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When they first formed in 2012, the ‘Outta’ Puff Daddys were just a group of middle-aged dads hoping to embarrass their kids. Now, with over 300k followers – one of them being Hugh Jackman – they are social media stars with viral TikToks and Instagram Reels. Paul Jukes, 48, the leader and artistic director of …

Down Syndrome doesn’t have to mean loneliness. That’s the conclusion one can draw from the remarkable story of Christian Bowers, a young man from Rochester, Minnesota who was in desperate need of friends after completing school and finding that making connections with people his age wasn’t as easy as it had been before. His mother, …

Visitors to the Newquay Zoo in Cornwall have recently welcomed a pair of incredibly rare piglets. These two little ones are part of a species known as Visayan Warty Pigs, which are some of the most endangered pigs on earth. There are only an estimated 200 left in the wilds of the Philippines and these …

He may be 105 but John Hamilton is still a force to be reckoned with, having celebrated his birthday by breaking a world rowing record and keeping fit in the gym every day. It’s no wonder he’s been dubbed “Britain’s Last Dunkirk Veteran.” John Hamilton was born on the 24th of June 1915 and served …

A Florida family has a hero in their home and it’s not who you think. Tank, the German Shepherd of the lovehenesy94 family, recently sprang into action to protect his 6-year-old owner from an attacking dog. His quick thinking and bravery are being praised by millions across the globe. Tank was playing in the front …

Meaghan Martin has seen a lot of long faces in her years as a horse trainer, but it was this history that allowed her to turn a potentially-sad story into a happy ending. She was just a teenager when she met the young mare Saxy, who had been trained for racing yet never made a …

When Don Powell went for a routine walk to his mailbox, he was surprised to find two wooden dolls sitting inside with a note between them that read “We’ve decided to live here. Mary and Shelley.” Little did he know the mailbox would become home to an ongoing game of surprise and delight at the …

Rescuers were able to locate a 4-year-old boy and his black Labrador who had been missing for more than an hour in a wooded area. The emotion filled rescue was caught on camera by one of the state troopers involved in the search, demonstrating just how important it is to act quickly when someone goes …

On April 8th at noon, a fireball streaked across the sunlit sky and burned up near Calais, Maine. News of the rare event spread quickly and caught the attention of many onlookers. The Maine Mineral and Gem Museum in Bethel is now offering a $25,000 reward for any pieces 1 kilogram (2.2 pounds) or larger …

The Chilean abalone, a large carnivorous limpet with a heavy shell, has been crowned “International Mollusk of the Year” in a public vote. With over 40% of the vote, this species will have its full genome sequenced. The abalone’s blood holds the potential to be an effective treatment for cancer, and it is also a …