LIFE

After A Couple Captured A Package Thief On CCTV, Their Neighbors Band Together To Catch The Crook

A lot of people see social media as the place where civility goes to die. They see users, safe behind keyboards, posting whatever unsettling thoughts pop into their heads. But sometimes social media brings communities together in strange ways.

18 Foolproof Tips People Can Use To Keep Ants Out The House For Good

Ants make for terrible roommates. They don’t have a key so they creep in through cracks; they raid your food; and maybe worst of all, they invite hundreds of friends over every night. When you’ve got an ant infestation, it’s hard to get comfortable.

Family Is Thrilled With Just-Adopted Daughter Before She Shares A Wild Detail About Her Past

Adopting a child is one of the most noble decisions a person can make. Not only does it drastically improve the child’s well-being, but it also enriches the family who welcomes them into their home.

This Couple's Bitter Divorce Led To A Mystery Even The Police Couldn't Solve

It’s horrible to think about, but children go missing all the time. Police do their best to locate them, but not every missing child case gets solved. All anyone wants is some kind of closure, even if it takes years to get it.

12-Year-Old Girl Outsmarts A Criminal With A Brilliant Scheme That Saves Her Sister's Life

When you’re thrust into a deadly situation, your flight instinct might take over. Just run away, hide, and maybe the whole thing will disappear. But sometimes, the most unlikely people stand their ground.

23-Year-Old Man Just Became The World's Youngest Grandpa Thanks To Wild Set Of Circumstances

In life, family always comes first. You only get one, so when there’s a problem that involves their well-being, you do anything to help. This was particularly true for one young man in Australia.

The World's First Surviving Septuplets Are All Grown Up And Out On Their Own 20 Years Later

As any parent can tell you, having a baby is no walk in the park. However, that doesn’t stop the average family from doing it about two-and-a-half times. There’s no doubt that it’s an incomparably rewarding experience, albeit a lot of hard work.

Determined Journalist Used Social Media To Hunt Down Man That Took Her Brother's Life Decades Ago

Losing a loved one is never easy. The unspeakable pain of grief can be hard to ever move past completely. But, having a loved one’s life taken from them by the hands of another is even more unimaginable.

Parents Spot An Odd Detail About Daughter's Smile Before She's Rushed Into Surgery Immediately

Ask any parent, and they’ll tell you that one of the most precious sights in the world is seeing their child smile. But what happens when instead of bringing happiness, a child’s smile causes fear and panic for everyone in the room?

State Threatens To Take New Mother's Baby Away All Because Of The Food She Ate For Breakfast

There’s a lot soon-to-be mothers must consider before they go into labor. They’ve gotta make sure they’re ready for a lengthy hospital stay and get the house prepped for the baby. But one new mom recently learned of something else she should’ve considered…

20 Stories From The Witness Protection Program That Went Terribly Wrong

We’ve all seen movies where some Average Joe testifies in a high-profile case and has to enter the Witness Protection Program. Agents in sunglasses hand him a box containing his new identity. A limo whisks him away to an unknown location. He starts a new life, with none of his neighbors aware of his dark past.

Woman Fights After Legal Loophole That Allows A Total Stranger To Seize Family's Entire Life Savings

We all make certain assumptions about retirement. As conventional knowledge goes, saving enough money and planning ahead will keep you happy and independent throughout your golden years.

People That See Flipped Car Scramble To Help The Family Within As A Tornado Rages Around Them

In emergency situations, a human’s more animal instincts sometimes take over. People just want to get themselves and their family to safety—even at the expense of others facing the same dangerous situation. Fortunately, it is possible for regular people to be selfless in the face of danger.

15 Wild Stories Of Twins Separated At Birth That Managed To Track Each Other Down Later In Life

Have you ever wondered, just for fun, if you have a long-lost twin somewhere out there? Those odds probably aren’t in your favor, but it does happen every once in a blue moon.

Undercover Agents Catch Smugglers In A Sting Before Seeing The Contraband's Incomparable Value

When it comes to the proper home for a historical treasure, Indiana Jones said it best: “It belongs in a museum!” Unfortunately, there are plenty of selfish criminals out there looking to seize these one-of-a-kind objects for profit.

Trap Door In Motel Room Leads To Criminal Underworld That Was Under Cops' Noses All Along

No one expects a whole lot from a 2-star hotel. Guests just want low prices, a clean room with a door that locks, and maybe a pot of hot coffee in the lobby. Still, residents of a small California town were shocked at the intricate goings-on at a cheap, local hotel.

Unsuspecting Man Finally Uncovers The Dark Reality About His Past 35 Years After His Adoption

Like it or not, our past is one of the most important factors in shaping who we are as people. Even as adults, we often find ourselves drawing on memories and past experiences to understand the world around us.

Recently Adopted Puppy Is Taken Back To The Shelter So She Can Pick Out Her New Best Friend

Christina and her fiancé, Vincent, of Odessa, Texas, always knew their ideal family would involve two little ones—a kitten and a puppy—who could grow up together. Because every family starts somewhere, step one was complete the day they found a Tamaskan puppy named Raven.

20 Ridiculous Photos Of Dumb Drivers That Shouldn't Be Allowed On The Roads At All

Driving is dangerous. Just think of all the thousands of stressed-out, wound up people trying to control two-ton metal machines at dangerously high speeds! So you would think drivers do everything possible to keep their fellow humans safe, right?

Woman Comes 'Back To Life' To Save The Man On Trial For Her Homicide Years Earlier

Real criminal trials aren’t like the movies. Defense attorneys don’t announce last-second, client-saving evidence just before the jury reads the verdict. But in 2003, one murder trial gave even the craziest courtroom dramas a run for their money.

Mom Shares Unusual Home Remedy For Soothing Even The Worst Sunburns That People Now Swear By

A day in the sun is a lot of fun, but the ensuing sunburn is not. Those red blisters that make showering a nightmare are a cruel punishment for enjoying a little rest and relaxation, and worst of all, there’s no cure but patience…or is there?

20 Objects And Animals That Are Way Bigger In Person Than Most People Are Aware

Whether it’s a national landmark seen with our own eyes for the first time or an animal seen only on TV, we’ve all been stunned by the sheer size of something. It’s almost impossible to size something up accurately without first seeing it in person—but these photos make it happen…

20 Little-Known Uses For Table Salt That Prove It's Great For Way More Than Just Cooking

Salt is a basic staple in any kitchen, but did you know that it can do a whole lot more besides making food taste delicious? In fact, it’s so useful that you might as well start carrying it everywhere you go.

Dog That Refuses To Stop Biting His Owner Winds Up Saving Her Life

Adding a new dog to the family can be a scary prospect. High food costs, veterinary expenses, and the pooch’s off-the-charts energy can make pet ownership quite a handful. Look no further than a family from Vancouver, Washington, for proof.

20 Genius Uses For Dish Soap That Prove It's Good For Way More Than Cleaning Cookware

Dawn dish soap is a household staple that many use to fight grease and stubborn food remnants on dishes. It’s number one because it cleans like no other while keeping our hands moisturized and protected.