LIFE

Repairman Unearths Chilling Sight In Ice Cream Shop Basement That Sends Him Straight To The Cops

Ice cream shops are popular and whimsical locations. Who doesn’t treasure sneaking off to the nearest creamery and indulging in a scoop or two of their favorite flavor? Ice cream parlors are nostalgic places that can help even the most stressed-out adult take a deep breath and savor the simpler things in life.

30 Years After His Adoption, A Man Sees His Own Face On A Missing Persons List

Family is one of the most important aspects of life, especially as a child. Without your parents, you would have had no guidance to mold you into the adult you are today. But what if you grew up only to find out that your whole childhood was a lie?

Chilling Message Left On A Dollar Bill Reignites A Kidnapping Case That Had Long Gone Cold

Authorities say you have about 48 hours to find a missing or kidnapped person before the task becomes more difficult. That’s because, after two days, perpetrators typically have plenty of time to wrap up their crimes, cover their tracks, and flee the scene. But in Mesa, Arizona, one 10-year-old missing persons case broke all the rules.

Baby Daughter That Vanishes Into Thin Air On A Camping Trip Causes Decades Of Controversy

Camping trips are a great way to enjoy a long vacation with your family at your own pace. Not only can you spend time in each other’s company, but you can do it while enjoying all that the great outdoors have to offer. It’s an experience that brings a family together like no other.

Family Dog Was Missing For A Month Without A Trace Before Their Other Pup Started Acting Strangely

There are few things as stressful as the moment you realize your pet has gone missing. Not only are you worried about the animal themselves, hoping beyond hope that they’re okay, but you may also feel some guilt over the idea that you didn’t do more to keep them safe. It’s every pet owner’s nightmare.

Homeless Man Is The Only Bystander Willing To Risk It All For A Cop During Arrest Gone Wrong

Whether they have to sort out the messy details of a domestic issue or confront a lunatic in an effort to keep the peace, police officers are thrust into difficult situations daily. But sometimes, even with all their training, they can find themselves outmatched—and in need of a helping hand.

Man Digging In His Garden Uncovers A Frightening Sight That Sends Him To The Police

For the most part, gardening won’t kill you. Bending over for long hours might put a few nasty kinks in your back and facing the hot sun’s rays could give you a serious burn, but the job doesn’t exactly collect hazard pay. Recently, though, a man from England had an experience that proved otherwise!

Mom Prevents Catastrophe One Year After Reading About A Little Boy’s Similar Heartbreaking Ordeal

As a parent, there is undoubtedly nothing scarier than when your child gets sick. Sure, kids pick up lots of colds and viruses, but it’s usually nothing serious. However, when they are, it’s imperative that action is taken quickly.

Brave Dog Gives His Life To Protect The Most Vulnerable Family Member In A Fire

Dogs are known to be incredibly loyal to their owners. If you’ve ever watched them interact with their humans, you can see their devotion immediately. However, very few people ever get to truly see their canine’s loyalty put to the test in actual life-or-death situations.

Man Gives Childhood Sweetheart A Neck Massage That Sets Off Heartbreaking Chain Of Events

They say that love can conquer anything, and when you’re in love it certainly can feel that way. However, no matter how head over heels you may be, the world doesn’t just stop—not even when you really want it to. It’s a painful reality that some tragedies can’t be avoided by even the strongest of relationships.

Making A Common Cleaning Product At Home Is Saving People A Fortune Every Year

Let’s face it: you touch a lot of dirty surfaces all day long. It’s important to make sure your hands are clean, but store-bought soaps often seem to flaunt their unique fragrances over their all-around effectiveness. Wouldn’t it be nice to find a soap that both works well and smells great?

Family Thinking Daughter Is Backpacking In Asia Uncovers Her Elaborate Deception

Many young students yearn to travel the globe. For some, scrimping and saving can allow them the opportunity to go on an epic adventure. Of course, traveling in style when you’re so young doesn’t always happen, and that’s why most students opt to go backpacking instead.

Dog Dumped In Parking Lot And Abandoned In The Rain Is Too Heartbroken To Move

Things are not always easy for the animals who are forced to live on the streets. While some manage to make it through relatively unscathed, feasting on scraps of food and finding shelter, there are many more who aren’t nearly as lucky or resourceful.

