GISHWHES: A Story of Hope, Love, and Dresses Made of Corn Husks

A few weeks ago, I wrote a post about GISHWHES and encouraged all our users to participate. Hopefully you decided to join us, and learned what a blast it is to let go of all sense of normalcy for a week. If not, though, don’t worry – there are plenty of ways to live vicariously through other teams. Just search “gishwhes” on any form of social media and have a look at the hijinks we’ve been up to for the past seven days. An example that might be fun to check out is Item #147, in which teams were instructed...

GISHWHES: A Photo Challenge to Rule Them All

The Greatest International Scavenger Hunt The World Has Ever Seen SellNews’s 2016 Photo Challenge allows our users to strengthen their photography skills by experimenting with different prompts. But we are certainly not the only group who does this. Photo scavenger hunts are popular among professional and amateur photographers alike, and the Greatest International Scavenger Hunt the World Has Ever Seen (GISHWHES) strives to be exactly that. Inspired by the University of Chicago’s famous annual “Scav Hunt,” GISHWHES was started by Supernatural actor Misha Collins in 2011 as a way to connect people all over the world by promoting random acts...