This is Jesse Shand. Back in 2013, at the age of just 26, Jesse weighed a whopping 50 stone (700lb). He was housebound and unable to wash. He spent his days playing computer games and eating. He had reached rock bottom. One day he decided to sign up to a...
Parenting is tough. First you have to deal with the sleepness nights and midnight feeds. Then come the temper tantrums, the extreme curiosity, and, finally, the moodswings. However, perhaps the hardest thing for a parent to deal with is their kid becoming an adult, and starting to do adult...
It seems as though, in the age of social media and public outrage, that there's a new controversial topic to be discussed and debated every day now. One of the most recent to cause a stir online is the issue of public breastfeeding. Although, really, it's an argument which...
We've seen some weird and wonderful tales recently here that have come from people opening up about their lives on Facebook. There's the jogger who was being harassed until a young boy stepped in. And not forgetting the guy with the funniest name on Facebook! Jennifer split with her partner not...
A brave little girl fighting brain cancer recently got a call from Frozen's Princess Anna of Arendelle! Six year old Avery Huffman suffers from Diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG), an inoperable brain tumor that fewer than 10% of children survive. After hearing about Avery's story, Kristen Bell - who...
Coca-Cola have come up with an new advertising campaign which asks some pretty heavy - but pretty interesting - questions about how we all interpret each other and how we judge those around us by how they appear. Their campaign centers around the idea of 'removing labels' and sees...
Bakersfield, California. Six year-old Alex Hovater decided to do something truly selfless... He gave up his Christmas presents to free up money for the homeless in his area. California has a terrible homelessness problem, after all. In the run-up to the festive period, little Alex had noticed and begun...
CNA English languages schools are everywhere in Brazil. They have 580 centers around the Portuguese-speaking country, all dedicated to teaching over half a million pupils how to speak English. It's a big operation and they're happy to look at all ways to reach students and teach them. And their...
To make sure that cars are as safe as possible on the roads, regular car crash tests are undertaken by manufacturers and safety organizations across the world. It's a very serious business, but there's no denying the ensuing videos of such tests can make for some pretty entertaining viewing... Here...
Never judge a book by its cover. There are two sides to every story. Things are not always as they seem. Etc etc. These may all be cliches, but they are certainly true, as the following video will testify to. This man is sick of a homeless man hanging around...
An Indian holy man has claimed that he has not eaten or drunk anything in 75 years, and has the medical evidence to prove it! Prahlad Jani, 83, who lives in a cave near Amba Ji Temple, claims to have gone without food or water since the age of...
A homeless woman in Roeland Park, Kansas, became the recipient of a random act of kindness after being caught stealing vital supplies for her six children from a Walmart store. Along with her eldest daughter, Sarah Robinson was attempting to take over $300 of diapers, baby wipes and children’s shoes when...
This man's daughter was missing. You can only imagine how upset and worried he must have been. Parents go to any lengths to find their missing children, so this guy asked everyone in the vicinity whether they had seen his young daughter. One of these people turned out to...
A big-hearted stranger was secretly recorded doing something amazing on a New York City subway train recently. In one of the most touching clips we've ever had the good fortune to see, the man - known only as 'Jay' - quite literally gives a skinny, shivering homeless man the...
Nearly half of all adults in the United States openly admit to texting or checking their cellphones while driving (compared with 43% of teenagers asked). Of all the people surveyed, more than 98% of adults, that's nearly every single one of them (!) — confess that they know it's wrong to...