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Mother and child knocked through fence, nearly pinned by out-of-control car

A mother and child were knocked off a sloping road in China on Sunday by a reversing jeep that went out of control, a surveillance video shows. 91 more words


VIDEO: Snowboarder Goes For A Long Ride In Alps Avalanche

Good thing this guy kept his body weight in control or else this slide could have easily buried him. Just goes to show that having a  13 more words


Firefighters in China rescue family from truck dangling over the side of a cliff

It may resemble a scene from a Hollywood thriller: a precarious cliff-setup, wire harnesses, and a family in desperate danger.

But in this case, the danger was all too real as firefighters rescued a family of four from the cabin of a heavy-duty truck hanging on a cliff in southwest China’s Chongqing Municipality on Tuesday. 104 more words


FAA investigates close call after plane takes off without clearance

The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating a close call between two planes that took off from Maui’s Kahului Airport on Wednesday, Feb. 1.

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Winter: Not an Appropriate Nesting Season

Sad news from the duckling front, we’ve lost five of them. Turns out having baby birds in winter is not a smart idea. The ducks really screwed that one up. 284 more words