Astronaut Training Pays Off at 90: Ed Dwight Finally Reaches Space, Making History as Oldest to Ever Do It

Sixty years after being selected as a candidate to become the first African-American astronaut, Edward Dwight finally realized his dream by blasting off with Blue Origin on Sunday. At 91 years old, Dwight made history as the oldest person to ever travel to space, surpassing Star ...

Grandson Surprises Grandpa by Restoring 1954 Pickup Sitting Broken for 40 Years: ‘I never thought I’d live to see that’

Blake Kincheloe’s labor of love began with a simple idea: to breathe new life into his grandfather Richard Kincheloe’s beloved 1954 International Harvester pickup truck, affectionately named “Cannonball.” The truck, originally purchased by Richard’s mother ...

Helicopter Herder Follows a Dog’s Tracks from the Air to a Miracle Rescue

In late April, a heartwarming rescue unfolded in Australia’s vast Outback when helicopter pilot Jack Poplawski located a missing dog in a seemingly impossible search. Jamie Rooney’s American Staffordshire terrier, Rocky, had vanished near a creek in the remote Pilbara ...

Grad Student Trades Piano Performances for Housing at Senior Facility–Melting the Age Divide and Making Friends

Beth Christensen, a university concert pianist pursuing her studies at the University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory, has found an unconventional yet enriching living arrangement at Claridge Court, a senior living facility in Prairie Village. Since July 2023, she has resided ...

English Woman Shocked to Find Monkey in Her Greenhouse–Now He’s in a Sanctuary with a Girlfriend

In the heart of Wolverhampton, England, amidst the urban hustle, a peculiar surprise awaited one unsuspecting woman within the confines of her greenhouse. The tranquility of her routine was shattered when she stumbled upon a South American marmoset, an exotic visitor far from its ...

Retired Teacher ‘Jumps for Joy’ at 80th Birthday in Surprise Reunion With Her Favorite Kindergarten Student

On the eve of her 80th birthday, retired teacher Karen Solomon found herself at the heart of an unforgettable moment, surrounded by the warmth of cherished memories. Little did she know, her daughter, Debra, had orchestrated a surprise reunion with her beloved kindergarten student ...

14-Year-old Grabs Wheel of His School Bus After Driver Passes Out with Foot on the Gas

Acie Holland III, a 14-year-old Wisconsinite, emerged as a beacon of bravery and quick thinking when he assumed control of his school bus after the driver fell unconscious. His swift action averted a potential disaster, earning him recognition from various local authorities and instilling ...

89-Year-Old Japanese Man Bikes Over 370 Miles to Visit Children Halfway Across the Country

At 89 years old, Mitsuo Tanigami embarked on an awe-inspiring journey, pedaling over 370 miles from Kobe to Tokyo to visit his children, Naoya and Sayuri. Armed with determination and his trusty electric-assist bicycle, Tanigami set off on a nine-day adventure that traversed Japan’s ...

Japan Gifts the U.S. 250 Cherry Trees for 250th Anniversary of Declaration of Independence

Japan’s generous gesture of gifting 250 cherry trees to Washington, D.C., in commemoration of the 250th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence stands as a testament to the enduring bond between nations. Since their initial gift over a century ago, the cherry trees have ...
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