Teen Dies While Attempting to Save Younger Brother from California River: ‘My Son Died a Hero,’ Father Says.

Heartwarming Dec 13, 2023

A California teenager is being honored and remembered for his incredible bravery and big heart after tragically passing away while trying to save his younger brother from a fierce river. The Sacramento Fire Department (SFD) reported that the teen and two others went into the Sacramento River on Sunday to get a football. A little while later, 15-year-old Amari noticed…

Woman has lifelong friendship with her 22-year-old childhood pet tortoise — now they are viral stars

Animals & Nature Dec 13, 2023

In a world where pets usually don’t stick around long, Caitlin Doran from Los Angeles, California, does things differently with her super cool buddy, Tiptoe, a massive 175-pound African tortoise. These two pals have been hanging out for a whopping 22 years, and everyone’s going wild about their awesome friendship online. They’re like internet famous now! In 2001, when Caitlin…

V-J Day Kiss in Times Square: The story behind an iconic photograph, 1945

Vintage Wonders Dec 12, 2023

After four years of darkness, all the lights in Times Square turned on as Mayor LaGuardia announced Japan’s surrender. In a global celebration, New Yorkers gathered in the square to mark a new era of peace and hope. This iconic moment was captured in Alfred Eisenstaedt’s photograph of an unknown couple kissing. The photo depicts a U.S. Navy sailor kissing…

A Man Saved A Foxy Trio And Formed An Incredible Bond With Them

Animals & Nature Dec 12, 2023

“I never planned on having pet foxes. It just sort of happened.” Patsy Gibbons was definitely a big animal fan. In his house, he had a bunch of 28 hens, 12 ducks, along with two dogs and two cats. With that many chickens and ducks around, having a pet fox, let alone three, wasn’t something he had in mind. Yet,…

Heartwarming Moment Blind Elephant Rescued From Circus Is Welcomed By The Herd At Sanctuary

Animals & Nature Dec 12, 2023

Check out Ploy Thong, the awesome elephant with a captivating story! She went from doing tricks in a Pattaya circus to living it up at the Elephant Nature Park in Thailand. It’s like a real-life fairy tale! From circus confinement to carefree dance at the Elephant Nature Park, Ploy Thong’s journey is a testament to the magic of compassion and…

Dog Who Spent Years Chained Up Sees Ocean First Time

Animals & Nature Dec 12, 2023

Say hey to Herschel, the cool German Shepherd! This awesome pup went from being stuck on a chain in a backyard to living the dream at the beach. It’s like his own paradise, and it’ll totally warm your heart! 🐾 Herschel had a bit of a rough start, dreaming about freedom while stuck in a backyard. But guess what? Fate…

Vintage photos of the old-school lumberjacks who fell giant trees with axes, 1890-1935

Vintage Wonders Dec 11, 2023

Back when there weren’t any fancy chainsaws or big machines, lumberjacks had to do the tough work of chopping trees with axes and saws. It was super hard, risky, and didn’t pay much. They lived in basic places, moving around for tree-cutting jobs. These lumberjacks stayed in cramped bunkhouses that smelled awful—like a mix of smoke, sweat, and drying clothes—and…

Man finds 50-year-old wallet inside of abandoned locker, and the contents leave him speechless.

Vintage Wonders Dec 11, 2023

Some people, like, they see treasure hunting as this cool hobby, you know? Others, it’s like their full-time thing. These hunters go around, checking out houses, garages, and basements, trying to find hidden gems or bidding on storage units that might have some good stuff – but here’s the deal, they never really know what’s gonna pop up. It’s like…

A scared puppy was saved by dolphins from drowning in a Florida waterway.

Animals & Nature Dec 11, 2023

In a super sweet tale from Marco Island, Florida, a brave tiny terrier found an unlikely hero when a gang of dolphins swooped in to save it from a tricky water situation. These smart and protective dolphins showed their awesome side by swimming around, making noise, and doing whatever it took to rescue the scared pup. Lost in the choppy…

Ukrainian refugee turns around, goes back to save dogs

Animals & Nature Dec 11, 2023

In the midst of the turmoil in Ukraine, amid all the chaos and displacement, a story of bravery and compassion emerges. It’s the tale of Marina, a remarkable woman making a difference in the lives of forgotten companions. While many were fleeing the conflict, Marina, driven by courage, returned to the danger zone. Her mission wasn’t for herself, but for…