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Gratitude Journals (72 posts)
It's another glorious Friday, so we're getting out the old gratitude journal and saying thanks for...
It's not Father's Day, but this wedding video still makes us thankful for our dads.
Believe it or not: Oil company makes nice with cyclists
At last: A museum for "the beauty, excitement and wonder of mathematics."
The photographer who shows you how to silence your inner "It's not possible" voice.
The New York City Marathon gives this woman a spark of hope but memory loss caused by a stroke gives her an unbeatable strategy for finishing.
It's Friday! This week we're oh-so-grateful for...
Life in a Day, a documentary film of videos taken from people around the world on a single day, is now available to watch on YouTube.
On October 31st, there will be 7 billion people in the world. This tool from the BBC shows where you fit in the scheme of things.
Stop what you're doing and listen to the ocean for 2 minutes.
Listen to Mindy Kaling read from her new book Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns).
Just in time for Halloween: these pumpkin sculptures are intricate works of art.
Happy Friday! The week is over, we get two restful days, what more could we be grateful for? How about...
After 24 years of research (and more than once thinking it just may be too tough), one researcher announces a vaccine for malaria
The Kindness Cab is going cross country. See what it's bringing to every stop along the way.
The real life Notebook couple: after 72 years of marriage, elderly couple face death hand-in-hand
The Great Teddy Bear Search on I-90: How a post, a tweet and two state workers helped a soldier's six-year-old daughter.
Marilyn Monroe, Jerry Lewis, and Richard Nixon at the height of their happiness—literally.
Celestial surprise: a meteor shower and the northern lights in one dark night sky.
Siri, a app that's supposed to answer your every question, attempting to explain the meaning of life and other (hilarious) inquiries like knock, knock who's there?
Rescuers save this baby gorilla, a member of a species that's quickly disappearing.
Green, Turning, Moderate, Peak, Fading or Gone: Looking for the most colorful fall leaves? There's an app for that!
It's Friday again! That means it's time to take a moment and say thanks for...
Ada Lovelace Day! Honor all the women who have inspired you with their math and science prowess.
The joy of useless inventions:A researcher created a teeny-tiny flying carpet
On the last day of September, we're thankful for....
Move over muscle men! Girls fight bad guys, save Gotham and prove that superheroes aren't just for boys.
Caught on camera: Bear cubs stop traffic in the name of senseless fun.
Hurricane and bitter arguments: What one man learned from a yacht race around the world, including how "to leave it on the last wave"
Update: the math behind the miracle of your existence.
Every Thing On It, a lovely new book of 137 never-before-seen poems and drawings by Shel Silverstein. To celebrate its release, we're giving thanks for the 1973 animated adaptation of The Giving Tree narrated by Shel himself, as well as sharing some well-deserved gratitude for:
The youngest woman (er...girl) winning the LPGA tour at age 16.
The discovery of the artist who left these mysterious, fantastical paper sculptures all around Edinburgh, Scotland.
More than a half a century before Whip It, the women’s roller derby team of 1948.
Because he wasn't sexy enough playing rugged, wry Dr. House, Hugh Laurie's release of a blues album.
Google Books reuniting a WWII vet with the Jewish family that protected him.
It's Friday again! The week breezed by with just a hint of autumn in the air. It also brought us plenty to be thankful for.
Mmm...a 12,000 pound chocolate bar. It still may not be enough for a night with our book club, but it did set a world record.
How to write a moving thank you note, courtesy of Ray Bradbury.
Simple joys still make a big splash: After more than 25 years of restorations, a 1922 carousel reopens today.
Smitten Kitchen’s genius idea for how to transform red wine (and one other unexpected ingredient) into a cake.
You’re so vain: A British school cracks down on mirrors and students say they feel more confident.
It’s a gorilla taking a bath. But we love it.
John and Joe: one father's animated, moving tribute to his sons, one a firefighter, the other a police detective.
Remembering the towers—not as they fell—but as they stood.
When this collector bought 150 letters written by a WWII soldier to his mother, he never believed he'd get to return them to the sender.
Tonight's once in a generation event: the supernova you can see here on Earth, right from your backyard (plus: hints on how to do it).
Once a teacher, always a teacher. An 85 year-old woman still leads class one weekend a year in her old one-room school.
Radiolab took some of life’s biggest concepts and smallest joys and turned them into sounds. (Via NYT)
Maybe you've seen this? Rebel with the best cause: the kid who ran a library of banned books from her locker.
They almost pulled it off: Some thieves wear cloaks, some dress in all black; these little goat-nappers were still in their footie pajamas when they got nabbed.
Never met a dance montage we didn’t like: 100 years of East London style in 100 seconds.
Enjoy the long weekend!