Stories by Angie Barnes

Cat Chases Down The Mailman Every Day To Make One Brazen Demand

By Angie Barnes

Everybody knows that dogs and mailmen have a notoriously difficult relationship, but we rarely consider how our other pets feel about postal workers. Levi Davis, a mailman in the small town of Taranaki, New Zealand, found that out first hand.

Creature Trapped In A Massive Underground Septic Tank Requires An Unconventional Rescue

By Angie Barnes

No matter where you live or work, it’s common to pass by a construction site from time to time. It may not always be obvious to us exactly what kind of project workers are toiling away to complete, but for passersby, the basics of every construction project seem to be the same: Dig with heavy machinery, make lots of noise, rinse and repeat.

Mother Of 8 Children On Welfare Says She Can't Get A Job Because She's Just Too Pretty

By Angie Barnes

Single parents encounter challenges that many of us simply can’t imagine. The work of caring for and providing for children—which is usually more than enough for two people as it is—ends up falling squarely on one person’s shoulders. Many show incredible strength in these trying circumstances; others, not so much.

Woman Takes Bizarre Revenge On Her Cheating Boyfriend Only To Discover She's Made A Huge Mistake

By Angie Barnes

If you’ve ever suspected that your significant other was cheating on you, you might deal with a flurry of emotions. Of course, you’re hurt and upset, but often you’re also angry and want to lash out at them. However, it’s usually best to talk things through before doing anything you might regret.

20 Beloved Historical Figures Who Did Truly Terrible Things

By Angie Barnes

History is filled with great individuals who achieved monumental successes in their lifetimes. These are people who led revolutions, fought for the little guys, and spread joy across the world. More often than not, we look back on them fondly, but deeper investigations into the lives of some beloved figures can often reveal something less idyllic.

Fishermen Spot A Massive Ominous Fog Roll In Across The Lake

By Angie Barnes

Despite the numerous ways we’ve managed to make the world more comfortable and convenient for ourselves, there’s really not much we can do about nature. Sure, we can take steps to positively affect climate change and preserving endangered species—and we should—but we simply can’t control the elements.

Woman Unexpectedly Passes Away Just Moments After Kissing Her New Boyfriend Goodnight

By Angie Barnes

If everything goes well, a kiss should be something special: a brief, physical connection between two people. Sharing first kisses when you’re in a happy relationship can be one of the most memorable times of your life. You’d never think that one simply smooch could end in catastrophe.

Local Baker's Simple Mistake In The Kitchen Costs An Entire Family The Ultimate Price

By Angie Barnes

The celebration of a new baby’s arrival is supposed to be a happy occasion when relatives can come together and officially welcome the child into the world. For members of one Pakistani family, however, a celebration that should have been joyous was anything but.

Scientists Venture Into Ancient Chinese Houses Only To Make A Hair-Raising Discovery

By Angie Barnes

The past is filled with all sorts of terrifying and bizarre occurrences. Some of these events make their way into the history books, but many more are lost to time. Every now and again, though, archaeologists unearth something that reminds us of history’s little-known secrets—ones some may have wished would stay hidden.

Here's What The Little Half Moon Under Our Fingernails Means

By Angie Barnes

The human body is truly remarkable, and that’s in no small part because of its extreme complexity. However, it’s sometimes easy to take it for granted. Your body is constantly giving you all sorts of signs—and some of them you might not even know about.