14-year-old Jack Vidgen might be young, but this Australian boy can sing! Maybe it’s a bit unusual to see someone with such a talent being so shy, but Jack grew up with huge stage fright. He tried singing in public several times, but every time he would get too nervous and would never show his […]
Down syndrome advocacy group Coor Down received a letter from an expecting mother who recently learned her baby has Down syndrome. Who better to answer the question than people living with the genetic condition. Their answers are truly touching.
People with disabilities face many problems every day. They have to cope with physical obstacles and systemic barriers in employment and civic programs and are often discouraged in whatever they attempt to do. However, the most difficult things to overcome are attitudes other people carry regarding people with disabilities. Ignorance, fear, misunderstanding or sometimes even hate community tends to […]
The days when domino was a lame hobby are long gone–it’s challenging, fun and requires insane amounts of discipline. These guys have got all that and put it to good use! The World Record for longest domino line with 15,524 dominoes is broken!! It took 2 days to build and a little over 5 minutes to […]
The 2017 London Marathon gave viewers a wonder example of the sort of support that runners give each other as one gave up just 200m from the finish line to help another over the line. Matthew Rees of Swansea Harriers stopped running just a few yards from the end of the race to help David […]
Professional skier, Josh Dueck, broke his back in 2004 when a skiing backflip went horribly wrong. But even after becoming paraplegic, the sportsman wouldn’t give up on his passion for skiing. For eight long years, Josh has been practicing and building up his skills using a sit ski. Now he is ready to revisit the […]
If you think that building a swimming pool in your backyard requires expensive contractors, or harsh and dangerous chemicals, you couldn’t be more wrong. There is no need for expensive contractors, or harsh and dangerous chemicals. With only a very basic filter system running on solar power, the pool stays clean with help from the […]
Lexi is only 12 years old, but she has one exceptional talent – her amazing voice! What a gift! When you hear her sing, you will agree, the sky is the limit for this talented little girl!
Struck by the beauty and symmetry of diatoms, modern-day microscopist Klaus Kemp recently revived the Victorian art of diatom arrangement. In this short film by Matthew Killip, peer into the peculiar art form and witness a modern-day diatom master at work.
Meet Mira Rai—Nepal’s first female sports star and the 2017 National Geographic Adventurer of the Year. In this short film by Lloyd Belcher, follow Mira Rai’s journey from village girl to ultrarunning superstar.
Two Hands Four Paws is the oldest and one of the largest wellness center for dogs in California. They’ve improved the lives of hundreds of dogs and their owners. In this video, a dog named Monkey visited this special dog rehab center and told us the story about all the help the great center is offering […]
This is not a new video, but it’s still worth seeing. Back in 2012, Joe Salter broke the world record for completing a triathlon while juggling. In just three minutes under two hours, Joe swam a 1/4 mile, cycled 16.2 miles, and jogged 4 miles, all while juggling!
Jeff Loehrkle wanted to do something truly magical and unforgettable at his wedding reception. He wanted to choreograph and perform a wedding dance that would blow all his wedding guests away. And he sure succeeded!
Valentin Gruener had a passion for helping sick animals since he was just a few years old boy. Once he grew up, his passion took him to Africa, where he hoped to work with big cats. On his journey he met Mikkel Legarth and together they founded the Modisa Wildlife Project in Botswana. Not long after he began helping animals […]
Imagine if you had a cartoon character roaming your floors, watching your kids and telling them stories — that’s Kuri. Reporting from the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Mashable introduced us to Kuri, who we fell in love with immediately. It’s basically a cat that you can control and at least pretends to […]
It took nearly a century but Robert Marchand finally proved his former coach wrong. The 105-year-old set a world record by pedaling 14 miles in an hour. The 105-plus category was made specifically for him. The former firefighter was born in 1911. That’s one year before Titanic sank. He’s lived through two world wars before […]
Juggling is often seen as circus skill, but it can be so much more than that! The team of Kuma Films visited the annual SkillCon convention in Las Vegas to gather some impressive footage of 18 jugglers from all over the world who showed their talents. Incredible!
To make holiday season a bit nicer SoulPancake team decided to put a piano on a street corner with holiday sheet music, and waited to see what would happen. The result: some incredible moments of holiday cheer as strangers played music and sang together.
This is one for the history books: Katherine Beattie, the first woman to do a wheelchair backflip. After years struggling to get a wheelchair made for athletes, Katherine has finally been able to push the boundaries of sport in adaptive skateboarding. Trailblazing in a sport means lots of falls, experimentation, and setbacks. Yet, Katherine has […]