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A teenage boy surprises his family with a thoughtful holiday gift.
An instant classic - sure to bring on tears.
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Dog with ducklings. The cute ducklings follow this dog around everywhere. Cute animal pictures of the day
No idea whose dog this is, but the ducklings know who their mama is.
While residents of wealthy nations tend to have greater life satisfaction, new research shows that those living in poorer nations report having greater meaning in life.
One of my favourite sites on the Internet is all about kindness. It’s called KindSpring and uses the tag, Small Acts That Change the World. In 2003 two people concerned about the horrors of frat-h...
A Calgary man who won a $40-million lottery jackpot says he will donate every cent to charity. Tom Crist found out that he’d won the Lotto Max jackpot in May, but did not claim it until Monday.
Just heard about this on CBC this morning.
When life hands you crappy vandalism.... do this.
I think confidence is kinda overrated. If you wait to start anything until you feel confident enough, then you’ll never take action.
The OK Corral in Kelowna, British Columbia, will not be the same without the hero of its dance floor, Arnie Davis. Fortunately Chelsea McEvoy met the aging dancer before he took off his dancing boo...
His smiles and his love of dance made Arnie Davis a favourite at Kelowna's OK Corral. Thanks to Chelsea McEvoy, we have this story.
Street workers, the homeless, students and teacher are raising awareness and halting violence against women in public spaces across Fiji.
In the first study of its kind, two researchers have used popular music to help severely brain-injured patients recall personal memories.
See more at http://www.overgrowthesystem.com
I am a big fan of Upworthy, whose contributors post a continuous stream of stories about “Things that matter”. Recently Adam Mordecai posted a link to a TED talk that rocked my socks. No wonder it ...
Oh, so right, Ash Beckham. We are all in closets of one kind or another. Coming out of them is hard, and your three simple, difficult rules are key.
Biologists have observed two crocodilian species -- muggers and American alligators -- using twigs and sticks to lure birds, particularly during nest-building time.
Yet another species we've been underestimating
Same-sex couples pack the Bernalillo county clerk's office in Albuquerque with anticipation of obtaining a marriage license. The New Mexico supreme court legalised same-sex marriage…
According to studies, people with a happy and positive perspective tend to be healthier and enjoy longer lives.
More evidence to support the strong connection between the mind and body, related to another article I just saw a couple of days ago!! Smile! :)
So far the specialized skill for recognizing facial features holistically has been assumed to be a quality that only humans and possibly primates possess.
I enjoy learning more about our non-human relatives.
It's miserable spending the holidays in hospital. Doris Bregolisse reports on how the festive spirit is being spread through Kelowna General...
The two clowns in the foreground of the photo are friends. They spread so much joy.
You won't see something like this very often, if ever.
In 6 Stories To Make You Believe In The Power Of The Mind To Heal You, I shared with you evidence that the mind’s thoughts, beliefs, and feelings can heal- or harm- the body.
It's all backed by science. That's the beauty of Lissa's work.
The power of the mind is an amazing and powerful tool. We rarely give it enough credit for the amazing things it can do. So intimately connected to the body. Our mental state directly effects how we physically feel! In the case of illness, imagine the impact your mind has on your bodies ability to heal...
"I want my stories to move people … to feel some kind of reward from the writing." When Alice Munro won the 2013 Nobel Prize in literat
Things that matter. Pass 'em on.
So glad Jenn scooped this. Rudd is so calm and intelligent...and right.
This is awesome!
A study that monitored the health habits of 2,235 men over a 35-year period has confirmed exercise significantly reduces the risk of dementia.
I want one. No, I need one.
When dreams are big enough, love strong enough, miracles can happen. And one of those miracles is that stereotypes about people with Down syndrome are being smashed right and left. This blog includ...
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