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ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Inspiration Anthony Senerchia Dies At 46

Anthony Senerchia, one of the people who inspired the Ice Bucket Challenge, passed away at the age of 46. Because of the global movement, the ALS Association has since raised $115 million.

Medicine November 30, 2017

Man Behind Ice Bucket Challenge Faces Financial Hurdles In Fight Against ALS

Pete Frates is struggling to pay for his ALS home care. The man who raised more than $250 million for Lou Gehrig’s disease through the Ice Bucket Challenge can no longer cope with his medical bills.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 26, 2017

Viral Ice Bucket Challenge May Have Resulted In ALS Breakthrough

A new study conducted by Johns Hopkins researchers suggests that a potential cure for the disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis could be found in an alternative protein designed to mimic TDP-43. The research was funded through donations made by Ice Bucket Challenge participants.

LIFE August 27, 2015

#TwizzlerChallenge: 'Today Show' Trying To Make Mouths Happy While Raising Autism Awareness

Katie Lee Gifford and Matt Lauer share an awkward kiss for autism awareness in the new #TwitterChallenge.

Internet Culture March 18, 2015

What People Googled for Most in 2014? It's Robin Williams (and Not Flappy Bird or Frozen)

A comedian, a sporting event and a virus. Those and more are the most important things to us in 2014 as compiled by Google search.

Internet December 19, 2014

How much time have we spent watching people do the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge?

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge created an Internet craze during the past month, raising nearly $100 million for ALS research. But how much time have we spent watching the videos?

Internet Culture August 29, 2014

Homer Simpson takes the plunge for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

It was only a matter of time before America's favorite dad got in on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. The animated king of FOX takes the dive in the quest to raise awareness for ALS.

Movies/TV Shows August 27, 2014

Matt Damon does his own ALS Ice Bucket Challenge -- with toilet water

As the co-founder of Water.org, Matt Damon felt conflicted about wasting an entire bucket of clean water for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. So instead, he used toilet water.

Internet Culture August 26, 2014

Watch Superman and Lois Lane take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

A pair of superhero characters have taken the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, so don't bother trying to top them. Henry Cavill and Amy Adams just got dowsed as Superman and Lois Lane.

Internet Culture August 26, 2014

Why are politicians hypocrites for participating in the ice bucket challenge?

Politicians are participating in the popular ice bucket challenge to raise money for ALS, but voted to cut funding for the research. The cuts are a result of the Budget Control Act of 2011 that prevented the government from going into debt.

Movies/TV Shows August 22, 2014

Why Twitter is for Ferguson updates and Facebook is for Ice Buckets

For the past couple of weeks, it seems like conversation about the Ferguson protests has dominated Twitter while videos of friends completing the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge fill up your Facebook timeline. Here's why.

Internet Culture August 20, 2014

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