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...
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...
Vancouver Police Department had been getting a few reports of robberies committed on vulnerable wheelchair users and decided to think outside the box in order to snuff out the incidents. They sent Sergeant Mark Horsley to the streets undercover. He was posing as a paralyzed person. For five days he...
Russian YouTube filmmakers ChebuRussiaTV decided to take on a massive issue that affects so many people - gay rights. Their home country is renowned for having some rather backwards ideas about homosexuality. You only need to remember the controversy surrounding LGBT issues in the last Winter Olympics in Sochi... To test if...
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...
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...
In 2001, a nine-year-old girl named Zubaida was a victim of a tragic fire that took place at a remote village in Afghanistan. She was left with most of her face melted into her chest, as well as other injuries, and doctors said that the burns were so severe...
The moment that a women gave birth to her ten pound baby in a car has been captured on film. A couple had been speeding to a local maternity unit in Houston, Texas, for 45 minutes when the mother's contractions started to get more intense and closer together. However, before...
Bikers Against Child Abuse International are an amazing group of people. Also known as 'BACA' for short, they're an organization of bikers whose sole aim is to help and protect children. Specifically children who have been abused. They carry out lots of brilliant work in the community and help...
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...
Who does the majority of the work in your house? The chores, we mean. The housework. Is it you? Or do you share the burden? Is it just a bunch of things that need doing and you all club in together? Or is it seen as 'woman's work'? With...
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...
22 year-old London girl Channan Petrides has cystic fibrosis and was initally told by doctors that her life expectancy would only be around forty years. But her sad story gets even sadder as new test results have shown that Channan is actually in the late stages of her affliction already...
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...
Brooke Ochoa had popped into one of her favorite restaurants in Texas for some food. As she looked around for a table, she saw an elderly lady sat by herself, looking a little glum. A naturally warm and friendly person, Brooke asked how she was was. The sadness in...