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Adorable: Baby Pandas Tumbling Down a Slide

posted by Dave Halliday

Watch an adorable mosh pit of pandas tumble down a slide!

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Two Cute Polar Bear Cubs to Cool Off Your Day

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You Won’t Believe This 9 Year-Old’s Ping Pong Tricks

posted by Dave Halliday

Tom Spicer is a 9-year with stunning hand-eye coordination. He does tricks by bouncing ping pong balls – which might sound easy – until you see how he does it!

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This Baby Loves to ((HUG)) Baby Goats!

posted by Dave Halliday

What’s cuter than toddlers or baby goats?  A toddler hugging baby goats!          

Introducing the Hovercat! This Cute Video will Have You Dancing

posted by Dave Halliday

Get ready to rock with the “Hovercat.”  This supercute viral video (500,000 views in 2 days!) will have you dancing along in no time! Make sure to turn your volume down a bit if you’re at work      

Dog Raises Abandoned Siberian Tiger Cubs

posted by Dave Halliday

This canine mother seems very happy raising her adopted children: Siberian tiger cubs! They make for a cute team and a heart-warming story about nurturing instincts.       

A Wildfire Approaches, and an 8th-Grade Hero Jumps into Action…

posted by Dave Halliday

J.D. TenNapel and his father could see 100 foot flames moving north up the valley. The eight-grader from Cedar Edge Colorado hopped on his ATV to warn his neighbors about the rapidly approaching fire. J.D. is in the hospital now, […]

Runner Helps Fallen Competitor Across the Finish Line

posted by Dave Halliday

Yards from the finish line, her competitor collapsed.  Meghan Vogel, a rival runner, thought nothing of reaching down and supporting her while they both crossed the finish line.  Watch this video to see why Meghan emerged victorious–earning a standing ovation […]

70 Years Later, A WWII Veteran Receives his High School Diploma

posted by Dave Halliday

70 years after he was supposed to graduate, Jack Fletcher has finished his high school degree.  The 86 year-old dropped out to enlist in the army during WWII, but has longed for a degree ever since.  Watch this inspiring story […]

From Homeless to Harvard – Disadvantaged High Schooler Beats the Odds

posted by Dave Halliday

David Boone is both smart and charming.  If you see him now, you’d never realize that he’d been homeless through part of high school.  But against the odds–including having to sleep on the streets some nights–he has excelled at math […]

A Blind History Teacher – You Won’t Believe How Good He Is

posted by Dave Halliday

He students say that he has an amazing ability to communicate.  The also say that his fellow teachers should try to teach blindfolded so that they can learn how to engage their classrooms!  Watch this amazing story about a blind […]

Even with Cystic Fibrosis, This Boy Owns the Dancefloor!

posted by Dave Halliday

Dylan’s Cystic Fibrosis treatments consist of long periods of time in a breathing apparatus.  Watch his mom’s creative solution for how to keep him entertained–and athletic!

Men Knitting? Watch this Inspiring Prison Education Program!

posted by Dave Halliday

As soon as they walk in the door, the students make a beeline for their knitting projects.  Once they start knitting a pleasant calm falls over the room as the students settle into their work. These results would speak for […]

My Hero! Dog Drags Unconscious Owner out of the Way of a Freight Train

posted by Dave Halliday

Brilliant in Braille: Blind 11 Year-Old Competes in National Spelling Bee

posted by Dave Halliday

  If you had to work 5-10 times harder than your competitors to accomplish a task, how would you fare? Richelle Zampella must face that exact question everyday as she prepares to compete in the National Spelling Bee. The 11-year-old […]

Four Legs & Two Pedals? Watch Norman the Bike-Riding Dog

posted by Dave Halliday

Watch this Furry Friend pedal his way across the Parking Lot.  With his sky-blue custom bike, he’s got the style of Evil Knieval–and a wagging tail!                  

Drummer with No Arms Rocks a Cover of “Hot Right Now”

posted by Dave Halliday

Cornel Munn, a student at Oxford and a devout Christian, is a talented drummer who lacks nothing as a musician… except arms.  The disabled 20 year-old is a now a viral sensation after showing the world what he is capable […]

24 Cute Seconds: This Dog LOVES the Water Slide

posted by Dave Halliday

 

‘Bionic Woman’ Crosses Marathon Finish Line, 16 Days after Starting

posted by Dave Halliday

Used to jumping over hurdles at high speed on her horse, Claire Lomas has recently had to overcome new obstacles.  The 32 year-old former Equestrian broke her back in a horse-riding accident five years ago, resulting in paralysis from her […]

Marine Returns Home to Find that His Disabled Son Can Walk!

posted by Dave Halliday

  Jeremy Cooney, a US Marine Sergeant, returned home to find that his son with Cerebral Palsy could walk for the first time.  His wife had kept the good news secret throughout the length of his deployment, leading to a […]

No Arm? No Hitter! Teen Pitches Perfect Game

posted by Dave Halliday

Born with only one arm, Coleman Shannon refuses to wear a prosthetic, yet still manages to  hunt, play guitar, and throw the occasional no-hitter.  When he was a toddler, he mother would try to put a prosthetic arm on him, […]

The Smartest 2 Year-Old Ever? Certainly the Funniest!

posted by Dave Halliday

If you know what Prayer endings, Homer Simpson, Borat, and the Kool Aid man sound like, you just may be as smart as this 2 year-old!

Seal Saves a Dog from Drowning

posted by Dave Halliday

“I’ve been kissed by a…”  Wait, not that Seal.  An actual seal rescued a dog that was being swept away from shore by swift currents.  While this story is nearly 10 years old, it still manages to delight and inspire today. […]

A Homeless Man with a Golden Radio Voice

posted by Dave Halliday

Super Subway Hero Meets the Man He Saved

posted by Dave Halliday

This may be one of the feel-good stories of the year.  Carlos Flores, New York’s newest subway hero, met the man he saved at the hospital after the incident.  Thomas Grant was on his way to volunteer at a soup […]

The Best Gift? Hope, Health, and…?

posted by Dave Halliday

Watch as these Reston, Virginia residents describe the best gifts that they are planning to give–and receive.

