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Amy Adams gave up her first class airline seat to a soldier
Amy Adams gave up her first class airline seat to a soldier

What makes this story so great is that it happened pretty quietly. Actress Amy Adams, whose father was in the military when she was a child, gave up her first class seat from Detroit to Los Angeles to a soldier. Amy was returning from a month-and-a-half shooting of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice in Detroit.


Starbucks offers its 100K+ employees free college tuition
Starbucks offers its 100K+ employees free college tuition

Any of Starbucks’ 135,000 employees who works more than 20 hours per week is eligible for free college tuition through the company’s brand new Starbucks College Achievement Program. There are a few catches, but it’s still a pretty incredible offer!


George R. R. Martin loves wolves so much he’s auctioning off amazing prizes to raise money for them
George R. R. Martin loves wolves so much he’s auctioning off amazing prizes to raise money for them

It wasn’t by chance that George R. R. Martin made wolves into mystical, wise beings with special spiritual powers in his Game of Thrones books; he has a genuine soft spot for the animals. He loves them so much that he set up a wildly popular fundraiser to help out the Wild Spirit Wolf Sanctuary and the Food Depot in Santa Fe, New Mexico, which is near where he and his wife Parris live. The grand prizes, which have already been snapped up, was the opportunity to get killed off in upcoming Game of Thrones book, but there is so much more available.


David Schwimmer’s a crime solver!
David Schwimmer’s a crime solver!

Friends‘ David Schwimmer’s security camera helped police solve a stabbing crime in his NYC apartment building. Schwimmer’s neighbor was enjoying the company of a transvestite prostitute around 5 a.m. Monday morning when an intruder came into his apartment and tried to steal his laptop. It’s thought that the prostitute may have been an accomplice because […]


VIDEO Smooth kid impresses girls with ol’ switcheroo foul ball trick
VIDEO Smooth kid impresses girls with ol’ switcheroo foul ball trick

Watch as 10-year-old Austin Chaney hands a pretty girl a fake baseball in a classic switcheroo move and then get his and his mom’s take on his resulting internet fame. The clip and move is sweet but his mom’s thoughts on her son being a lady-killer is this story’s very best part!


Honey Maid responds to homophobic hate mail in a beautiful way
Honey Maid responds to homophobic hate mail in a beautiful way

Honey Maid, maker of delicious graham crakcers, released a commercial last month that celebrated all types of families. When they received a ton of hate messages, they responded with another video.


VIDEO Circus elephant meets own kind for first time in 37 years, sweetness ensues
VIDEO Circus elephant meets own kind for first time in 37 years, sweetness ensues

Watch one of the sweetest and most elephantastic clips you’ll ever see as Mila the circus elephant, who had been separated from her kind for almost 40 years finally meets another elephant. Photos included as well as the background on how the passionate dedication of one of Mila’s former caretakers helped make this moment possible.


Dog helps save owner after both struck by motorist
Dog helps save owner after both struck by motorist

I’m a sucker for a good hero pet story and this one about Lucy and owner John Miles made my Friday. You’re welcome!


VIDEO Amber Portwood, Gary Shirley and daughter Leah have lunch together at Panera
VIDEO Amber Portwood, Gary Shirley and daughter Leah have lunch together at Panera

As yet another sign that Amber Portwood’s time in prison really has transformed the 23-year-old former reality star, she and ex Gary Shirley were seen with their daughter Leah having what appeared to be a peaceful lunch together at Panera yesterday. Keep reading to watch a video of the three of them leaving the restaurant in which both Amber and Gary reply to the cameraman asking if they are getting back together.


NYU student Asher Vongtau found after 36 hours wedged between two buildings
NYU student Asher Vongtau found after 36 hours wedged between two buildings

New York City’s notoriously cramped city blocks just saved NYU student Asher Vongtau from falling to his death. Hear the incredible details of how the 19-year-old student was discovered and rescued after 36 hours.


 

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