Louie Schwartzberg has spent the majority of his adult life taking time-lapse photography of flowers and nature. What he has learned is a wonderful lesson for all of us… tune in and listen to his TEDx talk on gratitude, connection and love.
Annmarie Richards is a Jamaican woman who came from a broken home, and could not ignore the problems she saw around her every day in Jamaica. Not least of which was how many disadvantaged children she saw every day. Rather than do nothing, she decided to open her heart and take action – adopting as […]
Lift Garage Executive Director Cathy Heying initially knew nothing about car repair. At 38-years-old, she went back to school for auto technology. To date, Cathy and The Lift Garage has saved Minneapolis residents over $30,000 in repair bills. Her mission is to lifts spirits, lives and families through their struggles.
Meet Sam West and Autumn Jones, one of the seven dancing couples in the 2017 Grand Nationals Carolina Classic dance competition. Sam and Autumn were the very first contestants asked to show their dancing talent – and that’s exactly what they did. The couple wowed the crowd with an incredible version of the shag featuring […]
Recycling can improve the world in many ways. One of our favorites comes from a very caring high school student. Sonali Ranaweera was given $100 as a gift and decided she was going to use that money to help people. That’s when Recycling4Smiles was born. She got the idea to recycle the cans & bottles […]
This guy found an unconscious baby squirrel on his way home from a party, so he took him home and raised him until he was big and strong. He’s back in the wild now but still stops by to say hi.
This sanctuary rescues wild horses from auctions where they’re rounded up to be sold to anyone who will buy them. All of the horses who are coming in are saved from terrible fates. When they come in they are usually severely traumatized, and not that keen to come near people for quite some time. But […]
I’m not sure how he’s doing this, but it’s AWESOME! According to some calculations, a single trick shot in this video has a chance of 0.071% of succeeding. So multiply that by however many tricks this video contains and you have the most unbelievable trick shot compilation ever. Enjoy!
What are you most afraid of? New experiences? Small spaces? Heights? Meet the Joy Riders, an all female, international skydiving and base jumping team. They represent joy, passion, inspiration, and work to motivate their audience to go after what they want most in life. Check out this awesome video so you you can experience what […]
Animeals is giving Fairfield County, Connecticut residents a chance to spend more time with their pets instead of worrying about what to feed them. After seeing many Meals on Wheels clients were giving their furry friends human food, New Opportunities, Inc. started Animeals – Meals on Wheels for animals! Every month, Animeals receives more than […]
Thousands of children each year send their wishes to Santa. Where do the letters really go? Do they get answered? Did you know there is a Chief Elf at the United States Post Office who help makes children’s holiday wishes come true? Pete Fontana reports directly to Santa as Chief Elf. For the past 21 […]
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to drain a three point shot on a real NBA court? Jocyleen Ditico, a high schooler from California was given just the opportunity. Jocyleen suffers from the Autism spectrum disorder. Through the support of her guardians and the watchful eye of the high school basketball coach, […]
After 9/11, Jesse Stone wanted to do something for the inner city youth. They had not been directly impacted by a traumatic global event, but were already enduring many untold struggles closer to home. That’s when she decided to create the Inner City Kayaking Camp for New York City youth. She chose kayaking as her […]
It’s hard to believe the kids in the video below are just rehearsing… because they are definitely performance-ready. The elementary and middle school choir at Baltimore’s Cardinal Shehan School has gone wildly viral thanks to an incredible video of 30 children singing Andra Day’s powerful anthem “Rise Up.” If you’re looking for some more amazing […]
It didn’t take long before Charly’s parents realized something was not quite right with their newborn baby girl. She didn’t respond to sound at all. They began to suspect to that their daughter had a hearing problem. Of course, as a parent, you hope for the best for your child and do everything in your […]
Every winter, world class carvers travel to Ithaca, NY to show off their sculpting skills in a national ice carving event known as Ithaca Ice Wars. Sculptors spend an entire day transforming giant blocks of ice into breathtaking pieces of frozen artwork. Call us crazy, but we suddenly have a newfound appreciation for the chilly […]
October has been another excellent month for awesomeness. To celebrate that People Are Awesome made this compilation video of amazing people doing extraordinary things features sand dune skiing, windsurfing, trick shots, bmx tricks and wingsuit flying! It’s okay to be a little proud for being human.
At just 3 pounds, this therapy dog may be small, but he’s on a big mission! His goal? To spread hope, smiles, and comfort to everyone he meets. Julie Steines’ search for her first dog led her to Norbert, an adorable Chihuahua, Cairn Terrier, and Lhasa Apso mix. Julie was immediately drawn to Norbert, but […]
Ever since Emily Inch was a little girl, she wanted to help less fortunate children in her community. When she was very little, she was unusually generous, donating toys and clothes that she didn’t want anymore. As she grew older and became more aware of challenges that her schoolmates face, she realized that she could make […]
After quitting her job to travel the world for a year, this woman found her passion… in bringing life-changing care to the world’s orphans. Caroline Boudreaux founded Miracle Foundation on Mother’s Day in 2000 with the goal of empowering orphans to reach their full potential. This Austin, Texas-based non-profit organization is ensuring that orphans have […]