Paul McCartney spotted two signs at his concert this past Saturday. One said, “He won’t marry me ’til he meets you.” The other one simple stated, “I have the ring & I’m 64.”
McCartney invited the couple up onstage to watch an engagement. However, what he didn’t know was the man’s proposal plan would surprise and delight every Beatles fan in the auditorium.
John Green and his awesome team dedicated this special Independence Day episode of Mental Floss to the First Ladies of the United States of America.
Here are some fun facts about the women who were (seemingly) behind the men.
“I felt like I cared for her.”
You probably first saw the photo series Touching Strangers when the project went viral on the internet a few months ago.
The series, created by photographer Richard Renaldi, is clearly very visually striking. However, I was most moved by this short documentary which interviews Renaldi and some of his subjects.
“You don’t need to worry, I’ll protect you.”
Oh my goodness! How cute is this little boy who is comforting his new friend on her first day of kindergarten? The little girl is reassured by the boy that mommy will return. In the meantime, he promises to keep her safe at school.
Most of us have probably studied the Declaration of Independence in school. Some of us may have even memorized it. Yet, many of you may not know the backstory of men behind the the Second Continental Congress.
A little-known fact (or maybe it is well-known and schools just omit this part) is that in order to get all of the colonies to agree on this document, every reference to slavery had to be deleted.
Historian Kenneth C. Davis who created … Keep Reading!!!
Street musicians and other artists from around the world have collaborated to create an incredibly moving version of “Stand By Me.”
Now watch this:
If you want to learn more about Playing For Change, please visit their website.… Keep Reading!!!
Independence Day: The smell of sulphur, non-destructive explosions, and color bursts on a dark summer sky…
Everyone loves a good fireworks show. But I think I may actually enjoy watching these children react to the show, more than the actual pyrotechnic event.
Just when you think you’re the worst parallel parker on earth, this lady in Portland pops up and steals the show.
I’m not sure if this video is so amusing to others because so many of us can relate to her plight, or because no matter how bad of driver we may think we are, deep down we know we will never come close to being this bad…
(But this does have me wondering if there are any viral videos … Keep Reading!!!
I couldn’t love this more…
Sean Rajaee surprised his bride Ariana with a choreographed number at their wedding reception on June 21st. The dance included all of his groomsmen, which was not an easy feat considering that some of the groomsmen live in various parts of the country. They had to learn their parts by video, and when they flew in for the wedding, they had one night to rehearse the routine.
…And they nailed it.
A hilariously mortifying moment happens during this PSA. I seriously can’t think of anything worse (okay, the anal itch cream story is still pretty bad, and that actually happened)…
But don’t worry, it’s all for a good cause. June 1st marked the start of National Safety Month.
Did you know that two children per week were killed in 2013 due to unintentional shootings? And that over two-thirds of those deaths happened because those children found unsecured guns in the home?… Keep Reading!!!
Okay, this is not something I’m completely proud to admit, but a tampon commercial totally made me tear up. (It’s a timely viewing, as I am quite hormonal at the moment.)
I’m not the only one, though. One of my friends even posted that she watched this with her two sons.
Clever marketing by Always? Perhaps. But I’d rather see this than those terrible U by Kotex commercials.
What do you think?
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