A Gunshot Paralyzed This Painter, so She Completely Relearned Her Craft…with No Hands

Oct 20, 2014 By Megan Berman 0

Mariam Paré always knew she wanted to be an artist, ever since she was a little girl. She grew up dreaming of making a career out of her art.

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But when she was 20 years old, a stray bullet found found her…

Somebody was shooting a gun and it hit the car I was driving. I was struck in my back between my shoulder blades and my neck and I was instantly paralyzed.

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The Taliban Kills Translators Who Work with the U.S….and the U.S. Helps Them Do It

Oct 20, 2014 By Joey White 0

If you live in Afghanistan and know how to speak English, the U.S. military and their contractors are very interested in employing your services to help them navigate the country. But at some point, the military deployments end and contractors return home, leaving you, the translator, without a job and, more importantly, without protection from the Taliban.

John Oliver covers the threats translators face and the shocking reality that the U.S. government isn’t helping them escape to the safety of the U.S. thanks to nearly insurmountable bureaucratic red tape.

If you aren’t familiar with the story, you should watch this…

These 21 Sleeping Puppies Just Don’t Care. They’ll Nap However They Want…

Oct 20, 2014 By Abraham 1

What’s cuter than a napping puppy? A napping puppy who seems to have absolutely no clue what most creatures would consider comfortable, and yet seems completely at ease…

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Guess What Hugely Popular Song Is Banned In San Francisco Right Now?

Oct 20, 2014 By Abraham 0

Over the course of the next few days, there will be one word hated more than any other in the Bay Area. And it just so happens that one of the most popular songs in the world right now is that word.

As the World Series gets under way, no one in San Francisco wants to hear anything that could be even remotely construed as supporting the — and here’s that word — Royals.

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So two stations have responded to the outcry of their listeners and banned Lorde’s most popular song from their airwaves during the World Series.

KFOG posted on Facebook

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If You’ve Ever Thought Narcolepsy Is Funny, Watch It Happen to This Woman

Oct 20, 2014 By Abraham 6

Sarah Elizabeth is a young woman who has narcolepsy. She says…

…it can be very frustrating to try to explain what it’s like to people who have never seen narcolepsy in real life, and how much of a struggle it can be. Most people think that it’s funny until they see what actually happens.

Unfortunately, most people “are completely unprepared and get really scared and panic.”

So she posted this episode which she accidentally filmed to show what it’s really like…

How to Say “No” Like an Australian

Oct 20, 2014 By Abraham 2

The word “No” seems simple enough. Just two letters, and therefore two sounds, right?

Not if you’re Australian.

At a panel discussion a few years ago, Zachary Levi explained how he learned to imitate an Australian saying the surprisingly complicated word…

Via: Reddit

And if you’re looking for a perfect example, here you go.