In a Freak Accident, This Woman Was Shot in the Neck with an Arrow and It Ended Up Saving Her Life
After a backyard accident almost kills her, a Texas woman is taken on a miraculous medical journey.
This Man Beheaded a Snake—And It Still Bit Him
When Jeremy Sutcliffe decapitated the poisonous rattler threatening his wife, he assumed that would be the end of it. He...
12 Titanic Survivors: What Happened to Them Next
That fateful night was the beginning of the rest of their lives—for better or for worse.
His Parachute Got Stuck on the Plane’s Wheel and He Was Suspended in Midair with Little Chance...
Almost 80 years after it unfolded in the sky over San Diego, a nearly impossible rescue mission remains one of...
5 People Whose Brain Injuries Gave Them New Abilities
The brain is a powerful organ! Although these people experienced trauma, their brains compensated with some special skills.
This Teacher Saved a Cafeteria of Students from an Active Shooter
Her students now compare her to Chuck Norris.
What It Feels Like to Be Caught Inside a California Wildfire
Half inferno, half cyclone, the Carr Fire burned as hot as 2,700 degrees and packed winds that turned ...
What It Feels Like to Have a Wildfire Burn Over You, Straight from a Firefighter
The most dangerous time for a wildfire is late afternoon, when the sun is hot, relative humidity is low, and...
I Used to Be Homeless—And Here’s What Everyone Gets Wrong About It
You've been misled by television and movies: Homeless people aren't dangerous. Here's the reality from a man who spent 20...
The Day Robert Downey Jr. Saved My Grandma
At the height of an emergency, the actor turned into a real-life superhero.
My “Abdominal Pain” Turned out to Be Colon Cancer
Amy Driben-Salcedo dismissed the burning in her abdomen as an ulcer—until a colonoscopy revealed she had colon cancer.