I found this video fascinating. It features Paul Stamets, a renowned mycologist and author. He has devoted his life to the study of mushrooms and other fungi and he believes mushrooms can save the world. Why? He explains his fascinating theory and the wonders of Nature in this excerpt
This is one of the sweetest, most original, baby announcement videos I’ve ever seen. After Chris Knutson and his wife, Aimee, found out they were pregnant, Chris began creating this video that highlights the joyful anticipation of their baby’s arrival from the point of view of his teddy bear!
A Dachshund named Razor heroically came to the rescue of a St. Bernard who got stuck in a cold, muddy ditch for around 18 hours. The St. Bernard named Jazzy got loose from Tim Chavez’s home in New Mexico on Sunday afternoon. Razor tried alerting Chavez that something was
After snow fell in Raleigh, North Carolina, this past week several police officers went to Lion’s Park to make sure the children outside playing were safe and also to have a bit of fun in the snow themselves. One of the officers, Officer J.D. Boyd regularly keeps the community
Cherry dump cake. It didn’t sound so appetizing when I first heard it, but after watching this video, I’ve totally changed my mind! Not only is this recipe super easy and fast to make (it can be prepared in under 10 minutes), the finished cake looks scrumptious! Taking a
Brooke Norsworthy is smitten by rustic coolers but after seeing how much they cost in the store, she knew it just wasn’t in her budget to buy one. So when she was offered a bunch of recycled barnwood by her dad, she decided to build one of her own! Brooke
Meet Hugo, a 200-pound grizzly bear who lives at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center near Anchorage. She was saved by two men riding snow machines back in 2000 after they found her with hundreds of porcupine quills embedded in her paws. She was severely dehydrated and malnourished and was
This story of a chance encounter is so amazing I almost couldn’t believe it happened! Every summer, 12-year-old Isaac Nolting gets a pool pass and hangs out with his friends. One summer he was introduced to a friend-of-a-friend, 13-year-old Dakotah Zimmer. The two boys immediately hit it off. As
A quiet shower isn’t exactly an option if you’re in this house! This pair of Siamese cats will see to that. Every time mom takes a shower they run in to check on her. It’s like they’re trying to warn their mom to get out of the shower because,
There are no words to describe how deeply affecting this true story is. Zhou Lu and her son Chen Xiaotian were touched by tragedy when Chen was 5-years-old. The boy was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor. Although doctors caught the disease early, doctors told the family he would
A man is holding a tiny dormouse in his hand and the cute little guy is in such a deep sleep he’s snoring! In winter, dormice hibernate in nests beneath fallen leaves on the ground. This particular dormouse was hibernating in a nesting box conservationists had provided. The cutie
It’s hard to hold back the tears watching this grieving mother get a helping hand. After learning that Michelle was struggling to get her life and financial situation back to normal after she lost her 19-year-old son, Blaine, Australian radio station KIIS 1065 decided to do something to help
It’s hard to see stray dogs fending for themselves and so afraid of humans that they dare not approach them for help. But in the case of Bunny the Pit Bull, it’s well worth watching her rescue video to see the amazing change that a little bit of love
“I just have to grab a few things…” she thinks before entering a store. What she didn’t think to do is to bring her child inside with her. Instead, she leaves her child behind, thinking she’ll only be a few minutes. Her thoughtless action ends up having tragic consequences.
I have plenty of old t-shirts lying around to try this fun DIY project and I’m sure you do too! In this video, Vanessa of TheCraftyGemini shows how to transform old t-shirts into a hobo bag. All you need is a t-shirt, a pair of scissors and about 15
Porsche Indrisie was filming by the water in Yallingup, Western Australia when she saw a crab in a tidal pool. She wasn’t expecting anything special to happen, but as she got closer, nature had a surprise in store for her and the crab!
