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13 Year Old Indigenous Girl Nominated For Peace Prize Has An Important Message To...

When did you first start thinking about how you might make the world a better place? Twenty-one? Eighteen? Maybe even fifteen? Autumn Peltier, an indigenous Canadian teenager, gave her first speech advocating for universal access to clean drinking water at just eight years old. Now she’s thirteen, and she’s just been nominated for the International […]

End Of World Bible Prophecy DECODED: What ‘Apocalypse’ Verses Really Mean

Christian doomsayers have used sections of the holy book to prophesy the apocalypse is about to begin. Methodist conspiracy theorist David Meade matched key passages with the movement of the stars and planets and world events to say the Rapture – when Christians will be taken up to heaven to avoid seven years of suffering […]

Struggling Mom Wins $188 Million Lottery – Then The Unthinkable Happened

Winning the lottery is something every one of us has dreamed of. Just imagine having enough money in your bank account to go out and purchase any car or house you desired, or even treat your loved ones to a luxury vacation – any time you wanted! What’s more, knowing you’ll never have to work […]

Disabled Man Lives On Disability Checks, Learns How Much Family Heirloom Is Worth

People have a tendency to collect things. Whether it’s items of sentimental value, little knick-knacks, or simply small things we find fascinating, humans can collect and store things to the point where they don’t even realize their true worth. That’s what happened to a man named L.T. who collected a valuable treasure years ago and […]

Couple Win Free Tickets To Las Vegas Concert, Make Decision After Tragedy Making Headlines

The world has been gripped by the recent tragic events that happened in Las Vegas, but even in the darkest of times, there’s always a ray of light that comes shining through. In this case, that loving light can be found in Dawn-Marie Gray and her husband, Kevin. The couple had won tickets to a […]

A Tornado Sent A 75 Year Old Woman Flying Through The Air In Her...

Many people across the American midwest who deal with tornadoes on a regular basis are prepared for the storm. Whether they have a shelter underground, or a basement stocked with supplies, when the warning comes they know where to hide. Charlesletta Williams a 75-year-old woman from Marion County, Texas heard the roar of the approaching […]

Man Found In Sunken Ship – Diver Reaches Out His Hand Underwater – That’s...

Video has surfaced showing the harrowing rescue of a Nigerian sailor, who was stuck underwater for three days after heavy waves sunk the Chevron oil tugboat he was on. Harrison Okene, the 29-year-old cook of the AHT Jascon 4, gave a South African diving team the shock of a lifetime  when he reached out from the […]

Lost Tourist Says Monkeys Saved Him In The Amazon

Locals believe the young man angered forest spirits—before he disappeared mysteriously for nine days—but he is just glad to be alive. In the Bolivian Amazon, where vast rivers wind endlessly through mountainous terrain and a thick blanket of fog creeps through the trees, the locals say the jungle can swallow you in a second. Venture […]

Meet The Woman Who Stole Hitler’s Heart And Dated JFK

Her letters to him are typed, on yellowing paper featuring the Washington Times-Herald letterhead. They run through a few pages of minor gossip; the romantic parts are kept until the end. “I have made up my mind to turn out a few stories – and when I get time a few babies – hope illegitimacy […]

Archaeologists Believe They Have Found The Tomb Of Santa Clause In This Turkish Church

Where is Santa Claus? Definitely not at the North Pole—but archaeologists still remain divided about the final resting place of St. Nicholas. A team of Turkish researchers think they have found new insights into the possible grave of the real man who inspired the Christmas icon. Beneath the mosaic-covered floor of a church in Turkey’s […]

Man Behind Iconic Photo Of Cowboy Boots That Were Abandoned In Las Vegas Massacre

The man behind a of cowboy boots which were photographed lying abandoned in the street after the Las Vegas massacre on Sunday has revealed how a stranger took them off to bandage his wounded leg as they fled the gunfire. Stephen Vicelja, 25, from Torrance, California, was at the Route 91 Harvest festival with a […]

Mystery Man Protects Woman In Haunting Viral Vegas Photo, Now His True Identity Is...

