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Bershan Shaw, 'Love In The City' Star And Breast Cancer Survivor, Shares What Helped Her Beat Remarkable Odds (VIDEO)

Lisa Capretto | April 18, 2014 | OWN
In the mid-2000s, Bershan Shaw was a thriving young woman living in New York City, pursuing her dream of being an actress. In between her acting gigs and full-time job as a bartender, the ambitious 30-something even found time to open her own restaurant and bar in midtown Manhattan. Life...

'Amazing' Soldier Rescues Woman Right Before Being Honored As War Hero

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Zaslow | April 18, 2014 | Good News
If you ever find yourself in need of help, you'll want to have this Army reservist around. Just hours before Sgt. James Yates was scheduled to be honored at an Iowa Barnstormers football game last weekend, he came to the rescue of a nearby woman, according to...

This Vine Of A Llama Frolicking To DMX Will Be The End Of You. It's That Good.

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | April 18, 2014 | Comedy
Do yourself a favor and watch this vine exactly one billion times with the sound on. Trust us, the sound totally makes it. Honestly, what could be better than this perfect combination of animal, dance, DMX, blue skies and technology? TELL US!! WHAT??? Nothing, that's what. Like...

These 3D Panoramas Of Tiny 'Worlds' Are The Coolest Thing On Instagram

The Huffington Post | Gabriela Kruschewsky | April 18, 2014 | Arts
This photographer takes some of the most stunning panoramas you've ever seen.

These Ingenious Pop Art Condoms May Help Save Lives

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | April 18, 2014 | Arts
Condom packaging isn’t discussed enough in design circles, in our opinion. Consider these wrappers by the Kenyan artist Michael Soi: What makes them interesting? Not only are the packages visually striking, they’re discrete. You might think they're postcards, instead of prophylactics....

Here Are The Answers To Every Question You've Never Asked About Marshmallow Peeps

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | April 18, 2014 | Taste
Do you love 'em or hate 'em?

Man Who Uncovered Diamond In Park Plans Incredibly Selfless Gesture

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | April 17, 2014 | Good News
Note to self: Keep eyes peeled during the next stroll in the park. David Anderson was doing just that Tuesday when he spotted a 6.19-carat white diamond, Fox News reports. The Murfreesboro, Ark., man had been on a four-hour search for something spectacular in the Crater...

The Little Mermaid's 'Kiss The Girl' Played Out In Real Life

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | April 17, 2014 | Comedy
Do you remember that magical moment in "The Little Mermaid" where Sebastian basically orchestrated the entire friggin' ocean to try and get Prince Eric to kiss Ariel? Well, this latest prank from Stuart Edge in collaboration with Peter Hollens is basically that scene... but in real...

Why Malala Yousafzai Is Taking A Pledge Of Silence Today

The Huffington Post | Isaac Saul | April 17, 2014 | Teen
By now, you've probably heard the inspiring story of Malala Yousafza, the brave Parkistani teen who was shot by the Taliban because she believes girls deserve equal access to education. Not only has the 16-year-old made an incredible recovery since the 2012 shooting, but she's continuing her...

This 13-Year-Old Girl Hunts With Golden Eagles

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | April 17, 2014 | Teen
Meet Ashol-Pan. She is 13 years old, and she is an eagle huntress-in-training. Photographer Asher Svidensky captured this stunning shot of Ashol-Pan during a 40-day trip to Mongolia late last year. Svidensky, who lives in Israel, told The Huffington Post over Skype Thursday that...

Formerly Deaf Woman From Viral Video Gets Mega-Sweet Invite From Megadeth

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | April 17, 2014 | Good News
Remember Sarah Churman? She warmed hearts around the world when a video of her hearing for the first time was widely shared in 2011. Now, three years later, the Texas woman who was born deaf is set to attend her first rock concert. Heavy metal band

Girls Are Already Lining Up To Marry Prince George (And Who Can Blame Them?)

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | April 17, 2014 | Weddings
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are certainly going to have their hands full! During the royal family's visit to Wellington, New Zealand on Wednesday, Prince George received a marriage proposal from a cute-as-can-be 11-month-old baby girl named Ruby Cate Blitz.

12 Ways Watching TV Can Make You Happier

Leigh Weingus | April 17, 2014 | TV
We watch TV for a lot of reasons. To unwind, to space out, to pass a rainy weekend or a lonely night. But did you know that TV is also a huge source of happiness? If you've been feeling guilty about spending a few hours a day in front...

This Wedding Guest Is The Cutest Little Thief We've Ever Seen

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | April 17, 2014 | Weddings
An elaborate wedding heist like this can only be the work of a true mastermind. While everyone was busy watching the bride and groom feed each other wedding cake -- as is the custom -- one wedding guest used the opportunity to make her move.

Superhero Window Washers Swoop In To Brighten Up Kids' Day At Lurie Children's Hospital

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erbentraut | April 17, 2014 | Good News
Window washers at Chicago's Lurie Children's Hospital this week continued what is fast becoming a popular tradition to help put a smile on the faces of sick children. The Chicago Tribune reports that three Lurie window washers donned superhero costumes -- Captain America, Spider-Man and Batman -- on...

5 Lessons The World Can Learn From One Of History's Most Intrepid Cities (PHOTOS)

Kim Bellware | April 17, 2014 | Good News
This post is part of HuffPost's Good News USA series, which showcases both past and present ways cities across the country have created a positive impact worldwide and within their own communities. Perhaps no American city embodies the notion of "if there's a will, there's a way" more than Chicago....

Russian Firefighter Uses Hoses To Go On A Magic Carpet Ride (VIDEO)

Sarah Barness | April 18, 2014 | Weird News
This firefighter wasn't Russian to do his job. Instead, the Russian firefighter was in a hurry to use his high-powered hoses for a different, creative purpose. When all systems are-a-go he's up up and away on his own personal hovercraft magic carpet. Seriously though, what else are you...

Watch What Happens When An Amateur Photographer Drops His Camera In A Lake (VIDEO)

Isaac Saul | April 17, 2014 | Green
Josh Reeves just took a camera, a two liter water bottle and a little ingenuity to create one National Geographic-esque video. After putting his Pansonic TZ30 in a two liter bottle, Reeves slowly dropped it underwater and into a lake. Just beneath the surface was a...

Obama Praises Wounded Bikers For 'Seeing Each Other Through The Finish Line'

Paige Lavender | April 17, 2014 | Politics
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says the site of wounded veterans biking at the White House is a mark of how far they've come. With a blast from an air horn, Obama set off cyclists Thursday in the Wounded Warrior Project's Soldier Ride. It's one of many such events...

Orangutan Injured By Poachers, Makes Charming Recovery

Christian Cotroneo | April 17, 2014 | Canada Impact
Saved from the clutches of poachers, this handsome hulk is on the mend — and appears serenely grateful for the assistance. According to the UK's Daily Mail, the 14-year-old orangutan had metal pellets removed from his body at the Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme centre on Wednesday.
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