15 Times Live News Broadcasts Turned Into Total Disasters

January 9, 2018

You really have to hand it to news anchors and reporters. Every single day, they go out there and brave the elements on live television for our viewing pleasure, and every single day, they do it with the knowledge that things could go south in a matter of seconds. Over the course of any given work week, they could be faced with horrid weather, interviewees with questionable ethics, animals, and…

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Mother Nature Just Freaked Out And Made Two Volcanoes Erupt On The Same Day

January 9, 2018

Locals near Lake Managua in Nicaragua had a rude awakening on the night of December 2 when the Momotombo Volcano began erupting for the first time in over a century. Small seismic swarms were felt back in 2013, but nothing ever came of them. Now, however, local schools and businesses are closing because of heavy ash fall and intense seismic activity near the site. Aside from a bit of seismic…

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What They Created Helped A Blind Artist See Himself For The First Time

January 4, 2018

Art is almost singular in its ability to turn visual experiences into moments of introspection. Although it’s first and foremost thought of as being a visual medium, any creator will tell you that the process is equally as affirming as staring at the finished product. Just ask artist George Wurtzel. He’s been a woodworker for as long as he can remember, and when he’s not bringing his own visions to…

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This Caring Husband Planted Thousands Of Flowers For The Sweetest Reason

January 1, 2018

Imagine waking up one day and realizing that the only thing you can see is darkness. How do you learn to experience the world around you when a devastating complication takes away the sense upon which you’ve relied for a lifetime? This is the sad reality that one woman in Japan faced after a complication from diabetes robbed her of her eyesight. Mrs. Kuroki fell into a deep depression as…

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Here Are 25 Ridiculous Cats Just Doing Cat Stuff

December 4, 2017

Whenever my dog walks away from me when I’m talking to her, I find myself wondering when I signed up for a cat. Notoriously finicky and almost impressively self-seeking, felines tend to err on the side of sass when it comes to tackling day-to-day life. And if you have kitties of your own, you know that they’re prone to developing some bizarre habits. They may look all serious on the…

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This Looks Like An Ordinary Home, But It’s Hiding Something Amazing Inside

December 2, 2017

When it comes to residential real estate, single-family homes with two-door garages are a dime a dozen. More often than not, these homes are as nondescript on the inside as they appear from the street, with a design aesthetic that one could describe as being sparse at best. And if you follow that train of thought, the inside of this figurative book is probably just as plain as its cover….

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They Just Needed A Chance, And These City Workers Helped Them In The Best Way

November 20, 2017

Every year, thousands of college graduates feel the harsh reality that comes along with sending out hundreds of job applications and getting one or two interviews in return. If professional life is that rough on people who are fresh out of college (and likely being supported by Mom and Dad in the interim), imagine how hard it would be to find a job after you’ve lost everything. While many jump…

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He Filmed A Tornado And Inadvertently Captured The Moment That Tore His Life Apart

November 7, 2017

After finding himself buried under what was once his home, Clem Schultz grabbed his neighbor’s hand and escaped the wreckage. His house had just been decimated by a tornado. The neighbor sat Schultz down on a fallen beam and said, “Don’t look down.” The 85-year-old looked at him, clearly puzzled, and asked why. “Because your wife’s right underneath you. She’s dead.” The revelation sent him reeling as he thought about…

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This Artist Gathered Discarded Pens To Create Artwork That Will Really Draw You In

October 25, 2017

In an age when digital art reigns supreme, some artists prefer to keep it simple and classic when it comes to technique. Artist Ray Cicin knows a thing or two about that. When one of his designer friends voiced her disdain for “cheap, creepy” ballpoint pens, he knew exactly what he needed to do. On a mission to create something stunning (and prove his nay-saying friends wrong in the process),…

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