Feb 222012

Seven year old Matthew Grammer was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) in 2009, and has been responding to treatment. To help keep his spirit and strength up, the awesome people at the Tulsa Make-A-Wish set out to make him a huge, drivable R2-D2. 

And boy were they successful. The R2-go kart was revealed with Matt inside at a huge Star Wars themed pep-rally organized by the seniors at Bishop Kelley high school. Read more on Geekologie and TulsaWorld


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Feb 082012

Professional skier, Josh Dueck, broke his back in 2004 when a skiing backflip went horribly wrong. But even after becoming paraplegic, the sportsman wouldn’t give up on his passion for skiing.

For eight long years, Josh has been practicing and building up his skills using a sit ski. Now he is ready to revisit the slopes, and become the first person to successfully complete a backflip on a sit ski. The video is featured on PowderMag, FreeSkier, and TheHighDefinite.


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Jan 242012

Viewers in Asia have a much longer attention span, and that can really be seen in their lengthy video advertisements. This emotional and touching commercial in honor of the Chinese New Year, the Year of the Dragon, was created by rice distributor Bernas, and has quickly gone viral with English speaking audiences as well, being featured on Neatorama


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Jan 232012

Janet has recieved the worst news from her doctor. Unless she gets a bone marrow transplant soon, she could die within the next two months. Janet is truly crushed and terrified, and has turned to the Internet for help with this plea video. The kind nerds at Reddit heard her plea and helped make her video go viral. 

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Jan 212012

Twenty-eight year old boyfriend Chadil Deffy was planning to marry his girlfriend Sarinya Kamsook after a long, ten year relationship, but then tragedy struck. A day before the wedding, Sarinya was killed in a car accident. Chadil was crushed, but he decided to go on with the ceremony anyways. The video, which is naturally going viral in Thailand and other parts of Asia, is shared by OddityCentral and JessicaY.


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