Extreme Couponing to Feed the Hungry (Click for Video)
Jerry Ascione does extreme couponing in order to give it away to homeless and hungry people. He finds hot manufacturers coupons that allow him to make money, or at least break even, and then buys a lot of that product. He then distributes it to food banks and directly to hungry people. In this video, he demonstrates how he does it. He takes you to a Publix in Florida and is able to use a coupon to get $0.44 back for a package of crackers. He loads up his car with crackers and water, and then drives around and hands out the food to those who are hungry. Very inspirational.
Be More Dog (Click for Video)
UK Mobile phone company O2 has a great new ad that features a cat whose life was pretty boring until he decided to be more dog. Now, life is full of sticks and fun. We learn that the Latin phrase carpe diem actually means, “grab the Frisbee.” Maybe we should all be a bit more dog.
3 year old hears his father’s voice for the first time (Video)
3-year-old Grayson Clamp of Charlotte, NC is the first child to receive an auditory brain stem implant. The surgery, performed by Craig Buchman, MD, Professor Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, and Matthew Ewend, MD, Chair, Department of Neurosurgery, is the first of its kind performed in the United States as part of an FDA investigational trial. Read more
Unlocking The Truth (Click for Video)
Malcolm Brickhouse & Jarad Dawkins are a couple of sixth graders from Brooklyn, New York with an inspirational message from an unlikely place – heavy metal. Refusing to be put into a box of everyone else’s expectations, they stay true to who they are. Brickhouse says, “I don’t like doing the same thing everybody else is doing. I want to do my own thing.” Read more
Patrick Stewart Gives Passionate Response to Question (Click for Video)
Patrick Stewart gave a heartfelt response when he was asked about abuse while speaking at Comicpalooza 2013. The lady who asked the question is an abuse survivor. She thanked him for a speech that he gave at Amnesty International about abuse against women and then asked him what he was most proud of outside of acting. Read more
Superformula to Fight Cancer (Click for Video)
The first step in the fight against cancer is believing in the cure. But the chemotherapy treatment is difficult, especially for a child. To help them believe, super hero covers for chemotherapy intravenous bags are being used at the A.C. Camargo Cancer Center in Brazil. To change the negative perception of the treatment, they are transforming chemotherapy to “Superformula.” Read more