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Entries by Megan Griffo from 08/2013

David Flemming, Man With Terminal Cancer, Writes Incredibly Inspiring Blog On (VIDEO)

Posted 08.01.2013 | Good News

David Flemming has battled cancer for eight years, undergone 19 surgeries, and in May, doctors told him his latest tumor was "incurable, inoperable, a...

British Airways' 'A Ticket To Visit Mum' Commercial Is A SERIOUS Tearjerker (VIDEO)

Posted 08.01.2013 | Good News

Miles cannot deter a mother's love -- or her homemade cooking. We usually try to avoid writing about commercials, but this one from British Airways...

Dog And Cat Star In Shakespearean Love Story (PHOTO)

Posted 08.01.2013 | Good News

Here is an unrequited love story unlike any other. Three times a day, for six months, one dog would look lovingly at a neighbor's cat who sat in a...


Posted 08.02.2013 | Japan


Trigger The Dog Won't Let His Duck Pal Donald Go In 1949 Loomis Dean Picture (PHOTO)

Posted 08.02.2013 | Good News

Trigger the dog looks awfully guilty in this amazing 1949 Loomis Dean photo. But don't worry -- the Chesapeake Bay retriever wasn't hunting that duck....

Chris Ihle, Iowa Man, Pushed Elderly Couple's Stalled Car From Tracks As Train Approached

Posted 08.02.2013 | Good News

AMES, Iowa — An Iowa man is being hailed as a hero for pushing an elderly couple's stalled car from a railroad crossing with a freight train bea...

Brandon Stanton, NYC Photographer, Rallies Strangers To Send Little Boy On Wild West Adventure (PHOTO)

Posted 08.02.2013 | Good News

When New York City photographer Brandon Stanton met 6-year-old Rumi and his mother, he decided to take their picture and put it up on his website. In ...

Disabled 3-Legged Dog Opens Door For 4-Legged Friend (VIDEO)

Posted 08.02.2013 | Good News

One dog in this video only has three legs -- but his heart is so big that we almost didn't notice. When the shorter, four-legged Beagle has difficu...

Brett Werner, 22-Year-Old Man With Autism Who Only Responds To The Beach Boys, Gets To Meet His Idols (VIDEO)

Posted 08.05.2013 | Good News

Brett Werner is a 22-year-old nonverbal man with autism, but there are two words he does say: "Beach Boys." He listens to the surf-centric band eve...

Virginia Woman's AWESOME Gesture For Her Neighborhood's Dogs (PHOTO)

Posted 08.05.2013 | Good News

One woman in Urbanna, Va., has taken it upon herself to make sure the neighborhood dogs stay cool this summer. Redditor Brittany Magill took a pict...

Nice Guys Finish First: Evolution Will Punish Selfish People, Says Study By Michigan State University Biologists

Posted 08.05.2013 | Good News

Forget about that "Nice guys finish last" mantra you've heard so much about. A new study by two biologists at Michigan State University says that ...


Posted 08.06.2013 | Japan


Sacramento Artist Peter Hassen's Values Project Paints Inspirational Words In Parking Lots (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Posted 08.06.2013 | Good News

A public parking lot in Sacramento, Calif., isn't the most obvious place to find inspiration. But an artist called Peter Hassen is changing that. ...

Paulo Henrique Machado Has Lived In A Brazilian Hospital For 45 Years With Paralysis, But He's Not Letting That Stop Him (VIDEO)

Posted 08.06.2013 | Good News

Paulo Henrique Machado is hooked up to an artificial respirator 24 hours a day in a hospital in Brazil. He's been there for 45 years -- almost his ent...

Rick Vega, Chicago Fire Lieutenant, Honors Late Chicago Firefighter, Eddie Groya, Who Rescued Him As A Boy

Posted 08.06.2013 | Good News

Firefighters don't always get funerals with honors. But on Wednesday, Chicago Fire Lieutenant Rick Vega will stand honor guard in full uniform duri...

Gavin Crowsley, UPS Driver, Rescues Emaciated Great Dane (PHOTOS)

Posted 08.07.2013 | Good News

On January 21, when UPS driver Gavin Crowsley first spotted a Great Dane named Phoenix, the dog was so emaciated that he mistook it for a Dalmatian. P...

9 Reasons We Really Want To Be Friends With The Beatles (GIFS)

Posted 08.07.2013 | Good News

So yesterday was the 44th anniversary of THIS iconic photograph. And we started thinking of how awesome it would be to friends with The Beatle...

We Want In On This Baby's Conversation With A Husky (VIDEO)

Posted 08.07.2013 | Good News

First of all, this baby has serious style. Secondly, he's in a deep conversation with a husky, and we really want to know what they're talking about. ...

Burglars Return Stolen Computers To Nonprofit With Heartfelt Apology Note (PHOTO)

Posted 08.08.2013 | Good News

When burglars in San Bernardino County, Calif., realized the computers they'd stolen were from a nonprofit that helps victims of sexual violence, they...

Goldendoodle Helps 7-Year-Old Girl, Meghan Weingarth, With Deadly Nut Allergy (PHOTOS)

Posted 08.09.2013 | Good News

Seven-year-old Meghan Weingarth could go into anaphylactic shock if she eats anything containing peanuts or almonds. But a Goldendoodle called LilyBel...

Lefty The Pit Bull Takes Bullet For Owner; Community Raises Money For Amputation (PHOTOS)

Posted 08.09.2013 | Good News

When Lefty arrived at Atlantic Animal Hospital, she'd just been hit with a bullet. Four intruders had entered the pit bull's family's house in the ...

Canadian Motorcyclist's Drive-By Random Act Of Kindness Will Make Your Monday (VIDEO)

Posted 08.12.2013 | Good News

This video gives a new -- and far more positive -- meaning to the word "drive-by." On Sunday, posted a video of a motorcyclist helping...

Shannon Baker, Pregnant Woman, Returns $4K Found In Indiana Parking Lot (VIDEO)

Posted 08.12.2013 | Good News

A pregnant woman from Merrillville, Ind., made an honest decision when she returned the $4,000 she'd found in a parking lot. Shannon Baker, 27, an...

Neil Hilborn, Man With OCD, Performs Heartbreaking Poem About Falling In Love, Inspires Redditors (VIDEO)

Posted 08.12.2013 | Good News

A poet with obsessive compulsive disorder has taken the Internet by storm with a heartbreaking performance about falling in love. And his bravery ...

On His 114th Birthday, Watch This Wondrous Video Of Alfred Hitchcock Defining Happiness

Posted 08.13.2013 | Good News

For someone known to terrify people, Alfred Hitchcock's mellow, wondrous definition of happiness has us pleasantly surprised. Hitchcock would've be...