Over the course of interviewing 10,000 people in five years for his "Humans of New York" blog, creator Brandon Stanton has garnered 15.6 million Facebook followers with some of the project's entries being shared over 73 million times, according to the New York Daily News.
Violence between Arabs and Jews in Israel has increased recently — but one restaurant is hoping a hummus-heavy proposition can make the two groups unite, according to Quartz.
In a way, the 1980s were a golden age of charity campaigns. American televisions became saturated with the pull-at-your-heartstrings displays of “We Are the World” and the star-studded Live Aid concert, which raised $150 million to combat famine in Ethiopia.
Disney Pixar's latest short film, "Sanjay's Super Team," features a few firsts both on-screen and behind the story.
U.S. Secretary of Treasury Jacob Lew sent a letter to Congress last week, warning lawmakers that the government will run out of cash “no later than Nov. 3,” if the debt ceiling is not raised.
FOSHAN, China — Real or Photoshopped? Cloud formations in China in early October appeared to show floating cities in the sky.
In 1992, the National Bureau of Economic Research began a 10-year study of the personalities of 1,420 low-income children in western North Carolina.
The likes of Bob Dylan, Audrey Hepburn and John F. Kennedy probably didn't set goals to have droves of newborns named after them, but because of culture's influence on baby names, that's what happened.
Within the next year, diners at 13 New York restaurants will no longer have to calculate tip amounts in their heads and through clever smartphone apps.
When fast food workers in New York City went on strike in 2012 for a $15 minimum wage, it was seen as a futile effort for a radical proposal. Their employers didn't budge.
For fans of "Nashville," Hayden Panettiere's recent announcement she's seeking treatment for postpartum depression seems familiar.
If given the opportunity to replace the frustration of teaching a child math with the comfort and fun of reading a bedtime story, most parents would opt in quickly.
Even if teens can't lift their gazes from their screens, they at least know some romantic traditions prove important in today's relationships, according to new Pew Research Center data.
Most people enjoy listening to a parent tell the story of their child's first words — but the story behind how kids learn those words is intriguing too.
When psychologist and professor Peter Gray accepted an opportunity to discuss the declining number of resilient students at a major university, he said one tidbit talked about in particular was concerning: Emergency calls to the university's counseling department had more than doubled in five years.
He faced loneliness, homelessness and hunger as a young adult overseas — and now the owner of a Michigan restaurant "pays it forward" at Thanksgiving, according ...
Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy announced last week he's seeking an overhaul of his state's bail system, eliminating cash bails for those who are ...
Western Dubuque High School in Iowa had an interesting assembly Monday, according to The Telegraph Herald.
A mom-daughter duo has helped welcome 16 babies into the world over a three-year span with an organization aimed at supporting people facing fertility issues.
The so-called "ban the box" movement appears to be picking up momentum.
People receive praise when thinking outside the box, but according to Finnish parents, a strategy to keeping babies safe might be in it.
The force was strong with 32-year-old Daniel Fleetwood. Diagnosed with a rare form of cancer and given mere months to live back in July, the ...
Actress Zooey Deschanel never identified with any particular faith — but a "grand gesture" to her husband-to-be changed that, according to Us Weekly.
A gift exchange making the rounds on social media since October boasts the chance of participants receiving up to 36 gifts just for purchasing one.
Photographer Thomas Stewart captures the once-in-a-lifetime moments during weddings brides and grooms won't want to forget.
In a tear-jerking PSA by UP TV, a girl waits at a bus stop and deals with what the video states 1 in 3 children ...
When Judy Brown rushed to the hospital Wednesday, she assumed the pain she faced was the byproduct of a gall stone or "massive blockage" in ...
A new international trailer for "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" has surfaced, proving that the force is in fact awakening. Or, at least, the ad ...
The proliferation of data analytics has given the world a greater capacity to measure the impact that the United Nations and other groups can have ...