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Doctors Can Now Prescribe Social Activities for Lonely Seniors – and Mailmen Will Help Out Too

The initiative will hopefully tackle the harmful effects of social isolation amongst lonely seniors.

Mom With Rubber Glove Christmas Tree Turns Down Strangers’ Gifts, Asking People to Donate to Charity Instead

When this mom couldn't afford a tree, she made one out of rubber gloves because “you don’t have to spend loads of money to make Christmas special.”

Barista’s Simple Question Leads to Her Husband Extending the Life of a Stranger

It all started because Nicole McNeil noticed that one of her customers looked more sad than usual – so she worked up the courage to ask what was wrong.

Cops Find Stolen Krispy Kreme Van And Give Away the Cargo’s Goodies to Hungry Homeless

Even though these police officers may have an affinity for donuts, they were careful to share their bounty with those less fortunate.

Abandoned Coal Mines May Soon Be Transformed into Perfectly Efficient Indoor Farms

Coal mine farming is becoming a groundbreaking new way of simultaneously fighting unemployment, hunger, climate change, and deforestation.

Town Surprises Man by Replacing Truck He’s Used to Transport Veterans for 20 Years

For the last 40 years, Ron Elliott has been using a special pick-up truck to transport the bodies of dead Vietnam veterans to their...

Company Founder Surprises Employees With $20 Million: ‘I wanted to show some gratitude’

This company founder wanted to show his employees some love for the holiday season by dolling out some serious cash.

UN Makes ‘Historic Commitment’ to Prevent Fishing Net Abandonment – 46% of Ocean Plastic

The United Nations will reportedly be taking a new and “historic” stance against fishing nets being dumped into the ocean. Animal rights group World Animal...

In Bid to Cut Food Waste, Kellogg’s is Using Their Rejected Cornflakes to Make Beer

They're donating a portion of the beer's sales to charity, too.

Pearl Jam Raises Millions for City’s Homeless, Rallies 100 Businesses to Join In

The band wanted to unite the city this week in an effort to tackle the Seattle's homelessness problem.

Wrinkles May Soon Be a Thing of the Past Thanks to New Skin Cell Discovery

Not only could the discovery spell the end of aged skin, it could also serve as a stepping stone to defeating several common diseases and infections.

Watch Teen With Rare Skin Disease React to His Family Being Surprised With Handicap-Accessible Home

John Hudson, who is one of the “Butterfly Children” suffering from a rare skin condition, could barely contain his emotions over the new home.

Community of Tiny Homes Breaks Cycle of Addiction and Homelessness for Single Moms

Homeless single moms are breaking the cycle of addiction and reuniting with their children thanks to a community of tiny homes and the services...

‘Game-Changing’ Approval of Liver Transplant Procedure Expected to Halve the Waiting List

After its successful assessment and approval, this “ground-breaking” procedure is expected to halve the amount of people waiting for liver transplants.

Santa Claus Melts Hearts By Getting Down on One Knee to Thank WWII Veteran for His Service

Santa Claus took a break from chatting with his adoring young fans to get down on one knee and thank 93-year-old Bob Smiley for his service in WWII.

This Entire Town Became Autism-Friendly After Every Business Agreed to Apply Four Specific Measures

The community of Clonakilty has become the first ever town in Ireland that has been certified as autism-friendly.

New Cow Feed Causes Fewer Farts, Say Swiss Inventors Who Want to Curb Global Warming

The specialized recipe could put a big dent in the amount of harmful flatulence that is produced by livestock.

People From All Faiths Are Forming Protective ‘Rings of Peace’ Around Synagogues

As a means of offering their support to their Jewish neighbors, hundreds of Muslims and non-religious people are standing side-by-side in “rings of peace”.

Indonesian Teenager Spends 49 Days Adrift at Sea in Fishing Hut, His Tears Turning to Joy With Rescue

The 19-year-old was rescued more than 77 miles at sea – but he was reportedly returned home in good health.

UPDATE: Janitor Who Was Surprised by His Students Finally Gets to Feel Like a ‘Trillionaire’ On His Vacation

Students love this janitor so much, they all banded together to send him on vacation – and now, they finally get to see the fruits of their labor.