Girl Gets Stuck in Storm Drain Trying to Save Blackberry

Not worth it. Not even remotely. A 16-year old Dover, U.K. teen had to be rescued by firefighters after she descended (about half-way) into a storm drain in a misguided attempt to fetch her Blackberry, which had apparently fell out…

Man Finds $98K in $150 Craigslist Desk, Returns It

In man, I guess people aren’t all bad news, a New Haven, Connecticut Rabbi has returned a woman’s entire inheritance after he found it in a bag inside a desk he purchased on Craigslist. Rabbi Noah Muroff and his wife…

Reddit Users Surprise Terminally-Ill Man

Scott Widak, a forty-seven year old with Down syndrome who is now terminally-ill with liver disease, recently received a lot of encouragement from the Reddit community. Widak, who got tons of letters after a blog post, lives at home with…

Twitter Helps Homeless Man Reconnect With His Daughter

As December rolls on, we will undoubtedly be inundated with year-in-review materials – “top this” and “best of that.” Some of this is incredibly uninteresting, simply due to the fact that it feels so obligatory. But Twitter’s kick off to…

Twitter Stories Attempt To Show The Human Element Of Tweeting

Today, Twitter has launched Twitter Stories, a site dedicated to human interest stories that revolve around the real-world impact that a single tweet can have. According to the official Twitter blog – Today we’re launching the first in a series…