There’s Something Wonderful About A Pug Going Full ‘Moana’

Doug the Pug wears a hibiscus like no one else we know ― on two or four legs.   The adorable celebri-dog is a thespian island unto himself as he spoofs the Disney hit “Moana.”   He plays the title character and the demigod Maui because acting for this pooch is a day at the beach….

This Graduate Creatively Pays Tribute To The Hip-Hop Legends Who Inspire Him

For University of North Texas graduate Mark Phillips, traditional graduation pictures were lacking in a little musical appreciation.   So he decided to put together a series of photos that would recreate some of his favorite hip-hop album covers, including Kendrick Lamar’s “DAMN,” J. Cole’s “4 Your Eyez Only,” Chance the Rapper’s “Coloring Book” and,…

Toddlers’ Sidewalk Joyride Ends With The Cutest Traffic Stop

It was double trouble for New York City police on Saturday.   Two officers playfully ticketed twin toddlers after catching them driving their mini Range Rover along a sidewalk in Manhattan’s Washington Heights neighborhood.   “Oh man, license and registration,” their amused dad teased while filming their traffic stop for Instagram. https://www.instagram.com/p/BTflB4kF9vZ/embed/captioned/?cr=1&v=7#%7B%22ci%22%3A0%2C%22os%22%3A1656.1850000000002%7D In one of…

Beavers are back in the UK!

It has been 400 years since Britain was home to beavers. Now they have returned, and they are rapidly proving their worth With only GPS coordinates and my phone as a guide, I arrived at my bucolic destination: an unnamed road in the middle of Devon in southwest England, lined with thick hedges, low-hanging trees…

A Defining Moment for Mental Health

The Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry, along with the Duchess of Cambridge, have spoken openly about how the loss of their mother at an early age affected their mental health. Click here to watch the film on the Royal Family Facebook page. “This is a defining moment for mental health. To have the Duke of Cambridge…

Microsoft Co-Founder Pledges $30M Toward Housing For Seattle’s Homeless

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen is donating $30 million toward a housing facility for as many as 100 low-income and homeless families in Seattle. Paul Allen / Photo credit: University of Washington The donation will cover the design and construction of the facility, and Mayor Ed Murray announced Wednesday the city will contribute an additional $5 million. Mercy…

All-pink Starburst packs are here — but not for long!

The wait is over. All-pink Starburst packs are finally in stores. Like, right this second. But only for a month. (Are you out the door yet?) Chances are, even if you’re not a fan of the cult-favorite pink candies, you know someone who is: Starburst’s parent company, Wrigley, decided to finally release a pink-only bag…

These Muslim, Jewish And Christian Artists Use Music To Break Barriers

A group of musicians in Illinois is using its talents to bring different communities together.   The Salaam-Shalom Music Project brings together artists of Muslim, Jewish and Christian backgrounds to play music from one another’s culture and history. Songs are played in the original languages, which include Arabic, Russian, Hebrew, Yiddish, Urdu and French. By…

You Need To Watch This Toddler Reenact ‘The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air’ Intro

 A Georgia photographer made her 2-year-old son’s birthday memorable by turning him into a mini “Fresh Prince.” In his reenactment, little Princeton channels Smith by getting into trouble with some spray paint, shooting some hoops (with a toddler-sized basketball) and catching a cab after his mom, adorably played by Wright’s niece, sends him away.  …