LIFE

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…

25 Expert Life Tips That Make Accomplishing Everyday Tasks So Much Easier

The number of inconveniences, big and small, that can pop up on any given day is pretty overwhelming. You don’t exactly get handed an instruction manual on life the second you arrive on Earth. Luckily, we’ve all found life tips that make living just a touch easier.

20 Wild Historical Artifacts That Were Uncovered At Construction Sites Completely By Accident

When a construction project kicks off, it’s exciting for everyone involved. Whether it’s a simple home renovation or a massive undertaking involving large crews, knowing the final product is going to look amazing has everyone ready to put in the legwork to get it done.

Woman Spots A Wild Animal In Her Home And Proceeds To Make The Biggest Mistake Imaginable

Animals can really bring a household together. If you live alone, a cuddly kitten to curl up in your lap will make those cold nights a little warmer; if you’ve got kids, a dog barking at the front door can make you feel protected. But when it comes to animals in the home, not all are created equal.

20 Ingenious Ways To Use Dryer Sheets Around The House That Save People A Fortune

When you’re doing your laundry, adding a dryer sheet to your clothes can help make them smell absolutely lovely. These genius inventions can also help keep your clothes feeling soft and well-cared for. It’s a little luxury that makes a big difference!

Woman Trying To Bury Her Mother Learns She's Been Deceived For Years

Of all the requests partners make of each other throughout their marriage, one of the most understandable takes place after their time on Earth is over. It’s not unusual for married couples to plan to be laid to rest side by side after they pass on. That’s the way it was going to be for longtime married couple Charles Bovenschen and his wife, Mary. Charles had already passed away, and all Mary wanted was to be buried next to him.

Russian Fugitive Accused Of Poisoning Woman That Looks Exactly Like Her

Those who commit to a life of crime aren’t always rotten to the core. Some are good people who made a few bad decisions until crime and chaos became the norm. Others, though, almost seem to take pleasure in indulging in bad behavior…

20 Potentially Life-Saving Tips People Should Always Remember In An Emergency

In life, it’s important to know that things can go south rather unexpectedly. No one assumes they’re going to be attacked or robbed while walking to their car at night, but the truth is, it can happen to anyone. And that’s why it’s so important to be prepared.

Fun Cruise Turns Into Family's Darkest Hour Once Their Daughter Vanishes Without A Trace

Most of us have taken a family vacation at some point in our lives. It’s a perfect way to relax and enjoy the wonders of the world with our loved ones. Typically, vacations are an escape from the stresses of everyday life—and the last thing anyone would expect during a carefree few days with their family is to get into serious trouble.

20 Ingenious Duct Tape Hacks That Everyone Needs In Their Lives Right Now

Invented during World War II, duct tape started with a simple purpose: keep water out of ammunition cases. Today, most people probably couldn’t tell what the intended purpose of the stuff is. But somehow that hasn’t stopped it from becoming one of the most useful instruments around.

30 Clever Uses For Baking Soda That Have Absolutely Nothing To Do With Baking

If you ever peeked inside the pantry of your neighbor’s home, you can bet your bottom dollar that you’d find a box of baking soda. It’s such a useful tool—and a staple in the majority of dessert and bread recipes—that any kitchen cupboard would seem incomplete without it.

Huge Mansion Anyone Can Buy For Just $137K Has A Location That's Making People Think Twice

A mansion always tops the list of things any of us would love to own in our lifetimes. For most, a palatial home isn’t in the cards because of financial restrictions. Then again, the real estate market is unpredictable. For that reason, sometimes it’s possible to find an amazing deal on the home of your dreams.

20 Clever Parenting Tricks Every Parent Will Wish They Knew About Sooner

It’s no secret that parenting is a difficult job. No matter how many kids you decide to have or what varying ages they may be, it really doesn’t get any easier. Luckily, ingenious parents have thought up clever ways to relieve some of the stress.