Chen Zhitong has a unique talent: he’s a claw machine master. Yeah, those stuffed-animal-stuffed glass boxes at kid-friendly restaurants and amusement parks, THOSE rage-inducing claw machines. Last year alone, Chen won *15,000* toys from claw machines. He told Great Big Story how—and why—he’s made claw machine mastery his vocation.
Salina resident William Cookson recently started painting his house. But before he could finish the job orders came in for Cookson to deploy to Kuwait with his Kansas Army National Guard unit. The Military Affairs Council at the Salina Area Chamber of Commerce got word of the unfinished paint job. So folks with the chamber […]
Around noon on Thursday, Greg Horton was out for a walk in London’s Springbank Park when he heard yelling in the distance. “We saw this man seated on the swing and he was very clearly upset,” said the recreational therapist. “A lot of yelling and it seemed like he was hitting himself.” Noticing a number […]
Scrawny. Short. Ugly. Fat. Weird. 30% of school kids worldwide are bullied each year and bullying is the #1 act of violence against young people in America today. The BURGER KING brand is known for putting the crown on everyone’s head and allowing people to have it their way. Bullying is the exact opposite of […]
Hundreds gathered to walk a Utah boy home from school after bullies yelled racial slurs at him and left him fearing he would be shot, according to KSTU. Last Thursday, Mateus Romualdo called his mother after he walked home from Viewmont Elementary School. His mother, Heather Romauldo, said he was frantic. “He was walking home […]
A 6-year-old with a kind heart is donating teddy bears to comfort victims of recent hurricanes. Jenna Peltier, who lives in Savannah, Ga., was saddened when she heard how many people in Texas and Florida were displaced after Hurricanes Harvey and Irma severely damaged parts of the states. “We were on the way back from […]
A 16-year-old high school junior became the first female quarterback from her school, and possibly in the state of Florida, to throw a touchdown pass in a game. Holly Neher, of Hollywood Hills High School in South Florida, threw a 42-yard touchdown pass Thursday in the fourth quarter of her team’s 21-7 loss to Hallandale […]
Gilles Chiasson knows all too well what it’s like to live on the streets of Montreal, fighting off frigid temperatures and feelings of social disconnection as people bustle about their busy lives around him, hardly sparing a glance. While it has been many years since he last slept on a sidewalk, Chiasson hasn’t forgotten the […]