When things look grim for this unlucky octopus, the eight-armed cephalopod fights back and suctions itself on a confused spearfisher's mask and leg.
A Chinese hotel owner faces a different dilemma—serve the rare $700 Chinese longsnout catfish to hungry customers and make a small fortune or compassionately set if free! After a fierce internal debate, he releases the 30-year-old fish, hoping the freed critter avoids other fishmongers' nets.
He's definitely following in his father's footsteps! We can't believe how grown up Robert Irwin is, son of the late Steve Irwin who died tragically in 2006 after an encounter with a stingray. Now 13 years old, Robert has the same passion for animals as his father did. Watch how he enthusiastically explains some facts about a two-toed sloth on "The Tonight Show."
Brazilian surgeons have seconds to react when pregnant mom Michelle Santiago's heart stops mid-delivery. Knowing baby Maysa inside has only moments to live, Dr. Gláucius Nascimento and the physicians surrounding mother and daughter perform an emergency Caesarian and pump oxygen into the infant's starved lungs.
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Cameras capture the heart-stopping moment an angry Brazilian man plows over his wife on the street. Fortunately, their two children dodge the ramming car and mom escapes with only bruises and bone fractures. Dad, on the other hand, faces a litany of criminal charges for his near-deadly attack.
This rampaging trucker treats the road as if it's his personal demolition derby. Watch him aggressively ram a São Paulo bar and mangle countless parked cars as bystanders look on in horror.
The unthinkable happens when Russian workers accidentally send a chunk of roof ice crashing into a stroller. Doctors diagnose the infant inside with a fractured skull and officials have opened a criminal investigation into the freak and almost deadly accident.
After a bloodcurdling near-miss like that, you'll need an optimistic pick-me-up like this amazing story.
Here, an alert mountain driver saves a Turkish snowplow driver's life when he spots a hidden avalanche hurtling towards the blissfully unaware snowplow and honks a warning!
A Polish protester furious about the controversial death of a suspect in police custody pushes his luck when he pepper-sprays a group of cops near the main demonstration! Not too surprisingly, moments later he's on the ground in handcuffs.
There's no political statement behind these foolish Chinese teens when they toss firecrackers into a busy police station for giggles.
17-year-old Canadian Becca Schofield has terminal cancer but is using the time she has left to inspire others to pay it forward. Becca was diagnosed two years ago but was recently told she has three months to a year to live. Not deterred, Becca is concentrating on living out her dreams, including one to create a massive effort of acts of kindness. #BeccaToldMeTo is the online movement that's already gotten people around the world involved. View Now
A cruel human's prank nearly chokes the life from the growing stray puppy in this second animal rescue. Thankfully, Rosu Ovidiu and his Romanian rescue crew arrive just in time to remove the thick plastic pipe strangling him for months and get him emergency medical help. View Now
This poor cat's down to eight lives after carbon monoxide poisoning and a bad run-in with a Moscow apartment fire. Although Lola's unconscious and not breathing when firefighters first pull him from the blaze, kitty CPR brings him back to life!View Now
Jan. 27 is officially "International Holocaust Remembrance Day" and also the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz by Soviet troops in 1945. However, we should always take the time to think about the millions of victims of the deadliest genocide in history.
Dozens of survivors paid tribute today at Auschwitz, one of the deadliest camps where people's lives were taken. View Now
Hefty carpet pythons like this Aussie snake don't usually have much to fear... but this opportunistic Goanna lizard only sees dinner! Claudia, Abby and Anna stumbled upon the life-or-death fight during an outback walk and swear they heard the two reptiles tussling for some time. View Now
Falling off a 300-foot cliff is usually deadly. Miraculously, Norwegian cyclist Maria With Hoen survived the fall from Bolivia's infamous "Death Road" thanks to a ledge jutting out a mere 30 feet from the top! Although the violent impact left Maria with a shattered spine, she stayed positive through multiple, painful operations to fend off paralysis.
In the years since her 2015 accident, Maria's story has become one of determination and joy as she slowly heals, regains mobility, and ultimately finds inner peace.
