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More than a dozen rescuers donned their swimming gear and waded into the St. Petersburg canal in order to save the cetaceans this week.
170 years ago today, Harriet Tubman fled the plantation where she was enslaved, escaping to freedom in Philadelphia. Traveling at night so she would...
Father Uses Scuba Therapy to Restore His Paralyzed Son’s Motor Function—And Now It’s Doing the Same for Others
After David Lawrence Jr. became paralyzed from the neck down, his father found an unlikely therapy to help him regain his motor function.
65 years ago today, the first weekly meeting in favor of democratic reforms took place in East Germany, with peaceful political protestors gathering in...
When Firefighters See Senior Struggling in Wheelchair, They Spend Weekend Building Her a New Walkway
These firefighters spent their time off this week building a new walkway for a woman who was seen struggling to cross her front lawn in her wheelchair.
This cute little raptor found a pretty delightful way to cool off in the summer heat when it happened to stumble upon a neighborhood kiddie pool.
Eric Gantner is used to seeing strange things in the Clackamas River—but he was particularly shocked to find a prosthetic leg during one of his scuba dives.
Un buzo Británico, quien quería demostrar que no necesitaba ir al otro lado del mundo para ver increíbles criaturas marinas, experimentó un deslumbrante encuentro...
This pizzeria is being lauded as one of the nicest places in America—and based on its long history of paying forward good deeds, it's not hard to see why.
American Brothers Successfully Save Irish Girl Who Was Swept Out to Sea in Serendipitous Twist of Fate
Four American brothers who were in Ireland for their grandfather's funeral ended up saving a little girl and her father on a very serendipitous day.
This American family never expected their simple gift of beer and chocolate would lead to such a sweet and lasting relationship with their neighbor.
Scientists Create First-Ever Magnetic Liquid – and Its Movements Are Mesmerizing – ‘We almost couldn’t believe it’
Both inventors of centuries past and scientists of today have found ingenious ways to make our lives better with magnets—from the magnetic needle on...
A UK diver who wanted to show that you don't need to leave the UK to see amazing marine wildlife, had an incredible encounter with a huge barrel jellyfish.
According to one of the residents of this compassionate Wyoming community, the “area is a diamond in a world of disconnectedness”.
50 Years After Ohio River Caught Fire and Sparked a Movement, It Has Become Poster Child for Transformation
It has been fifty years since the polluted Cuyahoga River caught fire for the final time – and now, it is totally unrecognizable from its former state.
‘All 3 of us unanimously felt compassion’: First Responders Pay for Woman’s Hotel to Get Her Out of the Rain
After being evicted from her home, the woman had been left stranded on a sidewalk with her sick dog and 10 boxes of belongings in Lauderdale Lakes, Florida.
Despite Being Homeless and Illiterate as a Teen, Man Now Makes Thousands Creating ‘Backyard Beaches’
Success rarely comes without struggle – but for people who have worked as hard as Eric White, they know that the reward is worth...
The largest tree-planting charity in the United States has launched a new initiative that will help to plant 100 million trees before the 150th Arbor Day.
Jóvenes Nadadores a la Deriva en el Océano Rezaron por Ayuda- Y Súbitamente son Rescatados por un Barco Llamado ‘Amen’
Un par de jóvenes nadadores desesperados fueron rescatados del mar justo a tiempo gracias a un bote bien llamado. Tyler Smith y Heather Brown estaban...
A pair of desperate young swimmers were rescued from the sea just in the nick of time thanks to an aptly-named boat. Tyler Smith and...