The little boy making all the shots [video]

It doesn't matter if you're thirty or eighteen months old, you can still make a basket. If you try with all your might and put forth a little effort and practice, age knows no boundaries. This video shows Titus, a young boy who makes shots with a basketball like a NBA player. This video shows baskets he made from age 18 months to two years old. Take a minute and watch the skill this young boy possesses.


A Big Bang Dance [video]

Even while working on a popular TV show, you can still have fun. In this video, the cast and crew from the popular TV show, "The Big Bang Theory," surprised their audience during a taping of the show.  They broke it down to several songs and even had a small dance-off in the middle. This video shows you can have fun no matter what your job may be and how much pressure and stress may be on you.


It's smart to travel together in groups

It is smart to travel together in groups. You can get much more done and be more effective when you work together as a team. One person can only get so much done, but with many hands, your burden can easily be lifted. This video is an excellent reminder of how effective you can be with a little extra help from those around you. 


Decide that you want it

There should be nothing that ever holds you back. You have the potential to accomplish anything you set your mind to. Even though things may appear scary and you may be frightened of the outcome, if you decide you want it, you will be amazed at how well things turn out.

Don't let the fear of failure turn you away. Decide you want it, work hard and put forth the effort. You are guaranteed much more success than fear will ever provide.


The hectic life of a mom

How many Moms feel like this each day? It is wonderful to be a mom but you often feel like you are waiting on your child's every whim. They ask you to do everything, even though it would be much easier for them to do it themselves. How many moms can relate to this?

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Dating advice from kids [video]

Dating can be difficult. You don't want anything to go wrong, and when something does, you usually don't know why. It seems like each time you date someone new, it is an entirely different game and you are left confused and discouraged.

Two guys, Ethan and Dave, decided to find out how to avoid that confusion and discouragement. To help them, they sought some advice. Watch this hilarious clip and see just what advice they were given.


What does 2,000 calories look like? [video]

Have you ever wondered what 2,000 calories looks like? When we eat, especially our favorite foods, we usually don't think about the caloric intake. Instead, we just pile the food onto our plate and enjoy its deliciousness. But, by recognizing how many calories we are eating each day, we can maintain our weight and keep ourselves fit and strong. Take a few minutes and watch this short film and see if you are eating more than your recommended calories each day.


Be thankful for life

Sometimes we take life for granted. We don't realize how lucky we may be for our health and our strength. We don't appreciate having very few, or even a small stack, of doctor's bills.

And while we may not even realize it, someone is grateful for another day of living. They are grateful they woke up this morning and can see the sun shine. We must be grateful for each day that we are alive. As this quote reminds us, no matter how good or bad your life is, wake up and be thankful for life. Be grateful each day for what you have been given and the blessings you enjoy.

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Best coin ever spent [video]

It all begins with one young girl, placing a single coin in a hat. From there, it spreads to a beautiful orchestra and choir. This performance brought hundreds of individuals of all ages together. It touched many individuals and brought a smile to their face. Hopefully, it will bring a smile to yours as well. 


How Daddy does hair [video]

Learning how to do hair can be difficult for Dads. They aren't use to using curling irons, pony-tail holders and Bobby Pins. But one Dad doesn't let this stop him from making his daughter beautiful. Using the hose on the vacuum, this Dad gives his daughter a good-looking hairstyle. Take a minute and check it out. 


Found on Pinterest: Choose your friends carefully

Choose your friends wisely. This is one of the greatest decisions you can make in your life. As this great share on Pinterest reminds us, we become just like the people we associate with. Their habits and their actions rub off and we find ourselves doing and saying things we never previously have done.

Find friends who help you do good. Don't let your friends tear you down and persuade you to do wrong and make mistakes. Think about your friends and the people you spend the most time with. Are they good? Are they destroying your personality? Are they someone you want to become?


Extraordinary sand sculptures

Building a sand castle is no easy task. There are many elements you must consider to make the perfect structure and ensure it stays. Many individuals have mastered the sand castle and are now onto something better and bigger: famous movies.

At the annual Weston Sand Sculpture Festival, held at a British resort, twenty individuals created outstanding sand sculptures representing some of Hollywood's finest films. Check out these pictures on of the event.


A true Homecoming Queen [video]

In Bolivar Tenn., one deserving girl, Kara Marcum, was voted Homecoming Queen. Kara has Down Syndrome but she doesn't let that stop her from overcoming her challenges and becoming the best and happiest person she can become. The students in Kara's high school recognized this determination and elected her to this great honor. They didn't vote for Kara because they felt sorry for her, they voted for her because of the amazing person she is and her continual smiles. This video is a news clip featuring this wonderful story. Watch here and see just how those around Kara admire her positive attitude.