Injured eagles with lead poisoning usually don't last too long in the wild. That's why Martin from the Southwest Wildlife Foundation of Utah is so eager to help this female juvenile with too much bullet-riddled jackrabbit in her belly. Although she's originally paralyzed with leg tremors, after a week the giant predator's already on the road to recovery!
A train passenger's compassionate offer of assistance goes bizarrely wrong in this shocking CCTV video. Our so-called "Good Samaritan" suddenly dumps the wheelchair-bound, 72-year-old woman off the station platform and beats her with a rock on the tracks below! Outraged bystanders arrive seconds later and hold off the crazed attacker until police arrive.
This Hungarian antique store robber bets his late-night break-in will go unnoticed, but a curious man out for a walk foils his illegal scheme and alerts police!
Police in Sarasota, Florida, pulled over a car for a unique "traffic stop" that'll melt your heart. A young man named Keagan recently lost his father who was a motorcycle police officer in Missouri. View Now
When the cat's away, the lizards are going to play! At least, that's the case in this Snake Catchers Adelaide video when Greg Tasney spots a brave lizard making his escape with a tummy-full of cat food.
This deadly eastern brown snake obviously has the munchies of a different cannibal kind, because snake wranglers catch him with half a carpet python hanging from his maw!
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It's not every day that Miley Cyrus is shocked and moved to tears. 8-year-old Julia Davidson did just that when the girl battling Neuroblastoma, an aggressive childhood cancer, got the chance to sing for her idol. Performing "Rainbow Connection" for Miley and her fiancé Liam Hemsworth in the hospital, it's truly a beautiful moment. View Now
It had to have been super hard to do, but Elton John honored his friend George Michael in a stunning tribute at his Las Vegas concert. George suddenly passed away Christmas Day at the age of 53 years old. The two had a famous duet to Elton's song "Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me," and Elton sang an emotional version of the tune with George's image on the big screen. View Now
Carrie Fisher hadn't been honored with a star yet on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame, so fans made her one. It comes just after her shocking death at just 60 years old from a heart attack. In a horrible twist, her mother, famed actress and singer Debbie Reynolds, passed away a day after her daughter at 84 years old. Debbie has two stars after being inducted in 1960. View Now
Another beloved star has passed away in 2016. Carrie Fisher has died at the age of 60 years old from a heart attack. Best known as the iconic Princess Leia in the "Star Wars" films, Fisher was the daughter of Hollywood royalty, singer Eddie Fisher and actress Debbie Reynolds. Fisher was also in many other movies and TV shows during her life. Comicbook.com has a montage of some of her work. View Now
Legendary singer and performer George Michael is confirmed to have passed away on December 25, 2016. His publicist said it was due to heart failure. We're so sad but have a little bit of comfort thanks to "The Late Late Show" host James Corden and some rediscovered video. It turns out that George Michael really was the first celebrity to appear on Corden's infamous "Carpool Karaoke" segment, way before Corden had a TV show. It's been online for a bit but really has significance now. View Now
When Dylan Cocquit spies a drowning dog who slipped through thin ice, he immediately wades into the lake to help. Although his risky "human icebreaker" strategy gets Dylan halfway to the poor pooch, things are looking grim until neighbors join Dylan and use a kayak to reach the weakening border collie. View Now
A compassionate Kenyan cop averts tragedy when she hears a toddler crying for help far out in the dark water of the Chinga dam. Immediately, Sgt. Ruth Cheptoon dives into the chilly reservoir and swims an astonishing 500-feet out to Brandon! As if Ruth's feat of endurance isn't enough to process, can you imagine the rescuers' horror when they learn the boy's mother left him to drown in the reservoir? View Now
German police officers are reporting 12 people are dead and at least 48 injured after a truck rammed into a crowd at a Berlin Christmas market. It happened in Breitscheidplatz Square in western Berlin. It's now being investigated as a deliberate terror attack. The Tunisian ISIS fanatic suspected of being behind this, Anis Amri, was killed in a shoot out in Milan, Italy on Dec. 23. Video has emerged of Amri pledging allegiance to ISIS. View Now