Man Whose Dogs Won't Stop Barking Freezes Upon Finally Looking Outside

Whether you live in a city or in the suburbs, it can be easy to forget that animals are almost always somewhere nearby. No matter what part of the world you live in, the critters native to that region have been there long before you—and it’s inevitable that you’ll run into them at some point.

Woman Wakes To Chilling Sound Just Days Before She's Set To Marry The Man Of Her Dreams

Sometimes when two people meet, they make a powerful connection with each other within seconds. “Love at first sight” might only be the case in fairy tales, but you can definitely tell when you’ve met someone who is going to be important in your life.

After Mom Of Two Goes Missing, Cops Note Important Step Her Husband 'Forgot' To Take

Most of us will never know what it’s like for a loved one to completely vanish; unfortunately, the families of missing persons have to deal with a dreadfully different reality. The longer that person is missing, the less likely it becomes that they’ll ever be found. What’s worse is all that waiting can make a family—or a community—feel frustrated and powerless. That’s when suspicion and speculation take center stage.

Everyday Things That Expose Us To Way More Radiation Than Anybody Thinks

You’ve probably been warned about the cancer-causing effects of radiation; these are energies with scary-sounding scientific names like gamma rays, alpha particles, and ultraviolet light. Indeed, over time, radiation can take a serious toll on our bodies. But at least it’s something confined to places like Chernobyl, right? Well…

10 Ways People Throw Away Thousands Of Dollars Every Year Without Even Trying

No matter how efficient you might think you are with your money, there’s still a good chance you’re wasting a decent amount of that precious dough. Whether it’s splurging on your daily seven-dollar Starbucks frappuccino or an all-expenses-paid vacation, everyone’s guilty of squandering their paychecks now and again.

10 Genius Science Experiments That Families Can Safely Create Right At Home

Teaching your kids about science can feel like a Sisyphean feat. Sure, you can let Google do the grunt work, but then you still need to boil down the complex topics you read about into lessons a five-year-old kid can grasp. Maybe you should just leave science to the professionals, eh?

Guy Has His New Dog Taken Away Just For Posting An Innocent Picture On Facebook

Many people presume that pit bulls are a naturally aggressive breed. Time and again, pittie owners and animal care professionals do everything they can to prove that this is false and to fight for the rights of these animals. No other dog breed has suffered so much public scrutiny.

Genius Dad Collects Broken And Unwanted Crayons For The Best Cause Ever

It’s safe to say that we’ve progressed significantly when it comes to caring for the world around us. (Remember when it seemed okay to toss trash out of the car window?) Nowadays, most of us want to do as much as we can to reduce, reuse, and recycle. Still, with only about 34 percent of the world’s waste being recycled, we’ve got a long way to go.

Waitress's Day Takes A Drastic Turn As Soon As 9 Police Officers Enter Her Restaurant

Police officers face countless emotional situations throughout their careers. From chasing down armed criminals to rescuing innocent people in dangerous situations, officers put their lives on the line regularly to keep communities safe. This makes the loss of a fellow officer that much more devastating—both to the force and the communities in which they serve.

Man Causes Controversy By Building His 'Mountain Villa' On Top Of A Skyscraper

At some point, you’ve dreamed of designing your perfect home. Most likely, your vision included some surprises, like a zany, one-of-a-kind contraption that would make your house the talk of the town. One man in China had the same desire—but he might have gone a bit too far.

Convicted Felon Was Volunteering At Local High School Without Anyone Being Aware Of Her Crimes

Many parents don’t just see school as a place to send their kids in order to learn. Rather, they’ll play an active role in school life by volunteering and interacting with other students, teachers, and parents. Maintaining a good relationship with your kids’ professors and other parents is an important part of being engaged with the community, after all.

22 Treasures That People Uncovered In The Most Ridiculous Places Imaginable

Our ideas of hidden treasure usually all look the same: we imagine briefcases stuffed to the brim with hundred-dollar bills, old chests so full of gold their lids can’t close, or jewel-encrusted goblets fit for a king. But not all treasures are the sort that make us insanely rich…