She’s No Football Expert. She Doesn’t Play In The NFL. But She's Still Qualified To Talk About It.

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When it comes to telling the owner of the Washington Redskins exactly how she feels about his team, this fierce correspondent isn’t sheepish. She whips out a seamless history lesson on stereotyping, wrapping up her opinions in a pretty little two-minute package. Read more: http://upworthy.com/shes-no-football-expert-she-doesnt-play-in-the-nfl-but-shes-still-qualified-to-talk-about-it

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There are better things you can do on Black Friday than shop. Here are 7 ideas.

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Maybe it’s because I hate crowds, or because I’m perpetually two years late to the newest technology, or because shopping makes me tired … but I’ve never understood Black Friday. Personally, I prefer to spend the day following Thanksgiving eating pie at every meal while wearing pants with elastic waistbands. I’m pretty sure that parks […]

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A Young Boy Shines Shoes To Get By, But That's Not What Keeps Him Up At Night

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We don’t get to choose the life we’re born into, but if we’re lucky, we can decide what we try to do from there. And for some, that just might mean starting fires in the middle of the night. Read more: http://upworthy.com/a-young-boy-shines-shoes-to-get-by-but-thats-not-what-keeps-him-up-at-night

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Every Canadian Will Experience It Or Know Someone Who Will. So Why Aren't We Talking About It?

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As a Canadian, I like to think I’m a pretty polite person. But you never know how going that extra mile to show support and kindness can make a difference in someone’s life. Well, actually you probably do. Read more: http://upworthy.com/every-canadian-will-experience-it-or-know-someone-who-will-so-why-arent-we-talking-about-it

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A Photographer Persuades Strangers To Do Something Really Odd, And They Totally Love It

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This project is gonna sound kinda wacky at first. I bet the people this photographer approached thought he was bonkers. But I’m glad they played along, because it seems like it made their days a whole lot better. One woman sums it up quite nicely at 1:30. It’d be really cool if you shared this. […]

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This San Francisco Cab Driver Got 1,000 People To Stand Up And Spell Out 3 Words

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We’re now almost done with our first presidential campaign since the Supreme Court’s Citizens United ruling. And just as the Supreme Court predicted, the consequences have in no way at all totally corrupted our politics. *COUGH* *COUGH*  Truth is, it’s been a complete and total disaster. So what else do you do when the fundamentals of our democracy […]

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You've Never Heard Of Her, But She's Basically One Of The Most Important Women In Movie History

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Alice Guy-Blaché was a woman of firsts. She did so many awesome things for movies and as you’ll see, just about no one has heard of her. That’s a travesty. The fact that this woman who made history was completely forgotten made me emotional for a full 8 minutes, much to the consternation of everyone […]

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