Threatened with a fatal genetic disease, Hayden Peters turned to the ocean to be reminded that to be alive is to be vulnerable, and that it’s not about how much time you have left, but how alive you were in the time you’re given.
Residents of the Philippine village of Tanauan lost everything to super typhoon “Haiyan,” but they’re determined to keep fishing, even turning abandoned refrigerators into fishing boats. Photos: Reuters/Damir Sagolj. (Thanks Zak!)
20th Century Fox offered Casey Neistat $25,000 to create a promo video for Walter Mitty. With Fox’s permission, he spent the money helping victims of Philippines typhoon Haiyan. Casey, you’re an awesome human being.
YouTuber whatever and his friends were giving away clothes to homeless people in NYC when they came across Jaroslav, a Czech miner who tried his luck in the States but got robbed of his possessions before he could get a job.
Jim Wolf is a U.S. Army Veteran who fell on hard times, struggling with alcoholism and homelessness. In this video, he goes through a physical makeover which we can only hope is the start of a larger transformation of his life.
We’re so used to ZeFrank making us laugh our assesoff, but in this poignant clip, the online humorist makes us really think – and cherish every day we have on this planet. And also crave a big bag of Jelly Bellies.
Celeste Corcoran went to watch her sister run her first Boston Marathon. She ended up losing both of her legs. Two Marines, who are also amputees, visited Celeste and her injured daughter Sydney to help cheer them up.
A Russian fisherman goes above and beyond the call of duty to rescue a stray dog that floated out into Siberia’s Sea of Okhotsk on a tiny ice floe. How he got there in the first place is anyone’s guess.
Soul Pancake entrusted their Kid-mander-in-chief to inspire you to choose a path that leads to awesome and accept your duty of giving the world reasons to dance. And we thought this was a great pep talk.
Against all odds, Dr. Ed Dobson’s 11 year journey with ALS has been a hopeful one. Get to know him in the first of a video series he made to remind us that life isn’t over when you receive difficult news.