No act of kindness is ever wasted

Being kind and serving another individual is one of the most important things you can do each day. Even if the act is small, it is never wasted. It can affect another individual in countless ways and impact their entire life.

There are opportunities all around us to serve and help build others up. We should do all we can to be kind to everyone we know, even those we meet on the street. Don't let the chance to be kind and help others pass you by. Grab those opportunities when they are handed to you.

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'Call Me Maybe' Harvard style [video]

Harvard isn't just about continual studying and getting good grades. These students know how to have a little fun. While on a trip, the Harvard Baseball Team put their creativity to the test and created this choreographed dance to Carly Rae Jepsen's "Call Me Maybe." With synchronized moves and their Harvard apparel, no wonder the following video made such a commotion online. Take a few minutes and see what all the fuss is about.


The challenge of American accents [video]

Americans constantly try to mimic accents from individuals all around the world, but they aren't the only ones. In this short clip, one British man attempts to mimic the American accent. Using many popular sayings such as "Can I get a cup of coffee please?" or "Oh, man!" this guy does a pretty good job. Watch this clip and see for yourself.


Funny TV accidents [video]

When you are in front of the camera, you never know what can happen. Unexpected events can occur that can affect your entire program. When these events do occur, you need to respond quickly and professionally. In this video, you see many individuals where funny, yet unexpected, events occur. Watch how they respond to the action.


Harry Potter vs. Star Wars [video]

Both "Star Wars" and "Harry Potter" have captured the hearts of individuals all over the world. For years, individuals of all ages have fallen in love with the storyline and characters of these two stories. But what makes them so popular? Why have so many individuals grown up with these two series?

Some individuals may say that these two stories have many similarities and their plots are closely related. In this video, comedian Aaron Woodall explains just how these two favorites are more alike than many would like to admit.


The 'Baby' Wedding Dance [video]

A wedding is a day full of love, laughs and dancing. And one groom included all three in a surprise for his new bride. In a hilarious dance with him and his groomsmen, this groom expressed his love for his new bride to none other than Justin Beiber. Take a minute and watch this fun dance and the shock on his new wife's face. 


Never worry about numbers, just help

Don't spend your time looking for a service project that will aid hundreds of individuals simultaneously. Just one act of service will make a difference. It can brighten someone's day and you never know the chain reaction it can create.

In this quote by Mother Theresa, she reminds us to serve, even if it is one person, and always start with the person nearest to you. Often, the closest person to you is the individual you can touch and help the most. These individuals are the ones you know the best and you can influence their lives for good. Don't let these opportunities to serve pass you.


The way people treat you is a statement

People can be mean. They can say things that hurt your feelings and do things that destroy your trust. But when these rude people come into your life, you need to remember that the cruel things they do is not a reflection on you. It is their reflection.

The things you do is not about anyone else, it is about you. What you do says a lot about who you are and the things you believe in. As you go through each day make sure your actions and words are consistent with who you are and the person you want to become.

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A word of encouragement

When you are faced with a difficult challenge, all you need is a helping hand and a word of encouragement. During the trials and difficulties we face, it is easy to become discouraged and frustrated. It is easy to look at everything that has gone wrong and each of our failures. But if someone provides us with a little encouragement, it is easy to put our focus back on the positive things in life.

If you want to do a good deed, find someone who is struggling. Help them see the good and help them during their challenge. It may be the best thing you do all day.


How lucky I am

Whether it is to a family member, a friend, a neighbor or even a job, saying good-bye can be difficult. It can bring much emotion to the surface and make you truly appreciate what you have. If saying goodbye is difficult, you truly are lucky. It means you have something meaningful in your life and something that you care about.

As you go through life, look for these people, opportunities and events. If you find them, enjoy every minute with them and do not take them for granted.


Gratitude turns into what we have into enough

Being grateful for the things in our life is vital for our happiness. Gratitude helps us make it through our daily challenges. It also attracts others to us and helps us build stronger relationships with those we meet. Gratitude is key to a positive attitude. Without it, we could not look at the good around us and we would constantly concentrate on the bad.

When we are grateful, we are content with our lives. We can recognize the good and we don't complain. Being grateful is a trait that we all should work toward.

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The dance that will confuse you [video]

Have you ever viewed a dance performance that blew your mind? You watch the performance a little confused, but amazed at the same time? These eight girls performed one of those dance routines. With black and white outfits and simple moves, these girls give the illusion there are 16 performers instead of just eight. It's a mind blowing performance that may have you watching several times just to figure everything out. 


