When Donald Trump's words scared this Muslim girl, these Army vets responded perfectly. When Melissa Chance Yassini came home from work on Dec. 8, she found her daughter Sofia in tears. Melissa Chance Yassini and her daughter Sofia. Photo by Melissa Chance Yassini/Facebook. Used with permission. Sofia had been watching the news with her grandmother, when she heard about Donald Trump's call to deport refugees and ban Muslims from entering America. "She ran to me with a look of absolute fear on her face," Melissa told Upworthy. I am sorry I am sorry You died last night. You were hit by a car at Howard & 7th in San Francisco when you were riding your bike through the intersection. I was a passenger in the orange prius. We saw the SUV hit you, and speed off. Funny Underwater Dogs Great collection by Seth Casteel Award-winning photographer Seth Casteel has been featured on GOOD MORNING AMERICA, EXTRA, CNN WORLD REPORT, THE TODAY SHOW, JEOPARDY! and in TIME Magazine.
Artist Who Lost A Friend Creates A Comic Tribute That’ll Inspire You To Drop Everything And Start Living Ever feel trapped by life? Ever wanted to quit your job, sell your car, and hit the open road with nothing but what you can carry on your back? Well as you can see from this inspiring comic tribute, the late Patrick Joseph Falterman II did just that. Patrick, who ran a website called hitchtheworld.com, recently died after the plane he was piloting crashed in Liberty County, Texas. He was only 26-years-old but he managed to fit more into his short time than most people do in a lifetime.
Awesome Minimalist Disney Posters FTW Something about minimalist art just looks great on movie posters. Combine that with Disney movies and you get a whole new edge. You might think most of these posters are for some dark, avant-garde indie film, not a cute animated kid’s flick. Also, be sure to check out: Minimalist Posters of Cult Classics and Awesome Minimalist Book Covers FTW 31 Quotes That Will Give You Chills I think quotes have a powerful way of conveying an attitude to you which sometimes resonates so much that you feel ‘chills’ inside. Here’s a list of the quotes which have given me the most of these “chills”. Enjoy! Some people die at 25 and aren’t buried until 75. —Benjamin FranklinMost people are other people. James Charles – Pop Cultured Currency Repurposing existing objects for other uses is always cool. Repurposing them for pop culture references though is even better. James Charles has been doing just that with United States currency for the last year or so. Many more after the jump.
The Secret Life of Trees: The Astonishing Science of What Trees Feel and How They Communicate Trees dominate the world’s the oldest living organisms. Since the dawn of our species, they have been our silent companions, permeating our most enduring tales and never ceasing to inspire fantastical cosmogonies. Hermann Hesse called them “the most penetrating of preachers.” A forgotten seventeenth-century English gardener wrote of how they “speak to the mind, and tell us many things, and teach us many good lessons.” Singapore Picture – Travel Photo January 3, 2012 Photograph by Chia Ming Chien This Month in Photo of the Day: Travel Photos The vertiginous "infinity pool" at the Marina Bay Sands resort offers a sweeping view of Singapore, a country that's achieved success while building up instead of out.
Sweet Photos of His Sons (2 x) In early 2015, Phillip Haumesser’s wife Natasha gave him a simple request. She wanted him to take more pictures of their children. After all, the two kids were growing up fast—before you know it, they’d be graduating high school. Like many parents, Haumesser and his wife captured special moments on their phones, but she wanted more artistic family photos. So for his birthday, Natasha bought him a camera that could do just that. Haumesser’s first foray into this photography didn’t go so well.
At the right moment - part 5 (16 pictures) Cool and funny photos taken at the right moment from the right angle. Previous part: At the right moment – Part 4 Via: [Perfectly Timed Photos] and [Fishki.net] Haircut Prank by Black and White Friends Proves Kids Don't See Color Photo via: Wave 3 News When it was time for Jax, a fun-loving 5-year-old, to get his haircut, he knew exactly what style he wanted—and why. “He said that he wanted his head shaved really short so he could look like his friend Reddy,” Lydia Stith Rosebush, little Jax’s mother, wrote in a Facebook post. “He said he couldn’t wait to go to school on Monday with his hair like Reddy’s so that his teacher wouldn’t be able to tell them apart.” When devising his adorable plan, Jax didn’t seem to take into account one obvious physical dissimilarity between Reddy and himself: their skin color.