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Having car trouble is the absolute worst. It also always seems to happen at the wrong time. Maria Arriaga’s car died on her way to pick her daughter up from practice. Not only that, but it was during a total downpour. No one was stopping to help her, even as she tried to flag someone down. A cop drove right on by, perhaps unable to see her in the rain. That’s...

It’s important that we all know the signs that a family member or loved one is going through a hard time, but the fact is that many people who are depressed or suicidal know how to hide their feelings well. Whether it’s because they feel pressure to appear a certain way in public or they don’t want to burden others with their inner turmoil, the fact...

A parent’s worst nightmare is something happening to their children. Still, sometimes we can lose sight of why we take the safety precautions we do. We can even get lax and lazy about actually doing things correctly. When it comes to kids’ car seats, using them and doing it right can be the difference between life and death. That’s why one mom’s...

So many people dream of meeting a real life prince. Toddlers, however, are the kings and queens of not giving a crap about your fancy titles. They want what they want, and they want it now. One little girl named Emily Henson found herself seated next to Prince Harry at the Invictus Games in Toronto, Canada. Prince Harry had some popcorn in his lap, and Emily decided...

Sometimes wanting to give your child the life you never had means making major sacrifices. Travis Altman is a family man who loves his daughter and wants to give her everything she’s ever dreamed of. In doing so, his source of income as a lineman requires him to travel quite frequently, forcing him to be away from his daughter for several weeks at a time. So...

Kids these days have absolutely incredible technology available to them from the time they’re old enough to play with toys, many of which are more high tech than the first cell phones. Back in my day, my green Gameboy Color went with me everywhere. And really, if your thumbs weren’t going numb from playing Mario Kart or Crash Bandicoot, then were you really...

Have you ever noticed a face in something where there shouldn’t be one? If you have, you were likely experiencing pareidolia, a psychological phenomenon which can cause people to perceive images or patterns of light and shadow as faces. The mind basically responds to the stimulus by showing us a familiar pattern where none exists. For example, you’ve probably...

In September, the Australian Bureau of Statistics conducted a survey to gauge national sentiment toward same-sex marriage. The one-question survey simply asked those eligible to participate whether or not they believed that same-sex couples should be allowed to marry in their country. And while this simple survey has quickly divided the nation, it really is just a...

Last Friday, Clayton Cook and his bride, Brittany, exchanged vows and became husband and wife in a beautiful ceremony. Clayton also saved a life. After saying “I do,” the newly married couple from Kitchener in Ontario, Canada, began posing for their photographer, Darren Hatt. But right in the middle of their wedding shoot, Clayton ran toward a nearby pond...

They say you can’t teach an old dog new tricks. But sometimes, there are new experiences that simply must be had. One family decided to move to a new house, taking along with them a Japanese Spitz and a Husky. Neither had ever been in a house with stairs before, or even seen them. Even the owners couldn’t have expected what would happen when their Husky...