How I Got Run Over by an Eighteen Wheeler—and Survived
The last thing I remember before actually being run over was the hollow sound of my fist banging the side...
Two Pilots Save a Man Dangling from Another Plane in History’s Most Spectacular Mid-Air Rescue
Second Lieutenant Walter Osipoff was a seasoned parachutist. But one day, everything that could go wrong, did.
6 True Water Rescue Stories That Will Make You Rethink How You Swim
A sunny day at the pool, lake, or ocean can turn dangerous in seconds if you aren't aware of your...
I Was Kidnapped By a Terrorist in Iraq. This Is How I Survived.
He thought he was getting on a bus to go home, but he soon realized he was headed for his...
A Leisurely Hike Turned Into a 5-Day Nightmare After We Took a Wrong Turn
The author was looking forward to a day of hiking with her husband in a beautiful Texas state park. Four...
This Dog Miraculously Survived an Accident 1,400 Miles from Home—and Managed to Get Back
After Holly lost her beloved owner in an car accident far from home, their small hometown banded together in a...
The Hero Who Risked His Life to Save 32 Tourists from Burning Bus
Olav knew the smoke could be deadly to the trapped tourists, so the former firefighter sprung into action.
This 11-Year-Old Boy Saved His Friend From Being Kidnapped
One young boy’s bravery and quick thinking saves a little girl in the neighborhood from unimaginable consequences.
An Annual Ski Trip Turned Into a Quest for Survival
Despite their extraordinary wilderness skills, the Finnish couple were in grave danger.
Ordering Dunkin’ Donuts Everyday May Have Saved This 78-Year-Old Man’s Life
Employees knew their beloved customer's favorite order and his birthday—but they didn't know they would end up saving his life...
How One Man’s Slackline Skills Saved His Friend’s Life
When his friend was unconscious, dangling from a ski lift, Wilson straddled the chairlift cable in much the same way...
Two Pilots Were Flying from Oahu to Hawaii—Then They Heard the Engines Go Quiet
They swam through jellyfish, the threat of sharks, and 16 miles of exhaustion before being sighted.
The Unbelievable True Story of the Hiker Who Survived Back-to-Back Grizzly Bear Attacks
"I could feel her breath on the back of my neck and her front claws digging into my back."
A Violent Storm Tossed This Fisherman into Eight-Foot Waves, Alone, Without a Lifejacket. But He Ref...
Damian knew he couldn't get back onto his boat, but he also knew he couldn't let his three sons grow...
We Found Out a Tornado Was Coming. Seconds Later, It Blew Away Our House
The tornado last 4 minutes, to us, it felt like a lifetime.
The Stampeding Crowd Sounded Like a Train Moving Through the Mall
I got caught up in everyone's flee to safety.
“Never Run, Because Then You’re Prey”: How I Walked Away from an Assault Unharmed
My self-defense instincts kicked in fiercely.
The Heroic Dog that Saved a Family of Five from Burning in a House Fire
I went downstairs to turn off a light I didn't think I left on, that's when I saw the fire....
A Shark Attack Left Her for Dead, But This Brave Woman Fought to Get Her Life Back
On vacation in Cancún, Nicole Moore went for a dip after a game of beach volleyball. What she didn’t realize...
Rottweilers Were Viciously Attacking This Eight-Year-Old. Here’s How a Neighbor’s Quick Thinking Sav...
At first, Kenneth Hansen thought the kid next door was caught in a dog fight. Then he realized those dogs...
This Navy Sailor Was Put in the Brig for Not Reporting for Duty on December 6, 1941. It Saved His Life.
Imagine being able to say you survived Pearl Harbor ... because you were locked up during the attack?
When a Man Falls onto Train Tracks, Three Strangers Jump Down After Him
In just a few seconds, your entire life can can change.
A Doctor Saved This Man’s Life When He Was Born Early. Years Later, He Returned the Favor.
"I don't know if he knows how lucky he was."