I Didn’t Know How to Process This Amazing Story… So I Just Cried. Incredible.

When Brandon Curtis learned that his father Brian had terminal lung cancer, he was crushed. Brian wasn’t going to seek chemotherapy because of his Parkinson’s disease. Only months earlier Brandon lost his sister, without warning, to a virus that attacked her heart. But, through all of the pain and suffering, something amazing happened. The Red Bull digital brand manager flew home to Nebraska to see his father. His dad defeated…

Read More >>

Rescuers Drove Into A Forest To Rescue This Poor, Scared Pup And Make A Human’s Day

googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTAT_ATF’); }); When the Fourth of July rolls around, cities and towns across the U.S. set off insane fireworks shows. While they’re pretty to us, dogs and cats tend to find these displays terrifying. That’s when an elderly dog named Rocky took off into the forest, getting lost in the wilderness. His owner grew incredibly worried and didn’t know if he’d ever see his best friend again. That’s…

Read More >>

After You See These Plane Landings, You Won’t Fly Again.

There is approximately a 1 in 11 million chance that you’ll die in a plane crash. (You’re more likely to die from falling out of bed.) That’s why most people are completely comfortable with air travel, even if it makes them nervous. You should never forget, though, that pilots are human. Humans make errors, especially when external factors are particularly stressful. These landings are some of the closest calls caught on tape….

Read More >>

Hand Sanitizer Has The Power To Remove This Annoying Substance From Your Car

From fender benders to making sure your registration is up to date and keeping the tank full…car owners have a lot of things to worry about. That’s why when a bird poops on your windshield or you get tree sap on your pristine paint job, it’s really the icing on the already stress-covered cake. While the white goop is pretty easy to get rid of, you can pretty much forget…

Read More >>

This Guy Had The Best Reaction When He Bumped Into The Biggest Spider In The World.

Etymologist Piotr Naskrecki studies katydids, a type of insect related to crickets. He walks alone and at night into the depths of South American rainforests as part of his research. He walks carefully through the forest, taking pains not to disturb anyone or anything he comes across, and listens for the faint trill of the insect’s wings. A few years ago, while studying in Guyana, Naskrecki and immersed in his ritual, Naskrecki heard a sound…

Read More >>

A corner for nature

The project to make a large forest patch in Bengaluru India’s first ‘Butterfly Conservation Reserve’ (“A little neglect helps butterflies thrive in Bengaluru oasis”, Sept.1) is one that should be re Read more: http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/letters/a-corner-for-nature/article9066608.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication

Read More >>

If You Need To Get Away, Consider A Trip To One Of These Amazing Remote Places.

It’s common to have that “I need to get away” feeling, especially if you live in a densely populated area. A crowded commute, a traffic jam, or an endless line at the grocery store is enough to make you consider selling your house and taking off to live in a cave like a hermit. Honestly, you would probably regret that decision almost immediately. Some people, though, love the remote life….

Read More >>

The Truth Behind The Legend Of Leprechauns Is Not What You Think

Leprechauns have always been the unofficial mascot of St. Patrick’s Day, but if you bring them up to actual Irish people, chances are that you’ll get laughed out of the pub. So we decided to do our best to trace everyone’s favorite tiny, red-bearded men back to their origins. We’ll pinpoint their journey from mythological creatures to breakfast cereal mascots. Here are all the facts we know about leprechauns. 1….

Read More >>