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Woman Has Been Feeding Hungry Swans Every Day for the Last 10 Years After Dam Was Installed

Every day rain or shine, this 70-year-old grandma has doled out specialized bird seed to a flock of swans residing at an English pond.

Hillary Swank Steps Up to Save Tiny Pups Left at a Shelter

These babies may not have cost a million dollars, but they're sure worth a lot to Oscar award-winning actress Hillary Swank. Two golden retriever pups...

The Heartwarming Moment When This Swan Was Reunited With Its Rescuer

Even though the two had been separated for years, this swan didn't forget the loving arms of its rescuer.

Bridesmaid Marches into the Water to Save Gosling Being Drowned By a Swan

The lake water may have ruined her gown but it's a small price to pay for the life of an adorable baby bird.

Dutch Man Leads Dehydrated Swan Family to Pond (Photo)

A 63-year-old Dutch man was surprised but worried when he awoke Thursday morning to find a family of nine swans drinking from the ditch. A...
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Trucker Helps Injured Swan on New Jersey Turnpike (Video)

An animal-loving truck driver pulled his trailer off the road so he could help  an injured swan and her mate facing down traffic on...
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Botswana High Court Makes History: Allows Women to Inherit Family Home

The Botswana High Court overturned a customary law which prevented women from inheriting the family home, calling it  “an unacceptable system of male domination." 65...
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Britain’s Annual Swan Count on River Thames Squawks with Pageantry, Conservation

Clad in red-and-white outfits emblazoned with the royal livery, palace boatmen embarked on their annual five-day journey up the River Thames to count the...
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Glimmer of Hope for Botswana’s Rhinos

Africa's white rhinos were driven to the brink of extinction in the early 20th century as poachers hunted the animal for its horn. A...

Swan Family Ushered Through City Traffic

What would pedestrians do if they saw a swan family with cygnets trying to cross a busy street? Get off the sidewalk and direct...
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Glimmer of Hope for Botswana’s Decimated Rhino Population

Africa's white rhinos were driven to the brink of extinction in the early 20th century as poachers hunted the animal for its horn. A...
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Swans Follow Plane to Learn Migration Route

The Trumpeter Swan, native to the Atlantic seaboard for thousands of years, was killed by settlers in such numbers that by 1932 only 69...

Good News in History, November 13

Happy 50th Birthday to Scottish actor Gerard Butler, who gave up on being an attorney after he realized he had no interest in something...

Good News in History, October 12

40 years ago today, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, a humorous science fiction book by Douglas Adams, was published. It became an international...

U.S. Contributes to $100 Million Public-Private Partnership to Preserve Wetlands and Waterfowl

$28 million in new funding from the US will be tripled by partner grants, helping to preserve some of the most delicate park ecosystems in the U.S..

‘Bored’ With Baiting Fish, Man Takes Up Magnet Fishing to Collect Scrap Metal and Sell It to Benefit Kids With Autism

A dedicated gang of fishermen has been cleaning up the Spokane River so they can sell the metal scrap to benefit children with autism.

After Recovering From Suicide Attempt, Man Now Finds Joy in Erasing Hateful Graffiti

This Ohio businessman is finding peace and healing by powerwashing away hateful graffiti on his city streets—and he's doing it free of charge.

Good News in History September 30

90 years ago today, automaker Fritz von Opel flew the first manned rocket plane. The Opel RAK.1 (also known as the RAK.3, as it...

Good News in History, July 11

50 years ago today, David Bowie released his renown single Space Oddity. A song about the maiden launch of an astronaut named Major Tom,...

The Animal Kingdom’s Top 10 Best Dads for Father’s Day

The award for the best father in the animal kingdom goes to… the Humboldt penguin. It’s Father’s Day today, and time to give praise to...