In a single extraction, The Ocean Cleanup's System 002 captured 3.8 tons (about 7,600 pounds!) of garbage from the ocean. This is one of several ongoing experiments being conducted with System 002 to pull trash out of the ocean without catching marine life. While it is a little disheartening to see all of that trash, seeing it being cleaned up by such an innovative system brings us hope for our oceans! View Now
Nine months is already a long period of time, but in dog time that's like five and a half years! Ajax the dog reunited with his human after he had been deployed for nine months. Ajax was so excited to see his human that he did adorable zoomies in his kennel! View Now
New Year's resolutions! Do you remember yours? It's been 12 days since we last attempted to be committed to ours. Not everyone cares about your resolutions though, especially some coworkers. Ejspeaks shows us what happens when two coworkers meet who are on opposite ends of the New Year's resolutions debate.
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We may not be students anymore, but we're learning a thing or two from Mr. Burns. He's an eighth grade teacher who's all about positivity and taking care of his students, no matter the circumstance. In his inspiring TikToks, he shows how compassion can go a long way in a student's life by giving them things they need like snacks, school supplies, and more. If the world were full of poeple like Mr. Burns, it would truly be a better place! View Now
Drew Binsky finally achieved his goal of visiting every country in the world, ending with Saudi Arabia. Part of his trip was spending 48 hours with people from the desert's nomadic tribes — people whose ancestors have lived there since 6000 BC! While learning about some of their daily tasks and sharing meals, Drew connected deeply with the kind and welcoming people. What a great way to end a milestone! View Now
The folks at Yes Theory are no strangers to adventure by seeking discomfort. This time around, Eric and Tommy traveled to Intercourse, Pennsylvania to try to get adopted by an Amish family for a true-to-life cultural experience. After receiving some of the friendliest 'no's' of their lives, they met Elam. Elam and his parents took Eric and Tommy under their wings and immersed them into their lives for 72 hours. View Now
If you've got a really specific talent, then baby, social media was made for you! Take J boogie and his buddies rf.Dbandz and Suave, for example. When J boogie pranks them with fake peeling skin that make it look like he was hanging out on the sun, Dbandz's fainting reaction is priceless. We don't know how real that reaction is, but we do know that it's enough to convince grandma it's real. View Now
Let's head under the sea for this first romantic proposal. While dining at an undersea restaurant in the Maldives, Jaycee took his girlfriend of four years Melisa by surprise. He got down on one knee and proposed! Melisa was nearly speechless at the proposal and didn't even notice scuba divers approaching with a sign that read "Mel, will you marry me?" View Now
How many kids can say they have their very own backyard roller coaster? Little West has some seriously awesome parents, who built him a backyard roller coaster complete with drops, turns and a super cool seat that looks just like the airplane his Dad flies at work. Check out the adorable moment West takes his first ride on the epic homemade contraption!
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Nico, aka the Disabled Engineer, has skills — and he's not afraid to use them! With a seriously impressive engineering background and a couple of 3D printed parts, Nico's building a souped-up, high-speed wheelchair that's just as epic as it sounds. There's no slowing this guy down! View Now
Up in Saskatchewan, Canada, Brandon White captured some incredible footage of wildlife being downright adorable at sunset. From beavers and river otters to stunning birds — everyone's showing up to the party. Lucky us!
This hilarious dog is literally so nervous trying to run through this house! He didn’t recognize his owner and went into instant panic mode and leapt out a window in the back of the house just to get away from who he thought was a total stranger.
Next, to another few dogs whose owners are curious what their reactions will be to a big remote-control-spider. They seem a little cautious at first and ultimately they just play around in a mindset of confusion and playfulness!
A woman was jogging in a park in Iowa when she saw a small owl that had fallen out of its hollow! She didn’t know what to do, but she knew she had to be safe. She called her husband to try to get the owl back in its hollow, but that didn’t seem to be the answer. Eventually in the end, he got back in!
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I'm sure most of us can remember great times of helping your grandmother cook or maybe skipping the helping part and just eating her amazing food. Nonna Elda is an 81-year-old great-grandma who loves to share her recipes. Her granddaughter Alessandra films and runs her accounts, and she's super popular on TikTok! View Now
We’ve all been a little short on cash and had to come up with creative recipes for foods like ramen. The stars of OWN Network’s “Kings of Napa” have been there as well. Cocoa Butter sat down with Ashlee Brian, Yaani King Mondchein and Curtis Hamilton so that they could try each other’s creative ramen noodle recipes. View Now
We have just three words for you, “Savory Sausage Rolls.” Wait, looks like we have a recipe for you as well. Which is good, because our very own recipe hunter Jessica Hord knew we were craving something delicious and easy to make. View Now
If you thought Richard Anthony "Cheech" Marin — yes, the Cheech — was just an actor, comedian, musician and activist, then think again! Cheech has passionately collected Chicano art for years, and became the owner of the largest privately owned collection of Chicano art in the world. View Now
Fans probably know Tia Mowry best from her iconic sitcom “Sister, Sister,” where she starred with her twin Tamara. However, fans might not know that Tia is big into music. InStyle asked the star to sing some of the songs that had the biggest impact on her life. From Tupac Shakur to Celine Dion, her musical taste really runs the gamut. View Now
Usually, it’s Tom Cruise who is surprising people with his big movies and even bigger stunts. This time, however, while he was filming Mission Impossible 8 in South Africa, it was Mr. Cruise’s time to be surprised by his fans. A large group of fans serenaded the megastar with “You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feeling” by the Righteous Brothers, just like that iconic bar scene from the original "Top Gun." View Now
Crystal Wright posted a bit on her TikTok about how girls expect their boyfriends to act toward other women when they aren't around, and it's pretty hilarious. Over the top? No way! You did hear the part where he said he had a girlfriend, didn't you? View Now
Leave it to your closest friends and family to prank you even on one of the most important days of your life…your wedding day. When Dontae turns to his brother and best man Shadon for the ring, he gets nervous when Shadon is fidgeting like he forgot the most important thing he needed to remember. When he pulls out a ring pop, everyone is cracking up besides the groom himself. But don’t worry…he didn’t actually forget the real ring!
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An advocate mom, a patient employee and a hungry teen are the recipe for a heartwarming trip through the Chick-fil-A drive-thru. The 17-year-old Ste'ce is sitting in the backseat. He has autism and is nonverbal. His mom Shayla knows her job is to help instill indepence in her son and here she does just that by reminding Ste'ce to ask for what he needs. In this moment all that's required is a picture menu and the few extra moments it takes to teach inclusiveness. Ste'ce's smile speaks volumes! View Now
Kobe Freeman was enjoying a hamburger when he felt a sharp pain in his mouth. Somehow, a bee had gotten onto Kobe's burger and it stung his tongue while he was eating! His tongue swelled up to massive proportions, so he took to social media to find a remedy that worked.
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What started as just a normal Zoom classroom meeting turned into a call for action to help a fellow student. A woman in Ecuador was robbed while she was taking part in the virtual classroom, her laptop capturing the whole thing.
Other students and the professor sprang into action, contacting the police right away. Fortunately, nobody was harmed and the suspects were arrested soon after the incident. The cellphones they stole led the police right to their location. View Now