If you’ve spent any time online in the past 30 days, you’ve likely seen various videos and pictures of people dumping buckets of ice water on their heads. It’s all part of a campaign to raise awareness about and donations for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) research. ALS is also known as “Lou Gehrig’s Disease”. In the ice bucket challenge, a willing participant challenges a few of his or her friends to either post a video that shows them pouring ice water over their heads or make a donation to ALS research…or both! After making the challenge, that willing participant then lifts their own bucket and pours… Read more.