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Eight years ago, Oprah Winfrey hosted a contest that was meant to find the next talk show host. Krista Rizzo entered the contest. If she won, she planned to call her show “Why Am I Yelling?” When she entered the …Read More

I admired the lovely art work on a co-worker’s desk and he was kind enough to ask his daughter to make me one too. It brightens my work space and I hope it brightens your day too. This post makes …Read More

This video made the rounds in our office. I’ll be honest that at first I didn’t get it. Then, our Entertainment editor Evan Derrick said, “One day you’ll see that part of the fun of parenting is feeding your kids …Read More

Perhaps we could all use a free hug from a sincere stranger. “Free Hugs” is the real story of a young Australian, Juan Mann, whose objective it is to meet unknown persons and hug them. As you can see by …Read More

You may recognize Macy Gray’s “Beauty in the World” as the song that played during the last scene of “Ugly Betty” series finale. This song is so fun, upbeat, bright, happy, and refreshing.  The lyrics encourage you to let go, be …Read More

The latest popular YouTube video is a baby dancing samba on a kitchen table–carefree, joyful, fulfilled, and completely in his own element.  There’s no doubt this little boy has dance (and hip) moves!  Could “Dancing with the Stars” be in his future?  Or could he be …Read More

We received an email with sweet photos of Suryia the Orangutan and Roscoe the Hound Dog, two unlikely, inseparable best friends who met at an endangered species sanctuary.  While this story is “old news” by now, we thought it was still …Read More

There’s a popular saying that goes, “When life hands you lemons, make lemonade.”  In Colin Goodwin’s case, he turned a prank from his coworkers into a thriving business! As the general manager of a furniture store in Oakland Park, Kansas, …Read More

Has a moment ever defined your passion so clearly that you just knew what to do with the rest of your life? For Isaiah Zagar, a well-known mural and mosaic artist based in Philadelphia, he discovered his passion for painting …Read More

Like Derrin Austin, a father serving in the navy who surprised his son, Edgar Justino was a father serving in the army who wanted to surprise his daughter. Justino, who got called for active duty in the Army National Reserve, …Read More