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Who knew otters could sound so beautiful?

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Amish couple makes kettle corn the old fashioned way. The Internet can’t stop watching the video

Before you read any further, picture a kettle corn stand with a roaring fire, roasting the kernels to perfection. Now close your eyes. You could smell it, couldn’t you? You could almost taste the caramelized sugar around the satisfyingly crunchy pieces, the enormous bag in your hands seeming nearly impossible to finish. It’s one […]

Man Snaps Photos Of People Going To Work For 9 Years To Reveal How People Change Over Time

Danish photographer, Peter Funch, spent nine years taking photos outside of Grand Central Station in New York. He photographed the same commuters, at the same time of day, walking their same morning route. Peter released his catalog of photos from this project in a book called ’42nd and Vanderbilt.’ The pictures were taken between […]

The Painful Reality Of Being Catcalled As A Sexual Assault Survivor

It’s my first work trip as a Real Adult With A Salary, or whatever. I’m in Las Vegas, which is the least “me” place there could be, as a health-conscious and environmentally-conscious urban planner and yoga teacher. But other 20-somethings at the conference are seemingly having a blast with their also young coworkers. I […]

40 Deep Questions To Ask If You Really Want To Get To Know Someone

1. What’s your philosophy in life? 2. What’s the one thing you would like to change about yourself? 3. Are you religious or spiritual? 4. Do you consider yourself an introvert or an extrovert? 5. Which parent are you closer to and why? 6. What was the best phase in your life? 7. What was the worst phase in your life? […]

This Is What Really Happens When You Split A Viagra With Your Boyfriend

When my boyfriend surprises me with a Viagra pill one night, all I can see are the four straight hours of pounding that will follow if he ingests a drug designed to increase blood flow to the genitals. It’s not as if the guy suffers from erectile dysfunction. Then an idea strikes: “Let’s split […]

Why We’ll Always Be Closest To The People Who Knew Us When We Were Young And Reckless

In our youth, friendships are much more like love affairs. They come on passionately, intensely, strong. We meet someone whose mind matches ours and get lost in a world of our own making. We speak a different language with our friends when we are young – made up of our histories, our stories, our […]

Vegas Victim Tina Frost Makes First Steps After Waking up From Coma
Vegas Victim Tina Frost Makes First Steps After Waking up From Coma

A Maryland woman who was shot in the head during the Oct. 1 Las Vegas massacre has come out of a coma and took her first steps. Tina Frost, 27, was shot by Stephen Paddock along with hundreds of other people in the attack that also left 58 people dead. The bullet, reported the Las Vegas […]

This Father Was a Prisoner of His Addictions. Then, He Was Given a Flyer That Would Transform Him
This Father Was a Prisoner of His Addictions. Then, He Was Given a Flyer That Would Transform Him

John De Beaux, father of a son and twin daughters, lives in Perth, Australia. For years, he destroyed his health and relationships with his addictions. But a conversation with a coworker one day would change his life in every way possible. This is his story. It was a Sunday night and I had just […]

The Secret to a Healthy Appearance? Smiling, Research Says
The Secret to a Healthy Appearance? Smiling, Research Says

For thousands of years, we have been obsessed with having a healthy and attractive facial appearance—by any means necessary. The Egyptians crafted eyeliner from kohl, containing lead (definitely not good for you), and at the turn of the last century, people eagerly applied night cream fortified with radium to achieve a healthy glow (even worse). We know how […]

For 15 years, wife didn’t know if missing husband was alive or dead. Then on Christmas morning, Santa knocks on the door
For 15 years, wife didn’t know if missing husband was alive or dead. Then on Christmas morning, Santa knocks on the door

Jim McDonnell was the chief letter carrier at the Larchmont, New York, post office for 25 years. His reputation was that of a kind man. He was friendly to all and because he spent many years delivering mail to people in the community, his was a familiar face in the neighborhood.  He married Anne in […]

Cameraman Heads to Murder Scene, Saddened to See His Former College Roommate is the Victim
Cameraman Heads to Murder Scene, Saddened to See His Former College Roommate is the Victim

A cameraman covering a crime story for New Orleans’ WWL-TV was shocked to see his former college roommate, New Orleans Police Department Officer Marcus McNeil lying dead at the scene, WWL reported. Vincent Lewis attended Dillard University with McNeil. “It was an active scene by NOPD. The state troopers. And when I got up this morning […]

Hurricanes Provide an Unexpected Boon to Slumping Auto Industry
Hurricanes Provide an Unexpected Boon to Slumping Auto Industry

U.S. auto sales, which have been weak all year, received an unexpected lift after hurricanes Harvey and Irma struck the United States. At least 600,000 vehicles were severely damaged or completely scrapped as a result of the major hurricanes, according to Cox Automotive. Of that total, up to 400,000 vehicles are expected to be replaced […]

Texas Prisoners Donate Over $50,000 To Hurricane Harvey Recovery
Texas Prisoners Donate Over $50,000 To Hurricane Harvey Recovery

Hurricane Harvey left thousands along the Texas coastline with water-ruined homes, months of cleanup, and enough hardship to move an unlikely group of people to donate—prisoners. The hurricane, which hit Texas on Aug. 25, killed over 89 people as it dumped 40 inches of rain on Texas over four days. Around 30,000 people fled their homes, many of whom […]

Truck Driver Stops a Carjacking Attempt
Truck Driver Stops a Carjacking Attempt

A local police station in Michigan posted a video of an attempted carjacking, which shows a truck driver coming to the rescue of a woman who had her car snatched while filling up at a gas station. The carjacker approached a silver Chevrolet sedan from the back as a woman was fueling it at […]

North Korea Cannot Fire a Nuclear Weapon Yet, Says South’s Defense Minister
North Korea Cannot Fire a Nuclear Weapon Yet, Says South’s Defense Minister

South Korean defense minister Song Moo-young said on Thursday that the North Korean communist regime does not have the ability yet to fire a nuclear weapon. When asked whether the North had developed the technology and ability to launch such a weapon, Song said he believed it had not reached that level yet, The Korea […]

Coal Miner Sings National Anthem Before Shift in Viral Video
Coal Miner Sings National Anthem Before Shift in Viral Video

A video of a coal miner singing the “Star-Spangled Banner” anthem has gone viral. West Virginia coal miner Shane Wriston posted a video on Facebook of his fellow miner, Josh Stowers, singing a powerful rendition of the national anthem for his co-workers just before they headed underground for the day. “There is no kneeling in […]