A Million Children Meditated Together to Raise Awareness on One Key Topic

Getting one child to sit still is a challenge in itself, but to get a million to do it is pretty unprecedented. Not in Thailand, however. Here, the Wat Phra Dhammakaya Buddhist Temple plays host to one of the most incredible events ever witnessed in modern history. The project Every year, one million children from...

VIDEO: Malnourished Elephant Forced to Perform to an Empty Crowd and People Are Pissed

Back in the day and in some parts of the world today, elephants are dab hands at a circus routine. Despite their size, they can blur the line between an enormous, bumbling mammal and a ballerina, performing incredible acts like walking the tightropes, gracefully jumping through hoops and balancing on their heads. Unfortunately these majestic...

Construction Worker Finds the Most Genius Way to Cheer up Kids in Hospital

Construction worker Jason Haney just earned himself some major cool points with the kids at South Bend, Indiana’s Memorial Children’s Hospital. For the pasts few weeks, the kids have awoken from their hospital beds and gone to the window to partake in a real-world game of Where’s Waldo. Jason Haney took it upon himself to brighten...

A Million Children Meditated Together to Raise Awareness on One Key Topic

Getting one child to sit still is a challenge in itself, but to get a million to do it is pretty unprecedented. Not in Thailand, however. Here, the Wat Phra Dhammakaya Buddhist Temple plays host...

VIDEO: Malnourished Elephant Forced to Perform to an Empty Crowd and People Are Pissed

Back in the day and in some parts of the world today, elephants are dab hands at a circus routine. Despite their size, they can blur the line between an enormous, bumbling mammal and a...

Construction Worker Finds the Most Genius Way to Cheer up Kids in Hospital

Construction worker Jason Haney just earned himself some major cool points with the kids at South Bend, Indiana’s Memorial Children’s Hospital. For the pasts few weeks, the kids have awoken from their hospital beds and...

Scientists Say Listening to This Song Reduces Anxiety by 65%

Life is hard. It’s stressful and seems to grow increasingly more so with every passing year – especially this year, dare I say. Managing stress is important, as too much of it can have adverse...

This Cop Found an Awesome Way to Support Kids Fighting Cancer

Fort Worth police officer Damon Cole wears a different kind of uniform on his days off. Instead of kicking back and relaxing when he’s not patrolling the streets, Cole dons a superhero costume and spends...

Christmas Ad Showing Muslim Family Brings Out All the Internet Grinches

In addition to asking for the standard “peace on Earth and goodwill toward men” this season, let’s tag on another holiday wish – chill with the outrage to holiday advertising. Seriously, every year it’s a...

Anonymous Donor Gives Kids at Goodwill an Early Christmas Surprise

Last Saturday at her local Goodwill store, six-year-old Tarryn Henkelman reached into a giant blue bin filled with free toys and pulled out a folded-up scooter. Her face glowed with happiness. It was just what...

Girl’s Terminal Brain Tumor Vanishes, Baffling Doctors and Western Medicine

An 11-year-old girl’s inoperable brain tumor has disappeared without a trace – and doctors have no explanation for it. Roxli Doss, from Hays County in Texas was diagnosed with Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG) in...

Native Americans Used to Recognize Not Two, Not Three… But Five Genders

When European settlers first began to colonize North America, they called it the New World. Over time, America came to be called many things: land of the free, or land of opportunity. But in the...

VIDEO: Adorable Best Friends Have a Message to the Country We All Need to Hear

Do you remember your childhood best friend? Whether or not you’re still pals or have grown apart, you probably remember the bond you had with that person: how you celebrated birthdays; spent the summers; and navigated...

MIT Just Created a Star-Trek Style Aircraft That Flies Without Fuel

The future of aircrafts is in motion with the help of scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Their vision of tomorrow is of planes that are powered by an “ion drive”, instead of...

Tribe’s Kids Can Literally Swim Underwater Like Mermaids & See Like Dolphins

Every kid (and let’s be real, probably every adult) dreams of being able to swim like a mermaid, or see through the ocean like a dolphin. Over the years, we’ve invented equipment to help us...

How A Refugee Family Built What Was Voted “the Nicest Place in America” This Year

Disneyland may tag itself as “The Happiest Place on Earth,” but according to a recent Reader’s Digest contest, the “nicest place in America” is a falafel restaurant run by a Syrian refugee in the unsuspecting...

Disabled Athlete Learning He’s Nike’s New Spokesperson Will Make Your Day

Nike recently signed their first professional athlete with Cerebral Palsy. The inaugural athlete is Justin Gallegos, a University of Oregon club runner who was unexpectedly presented with the contract upon finishing practice. The emotional moment was...

Want to Fix Any Relationship? Try This 15-Minute “Last Letter” Exercise

Take this moment to think about someone in your life who is special—let’s say your father. He could be present or absent in your life. Picture him in your mind. See yourself walking towards him....

Too Good to be True? “Food is Free” Movement Turns the Food Industry on its Head

In a capitalist society, it’s easy to think that anything with a “Free” sign attached to it is a hoax. After all, the saying goes, “There ain’t no such thing as a free lunch.” But...

Video of Girl Learning She’s Getting Adopted Will Give You All the Feels

Some people wish for clothes or money on their birthday. Others may wish for a day of fun with their friends. All ten-year-old Ivey wanted, after being in foster care for three years, was to...

Science Nerds, Venture Into the First Ever Space-Themed Escape Room

If you have a kid, work with kids, or just enjoy binge watching episodes of NOVA, then you’ve no doubt heard of STEM. Short for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, there’s been a real push...