Compelling

Pastimes: Compelling and Curious, Inspiring and Adorable Stories and Videos

On June 6, 1944, Allied forces stormed the beaches of Normandy in northern France. Their goal: to liberate Western Europe from Nazi tyranny. From a distance, it might seem that victory was pre-ordained, but no one felt that way...
Richard Williams, better known by his stage name Prince EA, is an American rapper, spoken word artist, music video director and rights activist from St Louis, Missouri. He built his YouTube channel to make people laugh, cry, think, and...
This Mother's Day video is a heartwarming story of love, sacrifice and what it means to be a mom. This tribute shows the multiple perspectives of motherhood: from the parent and the child, and it's our hope that it...
Non-profit Think Together is one of California's largest and leading providers of academically-focused extended learning time programs (early literacy, afterschool, summer learning, small group tutoring/SES, academic enrichment, etc). Currently Think Together serves over 150,000 students at more than 400...
“Our goal 50 years ago was to save our valiant crew after sending them around the Moon and return them safely to Earth,” said NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine. “Our goal now is to return to the Moon to stay,...
In the above video a firefighter in Rio de Janeiro plays uplifting songs on the trumpet perched atop a firetruck ladder 150 feet in the air for the city's residents during the coronavirus pandemic. RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Decked...
From enormous sharks, to impressive Marlin, join me as I show you the biggest catches of all time. 11 Yellowfish Tuna Tuna is a fish that many eat with great joy. But let me ask you, do you know how big...
From incredible fighter jets that will soon be the top in the world, to prototypes with swimming pools, here are 9 incredible jets of the future! #9 Aeralis Dart Jet A common misconception about jets is that they're only used for...
2020 Navy SEAL Hudson River Swim On August 8, 2020 a team of U.S. Navy SEALs will be joined by fellow veterans and military supporters to swim across the Hudson River to honor our military veterans, their families, and all...
At age nine, Jaxon Cota was accepted into Mensa, a society for geniuses. His IQ puts him in the top two percent of the world, but despite his smarts, Jaxon isn’t rushing ahead. Eddins Elementary - "Child Genius" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FoLB2kbRGBk Making Rube Goldbergs...
The World Car Awards (WCA) is a program initiated by, organized by, and conducted by automotive journalists from all over the world. From the outset in 2004, those of us involved in making it a reality have done so...
In Giorgio Armani’s world, precision meets gentleness. Thus the purity of the lines that envelop the body and accompany its gestures also enhances the wearer’s personality, in its most intimate and truest qualities. Masculine and feminine come together in...
“Never deprive someone of hope —it may be all they have.” ~ UNKNOWN President Donald Trump delivers remarks at Hope for Prisoners Graduation Ceremony at the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Headquarters on February 20, 2020. Our CEO @JonDPonder is at...
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are stepping away from the Royal Family in an announcement which was both long time coming but equally shocking. The Royal Family was said to be "hurt" and "deeply disappointed" on Wednesday night after the...