Since Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico on September 20, it has caused widespread devastation on the island. Thought it’s been two weeks since the nearly Category 5 hurricane hit, residents of the U.S. territory are still suffering and desperate for help. U.S. Marine veteran Mario Salazar has family in Puerto Rico and decided to take matters into...

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...

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...

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...

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...

If there’s one thing I know, it’s that dogs and vacuum cleaners don’t mix. And why would they? Imagine being a dog, sitting around, thinking about your next meal. The person you love most in the world brings out an angry machine that’s at least as big as you are and starts waving it around all over the room! I’d be terrified, too. But...