Tag: health

  • Watch Nicki Minaj Casually Dismantle Sexism While Applying Her Eyeliner

    Whether you love or hate Nicki Minaj’s music, this video is freakin’ fantastic — though I hate that she says she sounds stupid at the end. Expressing frustration with the sexism of your industry is never, ever stupid, especially when it’s done as eloquently as this. Plus, she’s totally right. Jump ahead to 1:28 for […]

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  • The Grossest Chicken Nuggets Your Kids Are Guaranteed To Eat

    This video of Jamie Oliver trying to convince American school kids that chicken nuggets are gross is one of those so-sad-it’s-funny clips … except it’s not really funny at all, and it’s actually pretty sad. You gotta love the guy’s pluck, though! Read more: http://upworthy.com/the-grossest-chicken-nuggets-your-kids-are-guaranteed-to-eat

  • No One Wanted To Touch The Golf-Ball-Sized Lump In Her Foot. Would You?

    This story about dealing with Crohn’s disease, written by Carolyn Burns, is moving and darkly funny. A little bit of the comedy borders on insensitive, but give it till the end because Ms. Burns wraps up this monologue quite beautifully. Read more: http://upworthy.com/no-one-wanted-to-touch-the-golf-ball-sized-lump-in-her-foot-would-you

  • This Is What Happens When You Change Your Bad Habits

    It’s not easy to change your negative lifestyle habits. That’s why they’re called habits. But one woman finally decided that enough was enough, and as you can see from her incredible before and after pictures, the impact has been truly remarkable. The 4ft 10″ 20-year-old, who goes by the name of melephants and who once […]

  • This Young Girl With Cancer Asked For Prayers, And It Seems Like They Worked!

    Faith is an important part of many people’s lives, and when family members fall ill, that belief can be essential to getting through a terrible ordeal. When seven-year-old Ava Lee’s cancer came back, her family was supported by a host of neighbors and friends, and they relied on their faith. Ava Lee’s prognosis did not […]

  • 6 Years Ago, He Was Paralyzed. Now? He Can Play Guitar…This Is Amazing!

    Ian Burkhart was just a teenager when he lost all movement in his hands and legs. He dove into a wave in shallow water, and what was just supposed to be a fun outing with friends turned into a disaster. Damaging his spinal cord, he was paralyzed from the chest down with limited control over […]

  • You’ve Probably Heard About Zika, But This Is What You Really Need To Know

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