LIFE

Simple Trick For Opening Cans Without Tools Could Be A Lifesaver In An Emergency

If you ever find yourself in a survival situation where food is scarce, canned goods are going to be your best friend. There’s just one problem: canned good usually require can openers, and tools like that might be hard to come by in a post-apocalyptic wasteland (or the outdoors).

Couple's New Dream Home Turns Nightmarish After They're Harassed By A Mysterious Stranger

For most people, buying a home is high on the list of lifetime goals. And since the process of saving for and choosing a house can be difficult, it ultimately makes it all the more special when you finally decide where you’ll settle down with your family.

Two Rescuers Go Above And Beyond To Give Unresponsive Little Girl A Chance To Survive

While grown-ups have to deal with a lot of challenges, a child’s biggest concern should be whether or not her friends will want to play tag or jump rope at recess. But on one autumn night in 2017, kindergartener Janessa Sims had far more serious worries on her mind.

Identical Triplets Separated At Birth Later Discover Their Role In A Sinister Social Experiment

We all like to think we’re unique individuals with our own look and style, but at some point or other, we’ve been told we have a doppelgänger somewhere in the world. It’s these bizarre occurrences that make us question whether we’re as unique as we’d like to believe.

Woman Returns Home From Vacation To Find That Uninvited Guests Have Completely Taken Over

Unless you’re saddled with small children or a packed-tight itinerary that would make a doctor’s schedule look relaxed, vacations should be a time of peace and rest. That’s all Crystal Taylor wanted—and didn’t get—when she packed her bags for a trip south.

Mom Expecting Normal Twins Soon Realizes Just How Dangerous Her Situation Really Is

For parents anxiously awaiting the arrival of a new baby, the fear of some sort of health complication can be the scariest thing imaginable. Naturally, when Lisa and Darren Hansen found out their unborn twins were in serious danger, they felt their hearts drop.

Woman Gets Duped Into Attending A Funeral Only To Realize The Service Is For Her

When a person you love regularly engages in an activity or habit that puts their life at risk, helping them get back on track can feel like a hopeless task. However, that doesn’t stop friends and family from trying. When it comes to someone you care about, it’s worth it.

Young Cop Seems Like A Model Police Officer Until Her Secret Double Life Is Exposed

By all accounts, Officer Samantha Sepulveda was one of the more renowned members of the Freeport Police Department in Long Island, New York. During her first several years, she was determined to break down every possible gender barrier that could set her back in what was, by and large, a male-dominated field.

Police Say These Safety Tips Could Prevent People From Being The Victim Of A Burglary Or Worse

We’d like to think most criminals are like the two goons from the Home Alone films: easily thwarted with a few traps developed by a little kid. The unfortunate fact, however, is that criminals have become exceedingly clever.

Little Girl Finds A Secret Room In Her House That Leads Into An Even Wilder Surprise

When preparing to welcome a new arrival into the family, expecting parents will take all sorts of steps to ready themselves and their home. They’ll read all of the baby books, childproof the house, buy more diapers than they can count, and paint the nursery.

Teen Vanishes Into Thin Air Under Suspicious Circumstances At A Local House Party

Realizing that a family member or a close friend has gone missing is one of the worst situations imaginable. The nagging uncertainty over where they are—and what could have happened to them—just further proves how crucial it is to trace there whereabouts and bring them home safely.

How One Girl's Heroic Escape Saved Her Chained And Starving Siblings From Their Parents

Ask just about anyone who has a tight-knit family and they’ll tell you it’s the absolute best. While some people yearn for their independence the moment they turn 18, some people simply can’t imagine life without their family members. From the outside, the Turpins of southern California felt the same way.

Self-Proclaimed 'Prophet' Abducts His Own Children As Police Race To Save Them In Time

In a healthy marriage, you should be able to trust no one more than your partner. Ideally, you’d be able to confide in each other about everything. And once kids enter the equation, it’s important to know you can lean on one another to keep your family safe and happy.

Fishermen Reeling In A Massive Catch Start Freaking Out When They See What It Looks Like

There isn’t much that can surprise an experienced fisherman out in the water. Sure, it can be exciting to make a big catch, but for the most part, you always know what you’re up against. But even these fishermen in Zhoushan, China, must have been shocked when they reeled in one strange haul.

Couple Who Hear A Loud Crash Make An Unnerving Discovery Underneath Their Garage

A strange noise in the middle of the night is something that can make even the bravest homeowner a little nervous. Most of the time, it’s just the house settling or the family cat fussing around in the litter box. Other times, however, it’s something more threatening…

Grieving Mom Texts Her Dead Son's Phone For Comfort And Gets A Chilling Reply

We may take it for granted, but text messaging really is one of the most significant technological advancements of the past several years. The ability to send short, instant messages helps us build and maintain strong relationships, even when we’re too busy to call.

21 Famous People Who Have The Most Bizarre Connections To Each Other

Discovering your genealogy can be incredibly fascinating. Once in a while, you learn a ton of surprising information about where your ancestors originated. Sometimes, you even realize you’ve been wrong about your ancestry your whole life!

Here's What It Means If A Child Has A Tiny Heart Drawn On Their Wrist

Everyone is secretly battling something behind closed doors—whether it be an abusive relationship, stress at work, or a health issue. Of course, there’s no way to know what those things are when you can’t see them, and it makes it difficult to help or to be considerate of these issues without a sign. That’s why children around the United States started sporting tiny hearts drawn on their wrists.

Old Man Hands Cashier $2,000, But She Immediately Refuses And Gives Him An Eerie Warning

Rarely, if ever, do interactions with a supermarket cashier go beyond simple pleasantries. They’re handy for checking you out and bagging your items, but that’s about it, right? What more can they do besides moving the checkout line forward in a timely fashion?

Genius 4th Grader Invents A Brilliant Life-Saving Device All For A School Project

A child’s mind is often capable of thinking outside the box and seeing things in a unique way that puts grown-ups to shame. More often than not, they apply their inventive imaginations to telling stories and playing games.

Man Looking In The Bathroom Mirror At A Nightclub Sees Something Unbelievable

It goes without saying that everyone makes mistakes—and that’s okay! While it might seem inconvenient or embarrassing at first, it’s important to allow ourselves to slip up every so often so we can learn to do better the next time around.

Freak Accident On The Highway Leads Two College Students Into A Remarkable Twist Of Fate

Your entire life can change in the blink of an eye. It’s something that everyone knows to be true, but it’s also something that very few people ever actually experience for themselves.

Dad Checking Home Security Footage Is Startled To Spot His Wife Lying On Baby's Bedroom Floor

Any parent with a small child knows that installing a baby monitor in your home is an absolute must. You want to be sure your little one is safe and sound; after all, it’s impossible to be everywhere at the same time.

1 Week After Teen Goes Missing With Her Soccer Coach, Cop Spots A Car With Out-Of-State Tags

Parents want all sorts of things for their children, but ultimately, there’s nothing more important than their safety. Simply put, everything after that is secondary.

Mom Whose Daughter Never Fit In Learns The Startling Truth 39 Years Later

When a new baby arrives in a family, it’s normal to expect a little bit of a learning curve. Even experienced parents know that an infant brings a whole new set of particular needs and wants.