If You Like Big Ideas, Then This Guy Has Got THE BIGGEST Idea You've Ever Heard

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If this guy’s passion is as contagious as he says ideas are, then everyone who watches this will change the world (for the better) TODAY.  Read more: http://upworthy.com/if-you-like-big-ideas-then-this-guy-has-got-the-biggest-idea-youve-ever-heard-3

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To The Men Who Mistreated These Women (And Their Mothers): You. Just. Got. Burned.

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The journey into womanhood is not always an easy one. Take it from Tonya Ingram and Venessa Marco, who prove that it’s possible to emerge from the flames stronger and more powerful than society ever would have expected. *Contains strong language (NSFW)* “Khaleesi” us women; merely second opinion but first appetite are taught early how […]

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Wow, This Really Happened: A Hot New Music Video From Kids In A Refugee Camp

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After spending a month volunteering in Kenya, my friend and I were inspired by the strength of the people we met and decided to make this music video starring young Sudanese refugees. Using just one camera, two light reflectors, and an iPhone, the community collaborated to sing “A Heavy Abacus” by Welsh indie rock band […]

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This Girl Lost Her Mom, Her Grandma, And Her Hearing. So Why Is This Rock Band Playing Her A Song?

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Diana Blanco, 17, is hearing-impaired and lost her mother, her grandmother, and her grandfather in a raid on an Arizona shoe factory. They were charged with felonies simply for working under the radar, leaving Diana and her younger sisters to fend for themselves. This band happened to have people who knew how to sign. So […]

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In 1992, A Little Girl Stunned People From Around The World By Repeating 'I Am Only A Child'

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Severn Suzuki was just 12 years old in 1992 when she spoke at a U.N. conference about her generation’s future. She went on to become an environmental activist and author. Her words here are haunting and brilliant, and this particular video (and other versions of it) has well over 30 million views on YouTube. It’s […]

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Disney Slimmed Down An Iconic Figure, And Here’s Why That Was A Really Awful Thing To Do

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Ursula (the sea witch from “The Little Mermaid”) has always been considered a villain, but after listening to this, I’m thinking she’s kiiiiiiind of a hero. To more people than you’d think. Sure, Ariel had her itty-bitty seashell bikini, but Ursula “made back fat f*cking sexy.” And we need more of that kind of bravery […]

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Her Voice Is Unpredictable, But She's Not Embarrassed. Neither Is Her Audience.

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Over 3 million Americans stutter, and most of us know at least one person who does. When talking to someone who stutters, interact the way you normally would. There’s no need to raise your voice or avoid eye contact. Be patient, listen, and don’t try to speak for the other person. The more relaxed you […]

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'Call Me, Maybe' Gets A Catchy Pro-Choice Rewrite

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Virginia’s Attorney General (Ken “The Cooch” Cuccinelli) wants to shut down all of his state’s abortion clinics. The ladies of Maryland’s Cooch Watch have just one thing to say to him and his friends in Congress: “Hands off, crazy!” WARNING: Slightly NSFW language. Enable captions to read the lyrics and sing along. Read more: http://upworthy.com/call-me-maybe-gets-a-catchy-pro-choice-rewrite

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There's A Good Reason This 18-Year-Old Kid Talked Back To His 'Teacher,' Walked Out, And Got An F

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Watch what happens when this 18-year-old kid starts talking about the worst “teacher” he ever had. Chances are you had LITERALLY THE SAME “TEACHER” too. Just FYI, he uses some NSFW words. For a good reason. And yes, it’s a metaphorical classroom, not a real one. Man, remind me to hire this kid. Oh wait, […]

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If You Were Wondering How Broken Our Education System Is, Have I Got The Prison For You

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The education system is broken. Here’s a powerful two-minute example as to why. If you want to see more of Denice’s powerful work, you could Like her on Facebook. And share this so she makes more? Totally up to you. Read more: http://upworthy.com/if-you-were-wondering-how-broken-our-education-system-is-have-i-got-the-prison-for-you

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