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State Troopers Finish Fallen Officer’s Treehouse for Daughter

By Travis Ketzak / August 4, 2017

NYS State Trooper, Joel Davis, began building a treehouse for his daughter earlier this year. When he was killed in the line of duty, fellow Troopers, county sheriffs, and local officers stepped up to finish it. Police officers truly are real-life superheros, and when one is killed, it is a tragedy. However, moments like these […]

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Baby Hears Father’s Voice for First Time Thanks to Operation

By Travis Ketzak / August 3, 2017

A 14-month-old girl who suffered from severe hearing loss was able to hear her father’s voice clearly for the first time ever after getting an operation. Theia, who lives with her family in New Jersey, wasn’t totally deaf, but she couldn’t hear very much. Her mom was never able to know what she was and […]

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Playing Video Games at Work Could Decrease Stress

By Travis Ketzak / August 1, 2017

A recent study, published by the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, has found that people with high-stress jobs could actually benefit from taking a break during their workday to play some video games. Stressing out at work isn’t exactly rare. In fact, the majority of Americans suffer from cognitive fatigue and anxiety while at work. […]

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Little Boy Discovers Dinosaur Labelling Error at Natural History Museum

By Travis Ketzak / July 31, 2017

The Natural History Museum recently thanked Charlie, a little boy from Essex, England, for noticing that one of their dinosaur exhibits was labelled incorrectly. The 10-year-old was exploring the Dino Snores exhibit with his mom, Jade, when he noticed something strange. He saw the egg of an Oviraptor, with a picture of its silhouette next […]

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Sri Lankan Navy Rescues Drowning Elephants

By Travis Ketzak / July 28, 2017

When two elephants were spotted off the coast of Sri Lanka, struggling to keep their trunks above the water, the navy conducted a brave rescue and saved their lives. The two young elephants were most likely swept out to sea while crossing a nearby lagoon. A patrol craft spotted them, and called for help. After […]

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Scotland Sets Renewable Energy Record

By Travis Ketzak / July 26, 2017

Scotland has been absolutely killing it with wind power lately. In the first six months of 2017, they’ve set a record for energy output. After the World Wildlife Federation of Scotland Analysed WeatherEnergy’s data, they found that wind turbines in Scotland produced around 1,039,001MWh of electricity last month. That already sounds like a ton of […]

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This 9-Year-Old Boy is Giving Every Cop in the U.S. a Donut

By Travis Ketzak / July 25, 2017

Tyler Carach, a 9-year-old boy from Florida is on a mission to thank every police officer in the country by giving them a donut, going by the name “Donut Boy.” He sees police officers as his best friends, and he told his mom one day that he wanted to thank each and every one of […]

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Boy Accidentally Discovers Million-Year-Old Fossil

By Travis Ketzak / July 24, 2017

Jude Sparks, a 10-year-old boy, was hiking through New Mexico’s Organ Mountains with his family when he tripped over a rock. He soon realized, though, that it wasn’t a rock. It was an enormous fossil. “I was running farther up and I tripped on part of the tusk. My face landed next to the bottom […]

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[VIDEO] Ryan Reynolds Grants Terminally-Ill Fan His Dying Wish

By Travis Ketzak / July 24, 2017

Not only is Ryan Reynolds a devoted family man and talented actor—he’s also a sweet wish-granter. One of his biggest fans from Plympton, UK, received the phone call of a lifetime when Reynolds reached out to say hello. Five-year-old Daniel Downing was recently diagnosed with pontine glioma, an aggressive cancer that resulted in an inoperable […]

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Doctors Have Reversed a Toddler’s Brain Damage

By Travis Ketzak / July 21, 2017

A year after 2-year-old Eden Carlson fell into the family pool and nearly drowned, doctors and scientists have been able to almost completely reverse the brain damage she suffered during the ordeal. She was in the water for about 15 minutes. After being taken to the local Fayetteville, Arkansas hospital, she suffered cardiac arrest, but […]

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