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Spring Comes to Life With These Beautiful Flowers

(0) Comments | Posted April 29, 2014 | 6:27 PM

At the beginning of March, I was able to shed the dreary gloom of winter from my life and step into something a little more refreshing. Unfortunately for me, this change of scenery consisted of rain, a lot of it. For the past few weeks, leaving the winter doom meant...

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Happiness Sprinklers Invade Street Corners in Search of Smiles (VIDEO)

(0) Comments | Posted April 28, 2014 | 4:57 PM

Tell them you love them.

You are enough.

YOU are the good news.

It's going to be okay.

A little positivity can make gray skies blue again and that's exactly what the Happiness Sprinkling Project aims to do. With encouraging signs, free hugs, and endless smiles, check out all of the positivity that the "sprinklers" are spreading to make the world a happier place, one street corner at a...

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Babies Waiting for Dad to Come Home is Adorable x 1,000,000 (VIDEO)

(0) Comments | Posted April 17, 2014 | 3:58 PM

Babies get excited about everything -- from food to new toys -- but nothing is more exciting (or adorable) than getting to see their parents! Check out this compilation video of these precious babies expressing their excitement when they see their dads come home! Think you can handle the cuteness?

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WATCH: Grab Your Lederhosen, 11 Year Old Kid Chef Celebrates Oktoberfest

(0) Comments | Posted October 1, 2013 | 1:36 PM

Chef Peter decides to get in touch with his Bavarian roots as he turns the traditional barbecue into a kid-friendly Oktoberfest. With bratwurst, weisswurst, potato salad, and apfelschorle it will be the best wursts you've ever had!

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Positive Paparazzi: Liam Payne Saves Friend From Fire, World Swoons

(0) Comments | Posted September 13, 2013 | 4:35 PM

Yep, Liam's done it again and made us all weak in the knees. The 1D member saved his friend's life from a ferocious fiyahh! Talk about smolder. HA, GET IT?

Edward Norton wants you to say NO to ivory. Bad ivory! BAD!

Angelina Jolie got an...

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WATCH: Say Goodbye to Negativity and Hello to Positive Thinking Day

(1) Comments | Posted September 13, 2013 | 3:55 PM

Positive Thinking Day is a designated 24 hours of the year to make us stop and analyze how we are actually perceiving the things around us. Why you're convinced that when you hit traffic the world is against you, why you react that way when going to the grocery store...

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WATCH: How 9/11 Revealed the Strength of Good People

(0) Comments | Posted September 10, 2013 | 6:23 PM

In the wake of the 9/11 tragedy, we witnessed incredible amounts of hope, love, and above all, courage within individuals and groups from around the world. Shari offers examples of people everywhere uniting to support and care for one another after the attack. These inspiring stories prove that even in...

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WATCH: 9/11 Responder's Foundation Still Helps Relief Workers

(0) Comments | Posted September 10, 2013 | 6:14 PM

While volunteering during the cleanup of 9/11, 8,000 pounds of steel crushed John Feal's foot. He ended up starting the FealGood Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to assisting injured first responders. The organization has passed 3 bills in Congress, raised over $1.3 million for injured 9/11 volunteers, and over $100,000 for...

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WATCH: The Ultimate Compilation Of Animal Heroes

(0) Comments | Posted September 10, 2013 | 3:15 PM

You're no stranger to cute animal videos. Let's face it, neither are we. We've probably seen five today already. Let HooplaHa make your day even better with a compilation of animals that move outside the box of "cute" and into a place of heroism. We guarantee you'll be awed, inspired...

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WATCH: 60 YO Former Crack Cocaine Addict Finds Art as New Drug of Choice

(0) Comments | Posted August 30, 2013 | 1:43 PM

Candyce Scott is a 60+ former crack cocaine addict who never thought she would one day be an artist. As part of her rehab, she chose to get involved with Geezer Gallery, an organization providing seniors with opportunities to tap into their creative potential and hone the skills they need...

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WATCH: Tribute Celebrating 50 Years of The Dream

(0) Comments | Posted August 28, 2013 | 4:48 PM

2013 marks the 50th anniversary of one of the most moving and poignant events of the last century - the delivery of the "I Have a Dream" speech on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. The words of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. have inspired millions across the world since...