Darth Vader breaks it down [video]

You may not know this, but Darth Vader has some moves. During a Star Wars Weekend by Disney, Vader breaks it down to MC Hammer's "You Cant Touch This." He has style, rhythm and technique and really knows how to dance. Even the Stormtroopers have some awesome moves that would be tough competition in any dance-off. Take a minute and see for yourself just how these guys can dance.


A traumatic fall [video]

Treadmills can be wonderful machines to help you get in shape and lose weight. However, they can also be your worst nightmare. No matter whether you are going fast or slow, these exercise machines can show no mercy and you may find yourself flying across the room and landing on your head. This funny video shows many individuals taking their chances on a treadmill, but only to find themselves sore and covered in bandages.


Patience is not the ability to wait

Patience is a hard thing to acquire. We live in a world where things come quickly. Food, information and even transportation is available without any wait. But, there will be things in life that require patience. And when these things come along, it doesn't matter if you can sit and wait for days, your attitude is what truly makes the difference. Having a good attitude while waiting is a trait that not many people have, but it is something that is vital for maintaining happiness and joy.


Women's gift of multitasking [video]

When it comes to getting things done around the house or with the kids, women have an outstanding gift of multitasking. They can manage a handful things at once without feeling overwhelmed and stressed. In this video, comedian Tim Hawkins discusses the gift of multitasking. After being married for 19 years, he says he knows his wife is much better at handling multiple things at once.


My Waffle Wedded Wife [video]

Your wedding day is one of the few days that you dream about your entire life. You want everything to be perfect from the dress, the flowers and the ceremony. But, what happens when you say something wrong? Do you ever wonder how your future spouse will react? In this video, the groom stumbles through his vows. Take a minute and watch how the bride reacts to his mistake. 


Then he said ....

For some individuals, math is a four-letter swear word. Math is difficult, confusing and frustrating. It doesn't make any sense and finding the right answer is like finding your family in a mall on Black Friday: it's tough. But unfortunately, the difficulty level just increases when math equations begin to use the alphabet. X, Y and Z are no longer letters to spell, they become key symbols in math problems. 

Wouldn't it just be easier if English only involved the alphabet and math only involved numbers? What a simple life we would have. 

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Found on Pinterest: Life

Life is more than just going through the motions. Life encompasses all different aspects including learning, giving, challenging and loving. This great quote shared on Pinterest by Katy Adshade, via Allison McClelland, reminds us of all life offers us. If we are ever discouraged with our current situation, we need to sit back and evaluate our lives. You may be surprised to find that for a smooth ride, you need to be accepting of each aspect and what it has to teach you.


The Daily Grind [video]

Rise and shine. Every day there is a reason to get up and get going. There is a reason to stay active, be physically fit and maintain your health. There is also a reason to stay motivated, to fight for what you want and put forth hours and hours of practice. You never have to settle for less than you deserve. If you put forth your best effort, you will reap the rewards. Never let yourself give up.

This video, created by the TCU Baseball Team, provides the motivation you need to get up and get going. It is a great reminder not to let that voice in your head that says you can't, get in the way of the voice that says you can.


The tragedy of first position [video]

Ballet can be tricky. It requires flexibility and grace to perfect the different positions and moves that this beautiful dance involves. In this video, one young girl has a difficult time in first position. No matter how hard she tries, she just can't seem to get her feet to stay how she would like. Take a minute to watch the motivation and determination this girl has to perfect first position.


World's most amazing photos [video]

There are beautiful moments, people, animals, landscape and more around us each day. We just need to open our eyes and our minds to see it. Photographers capture these stunning experiences every day. This video showcases 10 of the world's most amazing photos. These images are breathtaking and can spark much emotion. And, if you enjoy these 10 photos, you can also find more than a dozen additional videos online that are filled with stunning images displaying animals, people, places around the world and beautiful landscapes.


Funny talking animals [video]

"Walk on the Wild Side," on BBC gives you a hilarious look at the Animal Kingdom. From prairie dogs to giraffes, this fun show changes the way you look at several different animals from around the world.  If you are in need of a good laugh, take a few minutes and watch these animals. With funny phrases and traits, these animals give you a hilarious look on the wild side. 


The magic house

As we grew up, many of us could relate to this image. When we were in trouble, all we would hear is, "This is my house and these are my rules." However, when it was time for chores things would drastically change and we would often hear, "This is your house and your mess so help clean it up."

Isn't it funny how quickly things change?


Found on Pinterest: When you do good, you feel good

There is no way around it. When you do something good, whether it be an act of service, receiving a good grade, perfecting a talent or more, you feel good about yourself and what you have accomplished. However, if you have done something wrong, that feeling of accomplishment and joy will disappear. You will be left with a feeling of emptiness and frustration.

You can't have it any other way. Either you perform good or bad acts. The decision really is up to you.

