Category Archives: Community

Centuries of Forced Relocation, Disease, And Genocide Have Hidden This True History — Until Now

What do you lose when you’ve lost your name?

Native Americans lost many, many things after European contact, including what they originally called themselves. This map is an attempt to correct that injustice. Aaron Carapella devoted himself for years, talking to people and researching books and museums, in order to pull together in one image the original names and approximate locations of the incredible diversity of people indigenous to this continent. Well done, Aaron!

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I Never Thought I'd Get Shivers From A Homemade Helicopter

I’m not exactly sure why, but this story hits me right in the feels. I have my doubts about the helicopter actually being able to fly, but maybe that’s not the only thing that helicopters are supposed to do. Do yourself a favor and spend 10 minutes with Agustin. You won’t regret it.

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Young Child Dies In Tragic Accident At The Mall. No Wait, Hero Appears Out Of Nowhere And Saves Him.

This video would be too terrifying to watch without knowing the ending, so here you go: A random stranger saves the child’s life.

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