01:29 PM EDT 03/05/2015
Originally posted 02/19/2015 06:00AM
[YOUTUBE "j7irnEs3lSM"] In 1945, while fighting in World War II, Bill Moore wrote his beloved girlfriend, Bernadean, a love letter. Seventy years later, the recently rediscovered letter is back in the hands of the still-smitten writer – and serves as a poignant reminder of his lost love.
Originally posted 02/18/2015 01:10PM
Princess Kate typically paints a smile on people's faces whenever she makes a public appearance, but on Wednesday she put her own painting talents to the test.
Originally posted 02/17/2015 03:40PM
At least one organization has a sense of humor about the wave of cold, snowy weather ravaging New York: The Ithaca, New York, tourism board.
Originally posted 02/16/2015 01:25PM
None of the ladies at Edmond Memorial High School in Edmond, Oklahoma, went home empty-handed on Valentine's Day, thanks to the work of a teenage romantic.
Originally posted 02/12/2015 03:35PM
The heart-wrenching story of our lonely whale starts in 1989, when the U.S. Navy discovered a strange 52-hertz frequency on their under water microphones. Unsure of what was causing the noise at first, bio-acoustian William Watkins eventually determined the sound was being made by a solitary whale, calling out at a frequency that confused and drove off other whales.
Unable to communicate with others of its kind, this creature was probably the loneliest whale in the world.
Watkins was determined to change that and began a 12-year search for the animal, whom he dubbed 52 for the whale's unique frequency. Unfortunately, Watkins passed away in 2004, and the mission to find Lonely Whale came to a halt.
Originally posted 02/12/2015 08:35PM
Twenty-six years ago, Charles Clark took a custodial job at Trinity High School in Euless, Texas, thinking it would be a temporary stop until he found something better.
Originally posted 02/12/2015 04:30PM
The tiny puppy that could once sit on Olympian Gus Kenworthy's lap is now almost too big for the freeskier's arms.
Kenworthy logged on to Facebook on Wednesday to post a picture in celebration of his one-year anniversary with Jake, one of the stray puppies he rescued from Sochi, Russia, following the 2014 Olympics.
"One year ago today! Crazy how big Jakey has gotten!!!" the athlete wrote in his post, which features a smiling Jake.
Originally posted 02/12/2015 06:30AM
Alfred "Alfie" Date, Australia's oldest living man, is putting his amazingly sharp mind and nimble hands to good use.
The 109-year-old likes to spend his free time knitting little sweaters for injured penguins from his room at a retirement home in New South Wales, reports 9Stories.
Originally posted 02/10/2015 05:45PM
This documentary follows a team of animal rescuers, who are trying to give abused dogs a new start by socializing them with prisoners at a minimum-security correctional facility in Massachusetts.
Originally posted 02/10/2015 11:20AM
Angelina Jolie expanded on her humanitarian efforts Tuesday in London, announcing the creation of the Centre on Women, Peace and Security at the London School of Economics.
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