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Good News in History, April 7

Francis Ford Coppola, one of the greatest filmmakers of all time was born 80 years ago today. His bout with polio as a youngster...

With Champagne Bottle and Top Hat This Daredevil Dove Into the ‘World’s First-Ever Bungee Jump’

British man David Kirke was the first person to go bungee jumping–40 years ago–and he did it while wearing a top hat and grasping a bottle of champagne.

Picture of Man Carrying an Older Woman Up Some Arena Stairs is Capturing Hearts

When this firefighter saw a woman struggling to climb a set of stadium stairs during concert, he did not hesitate to jump into action.

Stray Pup in Nepal Follows Mountain Climbers to The Top in Amazing Feat – Maybe The World Record for a Dog

A tenacious stray dog may have just set a world record for the highest elevation ever reached by a canine – and it also resulted in a loving new home.

Good Samaritans Save Drowning Animal From Frozen River Only to Discover It Was a Wild Wolf

Though these construction workers had suspicions of this animal's true nature, they did not hesitate to come to its rescue when it was in distress.

Near-Death Experience Inspires Inventor to Create Wetsuit That Allows the Disabled to Swim Once More

A California surfer was trapped beneath the ocean waves when he first got the idea for a wetsuit that would help dozens of people swim once more.

Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters Uses Private Jet to Reunite Mom With Sons Who Were Abducted to Syria

Want to LISTEN to this story? Hear the segment from The Good News Guru (the GNN Founder) on our Friday radio broadcast with Ellen K on KOST-103.5 — Or, READ the...

When Beloved Local Crocodile Passes Away After 130 Years, 500 People Attend His Elegant Funeral

When a beloved 130-year-old crocodile passed away of natural causes earlier this week, over 500 people attended his funeral.

When Mom is Whisked to Hospital After Kitchen Accident, Firefighters Stay Behind to Take Care of Things

These firefighters went above and beyond for a young mother who suddenly found herself in dire straits while she was home with her son last month.

11-Year-old Boy Saves Drowning Man Twice His Size When No One Else Could Swim

Despite the drowning man weighing 100 pounds heavier than Anaik, the 11-year-old boy still managed to save him from the deep end.

Watch Dramatic Video of Surfer Potentially Breaking Record for Riding World’s Biggest Wave

The 29-year-old daredevil still needs to submit evidence to officiators, but experts have expressed confidence that he succeeded in breaking the record.

Good News in History, December 11

35 years ago today, Catholic John Paul II made a “historic religious breakthrough” when he became the first pope to speak at a Lutheran...

‘Never seen anything like it’: Watch Ferry Passenger’s Stunning Footage of 200 Frolicking Dolphins

The passenger says that he has made the ferry trip hundreds of times, but he has never seen anything like this before.

Watch Fisherman Climb On Entangled Whale’s Back So He Can Set It Free

Even though this daring young fisherman succeeded in rescuing the whale, this should not be attempted by anyone except a professional.

When 8-Year-old ‘Queen’ Finds Authentic Ancient Sword in a Lake, Her Fans Rally to Forge Her a Replica

Saga may only be 8 years old, but she already has an international fan club thanks to her recent discovery at the bottom of a Swedish lake.

World’s Oldest Barber, Still Masterfully Cutting Hair At 107, Shares Secrets For Longevity

Anthony Mancinelli may be a staggering 107 years old, but he is still working full-time as a barber – the same way that he has...

Traveling Baby Daughter is About to Own a World Record at 5 Months Old – and the Pictures Are Adorable

Harper Yeats may only be 5 months old, but her social media page (managed by her parents, of course) is evidence of her epic lifestyle.

These Firefighters Nursed an Exhausted Hummingbird Back to Health

They stayed with the little critter until it was strong enough to stand up and fly away from their fire station.

Watch a Family of Divers Rescue a Whale Shark With Rope Wrapped Around Its Body

Though whale sharks typically swim away when they're touched, this gentle giant stayed calmly in place throughout the 45-minute rescue effort.

When Blueberries and Grapes Are Combined, a Dramatic Decline in Memory Loss and Aging – Study

The research shows a dramatic improvement in subjects who ate blueberries and grapes together, rather than separately.