Grammy Award-winning a capella group Pentatonix recently teamed up with iconic country singer Dolly Parton to perform a very special a capella rendition of her 1973 hit song Jolene. After the performance, Dolly tweeted, “Singing with Pentatonix was pure magic, and we had lots of fun rearranging the song!” Enjoy!
When 10-year-old Thomas Moore was eight years old, he saw his mom watching a video about a 5-year-old girl who had lost her hair during chemotherapy. Wanting to do something, Thomas began growing his hair out with hopes that one day he would be able to donate it to kids with cancer. Thomas’ dream came true this week as he chopped off his 16-inch locks and donated them. His hair donation will be enough to make three wigs.
[NBC Washington / storkpatrol] [H/T:BoredPanda]
On the ninth day of his 22 Pushup Challenge, a social media movement to bring awareness to the rate of suicide and mental illness among veterans, Erik Jones headed out to the ocean to do his pushups. While filming the pushups with his friend Mike Pelayo, the challenge was interrupted when two humpback whales breached just a few feet away.
[Erik Jones] [H/T:Mashable]
With an increasing number of drones in the skies, police in the Netherlands have been training eagles to take intercept drones that are believed to be posing a danger to the public, such as airports and restricted, sensitive areas. “Despite concerns raised by animal rights groups, the police say the birds are not in any danger.” The Dutch “winged warriors” could go into action as early as next summer.
[Signals Daily / AFP News Agency / The Guardian] [H/T:Laughing Squid]