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April 18, 2019
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Spring with Emily Dickinson

Something strange blankets the city and the soul in the first days of spring. The weary, the rushed, even the…

April 18, 2019
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Good News in History, April 18

110 years ago today, Joan of Arc was beatified as a saint by Catholic leaders in Rome. An illiterate farm…

April 17, 2019
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With Only 147 of World’s Fattest Parrots Left, This Year’s Baby Boom Has Left Researchers Positively Squawking

Baby kākāpō being hand-fed – Darren Scott / Department of Conservation (NZ) The world’s fattest and only flightless species of parrot…

April 17, 2019
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Stressed-Out Americans Only Get 43 Minutes of ‘Me Time’ Per Day, But Solution May Lie in Their Backyards

Struggling to find a little “me time”? You’re far from alone because the average American only gets five hours of…

April 17, 2019
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Role Model Dad Spurred to Lose 92 Pounds in 5 Months After One Hiking Trip With His Kids

Being a parent is already a life-changing experience, but this 40-year-old dad underwent an astonishing transformation after going on a…

April 17, 2019
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‘Proton Therapy’ is Noninvasive Treatment for High-Risk Cancers – In Use Today With ‘Excellent’ Success Rate

This exciting new study shows that “proton therapy” is a stunningly effective noninvasive treatment against high-risk childhood cancers – and…

April 17, 2019
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A Stoic’s Key to Living with Presence: Seneca on How to Manage Your Time

“How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives,” Annie Dillard wrote in her abiding insistence…

April 17, 2019
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Oil Rig Workers Come to the Rescue of Exhausted Dog Found Swimming 135 Miles From Shore

This lucky pup has been given a second leash on life after she was found swimming in the middle of…

April 17, 2019
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Good News in History, April 17

On this day 46 years ago, George Lucas started writing the treatment for a new film called “The Star Wars”.…

April 16, 2019
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Watch This Stunning Video of a Border Collie Sprinting to the Rescue of a Dog in Harm’s Way

This Border Collie is about to get its own superhero movie after it came to the rescue of its canine…

April 16, 2019
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Over 50 Years of Research Say That Smiling Really Can Make People Happier

This new study says that smiling really can make people feel happier – even if they’re feeling stressed. The paper,…

April 16, 2019
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Surfing is Now One of the First Sports Requiring Equal Pay for Women – Lawmakers Are Following Suit

Surfing became the “first and only US-based global sports league” to require equal pay for its female and male athletes…

April 16, 2019
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After 4 Years Being Married to Herself, Read This Woman’s Inspiring Reflections on Committing to Self-Love

SWNS It has been four years since Sophie Tanner got married to herself. For the ceremony, the 40-year-old woman wore…

April 16, 2019
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Most Precious Parts of Notre Dame Cathedral Were Saved; French Billionaires Are Paying to Restore the Rest

After firefighters spent almost nine hours battling the flames inside of the beloved Notre Dame Cathedral of Paris, officials say…