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[video] Child Hangs Out Of Eighth Floor Window

A child in Russia was spotted hanging out of the eighth-floor window of an apartment complex.

A man spotted the child that had to be at least 2 years old from the apartment across the window. 88 more words


Vasili Arkhipov: The Unknown Russian who Prevented WWIII

Unknown in America, anyway – at least for a few decades after his world-saving ability to keep calm under pressure.  As an article at Zerohedge tells us: 724 more words


Hawaiian man believed his battle with a hungry tiger shark were 'his final moments'

HONOLULU – A Hawaii spear fisherman said Wednesday he fought off a large tiger shark by smacking it in its nose after it locked onto his leg along a remote stretch of Big Island coastline. 532 more words


Car crashes into living room, nearly hits pregnant mom

CALGARY — A pregnant woman came within centimetres of being run down by a car – inside her own home.

At around 3 p.m. Wednesday, the driver of a white Toyota sedan lost control and crashed through the front window of a townhome in the 4400 block of Memorial Drive S.E. 140 more words


moving forward by looking back

In running there’s a phrase that coaches repeat to their runners: “Don’t look backwards, that’s not where you are going.” The idea is that looking backward slows down your forward progress, ergo you do not want to be looking behind you. 400 more words


Monkey Business


My son came running downstairs.


He was supposed to be “resting” in his room. It was more for me than for him, truthfully. I knew he never actually slept these days. 322 more words