Qantas plans to offer the longest commercial flight ever, nonstop from New York to Sydney. Sarah Lyall took the test flight, with kangaroo-themed pajamas and, perhaps, too much medication.
Since Fred Rogers might be one of the most compassionate television heroes in history--and the most iconic fan of the cardigan--the UPMC Magee-Women's Hospital honored the two holidays by dressing all of their baby patients in hand-knitted Mr. Ro
All it took was courage, science and 14,000 square feet of taffeta.
'Now I can die quietly': Greek woman who risked her life to save Jewish family from the Nazis is overcome with emotion as they're reunited and she meets the children they went on to have
In my day to day search for interesting and, hopefully, relevant content, there are a handful of discussion boards I visit. The discussions span a wide range of interesting topics from history to how to cook a particular dish to where to find a go
He's got the moves! Expressive sign language interpreter becomes an online sensation after a video of him saucily signing Beyoncé's 'Get Me Bodied' at Atlanta Pride goes viral
This podcast (published originally in an appendix to A Lodging of Wayfaring Men) was composed twenty years ago, while working in a difficult and even dangerous cypherpunk project.
Should We All Just Go Back to the 1950s? Is traditional marriage and traditional life better? Or are we all brainwashed to dislike it?
After years in development, the Ocean Cleanup arrived at the Great Pacific Garbage Patch in October last year with the intention of gathering up plastic waste.
--performing in San Pedro as a GoFundMe page raises $30K in just 24 hours to find her housing and replace her $10K violin that was stolen and destroyed on the streets
Dozens of troubled men and women are undergoing awe-inspiring transformations thanks to a team of former Crips and Blood gang leaders who are determined to put a stop to the violence in their communities.
After a late night at a stock-car race, Carole and Verne King returned to their dog-friendly hotel in Kalispell, Mont., and made a devastating discovery.
Heart-warming moment two Memphis students hand a bag of their own clothes to a freshman after he was bullied for wearing the same thing every day
But if this was the good news - if what Jesus did was to open up a way to live as they do in the higher realms - then we'd expect to see some teachings on this subject.
The very first thing Jesus says in our earliest gospel is that he has wonderful news, that "the kingdom of God" has arrived. Jesus chose these words with intent. Nowadays people hear them and think "Yeah, yeah, Bible stuff." Even when they he
Fishermen release baby dolphin snared in a net before its overjoyed mother 'thanks' them with a series of spectacular jumps off Italian island
It's up to us to improve the world. If obediently waiting for someone or something else could work, the dominating structures of the world would have improved long, long ago. But they haven't, leaving the job to us.
'She's inspiring old people to get out of their rocking chairs and explore': The grandson on a mission to take his 89-year-old grandma to all 61 national parks in America
Whether speaking at UC Berkely or BYU, to a black church group or a GOP dinner, his message was always consistent: peace, freedom, sound money, less government power, more personal liberty. Let's hope that message still resonates. Happy Birthday Ro
Humans are capable of astounding feats, including some that seem to defy everything we know about the body.
Leave His Autograph...This new set of Twitter photos just proves yet again that Keanu Reeves is one of the most excellent human beings in Hollywood.
Ethiopia claims it has broken the World Record for planting a staggering 350 million trees in one day to help restore the country's landscape which is being destroyed by deforestation
An Indiana police department has come up with a brilliant way to use their community services as a way to benefit their local animal shelter.
Under Street Lamp...In a famous Middle Eastern folk tale, a boy's wish is granted after he finds a magical lamp. This year, echoes of that story reverberated all the way back to the Middle East from Peru when a boy was spied doing his homework
President trump crashes a Wedding...
This is Community Service! Instead of Ticketing Them, Cops Cut Grass of Elderly and Disabled Citizens
One middle school in Texas was afraid that they wouldn't have enough father figures for their "Breakfast With Dads" event last month - but after their call to action went viral on social media, they were overwhelmed by the response.
Men's Restrooms...Thousands of men's restrooms are about to get a much-needed upgrade thanks to John Legend, Pampers, and a dad's viral Instagram photo. Donte Palmer is a father-of-three who was sick and tired of going into men's restroom
Living Conditions...A compassionate Uber driver has also proven herself to be a guardian angel in disguise after she helped to transform the home of an elderly veteran who was living in "deplorable" conditions.
The world is often a bummer, but a whole ecosystem of podcasts and Facebook pages have sprung up to assure you that things are actually great.