It was just one of many images of heroism captured during the Las Vegas shooting: a man shielding a fallen woman with his body. Yet, sources had no idea who the man was or where he was from until his identity was recently confirmed as that of U.S. Army soldier Matthew Cobos. According to the U.K. […]

Actor Michael Douglas Explains Why He Thinks He Heard Angels Sing While Nearly Drowning

  Actor Michael Douglas recently revealed that he once heard angels sing and saw a mysterious white light during a near-death experience; it happened when he nearly drowned back in the 1960s while swimming in the ocean. Douglas, 73, told USA Today that the scary situation unfolded when he was a student at the University of California, […]

Meet Siberia’s Jesus: Former Traffic Cop Turned Cult Leader

Thousands of Russians have flocked to southern Siberia to follow a man who claims to be Jesus Christ reincarnated. Sergey Anatolyevitch Toro, 56, was once a traffic policeman and a Red Army soldier before the collapse of the Soviet Union. He is not that man anymore. Now, the man formally known as Sergey calls himself […]

Shot In The Heart, Saved By Her Sweetheart In Las Vegas

When the gunfire began, Christina Kitcat thought she heard fireworks. Instead she turned around and saw terror on the Las Vegas strip. People were fleeing before her eyes, but she still didn’t know she’d been shot. “It’s hard for me to breathe,” the 29-year-old said, before collapsing into the arms of her boyfriend, Kelly Culbertson. […]

Las Vegas Shooting Victim’s Final Facebook Post Discussed What It’s Like To Be Shot...

‘It’s a nightmare no amount of drugs, no amount of therapy and no amount of drunk talks with your war veteran buddies will ever be able to escape,’ says victim In the years stretching from 1968 to 2011, more Americans were killed by gun violence than in all of the wars waged by the country. […]

Cryptic Note Left By Antarctic Explorer Baffles Historians

Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton is today regarded as one of the principal explorers responsible for the so-called “Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration.” During this time, close to twenty expeditions were launched to explore and survey the then-mysterious continent on the underside of our planet. These expeditions are called ‘heroic’ due to the near-superhuman levels of […]

Gut Instinct Keeps Author From Attending Las Vegas Concert — ‘Something Didn’t Feel Right

Author and police officer Tyler Beddoes found himself on his knees praying on Monday morning after his wife told him about the horrific massacre that unfolded at a country music festival in Las Vegas, Nevada. Beddoes, author of “Proof of Angels” and “Left Standing: The Miraculous Story of How Mason Wells’s Faith Survived the Boston, […]

‘I’m a Firm Believer in God Now’: Emotional Las Vegas Shooting Survivor Says He’s...

In addition to revealing the heroic acts that unfolded in Las Vegas on Sunday night, witness Taylor Benge revealed that the experience turned him from an agnostic into a full-fledged believer. “I was agnostic going into that concert and I’m a firm believer in God now,” Benge told CNN on Monday morning. “Because there’s no […]

In Mysterious End of Days, What Will The World Become

“I foretell the end from the beginning, And from the start, things that had not occurred. I say: My plan shall be fulfilled; I will do all I have purposed.” Isaiah 46:10 What will the world look like in the End of Days? The answer to this question has sparked generations of Jewish and Christian […]

Jerusalem’s Mysterious Well of Souls May Hold Ancient Secrets

Muslim men pray beneath the massive stone enshrined at the Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem, Israel. Despite its appearance, the dome, called Qubbat as-Sakhrah in Arabic, is not a mosque. Rather, it is a shrine built over the rock from which the Prophet Muhammad is said to have ascended into heaven. The answer to […]

After 30 Years, She Meets Brother She Never Knew. Then He Exposes Secret Mother...

After becoming a mother herself, an adopted woman named Christina Housel wanted to learn more about her past! She searched for information about her mother and any potential siblings – and then she found something unbelievable! Now her story is touching so many hearts and it’s easy to understand why… Months of searching lead Christina […]

Heartbroken Goat Refuses To Eat For 6 Days, Then Rescuers Discover Why He’s So...

