Matthew Castoral
Stories by Matthew Castoral

Years After Putting A Shoebox In The Mail, This Man Receives An Unlikely Message Out Of The Blue

By Matthew Castoral

Sure, a pat on the back or a simple “thank you” is usually the standard for a job well done, but what if a single compassionate act could change your life along with someone else’s? Doing good for others is often a reward in and of itself, but sometimes our generosity comes back to us in ways we never imagined.

20 Eye-Opening Facts That Will Slow Down People's Fast Food Game

By Matthew Castoral

Eating out at a restaurant is an inherent roll of the dice. While we’d like to believe our favorite lunch and dinner spots adhere to only the strictest hygiene and food-quality standards, the truth is, we just don’t know. The silverware may look clean and the food may be delicious, but at the end of the day, we have no idea what’s really going on in the kitchen.

Man's Daring Act of Kindness Saves A Group Of Young Children From Impossible Situation

By Matthew Castoral

Chances are you’ve walked past a homeless person without a second thought. It takes no effort to ignore someone in need, after all, especially those who are strangers. But what if, when faced with helping someone you didn’t know, one simple act could save his or her life?

Woman Trying To Divorce Her Millionaire Husband Is Soon Entangled In His Secret Plot

By Matthew Castoral

Striking it rich is something many folks dream about, but what they don’t think of is just how hard it can be to hold on to that money once they’ve made it! Temptations lurk around every corner when you have wealth to spare, and for those without enough self-control, a pocket stuffed with dollar bills can become the recipe for a destructive downward spiral.

20 Wild Details About Hollywood Stars That Even Their Biggest Fans Haven't Heard

By Matthew Castoral

Stars may try to keep to themselves, but tabloid speculation and unfounded rumors have a way of painting an inaccurate portrait of these individuals in the public eye. More often than not, however, the truth always prevails — and it’s not what anyone expects.

Hikers Think They've Come Across A Fallen Climber Before Uncovering The Surprising Reality

By Matthew Castoral

Mountain climbing isn’t for the faint of heart, and any seasoned mountaineer will tell you to always expect the unexpected. A simple shift in the weather can prove disastrous for a hiker, and one misstep can mean the difference between making it home and ending up at the bottom of a chasm.

19 People Whose Ordinary Day Took An Unexpectedly Wild Turn

By Matthew Castoral

Is there anything more intriguing than finding something hiding where it doesn’t belong? From a dollar bill in the coat that you haven’t worn since last winter to digging up a rare coin on the beach, finding something out of the ordinary can feel even more exciting when it happens during a totally ordinary day.

20 Celebs Who Went Above And Beyond For Halloween With Over-The-Top Costumes

By Matthew Castoral

On Halloween, all style rules go out the window. This makes for some pretty scary and wild results, especially from those who have the money to pull off movie-worthy costumes — like top Hollywood celebrities.

Family Hearing Odd Sounds In Their Wall Get A Ghastly Sight Waiting Behind The Bricks

By Matthew Castoral

Ask around, and it seems like every homeowner has a complaint about their living space. The front door is too squeaky. The bathroom floor is tilted. But as time goes on, it’s these little quirks that really make a place feel like home… unless, of course, that quirk turns out to be something living.

20 Icons Who Are Just As Smart As They Are Talented

By Matthew Castoral

When it comes to the things that make Hollywood actors and actresses great, being book-smart isn’t usually the first thing that comes to mind. Sure, it takes an incredible amount of talent to make it big, but when all is said and done, does a star’s intelligence really matter?