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$200K Donated Overnight for Soldier Killed Fighting ISIS

$200K Donated Overnight for Soldier Killed Fighting ISIS

It’s a familiar story; a soldier is killed while he is fighting overseas, leaving his wife and children behind without a father. And in the case of Special Forces Sergeant Mark De Alencar, he was no ordinary father either. style=”display:inline-block;width:300px;height:250px” data-ad-client=”ca-pub-8420654331411867″ data-ad-slot=”1313712966″> This past weekend, Alencar was killed while fighting against ISIS in Afghanistan. During […]

Utah Legalizes Lemonade Stands and Other Businesses Run by Kids

Utah Legalizes Lemonade Stands and Other Businesses Run by Kids

Lemonade stands have always been a classic example of youngsters exercising their entrepreneurial spirit – and now, thanks to a new piece of legislations, kids in Utah will no longer have to worry about their operations being shut down by the cops. SB 81, a law that was signed by the Gov. Gary Herbert on […]

12-Year-old Girl Outsmarts Carjacker and Saves Little Sister

12-Year-old Girl Outsmarts Carjacker and Saves Little Sister

A 12-year-old girl may not seem like much of a match for an adult carjacker – but that wasn’t the case for Maddie Weiler. Maddie and her 7-year-old sister Molly were on the way to the Busch Gardens theme park in Virginia on Saturday when they witnessed a car accident happen right in front of […]

Rick Steves Sacrifices Nest Egg to House Dozens of Homeless Women and Kids

Rick Steves Sacrifices Nest Egg to House Dozens of Homeless Women and Kids

Travel guide guru Rick Steves just gave a $4 million apartment complex to homeless women and kids who need housing. Steves realized, early on, the importance of affordable housing, during his travel adventures (how else?) as a young man in Europe. style=”display:inline-block;width:300px;height:250px” data-ad-client=”ca-pub-8420654331411867″ data-ad-slot=”1313712966″> He described his personal backpacking trip as “Europe Through the Gutter,” […]

Brave UPS Driver Rushes Into Burning Home to Save Family

Brave UPS Driver Rushes Into Burning Home to Save Family

The UPS slogan, “What can brown do for you”, was never so relevant as when this driver promptly delivered a family from disaster. Paul Pereira was on the last stop of his route in Haverhill, Massachusetts when he noticed smoke pouring from the door of a nearby household. style=”display:inline-block;width:300px;height:250px” data-ad-client=”ca-pub-8420654331411867″ data-ad-slot=”1313712966″> While neighbors stood by […]

Polish Community Honors Injured Man Who Protected Teen From Gang Attack

Polish Community Honors Injured Man Who Protected Teen From Gang Attack

Amo Singh is being hailed as a hero by the Polish community for his heroic interference with a gang attack in progress. On March 26th, the 33-year-old man was in his shop in Gloucestershire, England when he and his wife Sandy saw a drama unfolding on their CCTV footage. style=”display:inline-block;width:300px;height:250px” data-ad-client=”ca-pub-8420654331411867″ data-ad-slot=”1313712966″> Two cars pulled […]

California Sun Produces So Much Power That Electricity Prices Turn Negative

California Sun Produces So Much Power That Electricity Prices Turn Negative

California girls aren’t the only things that are melting popsicles this spring. This new report shows that the beautiful, blazin’ California sun was so strong on the state’s solar panels last month, that – for the first time ever – electricity prices dropped into the negative. style=”display:inline-block;width:300px;height:250px” data-ad-client=”ca-pub-8420654331411867″ data-ad-slot=”1313712966″> The data, which was released by […]

Taiwan Becomes First Asian Country to Ban Consumption of Dogs, Cats

Taiwan Becomes First Asian Country to Ban Consumption of Dogs, Cats

In a landmark amendment to their pre-existing laws, Taiwan has become the first country in Asia to totally ban the consumption of dog and cat meat. According to the Animals Asia Foundation, the Animal Protection Act enforced on the island only prohibited the slaughter and marketing of pet meats. Now, the actual act of eating […]

Student Invents Biodegradable Packaging From Seagrass That Washes Up on Beaches

Student Invents Biodegradable Packaging From Seagrass That Washes Up on Beaches

This German college student has created a completely biodegradable packaging material made entirely out of seagrass, which simply washes up in heaps on the beach. The seagrass is mixed with a binding substance contained inside the leaves before being pressed into a mold. The material is then baked until dry. style=”display:inline-block;width:300px;height:250px” data-ad-client=”ca-pub-8420654331411867″ data-ad-slot=”1313712966″> The chemical […]

Support America’s Treasures and Enjoy Free Admission During National Park Week

Support America’s Treasures and Enjoy Free Admission During National Park Week

April plays host to nature lovers’ favorite week of the year: National Park Week. And, free admission is part of the celebration. Starting on April 16th and running until April 24th-a week that contains Earth Day-all national parks in the United States will be admission free. From Yosemite to the Grand Canyon, all 417 of […]

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