True Stories

Animal Stories: When Beasts Act Like Humans

They practice yoga, drive cars, and comfort their closest friends. These twelve animal stories show… >>

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5 Life-Saving Survival Skills You Just Might Need One Day

Increase your chances of escaping dangerous quicksand, being buried alive, deadly bear attacks, and… >>

Mayday! One Man's Story of Surviving a Plane Crash
Mayday! One Man’s Story of Surviving a Plane Crash

Could you survive a plane crash for 18 hours treading water without a life vest? Michael Trapp did… >>

All I Really Need to Know I Learned...
All I Really Need to Know I Learned…

Playful essays by Mel Brooks, Ozzy Osbourne and others celebrating the Robert Fulghum best-seller… >>

Inspiring Stories: 9 Ordinary People Who Changed History
Inspiring Stories: 9 Ordinary People Who Changed History

On the 100th anniversary of Rosa Parks' birthday, we honor everyday men and women whose brave… >>

6 Ways Social Media Made the World a Better Place
6 Ways Social Media Made the World a Better Place

More than cat pics: A brief look at social media history and the most significant ways networks… >>

How 6 Lost Pets Found Their Way Home
How 6 Lost Pets Found Their Way Home

Getting a second chance at love? Priceless. >>

5 Amazing Stories of Things Lost, Then Found
5 Amazing Stories of Things Lost, Then Found

Thanks to the kindness of strangers, these precious lost objects were returned to their rightful… >>

Who Murdered Our Daughter?

A harrowing tale of three murders, inconclusive evidence, and the 18-year search for a serial… >>

The Stranger Who Changed My Life: An Anonymous Kidney Donor

You never know when a chance encounter will transform you. >>

The Stranger Who Changed My Life: “Fill Her Tank First”

You never know when a chance encounter will transform you. >>

Grandpa Wrestles a Gator to Save His Dog
Grandpa Wrestles a Gator to Save His Dog

Florida retiree Steve Gustafson stops at nothing to rescue his dog Bounce from the jaws of a… >>

The Stranger Who Changed My Life: Merlin and His Slackline

The man is doing something on his lawn that I don’t understand. As I pass, he’s cleaning a… >>

Man Risks Life to Save Boys Floating Out to Sea
Man Risks Life to Save Boys Floating Out to Sea

"They were floating out to sea": How an everyday hero rescued two boys in dire circumstances. >>

6 Inspiring Stories: You're Never Too Old to Dream
6 Inspiring Stories: You’re Never Too Old to Dream

These people prove that we can all definitely get better with age. >>

Motivational Quotes from Eternal Optimists
Motivational Quotes from Eternal Optimists

Meet six people who look on the bright side of life, and find inspiration in their unique… >>

Bombshell: Documents Throw New Light on Marilyn Monroe’s Death
Bombshell: Documents Throw New Light on Marilyn Monroe’s Death

44 years after Marilyn Monroe's tragic death, just released government documents raise new… >>

Why I Took My 14-Year-Old Wedding Dress Shopping
Why I Took My 14-Year-Old Wedding Dress Shopping

A mom takes her daughter on the trip of a lifetime: "What do you do when you glimpse a moment you… >>

Barefoot Teen Braves Fire, Saves Neighbors
Barefoot Teen Braves Fire, Saves Neighbors

“I’d never seen smoke like that,” he says. “My glasses immediately turned black from the… >>

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13 Things You Didn’t Know About the Titanic

For the 100th anniversary of the Titanic sinking, we bring you surprising bits of trivia and… >>