When Mr. G arrived at Animal Place’s Rescue Ranch in Grass Valley, California, he was a wreck. The poor little goat refused to eat, could not be cheered up and simply laid down in the corner of his stall with his head drooped down. Special treats wouldn’t even work with the sweet little goat. He […]

We Finally Know How David Copperfield Made The Statue Of Liberty Disappear

Even if you don’t know much about magic, you’ve probably heard of David Copperfield. America’s favorite magician is still entertaining audiences at 61, but he’s most famous for his live TV specials from the 1980s, where he pulled off some seriously impressive slight of hand before our very eyes. He has walked through the Great […]

7 People Whose Words Changed The Course of History

A speech is more than a set of spoken words. It’s a combination of the speaker, the context, the language, and these things working together can make it far greater than the sum of its parts. In that vein, we compiled some of the greatest public speakers of all time, people whose words changed the […]

A Brief History Of Failed End Time Predictions

What can we expect the day after the ‘end of the world’? According to wiki, there have been 183 end of the world predictions that have failed.  Many of these were prophesied by religious zealots through fear propaganda. Here are just a few of them: In 1284, Pope Innocent III (d. 1216) predicted that the world would end 666 […]

George Bush Leaves People Shocked With Who He Was Spotted Hanging Out With

U2’s Bono recently paid a visit to former President George W. Bush at the latter’s Prairie Chapel Ranch in Crawford, Texas. The 57-year-old singer and philanthropist stopped by the Bush ranch on May 26, just a few hours before U2’s sold-out show at AT&T Stadium in Arlington. The two men posed for a picture together, and later they both uploaded […]

80 Years After Being Expelled, 97-Year-Old Woman Finally Gets Her Diploma

Although we may be struggling with a few social issues right now, there are still things that we can do today that we wouldn’t have been able to less than a hundred years ago. Iris Weatherwax’s story is a great reminder of how far women have come in the battle for gender equality. In the […]

4 Completely Different Versions of The Story of Moses

The story of Moses doesn’t just show up in the Bible. In the ancient world, nearly every culture had their own version of what happened. The Egyptians, the Greeks, and the Romans all had their own way of explaining why thousands of people left Egypt to live in Jerusalem. The Moses you know, who performed […]

This Is Not Photo Shopped – What You’re Seeing Is a Crocodile Named ‘Poncho’...

No, this is not photoshopped. What you’re seeing is a crocodile named ‘Poncho’ kissing a Costa Rican animal lover and fisherman named Chito Shedden. “Love conquers all” this probably best way to describe this very unusual friendship, which is rapidly changing everything we thought we knew about crocodiles. It all started back in 1989 when […]

When Mom’s Waters Broke She Felt Something Strange. Then Her Baby Was Born With...

Amber Nicole started vlogging on her YouTube channel because the military wife and mother of two wanted to document her journey through her third and final pregnancy. What she didn’t realize at the time, though, was that during the birth she would capture something incredibly rare on camera. In fact, an incredible one-in-80,000 occurrence has now […]

Homeless Man Finds 40K, You’ll Never Guess What He Does With It

If you came across a backpack stuffed with $40,000, what would you do with it? For Glen James, a homeless man in Boston, the answer was simple. James is a resident of a Boston-area homeless shelter. On Saturday, Sept. 4, under the canopy at the T.J. Maxx store in the nearby town of Dorchester, James […]

Forget Getting Rich – Sex And Sleep Are The Real Keys To Happiness

It’s often said that money doesn’t bring happiness – but researchers may have found the two things that do. A study has found that sex and sleep are the two things that have the strongest association with a person’s well-being. The index, developed by researchers Oxford Economics, found that quadrupling your income causes very little […]

When’s The Best Age To Get Married, According To Science?

If you ask friends, family, or a random stranger when the best time to get married is, you’ll get a range of answers, ranging from “right now” to “never”. Really, if marriage is on the mind, you should get it done whenever you and your partner want – but what does science have to say […]

This Japanese Tradition Could Help You Lead a More Meaningful Life

What’s your reason for getting up in the morning? Just trying to answer such a big question might make you want to crawl back into bed. If it does, the Japanese concept of ikigai could help. Originating from a country with one of the world’s oldest populations, the idea is becoming popular outside of Japan […]

Vatican Priest Who Saved 1,000’s From The Nazis

Monsignor Hugh O’Flaherty may be one of the greatest Irish men who ever lived, yet his story is hardly known. This brave priest saved thousands of civilians and Allied soldiers during World War II. Growing up in Ireland I never heard his tale, but I suspect I know why. He was the heroic Monsignor, based in the […]

Natasha Demkina – The Girl With X-Ray Vision

Born in Saransk, Russia in 1987 Natasha Demkina (Natalya Nikolayevna Demkina) at the age of ten developed a strange vision. She could see inside a human body. This happened after Natasha was operated for her appendix. “I was at home with my mother and suddenly I had a vision. I could see inside my mother’s […]

Mysterious Letter Written By Nun Possessed By The Devil Finally Decoded By Software 341...

