After Texan mosque is burnt down local Jews offer synagogue to Muslims

When you think the world has gone mad and hate seems to have overcome reason, this news should warm your heart. People from opposing faiths have come together to offer assistance to those in need. After a Texan mosque was hit by an arson attack, after Trump banned people from seven predominately Muslim countries entering the US, local Jewish people came to their aid. Jewish people in a small Texas city handed Muslim worshippers the keys to their synagogue after the...

Single mum goes from dinner lady to headteacher in nine years

A single mum-of-three who worked as a dinner lady at a primary school to make ends meet is celebrating after being promoted - to headteacher. Rosalind Brotherton took a job serving food to youngsters following the break-down of her marriage - but just nine years later she was running a school of her own. While working as a dinner lady at Swan Lane Frist School, she also studied for an Open University degree in History. After graduating in 2005, Mrs...

Watch: Elephant Plunges into River to Rescue her Drowning Human Best Friend

This is the heartwarming moment a young elephant plunges into a fast-flowing river to RESCUE her ”drowning” human best friend. Darrick Thomson, 42, jumped into the swollen 50ft wide river while five-year-old Asian elephant Kham Lha walked on the bank in Chiang Mai, Thailand. The pair had formed an ”inseparable bond” after Kham Lha was rescued from an abusive owner last year and Darrick nursed her back to health. So when the young cow saw her ”best friend” apparently in trouble shouting...

‘Believe in Yourself’ and More Meaningless Advice

One surefire way to win the approval of the social media masses is to appeal to their sense of vanity. Better still is providing easy solutions to complicated problems, and problems that exist entirely in a person's mind. Enter 'Positive Thinking' – a movement that combines common sense advice with barefaced appeals to human narcissism and packages it as mental health or 'self care'. Positive Thinking has gone through many mutations, from the new age hippie mantras of the 1960s,...

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