The Thing That Could Have Kept Her Life From Being A Living Hell? She Wants To Share It With You.

We never see her face, but we’ve heard this story before: someone on a dark journey feeling scared, depressed, and alone. If you relate to Sarah’s story, please check out the resources below.

In the UK, the NSPCC (which created this video) provides a phone line for troubled youth called ChildLine (0800 1111). People are encouraged to call about anything. They say: “Whatever your worry, it’s better out than in.”

The U.S. version is called Childhelp (1-800-4-A-CHILD).

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This article originally appeared on 07.10.21

Dr. Daniel Mansfield and his team at the University of New South Wales in Australia have just made an incredible discovery. While studying a 3,700-year-old tablet from the ancient civilization of Babylon, they found evidence that the Babylonians were doing something astounding: trigonometry!

Most historians have credited the Greeks with creating the study of triangles' sides and angles, but this tablet presents indisputable evidence that the Babylonians were using the technique 1,500 years before the Greeks ever were.

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This article originally appeared on 09.08.16

92-year-old Norma had a strange and heartbreaking routine.

Every night around 5:30 p.m., she stood up and told the staff at her Ohio nursing home that she needed to leave. When they asked why, she said she needed to go home to take care of her mother. Her mom, of course, had long since passed away.

Behavior like Norma's is quite common for older folks suffering from Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia. Walter, another man in the same assisted living facility, demanded breakfast from the staff every night around 7:30.

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