Let There Be Light in Rural Africa: Evans Wadongo, CNN Hero

posted by Dave Halliday

One of the CNN heroes caught my attention this week.  Evans Wadongo is a young Kenyan who invented a simple solar powered lantern.  In villages without electricity, light is a luxury.   Children study by candlelight or kerosene lantern–if they […]

Celebrate a Life: Leslie Nielsen’s Funniest Quotes

posted by Dave Halliday

“Cheer up, Ed. This is not goodbye. It’s just I won’t ever see you again.” Rumack: Can you fly this plane, and land it?Ted Striker: Surely you can’t be serious. Rumack: I am serious … and don’t call me Shirley. Lt. Frank Drebin: Jane, since […]

Funny Celebrity Thanksgiving Quotes

posted by Dave Halliday

You can tell you ate too much for Thanksgiving when you have to let your bathrobe out. – Jay Leno I love Thanksgiving turkey…it’s the only time in Los Angeles that you see natural breasts. – Arnold Schwarzenegger Thanksgiving is […]

Oprah’s Ultimate Favorite Things: Holiday Shopping Made Easy

posted by Dave Halliday

Oprah saved her best for the farewell season.  Find your dream holiday gifts for your family–or yourself–no one is telling!  

Superhero Grandma Caught on Camera

posted by Dave Halliday

Frederika Goldberger is your normal, everyday 91 year-old grandmother–except for the times when she flies to the supermarket, lifts cars to save her dog, or reads her thousands of fan letters.  Last year, she was suffering–like many women her age–from […]

A Thanksgiving Poem

posted by Dave Halliday

For each new morning with its light,For rest and shelter of the night,For health and food, for love and friends,For everything Thy goodness sends. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Happy Birthday, Freedom. Gettysburg Address Turns 147

posted by Dave Halliday

147 years ago today, Abraham Lincoln delivered his famous Gettysburg Address.  Though it took him just two minutes to deliver, the speech has had an effect on our nation’s ideals that has lasted over a century.   His opening lines […]

9-Year Old Hero Saves 5

posted by Dave Halliday

Nine year-old Shakia Mason was at home Monday night when a fire broke out in her family’s Florida home.   While her mother and grandmother attempted to put the fire out, she grabbed her baby sister and moved her other […]

Mini-Pigs are Mega Cute

posted by Dave Halliday

There’s a new pet fad across the pond: mini-pigs.  Breeders like Jane Croft are raising mini versions of our favorite barnyard oinkers as too-cute pets.   These little piglets can grow to be the size of a springer spaniel.   […]

Trust Me! Build Trust with these 14 Steps

posted by Dave Halliday

From Divine Caroline: Trust is what keeps our society functioning. Evolutionarily speaking, we must trust to survive. But it can be a slippery thing. What makes us trust people? And more curiously, what makes us trust some people but not […]

Want to Win the Big Game? Try a Hug!

posted by Dave Halliday

The University of California–Berkeley has determined that the players who make-contact together, win together.   A fist-bump, high-five, and good ol’ pat on the back all add up to better performance for a team–even if the team is losing.  Watch […]

Penguins Dressed as Santa – It’s Hard to be Adorable

posted by Dave Halliday

It ain’t easy being cute–that’s the takeaway from The Today Show’s coverage of a penguins dressed as Santa.  Watch the Penguins waddle their way into your heart.

Wheelchair Skydivers? Creative Pie Contests? See the Pics Here

posted by Dave Halliday

USA Today’s “Today in Photos” contains inspiring–and awe inspiring–photos including: Penguins costumed for the holidays (They’re already wearing tuxedos, right??) Wheelchair Skydivers Pie Contest Judges with a sense of humor See them here.

World’s Largest Christmas Tree? Learn the Roots of the Rockefeller

posted by Dave Halliday

This year’s Rockefeller Christmas Tree hails from the backyard of a 9/11 hero.

Dick Van Dyke Saved by Dolphins

posted by Dave Halliday

Dick Van Dyke claims to have been recently saved by porpoises.   The actor says that he fell asleep while surfing, and woke up far from land.   That’s when he saw the fins…  … of lifesaving porpoises!  The friendly […]

Dog Sniffs Out Trouble for Sitter

posted by Dave Halliday

Smoke and the Bandit:  Bandit, a four-legged family friend, saved his sitters from toxic smoke while his owners were at a wedding party.  Watch the video here!

Look before you leap! Ducklings take “flight”

posted by Dave Halliday

Watch as these baby ducks leap from their nest–high up in a tree–for the first time.

Welcome to Good News!

posted by Dave Halliday

We at beliefnet.com are happy to present our newest inspirational initiative: Good News!  Check in often for the best in good news: Heroes Good Samaritans Uplifting Pictures Inspiring Quotes Feel-good Videos We hope to see you back here soon! -Dave […]

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Adorable: Baby Pandas Tumbling Down a Slide
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sGF6bOi1NfA&t=26s[/youtube] Watch an adorable mosh pit of pandas tumble down a slide!

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Two Cute Polar Bear Cubs to Cool Off Your Day
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You Won't Believe This 9 Year-Old's Ping Pong Tricks
Tom Spicer is a 9-year with stunning hand-eye coordination. He does tricks by bouncing ping pong balls - which might sound easy - until you see how he does it! [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CKbwp1mcK00[/youtube] [caption id="attachment_1379" align="alignright" width="150"] He shoots,

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