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This Collapsible, Self-Cleaning Steel Straw Could Finally Spell the End of Disposable Plastic Alternatives

Since the straw's crowdfunding campaign was launched earlier this week, it has already raised almost twice its original goal.

Rather Than Slip into Depression, Man Quits Job, Sells Possessions, and Travels the World With a Ferret

After enduring three heartbreaking losses in the same year, this former airman quit his job so he could find happiness on the road with his pet ferret.

Heartwarming Video Shows FedEx Driver Secretly Shoveling Snow Off of Customer’s Front Stoop

A doorbell camera captured the sweet moment a delivery driver took the time to shovel off a woman's front stoop after dropping off a package.

Culturally Woke: More Americans Visited Their Library in 2019 Than the Movies—By Far

A heartening survey of American activities in 2019 shows that adults visited libraries more than any other cultural institution.

Photo Contest Captures Friendship Moments That Make You Feel All Warm Inside

These are just a few of the breathtaking photos that are finalists in the Agora competition to uncover the best friendship-themed photos.

Stray Cat With No Ears Finally Adopted After Shelter Worker Crochets Her a Pair of Purple Ones

A stray cat from Madison, Wisconsin has been adopted into a forever home after a Humane Society employee made her a new pair of ears.

Kindhearted Man Buys Expensive Stolen Bike So He Could Search for Its Original Owner on Social Media

Ste Burke knew that the bike was worth well over a thousand dollars—but that didn't stop him from buying it off the thieves and returning it to its owner.

US Department of Transportation to Ban Dog Breed Discrimination on Airlines—Particularly Against Pit Bulls

The regulation is set to put an end to airlines discriminating against service dogs based on their appearance or breed—particularly pit bulls.

Middle School Boys Restore Internet’s Faith in Humanity With Strikingly Good Manners and Tidy Table

When a group of eighth graders visited a Michigan restaurant for some wings, their waitress was awestruck by their simple acts of kindness and courtesy.

Watch Stray Dog Jump into Action to Help Kindergartners Safely Cross Busy Street

This canine crossing guard would not stand idly by while a group of kindergartners was trying to cross a busy street in Batumi, Georgia.

Accidental Discovery of New T-Cell Hailed as Major Breakthrough for ‘Universal’ Cancer Therapy

Once the researchers determine the mechanism of the revolutionary new T-cell, they hope to trial the treatment by the end of the year.

Artist Creates Breathtaking ‘Drawings’ in Snow By Walking for Hours At a Time (LOOK)

This English artist creates these breathtaking aerial patterns in the snow by walking in carefully plotted circles for hours at a time.

Florida is Purchasing 20,000 Acres of Everglade Wetlands to Protect It From Oil Drilling

The 20,000-acre purchase in the Everglades represents the largest wetland acquisition in a decade, according to the office of Gov. Ron DeSantis.

Brothers Break Three World Records for Charity By Rowing Across Atlantic Ocean in Just 35 Days

The three Scotsmen are the first brothers to row across the Atlantic and the youngest people to ever make the 3,000-mile ocean crossing.

China is Now Phasing Out Single-Use Plastics as Early as This Year

Plastic bags and straws will be eliminated from major cities across the country by the end of the year—and smaller towns will soon follow suit.

100-Year-old Bookshop Flooded With Orders After Heartbreaking ‘Tumbleweed Day’ Tweet

After this English bookshop experienced a “tumbleweed day” with zero sales, their online plea for help spurred an outpouring of support.

Gut Bacteria Could Guard Against—and Even Reverse—Parkinson’s Disease, Says ‘Exciting’ New Study

This new study adds to a growing body of research that has linked Parkinson's disease and brain function to gut bacteria.

Microsoft is Now Aiming to Capture All the CO2 They Have Ever Emitted

For starters, the company plans to be carbon-negative by 2030—after that, they want to capture all of the emissions they have ever generated.

Company Collects 80% of City’s Recyclable Plastics and Turns It All into Lumber

More than 80% of the municipal plastic recyclables of Halifax are being processed by a brilliant local company that turns it all into lumber.

Hiker Captures Stunning ‘Rainbow Halo’ Phenomenon Atop English Mountain (Photos)

This magnificent “Brocken specter” occurs when a person stands above the clouds and faces their shadow with the sun at their backs.