The Tomb of the Unknowns, in Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia - more commonly referred to as The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier - was first built in 1921 as a tribute to an unidentified dead soldier found in France following World War One. However, since its refurbishment in the...
Chicago, Illinois. A high school like any other. It's Morgan Park High and it's a day like any other too. For most people. Most except one teacher. Her name is Gabriel Watson-Foster - or 'Ms. Watson' to her pupils. She's a much-loved teacher and she's about to have a very...
Paul Hullings and Tim Young are firefighters from New Jersey who work hard. Putting out fires and rescuing people is tough work. And thirsty work. So, after a particularly tough twelve hour shift recently, they headed to their favorite coffee shop to order up two extra large Americanos. It...
Meet one of the most unlikely friendships of all time. 2 year old triplets, Holden, Heaton, and Wilder Sugalski, and their best buddies, garbage men Andrew Black, Rob Whitmore, and Chad Cover! Every 'Garb Day,' as the kids call it, the three of them wait outside their house in Florida,...
Last year, Vivian Keith's parents received the devastating news that their daughter had acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), an illness which affects the amount of white blood cells in the body. As white blood cell count reduces, the body's ability to fight off infection lessens. Vivian was admitted to St....
Seventeen long years ago a firefighter called Mike Hughes responded to an emergency call that would change his life forever. When he arrived at the Davison household, the place was already burning up badly. Family members were pulled from the but a nine month-old baby called Dawnielle remained. At...
Like us, you probably take looking out of the window for granted somewhat. But what would you do if you couldn't see out there? And relied on someone else to paint a picture of the outside world for you? Well, that's the premise of 'The Hospital Window', an interesting...
Growing up can be difficult for some kids. Here's the story of a kid that was struggling and how the kindness of someone else saw him through. It's a beautiful story of when the jock made friends with the nerd. Told from the perspective of the 'jock'... "When I was...
Today is International Puzzle Day, so we thought we'd mark that fact by bringing you a story about a Japanese man's ten year struggle with a ring puzzle. The man had contacted a Japanese television show, with a tale of a ring puzzle at his doctor's surgery. Despite attending...
Police in the UK are hunting for a man after he was caught on CCTV getting a refund on a television that he had simply taken off the shelf. The as yet unidentified man walked into an Aldi supermarket in Lincoln, England, on January 2nd, and proceeded to take a...
The news is often full of stories about war and famine and desperation. Stories that are upsetting and depressing. We see images of the dead, bombs going off, war-ravaged villages... But every now and again, a picture emerges that really shocks us. And it doesn't even need to be...
In the aftermath of the massacre that took place at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut where twenty young children and six adults tragically lost their lives, Barack Obama came to the town two days after the event to meet and offer whatever comfort he could to the...
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...
When this girl went to her local store, she never expected to hear the anguished screams of a man. After all, you go to the store to buy groceries, not to hear the screams of your fellow human beings. The girl and her sister rushed to investigate the source...
If you're a female, the chances are - you've been sent a pic from a dude that was totally unsolicited i.e.not asked for in any way. The picture either leaves you feeling turned on, ambivalent or totally disgusted. If it's the latter, it probably makes you wonder how men...