A 17th century ‘letter from the devil’ written by a Sicilian nun who claimed to be possessed by Lucifer, has finally been translated thanks to the dark web. The coded letter was written by Maria Crocifissa della Concezione at the Palma di Montechiaro convent in 1676, and she claimed it had been scribed by Satan […]

98 Year Old Turned $1,000 Into $2 Million, And Gave It All To Charity

Russ Gremel is “a very simple man” who prefers oatmeal to fine dining. He’s lived in the same house on the outskirts of Chicago for 95 years, and drove the same weathered Dodge for a quarter of a century. But what might surprise you about Gremel is that he’s a millionaire. Or at least he […]

Music Brings This Old Man From A State Of Dementia To His Old Self...

It has always been believed that music had extra sensory strength.  It vibrates the soul, so to speak.  Literally, it vibrates the body and all of the other surroundings.  It has power. You’ve likely heard a song that evoked a memory or a feeling.  This is common for most (if not all) people.  That is […]

This Family Won $429 Million At The Lottery, And Used It In The Best...

A New Jersey family is taking the expression “pay it forward” to heart and plans to use their lottery winnings to do some real good in their hometown. While many squander lottery winnings on frivolous things like sports cars and gaudy jewelry, Pearlie Mae Smith and her seven children want to use their winnings to make […]

Indian Woman Denied Access To Well Water, So Her Husband Built His Own And...

A man in India broke new ground in his village. Bapurao Tajne spent 40 days digging a well after his wife attempted to draw water from the well of someone of a higher caste and was denied — and humiliated — in a drought-affected region of Maharashtra, India. “I came home that day in March […]

There’s a Chinese Festival Where a Dog Is Carried Around and Worshipped For a...

Dogs are a part of our lives just as much as any other family member. We brag about them on our Instagram, cover our Facebook with photos of them, and talk about them like they’re one of our children. Because, well, they are. Dogs love us unconditionally, greeting us when we arrive home with happy, wagging tails. They are there when […]

Toddler Saved From Deadly Snake By Family Dog

Dogs are called man’s best friend for a reason. Not only do they show love and companionship when we need it the most, but they can also sense when we are in danger. In Sevier County, Tennessee, one family dog not only saved a family member from danger, but he saved a toddler from certain […]

Meet Harvey and Irma Elderly Couple Amazed By Namesake Hurricanes After 75 Years Of...

Harvey and Irma Schluter have been married for 75 years. He turned 104 in July; she will be 93 in November. They vividly remember many of the major events of the 20th century, from her first time spotting an airplane, during the Great Depression, to his wonder at watching Neil Armstrong walk on the moon. […]

Man Donates His Liver To A Complete Stranger, Then Is Left Shocked When She...

Organ donation is one of the best things that you can do for another person. Most of the time, organs are harvested from those who’ve agreed to donate them after they’ve passed on, or family members who’ve volunteered and been lucky enough to be a biological match to save a sick loved one. Even when an […]

This Man’s Teenage Crush Called Him Just As He Was Going To Commit Suicide...

Quora is a site where people go to read insightful, in-depth answers and stories—and one in particular is blowing people away right now. Kevin Walsh found the question, “What is one moment in your life you thought could only happen in a movie” and started with a simple, “I can’t not answer this” before launching into […]

Man Buys Apartment Complex Worth $4 Million – Lets Homeless Women And Kids Live...

They say money can’t buy you happiness and I do believe that is true. True happiness comes from within. Money can help people get out of some very unhappy situations though. Rick Steves is a guru and travel writer. You may be familiar with his work as a host on the Travel Channel. He took […]

Sick Teen Trapped In Harvey Was “Turning Blue,” Then Siri Saves Her Life

On August 27, 14-year-old Tyler Frank woke up to find water from Hurricane Harvey had filled her home. Her mother and three brothers — ages 8, 16, and 18 — soon found the water nearly rising overhead. The family scrambled to the roof where they were stranded — outside, exposed to the rain — for […]

Man Paralyzed In Crash Now Running Half Marathon With His Surgeon & The Driver...

When Dean Otto came to Dr. Matt McGirt’s operating table, the surgeon estimated that the father of two had just a two percent chance of walking again. Two percent. Dean Otto, now 52, was an active dad. He took his kids fishing, was an avid cyclist, and loved the outdoors. But one day, that passion […]