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Record-Setting 5,000 People Stand in the Rain for Hours to See if They Are a Stem Cell Match for 5-Year-Old Battling Cancer

Record-Setting 5,000 People Stand in the Rain for Hours to See if They Are a Stem Cell Match for 5-Year-Old Battling Cancer

Over 5,000 people left event organizers breathless when they lined up this weekend to see if they were eligible to be stem cell donors for a five-year-old cancer patient. Five-year-old Oscar Saxelby-Lee was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer in December. It is an aggressive type of leukemia that causes the bone marrow to release immature white blood cells. ... Read More »

This Girl Remembers 10 Previous Incarnations (With Proof)

This Girl Remembers 10 Previous Incarnations (With Proof)

Reincarnation is something many believe in and also something many are skeptical about. That being said, there are tons of people who claim to be able to remember small things about their pasts but this girl remembers much more than most. One girl by the name of Joey Verwey has convinced many that she can remember bits and pieces of at least ... Read More »

20 Things to Know About People Dealing With ‘High-Functioning’ Depression

20 Things to Know About People Dealing With ‘High-Functioning’ Depression

High-functioning depression (often called dysthymia) is not common, not because it doesn’t exist, but because we often don’t see it. It’s difficult to identify this problem because of the disposition of the people who are dealing with it. They are usually hardworking, high-functioning people who, from the outside, appear perfectly fine. They carry on with their daily activities as smoothly ... Read More »

Husband and Wife Adopt Son Due to Infertility, Boy Was Born From Father’s Extramarital Affair

Husband and Wife Adopt Son Due to Infertility, Boy Was Born From Father’s Extramarital Affair

A husband and wife have divorced after finding out that their adopted son actually came from the husband’s extramarital affair, the Yuyao Daily News reported on March 11. The couple, from the coastal city of Ningbo in Zhejiang, China, had been married for many years, but was unable to have a child, according to the report. Their identities have been ... Read More »

Mother Feeds Gaming Addict Son by Hand as He Refuses to Budge in 48-hour Session

Mother Feeds Gaming Addict Son by Hand as He Refuses to Budge in 48-hour Session

A mother has been filmed feeding her 13-year-old son by hand as he refuses to lift his fingers from the keyboard during a 48-hour gaming session at an internet cafe. The boy’s eyes don’t shift from the screen as his mother shoves pieces of food in to his mouth, saying, “My poor child… Here, eat now.” Instead, he becomes agitated, ... Read More »

Women Start Turning Into Their Moms At 33 Years Old, Study Reveals

Women Start Turning Into Their Moms At 33 Years Old, Study Reveals

When we’re young, one of our greatest fears is turning into our moms. You know what we mean, right? Not that we don’t love our moms, they’re the best! But when you’re young, you really can’t fathom turning into someone … old. Plus, we all promised ourselves we’d be the cool mom, right? We wouldn’t give our kids curfews, and ... Read More »

Bring Back Home Economics Class Because Our Kids Lack Basic Life Skills

Bring Back Home Economics Class Because Our Kids Lack Basic Life Skills

Some of you have surely studied Home Economics or Family and Consumer Sciences back at school, classes that taught us the basic skills needed for our daily life.  On the courses, girls learned to sew, cook, manage the budget and finances, while young boys learned to build things, use tools, fix things, etc. According to the Huffington Post: “Home Economics was ... Read More »

Why Is It So Hard for Women to Be Selfish?

Why Is It So Hard for Women to Be Selfish?

Last November, I set aside several days to take meetings with my editors and agent in the heart of Manhattan. Over the course of five days, I saw a Broadway show, hit as many coffee joints as possible, met a friend for craft cocktails, and shopped along Fifth Avenue. I ran nonstop. I ignored text messages. I walked the streets ... Read More »

Psychiatric Medications Kill More Americans than Heroin

Psychiatric Medications Kill More Americans than Heroin

In 2014, 10,574 people died of heroin overdose while 15,778 died from an overdose of psychiatric medications, nearly 50% more. We often hear the shocking fact that deaths from heroin increased nearly 5 fold (374%) between 1999 and 2014, but rarely – if ever – do we hear that deaths from psychiatric drug overdoses have increased nearly 4 fold (278%) ... Read More »

24 Situations Anyone Who Is Extremely Tired Can Understand

24 Situations Anyone Who Is Extremely Tired Can Understand

The truth is that it’s extremely difficult to be able to do all the necessary things in the modern world and get enough sleep, simultaneously. So, it’s not surprising that some of these tired people will use any opportunity to take a small break and have a little rest. Bright Side found 23 photos showing the power of sleepiness. After ... Read More »