There are some stories we cover that just stick with us. One of those is the story of Carrie DeKlyen, who found out earlier this year that she had a deadly form of brain cancer. With five kids at home, this was a devastating diagnosis, but it became even more difficult when Carrie and her husband Nick found out she was pregnant with their sixth child. She chose to...

Of all the big cats, one of the most elusive is the snow leopard. Not only have they adapted over millions of years to blend in with the snow, they also tend to live in remote areas where it’s difficult to film them. Scientists, however, have been determined to learn as much as they can about this endangered species, which is so threatened that it’s on...

Sometimes you get an idea in your head that’s just hard to shake. Conquering something that scares you can feel really empowering. As someone who’s totally afraid of heights and being off balance, I’m a little bit ashamed to say that a baby panda has outdone me with her sheer determination. This is Pan Yue, and she decided she really needed to...

Sometimes animals have favorite humans. We like to think they love us all unconditionally, but just like humans, they sometimes gravitate toward certain people. This can even happen when our pups have two loving pet parents! Of course, some cases are more extreme than others. If you want to see just how crazy things can get, check out Oshie the Golden Retriever....

Since Hurricane Irma made landfall in Florida, millions have been affected by losing power to their homes, with many getting caught in major flooding and thousands waiting it out in shelters across the state. The tropical storm has killed at least seven people in the U.S. so far. Unfortunately, 37 were killed in the Caribbean as well. Irma hit the British Virgin...

As much of Florida prepares to ride out the oncoming wrath of Hurricane Irma, many people are finding themselves driving around all over to collect much-needed supplies. That was the case for Pam Brekke, a Florida native who had been searching for days for a generator for her ailing father, who would need the energy boost to help power his oxygen machine. After traveling...

One of the most terrifying things about devastating hurricanes like Harvey is that sick people often can’t reach help. For a few days during the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, even calls to 9-1-1 weren’t going through. They were overwhelmed with so many requests that they asked only those in dire emergencies to call. Unfortunately, one girl with sickle...

We’ve all had our fair share of horrible first dates, but I can guarantee none of them can even come close to this unbelievable first date between a 24-year-old student and his match from Tinder. After chatting it up on the dating app, Liam Smyth and his date agreed to meet for a romantic dinner. As the connection between the two continued to grow, they decided...

In-laws are generally known for being nosy, annoying, and even a bit invasive sometimes, but for one woman, her husband’s mother completely crossed the line. Back in 2014, an expecting mom wrote in to Slate‘s “Dear Prudence”, seeking advice on how to deal with feelings of betrayal caused by her mother-in-law’s actions. She’d been...

When Hurricane Harvey made landfall, the flooding it caused forced thousands of southeast Texas residents to evacuate their homes. Many ended up in convention centers, churches, and wherever else would take them in during their time of need. To say this has been difficult for those affected is a huge understatement, which is why on August 29 at the Lone Star Expo...