December 5, 1848, President Polk triggered the Gold Rush by confirming that gold had been discovered in California:
Watch as this Internet illusionist brings joy to kids with cancer at a children's hospital. When you pick your jaw off the floor after seeing his incredible tricks, you'll need some tissues to dry your tears of joy:
Have you heard about the Teddy Bear Toss? Every Christmas season, a few minor pro hockey teams ask fans to bring a stuffed animal to the rink.
When the home team scores, they toss them all on the ice. This time around, they collected 25,921 bears this year for charity!