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This Wrong Number Text Connected New Parents With the Nicest People Possible

When the grandma of a new baby sent out a mass text to family and friends a stranger was also included. It turned out he probably had someone's old phone number. That didn't stop him and his brother from visiting the new parents and bringing gifts for mom and baby to congratulate them.

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Via: CCTV News
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This toddler was saved by his neighbors holding out quilts for him to land in. Miraculously, he got away without a scratch. 

According to South China Morning Post, he was trying to get out of the room after locking his grandmother out while playing hide and seek.  He was examined by a doctor who gave him the all clear so this story has a happy ending. 

Via: Robb Scott
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Rob Scott is the loving father of a son with Downs Syndrome. In a video titled: "I have something important to say. Excuse the emotion."  he explains what Downs Syndrome really means to him after overhearing a discussion between a father and son in public. The video description explains more about why he felt he needed to share a video:

I created this video in response to something I overheard from a who was asked by his son, "what is Down Syndrome". I failed to react to what I heard. In doing so, I felt I failed my son, who has Down Syndrome. My inaction touched me in a very emotional way. I created this video as a way to balance out the Karma.
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Toddlers Recreate This Years Oscar Nominees

The Tumblr blog Don't Call Me Oscar is run by photographer Maggie Storino. These adorable recreations of the Best Picture nominees are not just cute, they can tell the future. Storino told Mashable, "A little known fact about 'Don't Call Me Oscar' is that it's a good predictor of the Oscar winner; since we've been on Tumblr, the photo with the most notes has won Best Picture 3 out of 4 years."

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parenting technology A Woman Found out She Was Pregnant From Her FitBit Data
Via: @babyfitbit
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A lot of people wear a Fitbit or similar wearable technology to keep track of their health. The models that track heart rate are also good for pinpointing a moment of heartbreak or in this case, discovering a pregnancy.  

David Trinidad was just looking for a solution to his wife's potentially malfunctioning sensors when he posted about it on Reddit



Another user suggested that she could be under a lot of stress or she could be pregnant. Since Trinidad and his wife were trying to start a family they got it checked out and later he confirmed that was the case. 



parenting nintendo ds Adorable Boy Sends Apology Letter to Nintendo For Spilling Water on His DS
Via: kotaku
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This Japanese boy made the mistake of keeping his Nintendo 3DS in the same bag as a poorly capped water bottle.  He was told to contact the company himself to get it repaired and he included this note. According to Kotaku, it says:

I apologize for accidentally getting [my 3DS] wet. I’d like to think I’ve already resigned myself to not seeing my 3DS, which is always with me. From here on out, I aim to close my thermos’ lid correctly. I am truly sorry.
Via: Smartbe Intelligent Stroller
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More information on the product's Indiegogo campaign provides an impressive list of features.



Now they just need to make adult sized versions and we're one step closer to being the people from Wall-E.