Teenager Uses Lego To Build His Own Prosthetic Arm

18-year-old David Aguilar has been Lego obsessed since he was a little boy. He has always loved building things with the little plastic blocks. The usual little boy stuff–helicopters, boats, buildings. Never mind that he was born without a fully formed right arm. That never stopped David. In fact, it inspired him to go for his most inspiring Lego projects. He built himself a prosthetic arm. And then another one. He calls his invention, “MK2.” See how it works. Brilliance

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Hands Down, This Is The Holiday To End All Holidays

It’s possible today is your day.      Your special day.      You, who did not have a single Hallmark moment with your less than functional family at Thanksgiving.      You, who did not put the “Ho Ho Ho” in Christmas.      You, who didn’t look up once from your desk wondering if that bouquet of red roses delivery was for you. You can go ahead and blow.      Blow out big.      Give me a giant exhale.      You’ve made it.     

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Wardrobe Malfunction Can’t Stop Ice Dancer Yura Min As She Improvises Routine In Seoul Olympics

A wardrobe malfunction at the Olympics moments into the biggest performance of your ice dancing career. It’s the thing bad dreams are made of. For South Korea’s Yura Min it became a real life obstacle to overcome as the world watched her and her partner, Alexander Gamelin. She told The Detroit Free-Press that just a few seconds into their routine for the team competition a hook came undone on her costume. Not just any hook. The main hook! “I was

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Mom Launches Business To Save Her Daughter From Bullies; It’s Now Worth $65 Million

No one thinks bullies are a good thing. Though, just like other circumstances that you would never pick to happen to you or your child, that awful situation can get turned inside out to create something remarkable. That’s what happened with Julie Deane. She was so upset when bullies targeted her daughter at school in England. She instantly wanted to pull her kid and put her in a private school. But how to pay for it? That’s how the Cambridge

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The Awesome Way This Minnesota High School Football Player Earned Two Super Bowl Tickets

16-year-old Danny Lilya has wanted to be a high school football player for pretty much his whole life. Not just any high school. The one he has grown up cheering for in his hometown, The Moose Lake Rebels. Parents and teachers are all for a kid having a dream. In this case, though, There was one huge challenge– Danny was born with a broken spine and has been in a wheelchair his entire life. Don’t count this kid out. Not

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Friend’s Unfinished Business Shines Light On Never Knowing Someone’s Whole Story

And here, I thought I knew the whole story. Which makes me laugh now. You, too, probably. I imagine from time to time, you fall into the same trap. Casually following someone on Facebook. They look like they have everything. Especially, the thing you think you’re missing in your life. In this case, Incredible career success. This woman, Meg, must have it all. She’s worked for Oprah, after all! Her career has continued to bring her amazing opportunities even after

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How Hugh Jackman Defied Doctor’s Orders To Get ‘The Greatest Showman’ Greenlit

Superstars don’t come much more talented than Hugh Jackman. He can act, sing, dance. He’s all around charming. You can add passionate and dedicated to the list, as well. When he finds a project he really wants to do there is no stopping him. This was the case the the current smash movie, “The Greatest Showman.” Apparently, Hollywood executives weren’t completely sold on the idea of making this movie. Producers spent months coordinating a date where they could see the

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Three Elephants In Connecticut Just Got A Lawyer To Push For Their Liberty & “Personhood”

Three elephants in Connecticut could redefine what it means to be an animal in America. They’ve lawyered up. Really. Beulah, Karen, and Minnie have spent their life entertaining humans at traveling circuses and fairs.  They now live at the Commerford Zoo. A group called “The Nonhuman Rights Project” has filed a lawsuit on behalf of the elephants demanding “recognition of their legal personhood and right to bodily liberty.” The NRC claims the zoo has been found in violation of meeting

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Democratic and Republican Senators Kaine And Alexander Make Beautiful Music Together

Two senators on different sides of the aisle are showing a Democrat and a Republican can play nicely together. Literally, play. Beautiful music. USA Today reports Senator Tim Kaine (D-Virginia) and Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tennesee)  have been holding jam sessions in Alexander’s office and will take their act public on Friday when they join with members of the Buck Mountain Band for a concert on the Tennessee-Virginia state line. Billing themselves as The Amateurs, the group will be the opening

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Bakers Trapped In Houston Bakery For Two Days Make Tons Of Bread For Hurricane Harvey Shelters

Four bakers in Houston sure did rise to the occasion when they found themselves trapped inside the bakery where they work. The Daily Mail reportsWorkers at the El Bolillo Bakery in Houston, Texas, had been working the night shift on Friday when they realized they couldn’t leave the shop because of the rising floodwater. In the spirit of when life serves you lemons, you make lemonade, these four men made the best use of their time. They go to work.

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