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Watch a man feed a hummingbird right out of his hand

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There is nothing more tender than feeding a bird directly from your own hand.

Every once in a while, nature blesses you with the opportunity. Take a look at this man, Brent, who approached a hungry hummingbird last month in a blooming backyard in San Jose, California, and fed it directly from his hand.

This is peak kindness, everyone. The closing smile is the best part. Read more…

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MacKenzie Bezos joins Twitter specifically to announce she and Jeff are donezos

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Alexa? Play a supercut of Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos’ relationship, please, because those two are officially divorced.

To announce she and Jeff are finally done(zos), MacKenzie boldly decided to join Twitter on Thursday for the sole purpose of tweeting a statement about “dissolving” her marriage. Ah, 2019.

For the record, Jeff currently follows only one person on Twitter, and it’s MacKenzie.

“Grateful to have finished the process of dissolving my marriage with Jeff with support from each other…

This story of a noisy neighbor — and cake — shows the power of kindness over anger

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Call it the Christmas Spirit: 2018 Edition.

Writer Candice Marie Benbow chose to handle what could have been a sticky situation with a neighbor with kindness, and, also, cake.

On Dec. 15, Benbow shared an unusual (and hilarious) letter she wrote to her downstairs neighbor on Twitter. The neighbor had an unfortunate habit of blasting music at 3:00 a.m. This was something Benbow had somewhat…

The internet’s best tips for how to be kind on World Kindness Day

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When brainstorming ways to make the world a better place, we often think about donating, volunteering, signing petitions, and taking to the streets, which are all necessary actions. Yet we must first remember to be kind to ourselves and to others. It sounds simple, but it’s effective: A smile, a cup of coffee, or a “thank you” can help make someone’s day better. Treating people with compassion every day, alongside political and community action, can lead to real, positive change. 

Such…

UPS guy delivers the best selfies whenever he drops off a package

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Someone give this man a raise. And maybe a modeling gig. 

When this UPS driver delivers packages to Reddit user u/deadleaf_shrimp’s apartment, the building mailroom emails its residents with a picture. As deadleaf_shrimp writes in a post, the email is supposed to include a photo of the shipping label. 

Instead, a certain driver got creative. 

The hero was identified as Colby Holloway. He acknowledged his newfound fame on his Instagram story: “Since I’m Reddit ‘famous’ for a day ……

UPS guy delivers the best selfies whenever he drops off a package

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Someone give this man a raise. And maybe a modeling gig. 

When this UPS driver delivers packages to Reddit user u/deadleaf_shrimp’s apartment, the building mailroom emails its residents with a picture. As deadleaf_shrimp writes in a post, the email is supposed to include a photo of the shipping label. 

Instead, a certain driver got creative. 

The hero was identified as Colby Holloway. He acknowledged his newfound fame on his Instagram story: “Since I’m Reddit ‘famous’ for a day ……

The best places to find human kindness on the internet

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Like many of you, I’ve spent the last 30 or so months glued to Twitter in a white hot rage. Even days when the Trump administration isn’t allegedly torturing families, I find something, someone to be mad about: perhaps a particularly bad Mark Duplass take or just Stephen Miller, existing.

I’m desperate to find good humans on Twitter. The kindness reserves feel depleted. Everywhere I look, there are monsters. Last week I got so down I  Google image searched “Jimmy Carter shaking hands on a…

The best places to find human kindness on the internet

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Like many of you, I’ve spent the last 30 or so months glued to Twitter in a white hot rage. Even days when the Trump administration isn’t allegedly torturing families, I find something, someone to be mad about: perhaps a particularly bad Mark Duplass take or just Stephen Miller, existing.

I’m desperate to find good humans on Twitter. The kindness reserves feel depleted. Everywhere I look, there are monsters. Last week I got so down I  Google image searched “Jimmy Carter shaking hands on a…

The best places to find human kindness on the internet

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Like many of you, I’ve spent the last 30 or so months glued to Twitter in a white hot rage. Even days when the Trump administration isn’t allegedly torturing families, I find something, someone to be mad about: perhaps a particularly bad Mark Duplass take or just Stephen Miller, existing.

I’m desperate to find good humans on Twitter. The kindness reserves feel depleted. Everywhere I look, there are monsters. Last week I got so down I  Google image searched “Jimmy Carter shaking hands on a…

Messenger Kids expands outside the U.S., rolls out ‘kindness’ features

Facebook’s kid-friendly messaging app, Messenger Kids, is expanding to its first countries outside the U.S. today, with launches in Canada and Peru. It’s also introducing French and Spanish versions of its app, and rolling out a handful of new features focused on promoting respect and empathy, including a “Messenger Kids Pledge” and something called “Kindness Stickers,” which are meant to inspire more positive emotions when communicating online.

The stickers say things like…