Lizzie Velasquez is a well-known motivational speaker, but she never signed up to be the subject of a cruel meme. Velasquez, who was born with a rare, undiagnosed congenital disease that causes the inability to put on body fat, came upon a meme using her picture and poking fun at her frail appearance.
Depression can be all too prevalent, affecting actors, supermodels, singers, doctors, and people from all walks of life. But the common mood disorder is becoming more pervasive in the young. One brave young woman, Katelyn Marie Todd, is opening up on Facebook about what depression feels like and how — when one is in the midst of it — even the smallest things, like brushing your hair, can simply be too much to handle. “I brushed my hair today. For the first time in four weeks,” Todd began her moving Facebook confessional on May 6. “It was matted and twisted together. ...
David Byers, a fitness model, was arrested on suspicion of robbery. But his modeling photos are grabbing all of the attention.
Tyler Walker and his father recreated a favourite childhood bathtime photo. Tyler, who is now a young adult living in Oregon, posted the image to Facebook and it has since went viral, racking up more than 22,000 reactions and 71,000 shares.
Daniil Istomin, a hairdresser from Novosibirsk, Siberia, has quickly risen to fame thanks to his peculiar method of chopping hair with a hatchet axe.
As a body builder, she regularly shares fitness regimes and body transformation photos on Instagram. In a bid to become “more comfortable in herself,” she’s decided to stop shaving her body hair — and is encouraging other women to do the same.
Those still baffled by The Dress, rejoice! Science has finally found a sound reason for the differing color perceptions of that damned dress — two years later.
When Brandi and Nick Brenner promised to buy their daughter a present after being potty-trained, they didn’t expect it to turn into an ordeal.
A grandmother from Taiwan has gone viral after accidentally using her £900 Louis Vuitton bag to carry groceries. On a Chinese social media network, one user revealed how he had bought his grandmother an expensive new bag. The next time he saw her, he was “speechless” to see she was using the designer item to carry fresh fish.
Many mothers are concerned that the shoes, called Pee Wee Pumps — and the boudoir scenes in which they’re showcased — contribute to the sexualization of babies.
The Zara coat that proved so popular it spawned its own Instagram account and hashtag? Two sisters from London started noticing the jacket everywhere they went, so they decided to set up an Instagram account, named @thatcoat, to track people wearing the coat all over the UK.
The average promposal costs $324, according to Visa, but one student found a creative solution to spending nothing — although he certainly expended a lot. Joran Fuller ran more than five miles to ask his Findlay High School classmate Claire Short to the dance — raising the bar for all other teenagers across the nation. “But did your prom date run 5.5 miles to ask you,” she captioned the tweet, which has since blown up across the platform.
Last week, a mom from Louisville, Ky. went viral after she posted a sweet exchange with her 5-year-old son on Facebook. In it, she shared how her son Jax wanted to shave his head so he could look just like his best friend Reddy. “He said he couldn’t wait to go to school on Monday with his hair like Reddy’s so that his teacher wouldn’t be able to tell them apart.
It’s no secret that the internet has a crush on Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Recently, the Internet uncovered old photos of Canada’s second youngest Prime Minister — and if Twitter had to be represented by one emoji, it would definitely be the heart eyes. Behold, young Trudeau, captioned by Twitter.
Lauryn’s Facebook post takes jabs at her ‘compulsive liar’ husband. “Please help remove this beautiful Maggie Sottero dress from my life. It looks stunning on, enough to distract you from the fact you are entering into a marriage with a compulsive liar,” she writes.
Experts have long been waxing lyrical about the amazing qualities of breast milk when it comes to feeding a baby. Not only does it offer them the perfect blend of nutrition, but breast milk also contains antibodies that can boost your child’s immune system. While, studies have also revealed this to be true, seeing the incredible powers of breast milk with your own eyes, is pretty darned amazing.
Japanese Twitter user @ponzuyo may well have found the perfect hack for ensuring your plaster stays in place and doesn’t end up curled up abandoned on the floor. Sharing a picture-drawn diagram of the step-by-step hack, @ponzuyo revealed what he believes to be the perfect way to apply a Band-Aid. The hack involves cutting a plaster horizontally from both ends leaving the padded part untouched, before wrapping the strips of band-aid diagonally around the finger to ensure a secure fit across the cut.
The definition of low-budget wedding planning is pretty broad in this era of lavish oligarch blowouts. Ann Wambui and Wilson Mutura of Nairobi, Kenya, just set a new bar for a micro-budget wedding: 100 Kenyan shillings, or $1. The couple, who operate a fruit stand together, wore red T-shirts and huge smiles as their pastor, Jasper Ojwach, conducted the ceremony after his Sunday sermon on January 22.