OGTV - Top Series
Did you know that there are more than 5000 unique home hacks you can do to better your life around the house? Watch them all on OGTV's Home and Hacks Week, starting tomorrow.
Start making that extra time at home more enjoyable with "how to" cooking, cleaning, and organizing videos that make everything quicker and easier!
** This OGTV story highlights a young girl who should be the honorary host of National Drop Everything and Read Day... her goal is to read over 300 books a year! **
"Knowledge is power", says 12-year-old Neveah Mosher from the South Bronx. Neveah obtains her knowledge through the act of reading. This ambitious 12-year-old challenges herself to read more than 300 books per year!
** OGTV is commemorating World Parkinson's Disease Day with this story about a young lady who is getting people to dance and shake to raise awareness and donate funds for Parkinson's research. **
Parkinson's disease affects nearly 10 million people worldwide. 15-year-old Zoe Butchen from Ridgefield, CT knows these affects all too well. This charitable teen's father was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease last year. With a history of charitable deeds, Zoe knew she had to do something to help her dad and the cause.
** We love our pets at OGTV and to celebrate National Pet Day, we are sharing this memorable story about a wonderful therapy dog, Spartacus, that helped kids cope with the tragic shooting at Sandy Hook. **
Have you ever wondered what special qualities are necessary to be considered a therapy dog? For the answer, take a long look at Spartacus, a 125 pound Akita, who uses his naturally loving spirit and immaculate cuddling skills to help bring light into the lives of those in need. Some people might be a little intimidated by his size at first, but Spartacus has a heart of gold!
** Another of OGTV's "GOOD STORIES" about a couple of friends who are making sure that a hospitalized child's birthday gets all the bells and whistles they deserve! **
Kids rarely get to celebrate when they are in the hospital and having a birthday there is not the ideal situation. After seeing her godson spend some time in the hospital, surrounded by kids who were having their birthdays without the laughter and joy that comes with their special day, Stefanie Grimm had an idea. Even if you are hospitalized, there is no reason that you shouldn't have a birthday party! This generous thought was the seed that grew into The Confetti Foundation.
** To celebrate National Hug Your Dog Day, OGTV shares this heartwarming story about Macy, a senior bull dog, who helped her owner cope with and overcome depression. **
Vicky Neville and her tender hearted bull dogs did not always have it easy. After years of heartache and enduring the loss of three bull dogs, recovering from divorce and witnessing the passing of her sister and soulmate, Vicky was admitted into inpatient care for her chronic depression.
While in recovery, she heard about the Mr. Mo Project, a non profit organization that finds loving homes for senior dogs. On Easter Sunday, Mr. Mo Project founders, Chris and Mariesa Hughes showed up at Vicky's house with Macy, a senior bull dog. Vicky and Macy connected instantly and before Vicky knew it, her life began to change.
How many times have you used a common, every day phrase and stepped back to wonder: where did THAT come from...and what does it really mean?
Wait no more. Host Professor Good N' Well, a.k.a. comedian Eddie Brill, has done the research has the answers! In this episode of Famous Phrases, the professor's search for the answer to this equine enigma leads him to the works of William Shakespeare. "What color art thou?" indeed!
** In recognition of International ASMR (Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response) Day, OGTV is sharing a Good Business story about how the NBA's Cleveland Cavaliers learned how to be inclusive to people with autism. **
The squeak of sneakers, the pounding of the ball on the hardwood floor, flashing lights, videos and messages on the scoreboard, dancers, PA Announcements, the roar of the crowd…. A professional basketball gamer is frantic, loud, and a lot to take in all at once for anyone. But it can also be overwhelming, especially if you have the sensory issues associated with autism.