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We’ve all heard about the dramatic decline in the bee population all over the world. Whether or not you’re a fan of the little buzzers, they play an integral role in our ecosystem. Our agricultural system doesn’t work – which means food doesn’t grow – unless pollination takes place and...
Musicians and lyricists draw inspiration from various things: places they travel to, songs they hear, other people’s stories, the art they see, and often, their own experiences. When a song has an interesting story behind it, it becomes more genuine. It serves as a beautiful narrative of something that was once incredible or life-changing. A perfect example...
When a sick person enters a hospital, medical professionals are expected to use whatever necessary methods to ensure the survival and health of their patients. Tragically, hospice caretakers are merely there to make them as comfortable as possible during the last months, days, or even hours of their lives. When an...
Helping others in their hour of need is something everyone would accomplish an ideal world. Many people freeze in emergency situations or perhaps react too slow to enable a successful outcome. Can you recall a time where you risked your own life in order to save someone else’s? If not, then don’t worry as...
La’Darious Wylie, 11, was just the other kids in his neighborhood. However, his true character was soon to be revealed when he demonstrated exactly what he had been taught at home. And it’s a stark contrast to what we commonly see. It was on a road in Chester,...
Sophie was a normal, healthy 2 year old until May 18, 2017. When she got sick, parents Shelby and Jonathan thought their two-year-old daughter Sophie was suffering from allergies. She was struggling to breathe and her doctor suspected asthma. But it would soon be clear that the situation was much worse.
Welcoming your first child into the world is truly life-changing. The love you experience is like no other, and you can’t help but pray that everything will work out for the best for your little one. When Sara Heller welcomed her first child – a little boy named Brody – it...
Nothing is worse for a parent than the idea that something should harm their child. For the Rojas Rojas in the US life, that nightmare came true. Their life was turned upside down when theur 5-year-old daughter Jocelyn disappeared outside their house. But thanks to two attentive boys, the girl, who’d...
Police officers in the U.S. get a hell of a lot of stick for the most part. Plenty of people are ready to lodge complaints concerning how they go about their jobs, while others are of the opinion that they resort to violent measures too often. Of course, it’s important that we retain the freedom to criticize members of any...
For the vast majority of us, trips to the airport can be at best a tedious experience. So often they’re crowded places, full of people hurrying to one place or another, or else sitting for long stretches with very little to do except cast the occasional glance at the departure board. Author and public...
We all know and love movie star and director Clint Eastwood. With countless movie awards he has, for many years, been the symbol of masculinity for his iconic roles, not to mention his role in politics. His personal life is not something he shouts about but the 86-year-old star has had his fair share of romances; as well as being married...
Having a baby is such a blessing. Every time a child is born, we cannot help but feel that this world is a better place because these tiny souls give us more reasons to be better people. This could be one of the many reasons why Dr. Erik Bostrom, a family doctor from...
Ride share programs like Uber and Lyft seem like an indispensable part of our daily life now. But when they were first introduced almost a decade ago, people mostly worried about the safety of getting in a stranger's car as a way to get around. After all, wasn't this what our parents had warned us not to...
There are few things worse than returning home on a cold winter’s day to find that your heating isn’t working. For some of us (those who live in temperate countries, for example), it can be an annoyance. For others, it can be a dangerous prospect. Stacy and Josh Lemonds of Oklahoma...
Being stopped by the police is  rarely a positive experience. And regardless of whether you’ve done something wrong or not, nervousness usually creeps in: “Did I forget to signal a turn? Am I speeding…?” One day when Chy-Niece was on her way to a job interview, something happened that filled her with dread. She...
Offering your heart to someone is a difficult thing to do. It’s scary, really, when you realize you’re genuinely falling for someone … First and foremost there’s the broiling emotions that threaten to take control. There’s a reason people do silly things when they’re in love, and it’s very rarely because they’re making calm...
People love Costco for all sorts of reasons. It has great prices on bulk purchases of everything imaginable, from toilet paper to canned tuna. On any given weekend, you can flash your membership card at the front entrance before strolling right inside for a free mini appetizer-filled “lunch.” That’s when the sample food stations...
Beth Chapman and Dog the Bounty Hunter have become grandparents! Despite Beth going through a very tough period battling cancer, the new grandparents seem to be living lift to the fullest. Not only are they back on television with a new series on WGN America, but the couple is also celebrating their new little addition to the Chapman family.  
