Zack’s Shack is so much more than a lemonade and cookie stand. Inspired by a school-wide competition to raise money to purchase wheelchairs for people in developing countries, Zack decided he wanted to do more. Years later, Zack has raised enough money for more than 300 wheelchairs to give to others in need. Learn more […]
6 cuddly kittens enjoy their first day outside in the beautiful summer sun! These adorable little fur balls are all rescued kittens available for adoption at Best Friends Animal Society. Adopt your new best friend today!
Britney Gengel was a 19-year-old Lynn University student. Passionate about volunteering, she visited an orphanage Haiti in January of 2010. Britney had spent the day visiting chidlren and texted her mom saying she loved all of the children she encountered and it was her dream to come back to Haiti and open an orphanage of […]
Lori and Shira Rich have made it their mission to spread kindness to the homeless and their pets. The desire to devote their time and resources to those less fortunate stemmed from Shira’s concern in March 2012 for the homeless pets and the people that care for them. For many these animals are the only […]
Positive affirmations have the power to turn our life around…literally! Abbe Dembowitz is the founder of the Turn It Around Project. Abbe struggled with severe self-esteem issues and fear of imperfection. During some time off from school and counseling, she found that she could uplift herself and positively turn her life around. She did this […]
If you need to quickly entertain your kids, or just relive your childhood with some awesome tactile molding goodness, this project is perfect for you. Foam dough is quite simple thing to make. All you need is shaving cream, corn starch, and a bowl. And food coloring, if you want to make it more fun. […]
12-year-old Meg always had the dream to be a dancer. Adopted as a baby, Meg came to the United States with her sister when she was just 3-months old. Her new parents noticed that she was having difficulties with certain developmental phases and, after bringing her to the doctor, Meg was diagnosed with cerebral palsy […]
The first day of school is an important moment for teachers and students. For first-year teachers like Michelle, a recent NYU School of Education graduate, this day holds even more meaning. Michelle describes her excitement and nerves about starting.
Old basements and attics might give you a certain level of creepiness, but they’re often full of hidden treasure. YouTuber named HouseholdHacker spend an afternoon digging through his basement and found some really interesting and long forgotten things. One of them was Science and Mechanics 1957 edition of 1001 How-To Ideas. He was wondering if […]
Having a dog by your side can be both challenging and rewarding. Not to mention, it’s nice to always have a close pal nearby to hang out with. HouseholdHacker has put together 11 amazing dog hacks to help give your puppy a better life and make things easier on you.
Take a peek at 10 new facts you might not have known about these adorable balls of fuzz! Just in case you may have been wondering things like: What makes animals so tired? Or how do they manage to stay awake for hours on end and still have the energy to look so cute?
When Peter Cohen bought his house in Goleta, California, two stray cats came with the property. After one died and another got hurt in car accident, he began rescuing cats and providing a safe place for them inside the house. He soon ended up living with 15 rescued cats and to keep the occupied and […]
It’s no secret that cats like being high up. It may make them feel more powerful and superior, but there’s actually so much more than that. Cats love to hunt, climb, scratch, play and lounge and trees are just perfect for all of this. In the wild, cats use trees to survey their territory and […]
This litter of puppies have been rescued from a northern Ontario community where there were too many stray dogs for the town to care for. They reached out for help and a massive air lift dog rescue was carried out. Almost 60 dogs, including these 6 week old pups, were brought to southern Ontario to […]
James wanted to surprise his partner Luke with an amazing proposal so he asked TopSecret for help. Together they created a plan for James to propose his partner using the piano at St.Pancras station. With the help of professional musicians and James’ and Luke’s friends and family they created a romantic scenario which left Luke speechless. Just […]
Watch as these dogs show us just how much they love water. We dare you to have a better time than a dog charging down a water slide. Can you find more zen than a pit bull taking a candle-lit bath? Either way, the dogs in this video will make you want to stop what […]
This mermaid school allows people to possibly live out a childhood dream. Marielle Chartier Henault founded Aquasirene, Canada’s first Mermaid School in early February 2015. Born with an imaginary fin, Marielle spent much of her childhood in the water and was inspired to educate another generation of water lovers after taking part in an under […]
This is a list of all the important life skills dogs teach us. When humans bring a dog into their lives, they are most often looking for a companion; what they may not realize is that they are getting a teacher as well. Every single day dogs teach us important life lessons about love, overcoming […]