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#392 Quick reflexes

So, I’m glad I’m here writing this to you.

I’m so glad I’m alive.

And no, I’m not being melodramatic. I was nearly wiped off the road today, and my quick instincts saved me. 184 more words


A Close Call

Hands twist inside my stomach
They claw at my throat

My eyes burn

Hot tears slide down my cheeks

I can’t breathe

The floor is hard on my hip, my shoulder… 188 more words

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