slope of Colorado. In his high school career, Cody was nominated and awarded the Amazing Youth Leadership Award by the HRC for establishing one of the first Gay Straight Alliances which then inspired the creation of several other GSAs on the western slope. Cody’s interest in environmentalism stemmed from that experience as well. Cody now resides in Oregon with his partner and beloved animals. He enjoys hiking, camping, running, climbing, watching movies, writing, reading, walking his dog, driving to the ocean, and hanging out with his friends when possible.
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13 Times People Kept It Simple

Overthinking can lead to a lot of stress and ultimately ends up going nowhere. Second guessing yourself when the answer was just as simple as that. For some of these kids at school, to avoid headaches later they decided to keep it simple. We should all aspire to their level of simplicity. Read: 70 Words […]

Cody Medina

Cody Medina

Environmental Activist

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Sophia, the Robot That Wants to “Destroy Humans”, Now Wants a Family

On October 25, 2017, something remarkable happened at the Future Investment Initiative Conference in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Sophia took the stage to publicly announce her citizenship. Doesn’t seem like a big deal, right? At a distance, her eyes, long lashes, great eyebrows, and gentle smile seem perfectly normal. That’s until you realize Sophia, who appears […]

Cody Medina

Cody Medina

Environmental Activist

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Utah Woman Sells Her Blood Plasma Twice a Week to Fund Her Shopping Habit

This article was originally published in June 2019 and has since been updated. That’s one way to be a bloody entrepreneur… literally. 20-year-old Carisa Barker is a shopping addict, and she’ll most likely go into a major withdrawal if she doesn’t get a shopping fix several times a week. Her happiness starts and ends with […]

Cody Medina

Cody Medina

Environmental Activist

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These 5 Hacks Will Lower Your Energy Bills

Winter is right around the corner and you probably already know what that means. That’s right, your heating bill is going to go through the roof! As Summer is coming to an end and we are forced indoors due to the unforgiving cold, you’re going to want to save some money. Here are five awesome […]

Cody Medina

Cody Medina

Environmental Activist

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Highschool students build tiny homes to help homeless veterans

Many Americans already know that there is a homeless problem that’s continuously growing throughout the country. To some individuals, this doesn’t phase them in their everyday life that they live. To others, this problem needs a solution and fast. These Kingwood high school students, however, are making homes to help the homeless in Houston, Texas. […]

Cody Medina

Cody Medina

Environmental Activist

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Teacher uses LEGO to explain math to children. Brilliant!

When I was a kid, math was always my least favorite subject. I found it difficult to grasp how things worked and it became frustrating. So of course I got excited when I found out that Alycia Zimmerman, a 3rd-grade teacher from New York, created a way to use LEGO math to teach students. By […]

Cody Medina

Cody Medina

Environmental Activist

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Breakdancing Has Officially Been Confirmed As An Olympic Sport

The Olympics has been put on hold due to the COVID crisis. Which has been postponed until July 23, 2021 for the Tokyo Games. However, looking more into the future, the Paris Games of 2024 are looking to be quite the spectacle. As of Monday, the International Olympic Committee has officially declared breakdancing as an […]

Cody Medina

Cody Medina

Environmental Activist

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Terrified Woman Finds Huge Spider Hiding In Her Car Door Handle

Everyone has had their fair share of horrifying spider encounters. Usually always happening when we least expect it. Sometimes they can be pretty manageable and you can maneuver them out of your house. However, there are other times where killing it might be the ultimate solution. If you’re in Australia, you might actually have some […]

Cody Medina

Cody Medina

Environmental Activist

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Sacred white ‘spirit moose’ is killed by hunters in Canada

Most of us are aware of what poaching is and the impact that it has on the environment. In fact, that is the reason why these animals are considered to be rare – they’re endangered. Additionally, poaching is one of the primary reasons for the extinction of rare animals. In some places of the world, […]

Cody Medina

Cody Medina

Environmental Activist