With life on the line, this Korean firefighter uses a dramatic technique to rescue a student about to jump from a high-rise window. It works perfectly, too, as he swings from an upstairs balcony and literally drop-kicks the girl to safety inside the apartment!
Unfortunately, there's not always time to gear up and rappel down an apartment building, so Chinese firefighters make do with with the classic "hug."
Emily feels like she doesn't have the best connection with her body after battling anorexia for more than 10 years. Sad about what she put her body through, she decides to write a letter of apology. The eating disorder put strain on her heart and resulted in colon failure. Complications from surgery put her into a coma and on life support, but Emily was able to make a full recovery. Now, she's committed to taking care of herself and loving her body again.
Sometimes we just need a sign. For Marie Robinson, it's been three long years since she lost her 4-year-old son Jack to brain cancer, according to The Dodo. While visiting his grave to mark the anniversary, she had an amazing encounter that has made her believe his spirit does live on. While sitting near his grave, she felt a robin (how similar to her last name) fly onto her shoe, showing no fear. It then perched directly on her finger. View Now
Bystanders take matters into their own hands after a mysterious explosion rips through this crowded Moscow high-rise and a mother discovers she's still got family inside. As fires rage in many of the lower-level apartments, these determined good Samaritans boost one another up onto a smoke-shrouded roof to lead the boy trapped nearby to safety!
Minutes later, firefighters finally arrive and begin fighting the blaze.
Time and time again we've seen drivers nearly drowned in ill-advised river crossings, but this lucky Peruvian guy escapes with his life after his toppled car miraculously wedges itself between the waterfall and a tall rock formation. Almost 80 others weren't so lucky, however, after recent El Niño storms dumped ten years of water on an already-soaked Peru, with more on the way. View Now
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Quanna Brown hopes her almost-deadly experience with peer pressure and a tummy tuck could save a life. Her empowering message is a must-hear.
In the years since her last pregnancy, Quanna says she was bullied into plastic surgery. Tragically, her "tummy tuck" incisions opened up and grew wildly infected as doctors dismissed her growing pain. In fact, the courageous mom's only alive because horrified family members finally took her back to the hospital! View Now
One year to the day after Sian Ferneyhough said her final "goodbye" to her Nana, who was battling liver, lung and breast cancer, the British woman took a courageous step. In an emotional show of support for the millions who've battled cancer like her beloved grandmother, Sian live streams herself shaving her head for the "Brave The Shave" campaign.
What if you could see and talk to your loved ones again after they passed away? There may be an app for that. South Korean company Elrois is developing an app that could let people speak to avatars of their loved ones and take selfies with them, creating memories they might not already have. BBC's Chris Foxx drilled Eun Jin Lim with Elrois on whether it's a strange idea and just giving people the ability to create fake memories. What do you think? View Now
Mr. Sandman only brings nightmares when this sleepy Chinese bus driver falls asleep behind the wheel. More than half a minute later, the crowded long-distance bus slams into a truck, killing a passenger and wounding countless others! Now facing charges of negligent manslaughter, the remorseful bus driver admits he had spent many restless nights sleeping inside the bus to save money on rent.
In the next video, it's a miracle that this sleepy biker in a nearby city injures only himself when he plows into a sidewalk planter at full speed.
As a parent, the last thing you want to hear is your child is in the hospital. Matthew Chow, father of 17-year-old Jonathan Chow received some heart-wrenching news after his son jumped from a bridge in the Orchard Central shopping mall in Singapore. While window shopping with his friend Ruth, Jonathan jumped from a glass walkway and onto what he thought was a concrete ledge. Sadly, it was a much weaker material and he fell through. The teenager was rushed to the hospital but did not survive his injuries. View Now
When you own a supercar, there's serious temptation to show it off! That's okay as long as you're in control, but this powerful Ferrari racer nearly gets the best of its inexperienced driver after he stomps on the accelerator a little too aggressively for a busy street.
For reasons unknown, this foolish and lucky-to-be-alive Polish man thought he could outrun a speeding train over this clearly-marked railroad crossing. Reality hits him like... a 500-ton bag of bricks!
Bob's out for a morning run at Windermere Park when he hears a strange cry... leading him to a deer miserably tangled up in a soccer net! Excited to show his wife's fourth-grade class, Bob records the nail-biting rescue as he frees Bambi string-by-string. View Now
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.
Miraculously, Maysa wakes up and begins breathing on her own! View Now
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