When Nevada State Trooper Estrada spotted a tiny kitten on the side of a busy highway, she didn’t hesitate to act. She pulled over her vehicle and approached the terrified kitty, saying “Hi, baby. You’re OK.” But then the kitten bolted further toward traffic, and it was up to the brave officer to scuttle after …

When Jennifer Schuh went for a beach walk in Santa Cruz, she had no idea what kind of amazing discovery she would make. When she stumbled upon an odd-looking object that resembled used firewood, little did she know it was a very rare mastodon tooth! Jennifer took some photos of the tooth and posted them …

Do you remember the last time you felt so excited about something that you just had to get it? That’s exactly how Amber, the orangutan at Louisville Zoo in Kentucky, reacted when she met Taylor the visitor. It was as if her day suddenly became focused on a single objective—finding out what was inside his …

Archaeologists have made a remarkable discovery at the site of Eynan-Mallaha in northern Israel. They uncovered seven miniature flutes that are believed to be around 12,000 years old. The flutes were crafted from the bones of waterfowl and can produce a sound similar to certain birds of prey such as Eurasian sparrowhawks and common kestrels …

It’s not often that a story of survival and hope comes out of a tragedy, but the recent rescue of four Colombian children from an indigenous community who had been lost in the jungle for five weeks is definitely one of them. The four youngsters, aged 13, 9, 4, and 1 year old, were onboard …

Do you find yourself constantly swatting away mosquitos while your friends remain bite-free? Well, it might be time to switch up your shower routine. Research from Virginia Tech suggests that the type of soap you use in the shower could determine whether or not you become a mosquito magnet. It’s remarkable how one individual can …

John Stessel has found an equally enthusiastic audience for his magic tricks: shelter dogs. The A-list magician has been performing at the St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center in New Jersey, and their adorable reactions help get them adopted. His work is paying off, as most of the dogs featured in his videos have gone on …

Joey Madrigal and Niko Nesbeth, two security guards for the company Covered 6, are being hailed as heroes after assisting a mother whose infant son was choking. On their way to a gas station in a busy Beverly Hills intersection, they noticed the mother screaming if anyone was a doctor and immediately rushed to help. …

When Emily Raines, an acute care nurse at a Baltimore hospital, was flying back from a vacation in the Bahamas with her boyfriend, she had no idea that she would soon be saving someone’s life. However, when the flight attendant asked if there was anyone on board with medical training, Raines quickly volunteered. She never …

It was one of those rainy days that no one wishes to be out on, least of all a four year old boy. But this is exactly what happened to Ayub from the Asa community who found himself lost and alone for six days deep within Kenya’s 66% larger than Yellowstone Tsavo East National Park. …