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20th Century Fox approached videographer Casey Neistat to create an ad campaign that motivates and inspires in order to promote their new movie The Secret Life of Walter Mitty. He wanted to spend the entire budget of $25,000 on the recovery effort of the typhoon that recently hit the Philippines. They agreed. Check out this video to see what Casey did with the money.

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This London Marathon runner raised thousands of dollars for wildlife reserves by taking donations for running in a rhino suit!

Check out more people doing heartwarming-ly awesome things over at our Restoring Faith in Humanity page!

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Hey, remember that stupid, viral challenge a few summers ago that had celebrities and your weird aunt on Facebook alike dumping a bucket of ice water over their heads? A lot of people at the time criticized it for being the same kind of "slacktivism" as a filter on your profile picture or a status update. Well, for once, we have good news. THIS ACTUALLY DID SOMETHING. According to the ALS Association, this trend raised $115 million, $77 million went to research which so far has found at least three new gene variants that can be linked to ALS. Here's a nifty infographic showing what happened after people started dousing themselves in ice water.


viaALS Association

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From Reddit user themarkofmarks:

My buddy won 24,000 tickets at Dave and Buster's and gave them away to this kid. Merry Christmas.
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Alright, seriously, maybe it's time we stopped making fun of her ridiculous youthful antics and all that.

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From the Swedish division of ActionAid comes the most unique charity Christmas album yet. Let goats serenade you with your favorite holiday tunes like Jingle Bells:



Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer: 



And best of all, O Come All Ye Faithful:



ActionAid is a multi-national organization dedicated to fighting poverty. The eight song album is available on most streaming services and the money earned from the album will benefit ActionAid. 

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BBC presenter Lindsey Russell is planning to run across the Irish sea from Donaghadee in Northern Ireland and Portpatrick in Scotland. The run will benefit Sport Relief, a UK charity that raises money through sports related events. 

This specially made floating hamster wheel is nicknamed "Bobby". 


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Russell is expected to complete this awesome journey about 14 hours after her start time of 6:30 am today. 

image ugly christmas sweaters Even England's Royal Family Is Wearing Ugly Christmas Sweaters This Season
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Actually these are just wax figures. They're wearing ugly Christmas sweaters for a thing called Christmas Jumper Day. It's part of a charity effort to help raise money for needy children around the world.