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10 Friendships You Never Thought Would Exist

(1) Comments | Posted August 19, 2013 | 3:07 PM

When life gets tough, our friends are the medicine with which we pick ourselves back up. A good friend doesn't look a certain way, walk a certain way, or even speak the same language. Friends are friends no matter what and this video featuring 10 unlikely friendships proves that.

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WATCH: Homeless Woman, Fiancé & 3 Rescued Dogs Make Family Under a Bridge

(2) Comments | Posted August 13, 2013 | 1:14 PM

Most people worry about whether their apartment or yard is big enough before taking on a pet. Judie, a homeless woman living under a bridge in West L.A., still manages to make a home for herself, her fiancé and her three dogs in a tent.

Out of the 3.5...

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WATCH: Honeymoon Exclusive with TV Stars Amy Paffrath & Drew Seeley

(0) Comments | Posted August 7, 2013 | 11:37 AM

Amy Paffrath and Drew Seeley have just tied the knot. Amy is an actress and TV host appearing daily on the Hollywood Minute and her new hubby Drew is also an actor and musician recently starring in the ABC Family movie Lovestruck: The Musical. Documenting their journey into married life,...

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WATCH: Juvie Kids Stay Out Of Trouble By Training Dogs!

(0) Comments | Posted August 5, 2013 | 2:03 PM

Everyone knows that dogs are man's best friend. But they can also be wonderful teachers.

The West Michigan Humane Society has created the B.A.R.C. Program -- Building Adolescent Responsibility and Compassion -- where youth offenders at the Kent County Juvenile Detention Center are given the chance to rehabilitate rescue dogs....

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WATCH: The Town Where Friendship Doesn't Need Technology

(0) Comments | Posted August 1, 2013 | 3:33 PM

When happiness blogger Shari Alyse arrived in Vinci, Italy, she wondered what she was going to do in a city that looked like it hadn't moved forward since the 1400s. But what she found was a city full of life.

While we are usually locked in our houses or...

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WATCH: Pro Wakeboarder Fights Chronic Myeloid Leukemia Daily to Reach Goals

(0) Comments | Posted July 31, 2013 | 11:13 AM

Meet 23-year-old Alexa Score -- a professional wakeboarder living with chronic myeloid leukemia. Alexa was diagnosed at the youthful age of 16 and has been fighting the disease on a daily basis ever since. Refusing to succumb to her illness, Alexa is pushing the limits of women's wakeboarding.

After going through so much, Alexa lives her life to the fullest by slowing down. Taking in the little things, spending time with the people you care about, and most importantly doing what you love is what matters most to her.

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WATCH: Blind Golfing...Yes, it's possible. Eli Manning hosts 36th Annual Tournament

(0) Comments | Posted July 17, 2013 | 4:43 PM

It's incredible what obstacles people overcome on a daily basis. Dick Pomo has been golfing with his wife Sharon for 20 years. He has also been blind since birth. As Dick's coach, it's Sharon's responsibility to instruct Dick on his distance from the hole and his surroundings.

Guiding Eyes for the Blind, an organization providing guide dogs throughout the country, holds an annual tournament hosted by Eli Manning for blind golfers which Dick participates in. Dick was also given a beautiful little lab named Tanya six years ago by Guiding Eyes for the Blind that has changed his life and given him a sense of independence.

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WATCH: Wedding Wears TOMS to Benefit Less Fortunate

(0) Comments | Posted July 15, 2013 | 4:21 PM

When Emily and Matt decided to get married, they wanted to do more than just have a wedding. On a day where all eyes are on the bride and groom, this couple decided to make it about others. Using charities such as TOMS, Emily and Matt were able to give...

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WATCH: Cute Kittens' 1st Day Outside

(3) Comments | Posted July 15, 2013 | 3:49 PM

Watch as these six adorable little balls of fur enjoy their first day outside in the beautiful summer sun!

These cute and cuddly kittens are all rescued and available for adoption at Best Friends Animal Society in Los Angeles. Adopt your new best friend today!

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