When Madeline Adams got ready for the ACC Women’s Cross Country Championship she had no idea that the race would change her outlook on life forever. Her shoes were tied, her hair was pulled back and she felt as confident as ever. Unfortunately, Madeline's body wasn't on the same page as her mind.... Madeline started...
Anne Hathaway appeared on Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen, and confirmed that both she and Julie Andrews are on board for filming the final installment of The Princess Diaries. The 26-year-old also revealed that the script for The Princess Diaries 3 has already been written, and if the producers give it...
Ice dancing is a lot more graceful and expressive than figure skating. There's no need to do lifts, jumps, spins, and spirals. Performers are more focused on creating body movements and footwork to convey dance on ice. This makes it important for performers to pick the right song that'll allow them to be as expressive as they want to...
The 1st of September, 1939 signaled the start of World War II, when the Germans attacked Poland. One of their first actions was to gather Jews in ghettos. The Nazis began building concentration camps in order to launch “Generalplan Ost,” an ethnic cleansing of Jews, Poles, Romani people, homosexuals, and people with disabilities.
Having a public piano in a shopping center, station, or busy street can be cause for concern. But, many times, it can also be a cause for celebration. It's the perfect opportunity for people from all walks of life to showcase their talents, practice their skill, or give passersby an unforgettable performance. One girl...
If you’ve ever attempted to walk or drive on black ice then you’ll know exactly how dangerous it is. This came as no surprise when Shelby County informed parents that in an effort to wait for it to melt from the roads school would be delayed. Bus driver Wayne Price didn’t...
Gerber Chooses baby with Down Syndrome as this year’s Gerber baby, and he has already stolen hearts! Every year, Gerber chooses a Gerber baby in their annual contest which first started in 2010. This year’s Gerber baby is Lucas Warren, a 1 year old from Dalton, Georgia who is the first Gerber baby with...
For a little girl, there are few greater, more exciting, opportunities than being someone’s flower girl. Walking down the aisle and helping to make the bride look like a fairytale princess is a real honor, but for some the occasion can all get a bit too much. For others, however, it’s an opportunity to flaunt their...
When Mary walked into Makeover Guy's studio in Minneapolis, MN, all she requested was for a hair cut and make-up tips to make her look less frumpy and old. Little did she know she was going to leave the studio a new woman! Christopher Hopkins, also known as MakeoverGuy, is also known by a lot of things. He...
Shopping can be a great experience for families . . . if parents can keep their children occupied. Because young children have so much energy to burn, they can sometimes become restless and start to wander around the store if a parent isn't keeping a close eye on them. On this particular day, a...
Dating and having a significant other is a huge milestone for teens. The thought of going out on that first real date causes butterflies to flit about in the stomach. There's so many questions! What to wear, when to hold hands, and don't forget that first kiss!
Bus drivers and passengers alike have an unspoken trust when driving down the road to their destination. It's not something we often stop to think about. But every single time we hop on a bus, taxi, airplane or any mode of transportation for that matter, we have to put our trust in the driver....
For all the homeless dogs trying to survive on the streets to stay warm and fed, there are those animal heroes that cannot pass them by. The woman in this video saw how much one poor dog was suffering and just had to help. She probably thought nobody was watching. But...
Eight-year-old Jackson McKie was diagnosed with a cyst on his brain when he was a baby, along with a chronic condition called hydrocephalus. Growing up and spending tons of time in and out of the hospital has been difficult on him, but his stuffie helped alleviate some of the stress. Fortunately, his team of...
The greatest love stories don’t take place in Hollywood, but in the lives of ordinary couples who have extraordinary love for each other. Those doubting that need look no further than this couple, who died within hours of each other after more than 70 years together. Isabell Whitney and Preble Staver met on a...
For many of us, wearing a beautiful gown to a ball sounds like a fantasy that would only take place in a fairytale. But one woman named Ivy Thompson actually made this dream become a reality. After learning of a masquerade ball that was set to take place in Seattle, she decided to create the ultimate gown....
Life of a soldier is something that is not easy to understand unless you have been in the exact same shoes yourself. Hundreds of men and women each year dedicate their life to protect the American people and in the process go through experiences that can sometimes break their spirit and change their lives forever.
