Tam had been away from her family for quite some time since she's a Chief petty officer in the U.S. Navy. She recently surprised her two kids when she returned home, and their reactions are warming our hearts!
Marco's dad is in the U.S. Army and had been stationed in Afghanistan for almost an entire year. When Marco's dad surprised his son by stopping by his school, Marco couldn't wait to give him a huge hug!
Next, Jesse had also been away from his family while serving in the U.S. Army... until he surprised his little sister Marlette at a pep rally! You could tell by her emotional reaction that she really missed her big brother. View Now
In Florida, little Natalie opened a special Christmas present early. Dad is deployed in the U.S. Navy, but Mom gave her a pillow that has him on the front of it. Natalie's reaction to the gift was too cute.
Next, Kamryn is in the U.S. Army, but she made a surprise visit to the school in Illinois where her mom works. As soon as Kamryn's mom saw her, she gave Kamryn a huge hug and didn't want to let go. View Now
Mikhail was away from home for around three weeks while serving in the Army. He and his 1-year-old son Mathieu are very close, so it must've been tough for them to be apart for that long! When Mathieu finally saw his dad come home, he was so excited that he started yelling and running around. Aww!
Next, Stephanie decided to do something fun after spending a month alone in quarantine. For her grandma Bonnie's 71st birthday, Stephanie drove seven hours to make a surprise visit. They looked overjoyed to finally spend some time together again! View Now
Aaron is in the military, but he recently returned home to Maryland to surprise his mom Sharon. She really had no idea, so when Aaron walked through those doors, she was was absolutely thrilled!
Over in New York, 3-year-old Barry was playing basketball when he got an exciting surprise. His dad BJ returned home after being deployed for a year! Barry's reaction to seeing his dad after all that time was so precious. View Now
At the Smithsonian National Zoo, a beaver named Aspen goes about her day as she uses her teeth to cut down a tree. Because of course, as Gayle Bass says — "beavers gotta beave!" But, in addition to adorable faces, beavers are clever animals with a unique skill set. View Now
Animal lovers, rejoice! The winners of the 2020 Audubon Photography Awards were recently announced, so let's look at some of the eye-catching images from the competition. The photographers captured so many outstanding pictures of colorful birds and animals that it's hard to pick a favorite! While this contest is very entertaining, it also draws attention to the issue that the majority of birds in North America are threatened by climate change. View Now
Bull elephants Sattao, Dololo and Musiara were all rescued as orphans by the Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, and have been in their care for the last few years. They've officially outgrown the Nairobi Nursery, so it's time for them to be transported to their next home: The Ithumba Reintegration Unit. Because the sweet elephants still aren't quite ready for life on their own, the new location is where they will commence the next stage of their integration back into the wild. It looks like they're enjoying it already! View Now
You might recall that last year at the Met Gala, rapper Cardi B wore a gorgeous red gown compete with a headdress and train. It was dramatic. It was unique. It was everything! The Met Gala has been cancelled this year due to the pandemic, so fashion student Karina Bondareva is recreating Cardi B's outfit from last year's event. Karina uses 500 sheets of paper and a whole lot of glue to make her own version of the dress. Who knew paper could be so stylish? View Now
Watching the Monaco Grand Prix already sounds fun, but imagine how amazing it'd be to watch it aboard a yacht with Danica Patrick! Oh, and did we mention there'd be lots of rosé wine? The former pro race car driver is teaming up with Omaze to give you a shot at winning that incredible opportunity. Just race over to Omaze's website and donate for a chance to win. View Now
You might recognize NBA player Eric Paschall, but it took his parents a second to realize it was him when he made a surprise visit home! His mom was overcome with emotion as she gave him a huge hug.
Next, Ariadna is close with her family, but lately she hasn't been able to see them very often. When Ariadna surprised her family by making the trip to see them, everyone was thrilled to be reunited at last! View Now
And now for your daily dose of "huh?" Paraglider Hasan Kaval has basically created a living room in the sky by fastening a couch, a TV and even a lamp to his parachute. Based on the guy's calm demeanor, you'd never guess he was soaring hundreds of feet up in the air — but then again, the level of chill required to kick back on a flying couch without a harness in the first place is probably pretty high. View Now
Quarantine isn't stopping these stunt performers from having an action-packed battle! The athletes are doing stunts from their homes, but the whole fight is perfectly timed so it looks like they're duking it out in the same room. You can watch the full video below. View Now
We simply cannot get enough of the hilarious, adorable fashionista that is 2-year-old Willa. You see, Willa is an independent little lady, so she went into the bathroom and did a little pampering. Now, her dad Peter has a few questions for her — and her responses are pure gold. View Now