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It's Raining Teddy Bears On Ice!

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 12.03.2013 | Sports

It's raining teddy bears, hallelujah, it's raining teddy bears! Last Sunday, forward Pavel Padakin of the Calgary Hitmen scored the "Teddy Bear To...

WATCH: Helping A Homeless Czech Man In NYC Get Home

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 11.27.2013 | New York

This weekend's frigid temperatures in New York City inspired some members of the Whatever video team to hand out clothes from the Thread Society to pe...

This Video Mashup Is About To Make You Out And Do Something Good

Hannah Levy | Posted 11.13.2013 | Good News

Today is World Kindness Day. So what better way to celebrate than with a cheerful mashup of random acts of kindness caught on camera? After all, kindn...

Man On Subway Reacts In Incredible Way To Stranger Sleeping On His Shoulder

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 11.07.2013 | Religion

Compassion. This man has it. When Isaac Theil let a sleepy stranger take a little catnap on his shoulder, it was because "I simply remember...

Facts That Will Make You A Kinder, Better, Happier Person

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 11.06.2013 | Good News

It's not like we didn't know this, but making an effort to be kinder is guaranteed to also make you happier. Need more proof? Check out this collec...

These Guys Picked Up Strangers' Gas Bills And Got Positively Delightful Reactions

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 11.05.2013 | Good News

Kyle, Andrew and Robert from GiveBackFilms are on a mission to pay it forward -- one good deed at a time. Last week, they made us smile by giving a ha...

WATCH: Homeless Man Gets New Teeth And A Big Smile

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 11.04.2013 | Good News

Vitaly Zdorovetskiy and his team of YouTube pranksters behind VitalyzdTv are usually playing practical jokes on unsuspecting victims, but a few months...

Guys Surprise Waitress With $200 Tip.. Get An Awesome Surprise In Return

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.30.2013 | Good News

Three guys from GiveBackFilms decided to head to IHOP and make one waitress' day by tipping her $200. Her reaction is nothing short of priceless. A...

Pizza Party 'Prank' Has Deliciously Heartwarming Outcome

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.22.2013 | Good News

YouTube pranksters Roman, Dennis and Chase are up to no good again. Well, actually, they're up to a lot of good with this particular practical joke. ...

Guy Walks Around Giving $100 To Homeless People, Makes Us All Smile

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 12.29.2014 | Good News

A young man named Kyle from GiveBackFilms took to the streets of Salt Lake City to give $100 to people in need. The heartwarming reactions he gets wil...

Strangers Related by Shared Bone Marrow Dance Wedding's First Dance

Arlene Nisson Lassin | Posted 11.26.2013 | Good News
Arlene Nisson Lassin

As they waltzed around, locked in an embrace, looking at each other lovingly, they seemed to be sharing a bond that few of the rest of us could ever know or understand. Related by shared bone marrow and white blood cells, they danced the wedding's first special dance together.

WATCH: What Happens When A Wallet Is Intentionally Lost? Pure Magic!

William Goodman | Posted 08.15.2013 | Good News

Filmmaker Casey Neistat recognizes that things aren't always going to go right. Bad things happen to good people, regardless of how hard you try. B...

LOOK: Redditor Buys 300 Coffees For Strangers!

Posted 07.29.2013 | Good News

Last week, one Canadian man woke up on the right side of the bed and wanted to spread the good feeling around. Yesterday Redditor JamesF4 posted a...

WATCH: Georgia Waitress Finds And Returns $5K Left In Booth

Posted 07.26.2013 | Good News

When a waitress in Savannah, Ga., found an envelope filled with $5,000 in cash, she immediately decided to return it. She even knew exactly which c...

Dear America: Join Me in Hilariously Performing a Random Act of Kindness Today

D.J. Wilson | Posted 09.22.2013 | Healthy Living
D.J. Wilson

This simple early-morning random act of kindness changed my outlook for the entire day. And when you start performing these acts today and tomorrow, I promise they will change your outlook as well.

WATCH: Motorcyclist Rescues Coffee Cup

Posted 07.09.2013 | Good News

It's happened to the best of us. You leave the house in a rush and inadvertently leave your cup atop your car or, in one woman's case, the back bumper...

57 Simple Ways to Make Someone's Day

Amy Neumann | Posted 08.02.2013 | Impact
Amy Neumann

Recently, I ran across something that got me thinking again about the beauty of a simple kindness. And about the astonishing power and positive impact even the smallest kind word or deed can have on someone's day -- or life.

The Good Samaritan Within Us

Randy Hain | Posted 07.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Randy Hain

I am sharing this brief story with you as encouragement that we all have a good samaritan somewhere deep within us. It is easy to get lost in our own problems, but we have opportunities every day to reach out to people struggling all around us.

New York City Metro Rider Pays It Forward

Jerry Nelson | Posted 07.14.2013 | New York
Jerry Nelson

An anonymous person left a sweet note along with an unlimited metro card -- prepaid -- for another rider to use and pass on.


Donnie Demers | Posted 06.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Donnie Demers

"I turn 100 on August 5! That's something to be excited about! Thank you for your help with the hill, young man." As he started to walk away, I had to smile myself, because initially I had thought that I was the one doing the good deed of the day.

Why This Teen Donated His Own Money To A Complete Stranger... (VIDEO)

Posted 04.03.2013 | Teen

Last month, 14-year-old Artem Smao was selling newspaper subscriptions to fundraise a trip to Tahoe, a popular West Coast ski destination. In a twist ...

Beating the Odds

Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D. | Posted 05.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D.

It is heartwarming to know people from all over the globe are willing to respond to these stories. In a digital age, where people spend more time interacting with devices than they sometimes do with other people, the Internet can become a human bridge.

Good Deeds Day Launches in the U.S.

Intent | Posted 05.08.2013 | Impact

Sunday, March 10, 2013, will be a day of celebrating good deeds. Good deeds done for us and the good deeds we do for others. Large or small, kindnesses of all kinds are welcome.

Activate Your Goodness

Shari Arison | Posted 05.04.2013 | Good News
Shari Arison

By activating your goodness and expressing goodwill and faith in people's ability, you can become part of the growing community of good that together creates a lasting and real change, for us and future generations.

The Golden Rule: What Goes Around Comes Around

Donna Labermeier | Posted 04.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Donna Labermeier

Not only is it important to be aware that treating others the way we would like to be treated is morally the right thing to do, it is just as important to understand that for every one of our actions, there is an equal and opposite reaction that we draw toward ourselves.