This great pin found on Pinterest was shared by Morgan VanValkenburg, via Aubrie Litster.


Found on Pinterest: It's not about being the best

Every day we are given the option to improve ourselves. We never have to be the same as we were the day before. We can learn from our mistakes and grow. We can become a better friend, family member, student, employee and more. We never have to settle.

However, when it comes to becoming better, we must be willing to put forth the effort to improve ourselves. We can't expect to wake up better than we were before. It requires a little hard work and effort to truly improve and progress through this life.

This great pin is found on Pinterest. It was shared by Amanda Renee, via Kymmber Christiansen.


Found on Pinterest: Be comfortable in your own skin

It can be difficult to be accepting of who we are and the talents and looks we are given. We are our own worst critics and constantly comparing ourselves to those around us. It is common to  wish for better hair like Stacy or to make more money like Mike. But, we need to remember that we are special. We have been blessed with many talents and characteristics that others look at and admire. Learn to be accepting of who you are. You have talents and traits that others wish they had.

This great pin on Pinterest was shared by Lisa H.


The story of the carpenter [video]

We each need to build our lives wisely. We cannot do a half-hearted job because we will always reap the consequences. We must always put forth our best effort if we plan to get far in life and enjoy the very best life has to offer. In this video, you will hear the story of one carpenter who didn't put forth his best effort and you will see the consequences he had to face.


The human puppets [video]

Nina Conti is a talented actress, comedian and ventriloquist. At a live show at The Apollo, she keeps her audience laughing with human ventriloquist dummies. With humor, talent and even a little romance, Conti mesmerizes her audience as she match-makes two human puppets. Watch this video and see how this talented lady keep her audience continually chuckling.


A forward perspective [video]

We each will have a different perspective on life. Some of us will see life one way, while others will view life another way. The wonderful thing is we can always change our perspective. If we are discouraged or frustrated, we can easily change things around and view the situation from a different angle. In this video, you can see how just a few alterations can completely change everything.


NSYNC Medley by Pentatonix [video]

Take a trip back to the '90s and you will most certainly come across NSYNC. This boy band captured the hearts of many teenage girls and their songs are well known by many. Pentatonix, created a medley of all their popular songs, and within three minutes you can enjoy great singing, fun lyrics and a flashback to when boy bands here all the rage.


We don't meet people by accident

Everything in life happens for a reason. Whether it is to teach us a lesson, provide assistance or more, the events and people in our life are not by accident. When events and people come into your life, take a moment to think about why they are there. What will you learn? How will this help you? If you take the time to think about your life and the events and people involved, you will find you are much happier and much more appreciative of the things given to you.



There is no reason you should live an unhappy and unsatisfactory life. How you feel about life is up to you and the choices you make. This quote, found on More Than Sayings, is a reminder to respect yourself enough to give up those things that makes you unhappy or hinders your progress. Do not sit and waste your life away. You know your goals, dreams, hopes and desires. Don't give those up to make someone else happy. Respect yourself and see how far you go in life.


Take to the canvas with speed [video]

Some people can sing and play the piano. Others can write and play sports. But artist D. Westry can paint, and he can paint fast. Westry took to the stage during the segment "Anderson's Viewers Got Talent," competition on the show "Anderson Live." While Westry works on his masterpiece, you can't help but wonder what he is creating. He also claimed he could create a large painting in less than one minute and thirty seconds. But, once he adds his final touch and time starts dwindling, you will be amazed at this man's creativity and talent.


Kiss cam win and fail [video]

Kiss cams can either be your best friend or your worst nightmare. For one girl in this video, it was enough to ruin her day. After being kissed by the man next to her unwillingly, she got her revenge. However, it didn't take long before karma got the best of her and she was left all alone watching the basketball game. Take a minute and watch this short clip of the best kiss cam win and fail that happened within seconds.


Unicycle freestyle [video]

If you have ever tried to ride a unicycle, you know how difficult it is to stay up. Riding one wheel may sound much easier than riding two, but keeping your balance and moving is the challenge of these devices. But, the boys in this video accepted the challenge and mastered it. Their crazy unicycle skills are fun to watch and make you wonder how many long hours they had to put in to become unicycle experts. Take a few minutes and watch a little unicycle freestyle and some crazy skills.


The Blob [video]

If you are looking for an adrenaline rush, check out The Blob. This crazed water toy gives you a rush as you are launched fifty feet in the air. With a bunch of friends, The Blob can make the perfect Saturday or even the perfect Spring Break vacation. Even if you don't have a large friend in a stylish black T-shirt as these guys do, you won't find many water toys that give you this same experience. Watch this video and see what The Blob is all about.


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