Stories

 
From heart-bursting stories of human kindness to incredible real-life heroes, we’ve scoured the web to unearth the most interesting, entertaining and feel-good stories from around the web.

He Was On His Way To Meet His New Love Interest When Tragedy Struck, but That Didn’t Keep Him From Fulfilling His Dreams

Your life can change in a minute. One moment you could be driving home and in the blink of an eye your whole life can be turned upside down. For Craig Towler, he knows exactly what it's like to have your life completely altered within seconds. But don't worry, there's a bright light at the end of this dark tunnel. And we're here to tell you the most inspiring story about Craig's journey.
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After Being Told They Couldn’t Have Any More Children, This Couple Chose To Adopt. But What Happened Next Took Everyone by Surprise

Many people spend their lives dreaming of the day they will finally become a parent. They long for diaper changes. They can't wait for family picnics in the park. And they aim to bring up happy and healthy children that rely on their love and guidance every step of the way. But sometimes things don't always go the way they planned, and this has certainly been the case for one couple whose pregnancy woes have taken them on a whirlwind adventure. This is the story of Maxine and Jake Young.
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The Moments That Led To The Decade-Long Conservatorship of Pop Princess Britney Spears

Known as the Princess of Pop, Britney Spears is an icon. This singer and all-around musical legend has become one of the most famous celebrities in the world. But there's no doubt about the fact that she's also become one of the most controversial. And thanks to a new documentary about the starlet, more and more people are beginning to question her life, her career, and the events that have led to her current conservatorship.
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Meet the 25-Year-Old Chessfluencer Hailed as the Real-Life Beth Harmon

The Queen’s Gambit has certainly made chess cool again. What was once considered an old man's game has since taken the world by storm, and while many people have since jumped on the bandwagon, Alexandra Botez got there before anyone else. From winning national titles at just eight years old to becoming a social media superstar, it's no wonder she's now being hailed as the real-life Beth Harmon. Just look at this "Chessfluencer" go!
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Beyond Star Wars: Engineers Just Invented a Lightsaber That Cuts Through Steel Like Butter

We have finally created a real-life, steel-slicing lightsaber. In 2015, engineers were stuck being major technological barriers, but here we are, five years later, and we have a lightsaber that works. Hacksmith Industries has been working to try and bring to life some of the most iconic weapons we see in classic movies. In one of their coolest endeavors, they use electrical technology to build the world's first functional lightsaber.
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How Billie Eilish’s New Sneakers Have Completely Divided the Internet

Only five years have gone by since the internet was turned into a warzone of fierce debate regarding the color of a dress. Some said it was gold and white, while others said it was black and blue. The world was completely divided. But our confusing wounds have healed and we have managed to move on. Now trouble sticks its head up once again as Billie Eilish, the young and talented popstar, stirs up a storm with the imperceptible colors of her new sneakers.
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How This Nigerian Breadseller’s Accidental Photobomb Earned Her a Modeling Contract

This real-life Cinderella story is truly a tale we only hear about in movies. When this local bread seller was going about her day, she had no idea that her accidental photobomb of English musician Tinie Tempah would completely transform her life. While we all dream of one day being discovered on a whim, no one really expects stories like these to happen in real life.
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Instead of Being Upset About The Cancellation of Their Year-End Trip, These 8th Graders Decide to Donate The Funds to the Navajo Nation

For most students around the world, having their end year school trip canceled only meant disappointment. But 8th graders from Santa Fe Waldorf School decided to make the best of it and donate all the trip-designated funds to the Navajo Nation, a community hit particularly hard by the pandemic. They purchased critical supplies such as food and medical gear for the heavily afflicted community.
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After Years of Hard Work, This House-Cleaner Got a Surprise That Would Change Her Life Forever

There is a rare breed of people walking among us who are selfless, always hardworking, and would give anything to improve the lives of their loved ones. Cara Simmons, an employee at Maid-Brite and a single mom of three children, fits into this category. After years of hard work and struggling to makes ends meet, Cara got a surprise that would change her life forever. In this article, we take you through her touching story moment by moment.
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