There’s a reason that the Irish dance crew Prodijig won the third season of Got To Dance in the UK! The troop puts their own modern spin on traditional Irish stepdancing that gives their performances an exhilarating edge. Watch the fantastic routine that lead to them to victory and
This puppy is so adorable! Ramsey the Husky puppy decides he’ll talk like a little baby rather than howl like his human! Share this cute video with your friends!
I love what this woman did to help an injured deer that wandered into her back yard! Eva the wild deer and her herd pass through this family’s yard regularly because they live on the herd’s traditional migration area. As result, the deer have become accustomed to the humans
Many pets hate going to the vet, and Max the Cockatoo is no exception. When he sees his carrier he knows it’s time for a visit and he gets pretty vocal about it. “For a little bird, he does have some big attitude,” says his human. “He is just
A Buddha statue dating back to around 1100 AD has been discovered to be more than just an ancient artifact. CT scans have revealed the mummified remains of a Chinese Buddhist monk encased inside! The statue had a full CT scan while on exhibit at the Drents Museum in
Photographer Andrew Fladeboe has traveled the globe to capture working dogs doing their jobs with their owners and handlers. He’s trekked across countrysides with shepherds, gone on ride alongs with K9s and crawled through basements with search and rescue dogs to photograph them hard at work. Looking at Andrew’s
Harrison Craig had big hopes when he arrived to audition on the Voice Australia. However, the 18-year-old was nervous about performing. The young man confesses that he has struggled with a stutter his whole life. He started singing when he was 9 and loves it. That’s why listening to
Brian wanted to make sure that on his wedding day, that his bride, Whitney, knew how important she is to him. He also made sure that his personalized vows included another very special person, his new step-daughter, Brielle. Try not to cry when you watch Brian and Whitney share
When you think of who does the best celebrity impressions, you think of comedians like Jim Carrey. That’s why Christina Aguilera took me by complete surprise with her fantastic musical impressions when she stopped by the “Tonight Show” and played “Wheel of Musical Impressions” with Jimmy Fallon. Share this
Do you own copper cookware? They’re great to cook with but can be a real pain to clean. That’s where this handy cleaning tip from Dave Hax comes in. He shows how to clean tarnished pots using white wine vinegar and salt! I love this tip, especially because I
“Blind Devotion” is one of a series of short films about unconditional love produced by the Jubilee Project, a non-profit organization that creates films to inspire positive action and support philanthropic work. This film tells the story of a husband and wife who must come to terms with the
This is a beautiful story of a father and son who don’t see eye-to-eye until fate intervenes and opens their eyes. You might want your tissues handy for this one. Share this inspirational story with your friends and family!
A 6-year-old autistic boy was devastated when not one of this classmates invited to his birthday party showed up. He was so upset, his mom, Ashlee Buratti of St. Cloud, Florida, said he refused to smile. Ashlee was understandably upset when she had to explain to her son, Glenn,
Bucky the cat thinks going for walks is for the dogs! After his humans put a leash and harness on him, he protests by playing dead. No matter what they try, Bucky doesn’t plan to go anywhere on a lead. Share this funny video with your friends!
Devastating. Infuriating. Preventable. These stories of people who have experienced tragedies as result of texting and driving hit me right in the heart. Renowned filmmaker Werner Herzog interviews several drivers and victims who have all been personally affected by the horrors of texting and driving. It’s is hauntingly honest
Imagine pouring the freshest honey you’ve ever eaten over a stack of fresh pancakes, much like you would pour a pint of beer from a keg. Well, these beekeepers have invented just the thing – honey on tap! After 12 years of development, these apiarists are ready to launch
From the outside, this brick home in Toronto looks like a typical row house from the 1950s, but stepping through the doors is like walking back in time. The home was put up for sale recently by its 96-year-old owner, who had lived in the house for 72 years.
Meet the desert rain frog otherwise known as the Breviceps macrops. They live in the deserts of Namibia and South Africa where they burrow in the moist sand, which covers their unusual transparent underbelly! This tiny creature has a very distinctive croak, which sounds an awful lot like a