Accidents & Natural Disasters

What You Need to Know About Tornadoes
What You Need to Know About Tornadoes

Why do some thunderstorms spawn deadly columns of wind while others simply leave us drenched? >>

Mayday! One Man's Story of Surviving a Plane Crash
Mayday! One Man’s Story of Surviving a Plane Crash

Could you survive a plane crash for 18 hours treading water without a life vest? Michael Trapp did… >>

Deadly Mind Tricks
Deadly Mind Tricks

Solid intuition or not, sometimes our gut instincts lead us to fatal errors. Learn about the brain… >>

Crescent City, CA: Restoring a Devastated Harbor
Crescent City, CA: Restoring a Devastated Harbor

After its harbor was devastated by the tsunami in March 2011, this California town used its prize… >>

Miracle Boy Survivor of the Haiti Earthquake
Miracle Boy Survivor of the Haiti Earthquake

An estimated 100,000 children were left orphaned by the January 2010 earthquake in Haiti, but Kiki… >>

Doctors Confess Their Fatal Mistakes
Doctors Confess Their Fatal Mistakes

Doctors, nurses, and pharmacists hold your life in their hands. Here, their shocking stories of… >>

Rebuilding After the Tornado
Rebuilding After the Tornado

When an uncommonly vicious tornado stamped its way through Greensburg, Kansas, efficient and green… >>

Flooded In, and In Labor
Flooded In, and In Labor

Cindy Banker's mother went into labor with her during a bad snowstorm in Alaska 29 years ago. Who… >>

Are Sleepy Pilots Risking Your Life?
Are Sleepy Pilots Risking Your Life?

A new National Sleep Foundation Survey reveals the shocking risky sleep habits of transportation… >>

Nightmare in the Woods
Nightmare in the Woods

Pamela Salant expected a quiet evening camping near Mount Hood, Oregon — then things took a… >>

Standing Tall: The Memorial Garden Miracle
Standing Tall: The Memorial Garden Miracle

Hurricane Irene almost destroyed the last remaining connection Patti and Scott had to their son, a… >>

The Year's Most Miraculous Happy Endings
The Year’s Most Miraculous Happy Endings

This season, warm your heart with our stories of amazing resilience and miraculous recoveries. >>