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These 25 Famous Former Interns Are Proof That Hard Work Does Pay Off

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | August 27, 2014 | College
Have you ever been asked to do something that seems a bit excessive at your internship -- like, say, fetch a seemingly endless number of obsessively intricate coffee orders -- and felt there wasn't an end in sight? Well, in this video from Mental Floss, we're introduced to

Number Of Homeless Vets Sleeping On Street Drops Nearly 40 Percent In 4 Years

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | August 27, 2014 | Impact
Thousands of homeless veterans have found stable housing in recent years, thanks to federal, state and local initiatives combating the crisis. According to a press release issued Tuesday by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) and Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), data collected...

This Guy Believes The Roof Is A Perfect Place For A Dance Party

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | August 27, 2014 | Comedy
Sometimes, you hear a beat, and you just want to bust a move. In this video, when roofer Andrew Wilcox hears some dancey, Latin music in the middle of a roofing job with his brother, he begins to move to the beat. Soon, his brother follows suit....

Britney Spears Makes Terminally Ill Fan's Dream A Reality, We Fall For Her One More Time

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | August 27, 2014 | Good News
You don't have to be a Britney fan to admire what the princess of pop did for this terminally ill man. Cory Moraw of Longview, Texas, has battled a number of health problems. In addition to the genetic disorder he was born with, DiGeorge syndrome -- which...

Dad Secretly Films Daughter's Over-The-Top Selfie Session

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | August 27, 2014 | Teen
We all might be guilty of engaging in a selfie session, though usually (and thankfully) nobody is around to film it. But that's not the case with this video. Courtesy of Rumble Viral, we see a sneaky dad catch his daughter in the act of some serious selfies....

This Giraffe Tried To Ride A Motorcycle. He Failed. But We Love Him Anyway.

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | August 27, 2014 | Green
This giraffe wants to be part of the (motorcycle) gang. Although generally it's not advisable to hang too close to wild animals, this giraffe was pretty friendly when he stumbled across a group of motorcyclists on the road. The animal tried to clamber up on top of a bike, his...

Pat O'Brien Explains Why So Many Celebrities Aren't Truly Happy (VIDEO)

Lisa Capretto | August 27, 2014 | OWN
Before his public downfall in 2005, Pat O'Brien seemed like the type of celebrity who had it all together. He was a well-liked entertainment news anchor on "The Insider," he routinely rubbed elbows with stars like Angelina Jolie and Kevin Costner, and he took full advantage of the...

Daily Meditation: Losing A Pet

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | August 27, 2014 | Religion
We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these daily meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life. Today's meditation features a poem to help ease the grief of losing a pet by Ken D. Conover, from

How To Accept A Compliment (Without Just Giving One Back)

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | August 27, 2014 | Healthy Living
We'd be lying if we didn't admit that getting a compliment is an instant mood booster. While we all know there's a difference between meaningful compliments and ones that are more surface-level, how you act on the receiving end of praise is just as important as how you...

This Is What A Yogi Looks Like

The Huffington Post | Amanda L. Chan | August 27, 2014 | Healthy Living
The beauty of yoga is that it's all-inclusive -- anyone can do it, and anyone can benefit from it. Anyone can be a yogi, no matter their gender or body type, age or experience level. To prove the universality of the practice, we turned to our social communities to show...

7 Habits Of Considerate People

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | August 27, 2014 | Healthy Living
"Being considerate of others will take you and your children further in life than any college or professional degree." - Marian Wright Edelman Edelman, a renowned American activist, not only dedicated her life to fighting for the rights of disadvantaged children, but also served as a strong advocate for acting...

This Boston Terrier Is Totally Over His Owner's Drum Playing, So He Takes Matters Into His Own Paws

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | August 26, 2014 | Good News
Max the Boston terrier has had ENOUGH. His owner, Ross Whitby, uploaded a YouTube video earlier this month showing the riled-up pup trying to bark Whitby's drum playing into silence. When Max's attempt fails, he circles the set on all-fours, grips the drumstick between the teeth and trots...

Watch These Pups Have Fun In The Sun At A Pooch-Only Pool Party

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | August 26, 2014 | Good News
This pool party is really poppin'! Every year, the Nampa Dog Park in Idaho hosts a puppy party as a fundraiser for the park. Dogs get to splash around the Lakeview Water Park and let go of all their worries. (As if they had any.) The...

When 'Thug Notes' Takes On 'The Hunger Games,' The Odds Are In Everyone's Favor

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | August 26, 2014 | Comedy
For a while, we thought YouTube channel Wirecrack (formerly Thug Notes) provided summaries for classic works of literature only. But we were delightfully wrong. This week, Sparky Sweets PhD (Greg Edwards) explains what was really goin' down in "The Hunger Games," including what he loves about...

In Case You Need Proof That Geek Girl Stereotypes Are Ridiculous, Watch This

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | August 26, 2014 | Comedy
If you're a guy at Comic-Con, the only reason you're wearing that T-shirt with airbrushed ab muscles is to impress the ladies, right? And the real reason you venture in a comic book store is to score yourself a comics-loving girlfriend, yes? These notions may sound completely ridiculous, but these...

Otter Eats At Kitchen Table, Is The Epitome Of Decorum

Avery Stone | August 26, 2014 | Comedy
Talk about some serious etiquette. In this video from Japanese YouTube user mixjam11, this little otter tries his hand at formal dining, perching upright in a chair just as a human would. Even though he eventually forgoes formality by climbing onto the table, we salute his well-mannered attempt.

One Boy's Journey From Violent 7-Year-Old To Peaceful Teen (VIDEO)

Lisa Capretto | August 26, 2014 | OWN
Laurie Ferris knew what it was like to have an animated son. She knew about the high-energy level, the wide mood swings and the rough play style that came with having a child as active as her Zachary was. However, unlike most mothers, Laurie also knew what it was like...

Daily Meditation: New Life

Antonia Blumberg | August 26, 2014 | Religion
We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these daily meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life. Today's meditation features a song by American singer-songwriter Jim James. "A New Life" expresses a desire to pursue...

9 Things Only People With Depression Can Truly Understand

Lindsay Holmes | August 26, 2014 | Healthy Living
There's been a lot of dialogue surrounding depression -- particularly in light of recent events -- as people struggle to understand why and how it affects people in the ways that it does. And for the 350 million people worldwide with the condition, it can be...

Tiny Hamster Hangs Out In Tiny Mansion, Wins The Day

Avery Stone | August 25, 2014 | Comedy
This hamster has some seriously cool digs. In this video from AprilsAnimals, a minuscule hamster named Chicken, rises and shines in her not-so-humble abode: a colorful mansion that's just her size. Plus, at the end, Chicken really knows how to make an exit.
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