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Gratitude Journals (72 posts)
Happy Friday! Here's some of the things that made our week:
Beluga whale tries to teach himself to speak [via BBC]
Fascinating study on why children hide by covering their eyes [via BPS Research Digest]
Dad makes Halloween costume for wheelchair bound son [via The Huffington Post]
It's Friday! This week we're oh-so-grateful for...
Dads sing "Little Mermaid" song at the requests of their daughters
8-year-old dresses as a different historical figure every day [via Omaha.com]
Extraordinary story about breast cancer survivor groups in areas with major ethnic conflicts [via Tablet Magazine]
It's Friday! We're grateful for so many things this week, starting with...
Military dad surprises family at a football game for one of the sweetest coming home videos around [via Mashable]
Fingertip portraits. Silly, brilliant, awesome.
An "F" student, who was told his dreams of being a scientists were ridiculous, is now a Nobel Prize winner [via Anderson Cooper 360]
A rescued dog and cat make an inseparable pair [via The Huffington Post]
It's that time again! Here's what we're grateful for this week:
Adorable kids taste ice cream for the first time
A library in Tokyo constructed as one giant bookshelf [via Book Riot]
Amy Poehler's hilarious guide to dealing with anxiety
This Atlanta, Georgia-based bike shop rewards kids who perform community service with a new bike [via GOOD]
It's finally Friday! This week we're oh-so-grateful for...
Jimmy Fallon and the cast of Guys with Kids sing an awesome mash-up of classic theme songs [via TV Guide]
Google lets us explore the Great Barrier Reef with it’s underwater Street View [via Mashable]
Writers (hilariously) pick their favorite punctuation marks [via The Atlantic Wire]
The perfect way to say happy birthday to that special someone (grab 'em now, stock up on them, use them for years!) [via Oh So Beautiful Paper]
Happy Friday everyone! Here are a few more things to be grateful for:
Ben Folds Five teams up with Fraggle Rock for one of the happiest music videos around
In an art installation in Melbourne, 10,000 books glow in the streets (and makes one beautiful walk in the city) [via Thrash Lab]
Happy 30th birthday emoticons! Here's a brief history of the icons :) [via ABC News]
"All that matters is what you leave on the page." Zadie Smith's 10 rules of writing [via Brian Pickings]
In case you missed this 3-year-old reciting a Billy Collins poem from memory back in January, please, please, please watch it now.
Steve McCurry's beautiful photographs of people reading around the world
"It's a pizza shop that's a shrine to pizza." The world's first pizza museum is opening in Philadelphia (via The New York Times)
An eight-year-old girl starts a lemonade stand to help end slavery...and raises $50K in two months (via Huffington Post)
It's finally Friday, which means...it's gratitude journal time! Thank you, thank you, thank you for...
A celebration of life's ordinary and not-so-ordinary moments filmed to convey how our minds perceive memories (via Thrash Lab)
Judy Blume's wonderfully good natured and optimistic account of her breast cancer diagnosis and treatment
Catroulette = Chatroulette for kittens who need homes (and yes, it’s SFW)
A history of New York in 50 items (via The New York Times)
It's Friday again! That means it's time to take a moment and say thanks for...
The simple acts we should take a moment to take in
Student activists make a huge, eco-friendly change in the Los Angeles Unified School District (via GOOD)
Now this is just cuteness overboard: 11-month-old twins dance to their dad playing guitar (via MSN)
The world's oldest person celebrates 116th birthday (via The Huffington Post)
It's another glorious Friday, so we're getting out the old gratitude journal and saying thanks for...
(via Organized Wonder)
Local businesses and auto shop help restore bullied student’s vandalized car (via GLAAD)
A woman donates kidney to EX mother-in-law and saves her life (daughters-in-law everywhere have probably already heard this one--from their mothers-in-law) (via The Huffington Post)
What's literary jukebox? Funny you should ask... (via Brain Pickings)
An amazing ballpoint pen portrait—no, it's not a photograph (via Colossal)