5 Reasons to Smile Today

We get it. Things are startin’ to get a little stressful. Your end of semester workload is beginning to pile up and all you can think about is your holiday break (us too!). Well, we’ve got just the thing to make you smile – 5 of them in fact.

Two Colorado cops and a couple of bystanders helped free a mother and her 2-year-old daughter after an accident pinned them under a car. The group literally lifted the car off of the pair. Now that’s what we call good Samaritans.

Ever forget something at the airport security check in? Know you’re not alone. The Transportation Security Administration collects between 500 to 1,000 pieces of clothing a day. (Whoa.) Well, the House of Representatives has approved a new bill that allows those unclaimed items to be donated to homeless veterans. Woot! Three cheers for the Clothe a Homeless Hero Act.

A Wisconsin Children’s Hospital got a very special visit earlier this week, when a couple of superheroes swooped in for a visit. Spider-Man, Batman, and Captain America teamed up to brighten the day of these young patients. Check out the alter egos of these Brite-Way window cleaners in action in the video below.

Everyone’s favorite royal couple is pregnant! The Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, and Prince William officially announced the happy news Monday. Even better news – Kate was discharged from the hospital Thursday after being admitted for an acute form of morning sickness.

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at the White House. The Obama family is getting ready to light the National Christmas Tree this evening. President Calvin Coolidge started the tradition back in 1923. Today marks the 90th annual lighting.  

Want to make someone else smile? Collect jeans for the homeless teens in your community. GO