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Touching Photo of Father and Son Wins Father’s Day Photo Awards

Gan Jing World’s 2023 #GJWBestDad Hashtag Photo Awards recently announced the results of the Father’s Day “Best Dad” photo contest.  Suzi Anna’s winning submission of a father and son playing outdoors will receive a cash prize of $1,000.  Judges praised the photograph’s quality and depth of interpretation in its meaning and message. “The photo depicts…


Choosing a Role Model: Do Not Listen to Those Who Seek to Lower You to Their Own Level

A Fox that had been caught in a trap, succeeded at last, after much painful tugging, in getting away. But he had to leave his beautiful bushy tail behind him. For a long time he kept away from the other Foxes, for he knew well enough that they would all make fun of him and…


Obese Mom Decides to Get Healthy for Her Daughter, Looks Unrecognizable After Shedding 175lb

A single mom, who had struggled with obesity since childhood, has overhauled her unhealthy lifestyle to be a better mom for her 4-year-old daughter. She is also sharing the hidden struggle of life in her new body after losing a massive 175 pounds (79.3 kilograms). Kimberly Nestorick, 27, from northeastern Pennsylvania, is a retail sales associate,…


Fun Photography: Brilliant Up-Close Photos of Praying Mantises’ Adorable Dance Moves

No, it’s not Photoshop. Though the praying mantises photographed by a Malaysian photographer really do look like that. Living close to the tropical jungle, Pang Way is in the perfect place to find these critters. Appearing to be caught in a series of dramatic Flamenco-style dance poses, the exotic insects are a riot of color…


Squirrels With Personalities: Cheeky Photos Reveal the Fun Side of Squirrels—It’s All Too Relatable

Johnny Kääpä has a special connection with squirrels. The 57-year-old photographer from Gothenburg, Sweden, takes magical close-up pictures showing the emotions of the little creatures. Birds just don’t do it for Mr. Kääpä. “Squirrels have some kind of personality that I feel birds don’t have,” he told The Epoch Times. (Courtesy of Johnny Kääpä) “Behold,…


Southern Mom Rediscovers Rural Roots on Ohio Homestead Next to the Amish

It’s a picture-perfect summer morning amid the rolling green hills of southwest Ohio, and Melissa Renee settles into her chair on the deck of her two-acre homestead. Drinking a cup of coffee, she takes in the sites and sounds of horses neighing, birds singing, hens cackling, and the hoot from a solitaire owl. She waves…


Wu De | Martial Virtues

The 7th NTD International Traditional Chinese Martial Arts Competition was in full swing in Upstate New York in Aug. 2022, with participants from around the world showcasing their skills in an enthusiastic atmosphere. After three days of competition, however, it was announced that there would be no gold medal awarded that year—a first in the history…


Ass Tries to Become Like Grasshoppers by Defying Nature: The Laws of Nature Are Unchangeable

One day as an Ass was walking in the pasture, he found some Grasshoppers chirping merrily in a grassy corner of the field. He listened with a great deal of admiration to the song of the Grasshoppers. It was such a joyful song that his pleasure-loving heart was filled with a wish to sing as…


VIDEO: Sad Mare ‘Adopts’ 2 Orphaned Racehorse Foals After Giving Birth to a Stillborn Baby

A Shire horse who gave birth to a stillborn foal is healing from heartbreak by fostering two orphaned foals as her own. Sammy, a 12-year-old Shire horse, became a foster mom to two thoroughbred foals after each lost its mother shortly after being born. Jess Westwood, the owner of Molland Ridge Stud and Rehabilitation in…


VIDEO: Texas Man Catches Record-Breaking 207-Pound Alligator Gar While on Fishing Trip With His Dad

A Texas fisherman who snagged a humongous alligator gar only realized just how big it was when he saw the picture of him laying beside it. Measuring a staggering 7.5 feet (2.28 meters) and weighing in at 207 pounds (approx. 93.9 kilograms), the torpedo-shaped mega-fish set a new record for Lake Corpus Christi. Paul Hefner…