3 trending stories you may have missed this week (11/29-12/5)

Top Viral Stories For Week Of December 4th
Top Viral Stories For Week Of December 4th


One man's final act of kindness inspired a movement, a doctor's move had everyone in awe, and something freaky has been washing up on Japan's shores. These are just a few of the trending stories you may have missed this week.

1. Valley man's final act of kindness goes viral

Matthew Jackson, 28, offered to pay for one woman's groceries when her credit card got declined.

Eventually Jamie-Lynne Knighten let him foot the more than $200 bill. A week later, she called Jackson's workplace to see about giving him a thank you gift. That's when she learned he died in a car accident less than 24 hours after they met.

Knighten has since started a Facebook campaign in Jackson's honor to pay it forward, encouraging others to, quote, "do something extraordinary for a stranger."


For more on the story, watch below:


Valley Man's Final Act of Kindness Goes Viral
Valley Man's Final Act of Kindness Goes Viral


2. Infants immediately stop crying when this doctor shakes his booty

One pediatrician is paying it forward with a step-by-step guide to calming your crying baby.

See for yourself in the video below:

Infants Immediately Stop Crying When This Doctor Shakes Their Booty
Infants Immediately Stop Crying When This Doctor Shakes Their Booty


We've tugged at your heartstrings, we've given you some pretty good advice and now we're going to weird you out.

3. 'Ghost ships' found off the coast of Japan

Boats containing dead bodies are washing up on Japan's shores.

In the last two months, at least 13 wooden boats have turned up -- some carrying headless bodies. Still no word on where they came from, but officials are looking at North Korea.

Watch below for more on the story:


'Ghost Ships' Found Off The Coast Of Japan
'Ghost Ships' Found Off The Coast Of Japan


That's a wrap on our weekly roundup of trending and viral stories. Check back next week for a new batch of stories you may have missed.


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