Even when this elder's grandson leads him out to the car-shaped bundle in the driveway and reveals a classic Mercedes-Benz 450SL—the dream car he always wanted—this sweet grandpa still assumes it's for his granddaughter! It's only when he's behind the wheel does the euphoric realization set in that this sweet ride's all his.
Best. Present. Ever.
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Oh, the things we'd do if we had an identical twin! In fact, this fantasy's basically the premise of prankster brothers Niko and Marko Martinovic's hilarious YouTube channel. Little does tattoo artist Nikki Ouimette expect the body art she labors over for half an hour will "fall off" in the bathroom!
On the bright side, at least now you can tell Niko and Marko apart.
Even though your pets routinely become part of our families, after the shock of a natural disaster they're historically some of the first things left behind or lost. PETA's breathless search in Baton Rouge days after the record flooding turned up 62 abandoned animals of all species from the flooded backyards, streets, and homes—many tied up or caged with no food and water! View Now
What could've been a tragic moment is instead filled with triumph as rescue teams haul up the smiling Aussie BMX rider who tumbled down an abandoned mineshaft just bordering the Sunny Corner Rally. Miraculously, the 50-foot tumble does little to dampen the spirits of the indestructible rider and bike!
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A mark of a good horror movie is that the scare factor takes hours to wear off! Turns out these "The Conjuring 2" moviegoers are ripe for the scaring when they leave a special, extra-creepy showing from Roadshow Entertainment celebrating the film's digital, DVD and Blu-ray release. View Now
The internet's freaking out over these water follies.
The Makapu'u tide pools of O'ahu are on all of our Hawaii vacation bucket lists, even at low tide. But Lindsey and Arden learn it's always dangerous to turn your back on powerful King Neptune, especially when the tide comes in.
Although there are no crashing waves to be found at the pristine Morskie Oko lake, oblivious Russian tourists have attracted internet scorn for their illegal semi-naked frolics in one of Poland's greatest natural treasures!
They say everyone has skeletons in their closets... but would you really suspect your fitness idol? An apartment dispute with then-hubby Alexei made international news in 2008 when Russian fitness trainer Elena Sanzharovskaya tried to hire a hitman. When a friend turned Elena in, she only avoided prison because the courts ruled she was insane! View Now
Melissa and Kyle's wildest dreams came true when doctors finally announced the incredible news... they're pregnant! After eight years of trying, they finally hit the baby lottery with IVF (In Vitro Fertilization). They already know twins are on the way, but little does Melissa know that Kyle's already got the inside scoop on the babies' genders! View Now
Expecting mom Kerstin Barnette makes her dad's life a little bit brighter when she announces little "Robert Paul".
The catch? It's intentionally the same name of her open-mouthed and emotional dad—the original Robert Paul —who has lovingly stayed alongside his little girl all the way through her pregnancy journey. These are the sweetest "dad tears" we've seen yet, folks!
Little Ben Dean gave his parents and his small Australian town of Beechworth the scare of their lives when he disappeared into the evening... and right into a thunderstorm! Helicopters and more than 100 volunteers scatter into the bush for hours before a rescue duo find the soaked, freezing boy perched on a rock, calmly reading as if nothing was wrong. Props to adorable Ben for staying in place and waiting for rescuers to find him.
A fun river trip was documented on a tuber's GoPro until they hit some rapids. That happened three years and eight months ago. While on a recent treasure hunt, Adam Brown from the YouTube channel AdamBrownAdventures found this underwater time capsule in a South Carolina river. If this happens to be your footage, send Adam some pictures and information on where you lost your GoPro because he wants to return it to you.
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With loveable representatives like Winnie-the-Pooh, Smokey Bear, and Baloo, bearkind is a wonderful (and necessary) member of nature. But when aggressive grizzlies try to snack on Kayla Furlotte's ducks... her Canadian family gives their uninvited guests a stern (and explicative-laced) send-off. View Now
They say siblings share a special bond no matter where they are in the world. But these loving families had to settle for long-distance relationships as relocations across the country, kids and work kept interrupting vacation plans and visits. Twenty-six and 24 years later (respectively) sisters and brothers reunite as unbelievable shock turns to happy tears and hugs.
That's family, folks!
Much like animal lovers get their kicks trolling their pets, some of the best fun a mom can have is pranking and trolling their innocent kids. Who needs outside entertainment when you can troll your kiddos with an unscheduled school day? YouTube vlogger and aspiring prankster Bailey from BaileyLiving waits until her two little girls are almost awake before she gets a shocking "emergency" phone call from their dad. View Now
If you've never encountered it, ladies, or experienced it, gents, men get a pretty distinctive and mixed face when their significant other breaks the giant pregnancy news. Try imagining a conflicting moment filled with both doubt and confidence, fear and optimism, horror and happiness and sadness and joy—yikes!
Once the shock fades away, mixed faces turn to happy grins and it's clear both these dads-to-be are warming up to the news! We hope mom gets a nice screenshot of their shocked faces to show their future kids one day.
Isn't it ironic how after a long trip abroad we can't wait to get back to the people and job we escaped weeks before? It's what makes a house "home", really. But can you imagine this teen world traveler's surprise when she realizes there's now a happy pint-sized puppy waiting for her?
Cue the delighted tears of joy.
WARNING: Happy tears may be shed.
Obstacle Course Racing's a big deal for these British lovebirds. You see, when Dayalan and Dhammy first started dating 10 months ago, she decided to hop onboard his racing obsession! All their tough training together has obviously paid off because they come hurtling over the finish lines mere seconds apart. But it's still enough time for clever Dayalan to drop to one knee and give this muddy, sweaty race the happiest ending we've seen yet!
Those big green forest plants that make great firewood, log cabins and maple syrup can be a clueless woodsman's worst enemy. Even a team of lumberjacks-in-training with a 19-0 removal record runs into trouble when an ordinary-looking tree goes rogue. Although it seems like their "tried-and-true" method is more "tried-and-epically-failed", we'll give these guys from Exploring Alabama a pass because of their great overall record!
Although you could argue there's a "formula" to creating a hit recording artist, Arizonan and alternative/folk/lounge/rock artist Tim Leavy's out to reinvent "the album". Forget that compilation of unrelated songs we all know and endure... and imagine an immersive, multisensory experience that brings together an entire community's best art, music, performance and even film! View Now
Undistracted driving pays off in adorable and lifesaving ways when conservationist and reptile expert Kenan Harkin of Kamp Kenan dodges what the first thought were leaves on the road. Turns out it's an entire nest of Florida Softshell Turtles! Though he's too late to save all the family, Kenan gathers up all the little brothers and sisters he can and vlogs his epic quest to release the turtles safely back into the wild. View Now
When we're separated from someone we love, we sometimes catch ourselves daydreaming ahead to the wonderful reunion and the exact way it'll happen and feel. When this long-lost son meets his parents for a surprise birthday dinner, his technologically challenged mom gives him the perfect opening!
But let's be honest, nothing comes close to little Charlie's joyous reaction to seeing daddy after a long day at work!