The elderly must always be looked out for when they're seen out on the streets alone. Bus driver Mike Blair is always aware of his surroundings and the people boarding his bus on a daily basis so when he spotted a 92-year-old man alone at the bus stop, Mike became alarmed. He’s driven a bus for the...
Have you ever felt like you hit a beauty rut? You know, that certain time in our lives when we feel like we've outgrown our hairstyle or are in need of a new wardrobe. So what can you do when you hit that slump? You get a makeover, of course. Makeovers of any type...
More than two million people are affected by the dilapidating disease multiple sclerosis, often referred to as MS. MS affects the nerve cells in the brain and the spinal chord and symptoms can include double vision, blindness, psychological issues, or muscle issues. In some cases, MS can be fatal and life...
Screen legend Kirk Douglas marked his 102nd birthday and as the last surviving stars of the Golden Age of Hollywood, there was no shortage of well wishers. His career spans decades during which time he has been producer, director and author with ten novels and memoirs to his name. Kirk Douglas‘...
A sibling's wedding day is big news for the entire family. Everybody pitches in to make sure that it goes off without a hitch. It's also pretty normal for siblings to perform something for the married couple. In one bride's case, she was surprised by her siblings with a fun and lively dance routine....
Have you heard of a lurcher? It's a breed of dog that not many people know about. A lurcher is the offspring of a sighthound mated with another breed, usually a terrier type of dog. They typically are used as hunting dogs and pest control, even for hare coursing. They also are zippity quick participants in dog...
Hearts were breaking all over when fans of Tim Tebow learned the big news. A longtime bachelor and professional athlete, Tebow had been dating women here and there, but he testified that he just hadn't met the right girl yet. Until now. Tebow met 2017 Miss Universe Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters at one of his Night...
Denzel Washington may be one of the world's biggest celebrities, but there's something very few people know about him. After decades basking in fame and fortune of the limelight, Denzel has come out to declare he's a proud Christian. But Denzel's journey with God hasn't always been smooth…. Denzel was born...
Amanda Cartagine is many things. She's a business owner, valuable part of the community, mother to a special needs child, boss and so much more. So when Amanda learned that a customer harassed one of her employees, she asked to know more about the incident. In the case of a disgruntled person, the saying...
Alzheimer's disease is something that affects over 5 million Americans - and millions more all across the world. Not only is the disease debilitating to those diagnosed with it, but it can also be frustrating and draining for family members and loved ones. Unfortunately for Ted McDermott and the rest of the McDermott family,...
Children are able to connect with dogs in a very special way. They seem to know what each other has in mind and what they're feeling even if they aren't communicating verbally. In Got Talent Global, that's exactly what the whole world witnessed. A 4-year-old girl named Emma gave a really amazing performance with...
Amusement parks can be a marvelous place to create wonderful memories. Young couples go there for a day of fun. Old couples celebrating fifty years together can even be found buying ice cream and trying to hit the targets. The most common sight you will see in amusement parks, however, is a family enjoying the rides together.
If you've been watching Britain's Got Talent for years, you probably know who Susan Boyle is. She was that woman who amazed the world with just her dream and talent. As she returns to the series nine years later, this time on America's Got Talent, she's even more fabulous. With her black glittering gown,...
Wanting to belong is part of being human. Despite all of our differences, it is still important for us to have a connection at some level to other people. This is possibly the reason why one boy from Orlando felt the need to hug a 34-year-old lady who is practically a stranger when he saw that they had something in...
There's nothing like watching our favorite television shows after a long day at work. Sitting in front of our television or device screens, holding the controller (or at least fighting over it in true comedic style), we can't help but laugh over the characters we've come to know and love. In fact, some of us are probably guilty of...
When the members of the amazing fleet-footed group Riverdance join together on stage for this performance, no one in the audience could've imagined their routine could be so stunning! Thankfully someone thought to capture the performance on video and share it with the world! This is something that everyone should see at least once...
Shayla Mitchell wasn't feeling very well and couldn't shake her cough. She asked her dad Tom if he could run her to the doctor, suspecting she had a sinus infection. He gladly offered to pick her up after school the next day and run her there. They made plans to grab a bite to eat afterwards, too.  
People have loved dancing since the dawn of time. The twist, jazz, swing and many others have been popular and they shaped the lives and history of many musicians and artists. During the 80's movies about dancing became huge hits: like "Footloose" starring Kevin Bacon, "Staying Alive" with John Travolta, and even "Hairspray," which was remade in 2007. There's no...
