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College Kids Knock on Every Single Dorm Door for Special Cause

College Kids Knock on Every Single Dorm Door for Special Cause

Two college students were inspired to save lives – and they acted on that inspiration just by knocking on every single door of their campus and asking for quarters. Jesse Richards and Mark Schussler are both juniors at Dordt College in Sioux Center, Iowa. Last month, the students made a bet based on a game […]

Woman Loses 40 Pounds so She Can Donate Kidney to Ailing Facebook Friend

Woman Loses 40 Pounds so She Can Donate Kidney to Ailing Facebook Friend

Being fat may be harmful to a person’s own health – but being overweight doesn’t usually threaten the life of your friend as well. Except that is the exact situation in which this 33-year-old restaurant worker found herself. style=”display:inline-block;width:300px;height:250px” data-ad-client=”ca-pub-8420654331411867″ data-ad-slot=”1313712966″> Earlier last year, Rebekah Ceidro was browsing Facebook when she saw a post by […]

Infertile Couples Might Finally Be Able to Have Kids Thanks to 100-Year-old Technique

Infertile Couples Might Finally Be Able to Have Kids Thanks to 100-Year-old Technique

Prospective parents longing for kids of their own may no longer have to spend thousands of dollars on IVF treatments, thanks to this 100-year technique for inducing pregnancies. This new study tested the effects of an old medical treatment for increasing women’s fertility. The treatment, which involves flushing the fallopian tubes with an iodized poppy […]

Dog Finds Missing Cat Hiding In the Floor 2 Months After House Fire

Dog Finds Missing Cat Hiding In the Floor 2 Months After House Fire

Christine Marr had become resigned to the fact that her cat Ringer probably perished in the family’s house fire two months ago – but thanks to her dog’s keen sense of smell, she learned that the cat had some of his nine lives left. Christine and her husband took their dog Chloe to visit the […]

Photographer Offers to Take Free Graduation Photos for Kids Who Can’t Afford Them

Photographer Offers to Take Free Graduation Photos for Kids Who Can’t Afford Them

Richard Wah doesn’t have any photos of his high school graduation – that’s because he didn’t have the money to pay for a photographer when he was a teenager. Now that he’s 44 years old, however, he wants to give other kids the opportunities that he never had. style=”display:inline-block;width:300px;height:250px” data-ad-client=”ca-pub-8420654331411867″ data-ad-slot=”1313712966″> Richard, who works as […]

22-Year-old Who Stopped Global Cyberattack Donates His Reward to Charity

22-Year-old Who Stopped Global Cyberattack Donates His Reward to Charity

The British youth who was awarded $10,000 for accidentally stopping an international cyberattack has just announced that he will be donating the cash to charity and education. The 22-year-old, who goes by the pseudonym MalwareTech, shut down the spread of the malicious online program by activating the “kill-switch” last week after the cyberattack was reported […]

Dog Hailed as Hero After Bear Starts Chasing Humans

Dog Hailed as Hero After Bear Starts Chasing Humans

Momo is being pawsitively showered with praise after she came to the rescue of some her friends being chased by a bear last Sunday. Kenzie Campbell was taking the shepherd-husky-lab mix for a walk through Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada with his girlfriend and another friend when they rounded a corner of the Cascade […]

Some Corals Have Started Adapting to Warmer Temperatures

Some Corals Have Started Adapting to Warmer Temperatures

This new study reveals evidence that some corals are adapting to warming ocean waters – offering great hope following recent reports of coral die-offs due to rising temperatures. Researchers observed how reefs in two Kenyan marine national parks responded to extreme temperature exposure over time. They found that 11 of the 21 coral species that […]

Teen Invents Bra that Could Detect Breast Cancer

Teen Invents Bra that Could Detect Breast Cancer

After almost losing his own mother to the disease, this Mexican teen has patented a bra that can detect early signs of breast cancer. 18-year-old Julian Rios Cantu is the designer of the Eva bra: a brazier with biosensors inside the lining that can moderate the temperature, texture, blood flow, and coloring of a woman’s […]

Student Creates First Synthetic Retina For the Visually Impaired

Student Creates First Synthetic Retina For the Visually Impaired

A synthetic, soft tissue retina developed by a 24-year-old student could offer fresh hope to visually impaired people. Until now, all artificial retinal research has used only rigid, hard materials. The new research, conducted by Vanessa Restrepo-Schild, a researcher at Oxford University, is the first to successfully use biological, synthetic tissues, developed in a laboratory […]

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