Holiday Gift Guides 2019: Gifts That Give Back

Giving a gift to a loved one as well as a person you'll never meet is special, significant and satisfying

In December, our collective consumerism can reach a fever pitch and prompt some very real self-reflection regarding our approach to the festive season. With this in mind, we encourage readers to donate time or money—if possible—to organizations like The Trevor Project, Everytown, Kiva,  RAICES, Planned Parenthood and the ACLU. Sometimes, though, you can buy a present that a loved one will adore and give to …

The Dalmore + Chef Massimo Bottura’s 49-Year-Old Single Malt Whisky

Sotheby's will auction the rare "L'Anima" scotch to raise funds for the Food for Soul charity

Anyone who’s poured a dram of scotch during a good conversation can understand the origins of L’Anima, a one-off 49-year-old single malt from The Dalmore. The magnificent liquid is the result of a conversation between the whisky brand’s charismatic master distiller Richard Paterson and chef Massimo Bottura—one of the most acclaimed artists in the world of food. Bottura’s the brains behind Modena, Italy’s three Michelin starred …

Brightest App Makes Volunteering Easier

Filter causes and locations and find organizations to help out

“I really just wanted to put something into the world that stands for the right thing and shows tech still has heart”