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It Only Took 1 Brilliant Scientist To Create The Coolest Toy Ever For This Little Kid

It's hard for kids who feel like they're left behind. And for those who aren't extremely mobile, they might feel it a little too often.

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Dr. James Galloway of the University of Delaware started a project to ensure children who have disabilities that affect their mobility don't have to experience that feeling of being unable to keep up.

Being left behind = hard for kids


Xander is a regular, happy kid who has lots of friends in class. But when he gets outside, it's hard for him to keep up with his buddies because Xander has limited mobility. And when you're a kid, not being able to keep up is a bummer!

Did you know that there are no commercially available power wheelchairs for children under 3 years old? I didn't. That means Xander didn't have a lot of options.

New ways to keep up

But Dr. Galloway didn't just accept that there's nothing to aid little kids' mobility. Nope. He set out to fix it. And guess what? He did.

He hit up the toy store, bought a bunch of Power Wheels, and took them from toys to game-changers.

Watch what he accomplished — and see what a difference it's making for so many kids.

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A breastfeeding mother's experience at Vienna's Schoenbrunn Zoo is touching people's hearts—but not without a fair amount of controversy.

Gemma Copeland shared her story on Facebook, which was then picked up by the Facebook page Boobie Babies. Photos show the mom breastfeeding her baby next to the window of the zoo's orangutan habitat, with a female orangutan sitting close to the glass, gazing at them.

"Today I got feeding support from the most unlikely of places, the most surreal moment of my life that had me in tears," Copeland wrote.

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Small actions lead to big movements.

Acts of kindness—we know they’re important not only for others, but for ourselves. They can contribute to a more positive community and help us feel more connected, happier even. But in our incessantly busy and hectic lives, performing good deeds can feel like an unattainable goal. Or perhaps we equate generosity with monetary contribution, which can feel like an impossible task depending on a person’s financial situation.

Perhaps surprisingly, the main reason people don’t offer more acts of kindness is the fear of being misunderstood. That is, at least, according to The Kindness Test—an online questionnaire about being nice to others that more than 60,000 people from 144 countries completed. It does make sense—having your good intentions be viewed as an awkward source of discomfort is not exactly fun for either party.

However, the results of The Kindness Test also indicated those fears were perhaps unfounded. The most common words people used were "happy," "grateful," "loved," "relieved" and "pleased" to describe their feelings after receiving kindness. Less than 1% of people said they felt embarrassed, according to the BBC.


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She's enjoying the big benefits of some simple life hacks.

James Clear’s landmark book “Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones” has sold more than 9 million copies worldwide. The book is incredibly popular because it has a simple message that can help everyone. We can develop habits that increase our productivity and success by making small changes to our daily routines.

"It is so easy to overestimate the importance of one defining moment and underestimate the value of making small improvements on a daily basis,” James Clear writes. “It is only when looking back 2 or 5 or 10 years later that the value of good habits and the cost of bad ones becomes strikingly apparent.”

His work proves that we don’t need to move mountains to improve ourselves, just get 1% better every day.

Most of us are reluctant to change because breaking old habits and starting new ones can be hard. However, there are a lot of incredibly easy habits we can develop that can add up to monumental changes.

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