Even in his elder years, Ken Watson was quite the derring-do, and did everything from perform risky stunts while strapped to the wings of an airplane, to learning how to skydive at 85. However, the last stunt the retired deep sea diver pulled off right before he passed away had never been done before, and the way he managed...
This girl had her dreams come true in the most unexpected way. Judy Adams is a high school student with special needs. If you asked her about Tim Tebow, she would tell you that because of his foundation called Night to Shine, he is one of the greatest inspirations in her life. But to Tim Tebow, students...
There's no denying children have pure hearts - and they're often drawn to adults who have the same type of kindness in their own. Such was the case when little Isaiah and his Aunt Star were at a high school football game this week. During a lull in the game, Isaiah spotted a friendly looking woman and took action.. Now...
It's a well-known fact that goats love to climb virtually anything. Goat farmers will find the mischievous creatures standing on top of their lean-tos, even on top of tall round hay bales! Farmers will construct climbing structures and place them in the goats' pasture so that they hopefully stay out of trouble frolicking somewhere safe. Believe it or not,...
Many women hit their 40s and realize they've spent so much time taking care of others -- kids, elderly parents -- and focusing on aspects of life like work that they've neglected themselves. They look in the mirror and see the same hair style, makeup and apparel they've had for years. Lots of women...
This girl had her dreams come true in the most unexpected way. Judy Adams is a high school student with special needs. If you asked her about Tim Tebow, she would tell you that because of his foundation called Night to Shine, he is one of the greatest inspirations in her life. But to Tim Tebow, students...
December's 41st Kennedy Center Honors, which spans the entire performing arts spectrum, saw Hollywood icon Cher being presented with the prestigious award in front of all of her celebrity fans. The annual event, which is held in Washington, D.C. brought actress Whoopi Goldburg out of hiding to pay tribute to the singer, and there was even a lineup of...
One would imagine that being a social worker means that your life is pretty much filled with things that are, well, pretty social! However, Alan Naiman was somewhat of a quiet loner who kept mostly to himself, and he was both childless and unmarried when he passed away at the tender young age of 63.His closest friends knew Alan...
Even in his elder years, Ken Watson was quite the derring-do, and did everything from perform risky stunts while strapped to the wings of an airplane, to learning how to skydive at 85. However, the last stunt the retired deep sea diver pulled off right before he passed away had never been done before, and the way...
People have loved dancing since the dawn of time. The twist, jazz, swing and many others have been popular and they shaped the lives and history of many musicians and artists. During the 80's movies about dancing became huge hits: like "Footloose" starring Kevin Bacon, "Staying Alive" with John Travolta, and even "Hairspray," which was remade in...
When Dede Carraway went into labor, there was no way she could expect what happened next. Instead of sticking with her original birth plan, the OB-GYN suggested something that made her heart skip a beat! Thankfully someone was there to capture the special moments that followed… It...
In 1995, Candace Cameron met NHL hockey star Valeri Bure at a charity hockey game. Two years later, they were married. As they look ahead to their 21st anniversary, Candace recently reflected on social media about how their deep faith is what has seen them through the roller coaster ride known as life. The...
A dad and his baby son looked each other in the eye - as if they both knew what hilarious moment was about to take place. A joyous atmosphere filled the family room when dad and mom devoted their time to the kids. While mom held the camera ready to capture it all, dad...
Millions of viewers tune in to the annual Miss Universe pageant to see the exceptionally beautiful and poised women representing countries spanning the globe. It's exciting to watch them progress through the different categories and competitions with only one emerging as the ultimate winner. Last November, TV viewers and audience members were captivated when...
When Hope For Paws animal rescue received an urgent call about an abandoned dog who had been roaming the streets struggling to survive, they jumped into action. By the time they tracked down the beautiful black-colored Newfoundland, he was too exhausted to move anymore. This gentle giant had crashed on a street corner. He...
I quite understand exactly what goes through some peoples mind particularly those who hurt helpless animals. In certain life threatening circumstances I can appreciate you might have to do things you wouldn’t normally do. However, the idea of hurting an animal doesn’t sit right, particularly someone in their right frame of mind. For us, it’s important to raise awareness of animal...