VidCon
Late last month I packed my bags and headed to Anaheim, Calif., to attend VidCon, the fifth annual gathering for YouTubers (or “creators,” as they prefer) and their adoring fans. As you can tell from the shot below, however, I'm not sure “adoring” quite covers it.
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Can animals predict which teams win 2014 World Cup matches?
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Donnalou Stevens can't believe her good fortune. What started out as a little ditty she wrote and sang with a bunch of girlfriends at a party is gathering steam as a joyful anthem for women who embrace their aging bodies.
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Here's a sweet, uplifting video that's guaranteed to brighten your day. It features some Chicago-area seniors and young Brazilian students of English, and the long-distance friendships kindled by learning a language.
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Hi, everyone!  AARP Illinois communications staff member Heather Heppner here to share with you a new video series on Alzheimer's disease that features Dr. William Klein from Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.).
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A 96-year-old widower's sweet song about his late wife not only has brought him national attention, he's also achieved a new record: The oldest artist to have a song on Billboard's top 100 - beating out 85-year-old Tony Bennett, no less.
Justin Timberlake pays tribute to his grandparents in music video - how do you honor your grandparents?
Justin Timberlake's video for the Mirrors track of his recently released new album, 20/20 Experience, is a moving tribute to his late grandfather, William, his grandmother, Sadie, and their 63-year marriage. William passed on just last December, and the video symbolizes his grandmother looking through a box of old belongings and remembering their six decades of life together. The video takes us from their meeting and dancing as teens to their wedding to what appear to be marital challenges (the woman has mascara running down her face), as well as various other scenarios. They aren't all easy to figure out at first watch, but Justin's grandmother doesn't mind - apparently she is very touched and delighted with the video. According the UK Daily Mail :
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The message? Never listen to those who say "you can't" and never give up.
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The following is a guest post from Bill Hogan, a writer and editor on the AARP Media News team.
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