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19 of the Scariest Moments Pilots Have Experienced on the Job
Flying is still considered the safest mode of transportation, but these pilots have stories that may make you reconsider that belief.
Snow Had Been Falling at This Luxury Italian Resort for Days, Then It Came Barreling Toward the Hotel at 60 mph
Ex-Gunman Tells Us How to Stop the Next Mass Shooter
This Teacher Saved a Cafeteria of Students from an Active Shooter
13 of the Bravest Dogs in History
What It Feels Like to Be Caught Inside a California Wildfire
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,...
12 Real Life Exorcisms That Actually Happened
The belief that evil spirits can possess humans has been terrifying people throughout history. That's...
When this Rabbi Needed a Kidney, a Methodist Minister Came to the Rescue
In what sounds like a case of divine intervention, this reverend and rabbi found each...
This Man’s Rattlesnake Bite Is a Warning to Everyone to Take Animal Bites More Seriously
You wouldn't think a baby rattlesnake could do so much damage, but Austin McGee knows...
Rescue Crews Weren’t Able to Locate a Boy That Had Been Missing in the Woods for 3 Days—Then A Dog Stepped in
A massive search party had been sent out to find a boy that had been...
Siegfried and Roy: What Happened the Night of the Tiger Attack?
For Siegfried & Roy, the master illusionists whose mix of glitz, charm, and white tiger magic...
This Hiker Saved Another from Dying on a Mountain. A Few Years Later, Her Rescue Mission Became Legendary.
She was an experienced hiker. She knew that the tracks ahead meant someone was in...
After a Hiker Injured Her Knee, Strangers Took Turns Carrying Her Down the Mountain to Safety
She landed on her left leg and then heard a snap.
I Was a First Responder at 9/11—Why I’m Telling My Story 18 Years Later
Tom Frey spent years recovering victims of the September 11th attacks on the World Trade...
Twists of Fate That Saved These People’s Lives on 9/11
On September 11, 2001, nearly 3,000 people lost their lives—and these seven people could have been among...
I Survived 9/11—These Are the 15 Questions Young People Ask Me the Most
Twelve-years-old at the time of the attack, the author survived, and so did her family....
After a Car Went Up in Flames Outside His Home, This Man Climbed in To Save the Driver
“I feel like I just did what had to be done,” says Languell.
Doctors Reveal the Most Miraculous Recovery They’ve Ever Seen in a Patient
From premature babies to tough octogenarians, these people and their incredible stories baffled even medical...
After Getting into a Scooter Accident in Bali, These Two Americans Almost Lost Their Lives—Then, a Facebook Post Saved Them
When disaster strands two American tourists in the jungle, unable to walk and unlikely to...
My Unbearable Leg Pain Turned Out to Be Cancer
As a professional athlete, Jamie Whitmore was used to suffering—but the pain in her...
Here’s How Climbers Are Ruining Mount Everest
Overcrowded with inexperienced climbers and polluted with waste, Mount Everest—one of the earth’s...
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This Man Was Left to Die on Everest, But These Hikers Sacrificed Reaching the Top To Save His Life
Near Everest's peak, the climbers faced a choice: head for the summit, like others had...
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Stay calm. Gather your wits. We’re going to get through this together. Here, our...
A 92-Year-Old Avid Hunter Set Out Into the Woods—Until He Realized He Didn’t Know How to Get Back
It wasn’t the first time Bill McDonnell had blazed his own trail in the...
My “Asthma” Turned Out to Be Chronic Heart Failure
John Sousa chalked his wheezing up to asthma worsened by seasonal allergies until he realized...